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Bio-based Isoprene Production through Cyanobacteria cellular chemical factory.

The development of sustainable chemical feedstock production is important for reduction of CO 2  emissions and replacement of fossil fuels as raw material. Harvesting solar energy via photosynthesis is one of the nature’s remarkable achievements that could also be a solution for the future global economy. For instance first generation of bioethanol production used photosynthetically...
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IB brings solutions to fashion industry to increase its sustainability.

Fashion is one of the least-sustainable industries. As part of an effort by Swedish multinational retail-clothing company to seek new circular approaches throughout the whole fashion value chain, the Global Change Awards (€1,000,000 grant) was launched. Initiated by H&M Conscious Foundation, the awards seek to change the way fashion is designed, produced, shipped, bought, used and...
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Find out more about funding to help maximise value from existing feedstocks

Maximising Value from Existing Feedstocks: Funding Workshop, 17 March 2015, Birmingham The Plants to Products (   P2P ) BBSRC Network in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy (NIBB)  is holding a  funding workshop to  bring together industry representaives with a range of extraction, bio and chemical conversion, analytical and biocomposite experts. The...
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15 PhD positions available in algal research and biotechnology

Do you hold a MSc degree or are you expecting to complete one before July 15th, 2015? If you want to undertake further doctoral research and training as part of an international and highly inter-disciplinary team, combining a unique and ambitious theoretical, field, hands-on training and research, then ALFF is the programme for you.   ALFF: The ALgal microbiome - Friends...
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Algal Biotechnology and Bioenergy SPARK call closes tomorrow

Do you have a bright idea for a new collaborative project? Are you part of a small or medium sized enterprise (SME) or University/Research Institut e? The Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group (AB SIG), through the Knowledge Transfer Network, is pleased to announce that  6 Algal SPARK Awards  are now live and able to accept applications.  The SPARK...
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Unilever's Lux Becomes First Soap Brand to Utilize Solazyme's Sustainable Algal Oils

Solazyme's Algal Oils are derived from oil-producing microalgae that are cultivated sustainably and responsibly. The oils are produced in a matter of days using a fermentation process designed to produce oils of the highest purity and performance. The decision to use Algal Oils is aligned with Unilever's ambition to double the size of its business while reducing its overall environmental...
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New call for up to 6 Algal Biotech SPARK Awards

Do you have a bright idea for a new collaborative project? Are you part of a small or medium sized enterprise (SME) or University/Research Institut e? The Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group (AB SIG), through the Knowledge Transfer Network, is pleased to announce that  6 Algal SPARK Awards  are now live and able to accept applications.  The SPARK Awards...
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Join the debate on Algal Biofuels - Full bloom or dead in the water?

"Policy Lates" event on Algal Biofuels Thursday 28th November, 18:00 – 21:00, Charles Darwin House, 12 Roger Street, London WC1N 2JU With party leaders arguing over energy bills and the Prime Minister promising to "get to grips" with green energy regulations, energy policy is currently at the forefront of both voters’ and politicians’ minds. In addition, the IPCC has...
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NNFCC to investigate algae bioenergy environmental impacts

The new research will explore what needs to be done to sustainably produce biofuels, bioenergy and biochemicals from algae in the UK.   Algae have the potential to make a significant contribution towards our future bioenergy, biofuels and biochemicals ambitions in the UK. However, there remain big gaps in our understanding of the environmental impacts of large scale...
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