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FoodWasteNet opens call for Business Interaction Vouchers

FoodWasteNet , a BBSRC Network in Industrial Biotechnology & Bioenergy (NIBB), has announced that its  fourth call for  Business Interaction Vouchers is now open. Closing date for applications: 16 May 2016 (noon).   Business Interaction Vouchers (BIV) encourage and support short collaborative projects between academic partners and industrial...
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C1NET Proof of Concept funding call now open: Fermentation-based conversion processes

C1NET , a BBSRC Network in  Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy, has opened its latest call for Proof of Concept projects. The theme of this call is " Gas-to-Value:  fermentation-based conversion processes."  They are seeking to fund the development of biological and engineering innovations that lower costs or improve value in the conversion of carbon-rich gases...
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Free NIBB sponsored IB Skills conference & workshop ‘for early career people’, 18-19 May 2016, Manchester

A group of BBSRC Networks in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy (NIBB) are holding a  Career Development Workshop for Early Career NIBB Members on 18-19 May 2016 in Manchester. The participating NIBB are offering free places to postdocs and PhD students, space permitting.  This event is also  an opportunity for industry partners to access the emerging...
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Get up to date on molecular modelling of carbohydrates, 6th July 2015, Manchester

The IBCarb Network is holding a  one day meeting to present state-of-the-art research on using computational chemistry techniques to better understand the structure and interactions of carbohydrates. The day should appeal to academics and industrialists working in the area of glycoscience, both those with a molecular modelling background and those who might wish to use these...
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Join Innovate UK at All-Energy Conference 2015, 6th & 7th May in Glasgow

Innovate UK invites you to come & join them at All-Energy 2015 in Glasgow on 6th and 7th May. The event, which is free to attend, brings together 7,000 industry professionals from up to 48 nations and a large group of renewable energy developers & supply chain partners and includes sessions on Bioenergy.  Innovate UK's session ' Our changing future energy system:...
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Report identifies opportunities for scaling up industrial biotechnology and bioenergy

A new study identifying opportunities for investment in UK scale up facilities in industrial biotechnology and bioenergy was published last week. The study documents major investment opportunities to build UK excellence and leadership in translating industrial biotechnology and bioenergy research into industrial products and processes. Access to pilot-scale equipment is commonly...
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EPSRC funding call for low carbon fuel generation

EPSRC , as part of the  Research Councils UK (RCUK) Energy Programme , invites proposals for collaborative research projects to undertake fundamental research that will advance low carbon fuels generation toward deployment. Proposals submitted to this call must be multi-disciplinary in nature. This call is aimed to address low carbon fuel generation.  EPSRC  expects bids...
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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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UK failing to harness its bioenergy potential

The UK could generate almost half its energy needs from biomass sources, including household waste, agricultural residues and home-grown biofuels by 2050, new research suggests. Scientists from the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at The University of Manchester found that the UK could produce up to 44% of its energy by these means without the need to import.  The  ...
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ERA-Net Bioenergy Biorefinery Call Briefing Event, 10 March 2014, Utrecht

The Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs and NL Agency are Coordinators of an international Consortium Funding Call for integrated biorefinery concepts.  The aim of this briefing event is to inform potential applicants in the Netherlands about the Call for projects, to gain further information regarding the national criteria for the Netherlands and to  help find potential...
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Programme announced for International Bioenergy Conference 2014

International Bioenergy Conference 2014 Manchester Central Convention Complex, 11th-13th March 2014 This International Conference will showcase UK bioenergy research in a global context and will bring together world-class researchers in bioenergy, including academia, policy makers, industrialists and other related stakeholders.  Programme The programme will...
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Job opportunity: Bioenergy Strategy Analyst at ETI

The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) is advertising a vacancy for a Bioenergy Strategy Analyst ETI is a public private partnership between global energy and engineering companies, BP, Caterpillar, EDF, E.ON, Rolls-Royce, Shell and the UK Government.  Working with the Bioenergy Strategy Manager the successful candidate will develop new approaches to harnessing ETI’s data,...
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Funding for Scottish companies to develop opportunities in biofuel and bioenergy

The Scottish Biofuel Programme is awarding a total of £50,000 in the first quarter of 2014 to Scottish companies who want to evaluate and develop opportunities in biofuel and bioenergy. The deadline for applications is 28th February 2014. About the awards Successful applicants will obtain funding for projects delivered by one of Scottish Biofuel...
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Collaboration opportunities in the BESTF2 bioenergy initiative

Three Spanish companies are seeking international partners to participate in the upcoming BESTF+2 (Bioenergy Sustaining the Future 2) Initiative, which has a deadline of 10th February 2014 for outline proposals. What is BESTF2? BESTF2 is a network of national and regional ministries and funding organisations that wish to invest in industry-led bioenergy projects to...
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Interested in funding for bioenergy demonstration projects?

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBRSC) and the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) are partners in an international consortium which plans to launch a funding call for bioenergy demonstration projects "Bioenergy Sustaining the Future 2" (BESTF 2). The call is expected to launch in December 2013.  Find...
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Job opportunity at BBSRC, Swindon: Strategy and Policy Officer, Industrial Biotechnology & Bioenergy

Strategy and Policy Officer – Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy (IRC104053) c £27,792 Closing Date – 7 October 2013 Interviews – 22 October 2013 The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council ( BBSRC ) is the principal public funder of non-medical biosciences research and training in the UK. BBSRC invests in a broad research base in microbial, plant...
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Consultancy position with the National Non-Food Crops Centre (NNFCC)

The National Non-Food Crops Centre (NNFCC) is seeking to recruit a consultant to undertake technology, policy and market research & analysis and assist in the preparation of client reports.  NNFCC works in the areas of feedstocks, bioenergy, bio-based products, biofuels and biorefining. Deadline for applications: 16th August 2013. Find out more at: ...
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Wood residues: Diverse applications across many sectors

Wood residues offer enormous opportunity to add value and contribute to the biobased economy. The main components in wood, lignin and cellulose form the raw materials for a diverse array of chemicals and fuels with a multitude of applications (e.g. packaging; personal care products; biofuels; fine, speciality & bulk chemicals).     Lignin ...
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Funding Opportunites - European Bioenergy Projects

There are 2 great funding opportunities for your industrial biotechnology-using projects open at the moment. Please see the information below and contact us for more information or to help you find partners. BESTF (Bioenergy Sustaining the Future) An ERANET+ is open to fund demonstrator projects across 7 bioenergy value chains. Projects are expected to be £5m+, more...
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ERANET Funding Webinar

Want funding for your next industrial biotechnology or bioenergy focussed project? Interested in partnering with others in Europe and further afield? If so, then join us for a webinar to find out about funding through two ERANETs on Monday 5 March, 03:15 PM - 04:15 PM Login here: https://webconf.innovateuk.org/eranets/ To call in: Conference Number(s):   +44...
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When it comes to biofuels, does the UK really have to make the stark choice between food OR fuel?

Biofuels, once hailed as the answer to everything from energy security to greenhouse gas emissions, are now surrounded by controversy and questions.  Key among these questions is what impact biofuels have on the food supply. In Cows and Cars, Austin Healey - rugby legend, ballroom dancer and entrepreneur - takes a journey to explore how this often divisive issue is being...
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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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