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Renewable chemicals from waste, 20 Nov 2015, London

Renewable chemicals from waste – securing the molecular value from waste streams 20 November 2015, Royal Society of Chemistry, London This symposium will cover the following four...

Innovation documentary looking for "disrupters" in science, technology, engineering & design

A major Hollywood Studio feature documentary film directed by Emmy Award winning filmmakers is looking for the next generation of disrupters in science, technology, engineering & design. ...

Study finds that algae will cope well in climate change

Marine algae may be better equipped to deal with climate change than expected, research shows.  Scientists investigated the likely future impact of changing environmental conditions on...

The bioeconomy enabled - A roadmap to a thriving industrial biotechnology sector in Europe

The BIO-TIC project (the Industrial Biotech Research and Innovation Platforms Centre - towards Technological Innovation and Solid Foundations for a Growing Industrial Biotech Sector in Europe)...

ERA-IB July newsletter now available

The July 2015 edition of the  ERA-Net for Industrial Biotechnology (ERA-IB) newsletter can be downloadedfrom  http://www.era-ib.net/publication/era-ib-newsletter-july-2015 . The...

Catch up with the latest Industrial Biotechnology news

The July edition of our Industrial Biotechnology (IB) newsletter is now out, bringing you all the latest news, events and funding programmes.  If you are not on our mailing list, you...

Agricultural and Bio-technologies: mission to New Zealand, September 2015

The British High Commission in New Zealand is pleased to announce that it will host a UK-to-NZ mission on Agricultural and Bio-technologies in September 2015. The mission is planned to...

Programme announced for Design4Life, 2nd July: Learn how to use design to tackle global challenges in health, food & biotech

The KTN is pleased to announce the programme for our Design4Life Workshop which will be held on Thursday 2nd July at 2pm-2.45pm at the Business Design Centre,  52 Upper St, London N1 0QH. ...

EU Commissioners acclaim biotech innovation and European SMEs at landmark event

“No other sector holds the promise to enhance quality of life, productivity and environmental sustainability through innovation like biotechnology, while also benefitting Europe’s economy and...

Algal Biotechnology Masters at SAMS

The Scottish Marine Institute (SAMS) Masters by Research Programme will provide you with the specialist knowledge and skills required for a career in the exciting growth sector of algal...

Biochemical and biofuel-producing materials in rice straw

For the first time, researchers at Kobe University and RIKEN successfully elucidated the biochemical and biofuel-producing materials contained in rice straw. Future applications include using...

US Energy Department announces $30m for research into feedstocks for bioenergy

The US Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) has announced $30 million in funding for  6 innovative projects as part of ARPA-E’s Transportation Energy...

Mould unlocks new route to biofuels

Scientists at The University of Manchester supported by BBSRC have made an important discovery that forms the basis for the development of new applications in biofuels and the sustainable...

KTN Industry Workshops at New Designers 2015: Learn about opportunities for design in innovation, 2-3 July, London

KTN INDUSTRY WORKSHOPS AT NEW DESIGNERS 2015 Thursday, 02 July 2015  ( 10:00 – 17:00) The Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London N1 0QH Leading businesses are...

New call for up to ten Industrial Partnership CASE PhD Studentships

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) is delighted to announce that a call for up to ten Industrial Partnership CASE PhD Studentships for academic year 2016/17 will open on Monday 22nd June...

Algaecytes needs a natural product chemist

Job Description AlgaeCytes Limited is a team orientated company that is focused on developing and commercialising microalgae derived bioactive ingredients. We are...

Catch up with the latest Algal Bioenergy news, events and funding - ABSIG Newsletter available now

We have just published the June edition of our Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group (ABSIG) newsletter . As usual it is packed with information on the latest funding calls, events and...

IBioIC invites Micro Companies to apply for funding from Exemplar Programme

The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) is currently inviting applications for its fourth project competition for Micro Companies , for industry-led collaborative...

Nominate your candidate for the Millennium Technology Prize

Nominations are now open for the Millennium Technology Prize, Finland's tribute to innovations for a better life. The aims of the prize are to promote technological research and Finland as a...

Perspective Algae: Watch a short documentary about algae on YouTube

A 28 minute documentary about algae, Perspective Algae (1994), is now available to watch via YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_vrB1ppMHg&feature=youtu.be
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European Funding for Biobased Products and Materials Webinar: Presentations now available

A webinar took place today (7th July 2015) at 12pm hosted by the KTN, Innovate UK, CPI and...

Rice University awarded $1M grant from Keck Foundation to engineer microbial biosensors for soil

Rice University has been awarded a $1 million grant by the W.M. Keck Foundation to...

Technology Showcase 2015- Exhibitors wanted

The annual Forensic Science SIG Technology Showcase will take place this year on the 8th...

Pitch your ideas to major food companies

Major food and FMCG companies such as Mars, Unilever, General Mills, Tesco, Moy Park and...

PW Allen Award

The recipient of the 2014 PW Allen award has been announced as Dr Graham Reed and his...

Watch the videos from DARPA's Biology is Technology meeting

DAROPA has made 26 video recordings from its "Biology is Technology" meeting available to...

Innovation documentary looking for "disrupters" in science, technology, engineering & design

A major Hollywood Studio feature documentary film directed by Emmy Award winning filmmakers is...

Engineering cell-to-cell communication in yeast

A team of University of Washington researchers has engineered yeast cells ( Saccharomyces...

Stanford University researchers make stem cells available to the research community

The potential for stem cells to address key basic and applied research questions has been...

Determining time of death

This week's challenge of the week enfact encompasses multiple challenges around a single topic...

New €200 million EU call for bioeconomy proposals launched on Brussels Info Day

Second call for proposals for Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) announced on...

European Division of the International Association for Identification

Now is the perfect time to become a member of the European Division of the International...

Flatworms Could Replace Mammals for Some Toxicology Tests

Scientists in the group of Eva-Maria Schoetz Collins at UC Sa n Diego have employed...

Member profile: Mutual Awareness Ltd

Who are you? Mutual Awareness Ltd - A video production company. What is...

Funding: £14M for Resilience of the UK Food System in a Global Context

The Global Food Security (GFS) Programme will soon be announcing a new 5-year...