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EuropaBio launches the Most Innovative European Biotech SME Awards 2016

EuropaBio, the European Association for Bioindustries, is inviting small and medium sized biotech companies (SMEs) across Europe to apply for the 7th edition of the Most Innovative European...

Seaweed farm in Pembrokeshire to study algae as biofuel

As part of the  MacroBioCrude project ,  Swansea University have installed a 100m (328ft)-long structure at Pembroke Dock and seeded it with algae spores . The project will look at...

Call open for grants to access scale up facilities to springboard your business

IBioIC has launched a new call to provide grants to businesses to help them access any of the two new open-access facilities in industrial biotechnology. Projects can be between £10k and...

New £1.7m centre opens at Heriot-Watt boosting Scottish industrial biotech capabilities

25 May 2016 Today, the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) opens the UK’s first large-scale bioprocessing centre, allowing hundreds of UK businesses to scale-up and...

New £4.5M funding competition: Connected digital additive manufacturing

Innovate UK is investing up to £4.5 million in collaborative industrial research projects that stimulate innovation in additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing. Additive manufacturing...

Proof of Concept funding from the High Value Chemicals from Plants (HVCfP) Network

The High Value Chemicals from Plants (HVCfP) Network is a BBSRC Network in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenery (NIBB). It aims to encourage novel, technology-based solutions to major...

Women in innovation invited to apply for infocus funding award

Innovate UK has up to £200,000 and a package of tailored support to award to businesswomen who have exciting ideas and the potential to become leaders in innovation and deliver significant...

Royal Society Innovation Awards - deadline 7 July 2016

The Royal Society has opened a competition for two Innovation Awards of up to £250,000: one for research in the Physical sciences and one for research in the Biological sciences. This...

Register now for IBTI-NIBB Bioresources Value Chains Event, 30 June-1 July, Manchester

The BBSRC Integrated Biorefining Research and Technology club ( IBTI ) and Networks in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy (BBSRC NIBB), including ADNet , FoodWasteNet , ...

£17M announced to support industrial biotechnology

A total of 16 projects have received a share of £17M to bring innovative challenge-led biotechnology concepts to market. The projects will use cutting edge science to deliver benefits for...

PhD in algal cell biology and signalling at University of Southampton

The Marine Biological Association (MBA) and the  University of Southampton are advertising a PhD in  algal cell biology and signalling.   This project will study how...

Discovery Awards: Seed funding for diagnostic tools to reduce misuse of antibiotics

The Longitude Prize is a £10M challenge to tackle to rising threat from antibiotic resistance. In order to maximise the number and diversity of entrants to the Longitude Prize, the...

Registration now open for BioProNET 3rd Annual Scientific Symposium

BioProNET  is a BBSRC Network in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy (NIBB) working in the field of bioprocessing and biologics. Registration is now open for their 3rd Annual...

Recording and slides now available from opportunities for IB & SynBio webinar

Did you miss our recent webinar on opportunities for industrial biotechnology and synthetic biology in the new Innovate UK Delivery Plan? Not to worry, because the recording and slides from...

Chance finding could transform plant production and increase carbon capture on farmland

An almost entirely accidental discovery by University of Guelph researchers could transform food and biofuel production and increase carbon capture on farmland. By tweaking a plant’s genetic...

Meet a Special Advisor at the International Festival for Business 2016

International Festival of Business 2016 is providing you with an opportunity to ‘ Meet the Specialist Advisor ’, by booking a free one to one appointment with industry experts from a host...

Opportunity for Scottish Life Sciences companies to have professional photos taken for free

For the past 12 years Lewis Houghton, the official photographer for the life sciences dinner, has been contributing to the Science Photo library ( http://www.sciencephoto.com ).  He is...

Learn how understanding of soft matter systems can be applied to health, energy and environment, advanced materials, and foods

The Turing Gateway to Mathematics is holding an event on 7-9 September in Cambridge to celebrate the important work of Sir Sam Edwards, and to highlight recent developments in theoretical...

IBioIC to officially open Flexible Downstream Bioprocessing Centre

The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) will officially open its  Flexible Downstream Bioprocessing Centre  (FlexBio), located at Heriot Watt University,  on...

Opportunity to join the Biochemical Society's Training Theme Panel

The Biochemical Society are currently recruiting for members to join their new Training Theme Panel and are particularly keen to encourage applications from those working in industry. The...
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