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Phytofutures assisted by IP specialists Mewburn Ellis

An IBLF Award allowed Phytofutures  to access a number of services from Intellectual Property (IP) specialists   Mewburn Ellis . Phytofutures is a start-up company working,...

Encasing stem cells in alginate gel made from seaweed to protect them from the environment

Stem cells have been put into plasters and bandages to help heal wounds for the first time, thanks to a new technique developed by scientists at Newcastle University. The method of encasing...

Synthetic biopathway turns agricultural waste into “green” spandex

A team of researchers at the University of Minnesota has engineered a new synthetic biopathway to turn agricultural waste into useful products including spandex. The study has been...

Leverhulme Trust funding for talented individuals in the arts, humanities, sciences and social sciences

The Leverhulme Trust provides grants and scholarships for research and education and is one of the largest all-subject providers of research funding in the UK, distributing approximately £80m a...

L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science UK & Ireland Fellowships Programme for 2016 open for applications

Over 17 years ago, L’Oréal and UNESCO founded the For Women in Science programme to promote and highlight the importance of ensuring greater participation of women in science. Each year,...

Grow a greener business with Scottish Government funding from £1k-£100k

Funded by the Scottish Government, the  Resource Efficient Scotland SME Loans scheme aims support businesses that are looking to reduce costs through improved energy, material...

Key enabling technologies foster economic growth, especially in low-tech EU regions

A first-time analysis finds that key enabling technologies (KETs) – such as nano electronics or industrial biotechnologies – directly boost EU regions’ growth.  Comparison with...

Catch up on the latest industrial biotechnology news, funding and events

We have just published the February 2016 edition of KTN's  Industrial Biotechnology (IB) newsletter , with all the latest news, events and funding programmes of relevance to IB, is...

Register now for biobased industries funding information and consortium building event, 3 March, Manchester

European Funding for Biobased Industries - Information and Consortium Building Event, 3rd March 2016, Manchester This free to attend event will give details about the new...

Crossing Biological Membranes Network (CBMNet) funding for Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy projects

Crossing Biological Membranes Network (CBMNet), a BBSRC Network in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy (NIBB) currently has several types of funding available. For information on the...

Further funding released for Summer 2016 Internships

Internships are being sought for students studying a range of technical subjects at Lancaster University – such as chemistry, computing and communications, cyber-security, engineering,...

Register now for Bioeconomy Impact 2016, 10-11 Feb, Dublin

“Bioeconomy Impact 2016”, on 10-11 February in Dublin, is the first in a series of annual events which will challenge bioeconomy researchers to critically think about the value, impact and...

Do you have an interest in materials science?

Materials Sciences Institute Conference 22nd - 23rd March 2016, Lancaster University Conference Centre Businesses with an interest in materials science are invited to an...

Invitation to 6th European Algae Biomass 2016 Summit, 20-21 April, Berlin

6th European Algae Biomass 2016 Summit 20-21 April 2016,  Berlin (EUREF Campus), Germany  ACI’s 6th European Algae Biomass 2016 Summit will discuss the latest commercial...

Carlsberg "Cheers to green ideas" awarded: Using microalgae to produce biomass

Congratulations to the 2 students from Heriot-Watt University that won the Cheers from green ideas award from Carlsberg. “ Cheers to green ideas ” is an initiative to source-crowding ideas...

Newly discovered bacteria may enable photosynthetic biofuel production

A bacterium found in the Gobi desert, Gemmatimonadetes , can springboard the research in biofuels. The studies to Gemmantiminadetes phylum revealed that belong to photosynthetic bacteras....

Plant-based enzyme for EU chemical and pharmaceutical Industry

KYROBIO is an EU-funded project that has pioneered a new enzyme that can benefit many different industrial sectors. The main focus of KYROBIO project was to enable the industrial...

European funding for biobased industries - Information and consortium building event, 3 March, Manchester

European funding for biobased Industries - Information and Consortium Building Event, 3rd March 2016, Manchester Registration is now open for an information and consortium building...

Under starters orders for launch of new innovation event

Innovation organisations across the East will be under starter’s orders when Venturefest East arrives for the first time at the Rowley Mile Racecourse in Newmarket on 24th May 2016. The...

Catch up on the latest synthetic biology news, funding and events

The January edition of our  SynBio SIG newsletter  is now out, packed full of the latest news updates, forthcoming events, and funding & competitions of interest to the Synthetic...
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Synthetic biopathway turns agricultural waste into “green” spandex

A team of researchers at the University of Minnesota has engineered a new synthetic...

Tackling drones the natural way

Over recent weeks footage has been released of eagles being trained to grab drones out the sky...

USA Webinar on Advanced Cell Culture

Here is a chance to catch an informative Webinar that reviews the latest developments in...

L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science UK & Ireland Fellowships Programme for 2016 open for applications

Over 17 years ago, L’Oréal and UNESCO founded the For Women in Science programme to promote...

Applications now open for the 2016 Synthetic Genome Summer Course

Applications are now open for the 2016 Synthetic Genome Summer Course - a one-week...

Register now for the 5th Annual Sc2.0 and Synthetic Genomes Conference

On July 8th-9th 2016 scientists from around the world will convene in Edinburgh at...

Future of biometrics

This week's challenge looks at the development of technology to obtain biometric information...

Probability and Statistics in Forensic Science

The Issac Newton Institute is running a programme on probability and statistics in forensic...

European Funding for Biobased Industries: Information and Consortium Building Workshop Announced

KTN in partnership with Innovate UK, SusChem UK and Bio-Based Industries have announced an...

Register now for biobased industries funding information and consortium building event, 3 March, Manchester

European funding for biobased Industries - Information and Consortium Building Event, 3rd...

ABU DHABI WILL DEBUT WORLD'S FIRST FACILITY TO PRODUCE FOOD AND BIOFUELS

The Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium (SBRC), Boeing and Honeywell UOP, claims that...

Crossing Biological Membranes Network (CBMNet) funding for Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy projects

Crossing Biological Membranes Network (CBMNet), a BBSRC Network in Industrial Biotechnology...

Forensic Palynology Guidance

Palynology is the study of pollen, spores and other microscopic entities. Palynology has been...

SPIRE: MEASURE Roadmap Presentation

The SPIRE 4-14 team MEASURE has developed the " Roadmap towards a harmonised, cross-sectorial...

Cyber Defence and Data Protection Webinar

LGC are running a free webinar on the topic of cyber defence and data protection. With...