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Invitation to submit an abstract to the Plant Based Summit 2017

The call for absracts for the Plant Based Summit 2017 , taking place in Lille, France on 25-26 April 2017, in now open, with a deadline of 1st June 2016. The focus of the PBS 2017...

Mexico is the ideal country to grow microalgae for biodiesel

A study conducted by experts from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and the University of Newcastle, concluded that Mexico is ideal for developing the growth of certain species...

North West SMEs invited to tap into funded Lancaster University business led R&D initiatives

Lancaster University is providing a unique opportunity for ambitious North West small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to take advantage of funded three-year industry-led research and...

Opportunity to apply to BBSRC Pool of Experts, Strategy Advisory Panels and Follow-on-fund Committee

BBSRC is looking to appoint suitably qualified and motivated individuals from academia, industry and other BBSRC user communities to join their: Pool of Experts Strategy...

Potential process ‘hurdles’ in the use of macroalgae as feedstock for biofuel production in the British Isles

Researchers at the University of Greenwich have conducted a study that views opportunities for macroalgae production for biofuels in the British Isles. Specifically, they studied...

BBSRC publishes Delivery Plan for 2016 to 2020

BBSRC has published its Delivery Plan for 2016/17 to 2019/20.  The plan recognises BBSRC’s unique role in supporting the UK’s world-leading bioscience research base in driving scientific...

Have you used physics to create a successful innovation?

T he Institute of Physics (IOP) Innovation Awards are the only awards recognising companies in the UK and Ireland that have built success on the innovative application of...

Job opportunity: Research and Technology Manager at Croda

A leader in speciality chemicals, Croda is the name behind some of the world’s biggest brands, providing practical, environmentally minded solutions to the problems of everyday life. In 34...

Don't miss out on the latest industrial biotechnology news, events and funding opportunities

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

Inside the Challenges and Opportunities of Renewable Energy conference

NERC has funded a wide range of research and innovation projects to support the development of renewable energy over the past five years. Many of these projects are drawing to a close or...

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...

Unable to attend the info day for the €188M Biobased Industries call? Watch the video instead.

The Biobased Industries Public-Private Partnership (BBI) recently held an Info Day in Brussels, following the official launch of its  €188M call for proposals, covering 27 topics. Over...

Jobs: 3 bioeconomy posts at Northumbria University

Full time - Fixed term (3 years) The Department of Applied Sciences at Northumbria University has internationally recognised expertise in genomics, metabolomics and proteomic research. The...

ClimateLaunchpad: Turn your green idea into a fast growing company

Do you have an idea for innovation in renewable energy, a sustainable transition in the food chain, a mind shift in urban mobility or any other way to tackle climate change? The ...

Literature review on biofuels from algae: technology options, energy balance & GHG emissions

The European Commission's Joint Research Centre has published a literature review on " Biofuels from algae: technology options, energy balance and GHG emissions." Click here to...

Using algae to improve the sustainability credentials of food production

Wageningen UR scientists in Mexico are investigating the use of algae to improve the sustainability credentials of food production - specifically by using the algae to extract nutrients...

Making plastics from seaweeds

An article on the Wageningen UR website highlights the potential for making plastics from seaweeds (rather than petroleum, maize or sugar beet) in the context of the circular economy.  ...

New Recyclable & Bio-based Foam

A team of students from the Center for Sustainable Polymers, Minnesota University, is the grand prize winner in the $10,000 Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge Award (SISCA). The...

Waste-based bioeconomy: From Newspapers to Bioethanol.

Mexican students of the Universidad del Valle de Mexico (UVM) Coyoacan Campus, in Mexico City created bioethanol using newspaper. To obtain this bioethanol, the process is via the acid...

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...
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