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Innovate UK competition & supporting workshops: management and use of biofilms

Innovate UK and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) are to invest in Feasibility Studies to support the management and use of biofilms (full competition...

Breakthrough in synthetic pathway for biosynthesis of the gas propane

Researchers at The University of Manchester have made a significant breakthrough in the development of synthetic pathways that will enable renewable biosynthesis of the gas propane. This...

Advanced Biomanufacturing Conference, Sheffield, 18-19 May: registration closes 24th April

The Advanced Biomanufacturing Centre is holding its first international conference on 18th/19th May 2015.  We have a fantastic line up of expert speakers who are leaders in their...

Funded training on Anaerobic Digestion for Yorkshire SMEs

The Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC) and BioVale Skills team are holding a  one-day training course on Wednesday 29th April to introduce Yorkshire SMEs to Anaerobic Digestion (AD). ...

Partnering workshop: Commercialising microalgae, 16 June, Birmingham

Commercialising microalgae: Determining industry needs Tuesday 16 June 2015 10-4.30 (Registration starts at 9.30) NEC, Birmingham Cost: Free Register via this link ...

Catch up with the latest Industrial Biotechnology news - IBLF Newsletter available now

The latest edition of the IBLF Newsletter is now available for download.  The newsletter features a report on the successful IB Showcase event held in February, and a new...

Save the Date for Innovate UK 2015 – 9th & 10th November

The global spotlight on UK innovation is back and will take place at Old Billingsgate, London on 9 th and 10 th November. Supported by the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) and hosted by...

Job opportunities at Biosyntha

BioSyntha is an industrial biotechnology company developing novel bio-routes for the production of renewable chemicals from C1 feedstocks. We combine our expertise in strain development and...

Two business development manager positions open at Biocatalysts Ltd

Biocatalysts Ltd is a rapidly expanding company that delivers world-class customer service, and is also the UK’s leading provider of specialist enzyme products and enzyme manufacturing....

C1Net partnering event on metabolism and enzymology of C1 organisms, apply by 18th May 2015

When: Tuesday 23 - Wednesday 24 June 2015 Where: School of Humanities, University Park Campus, The University of Nottingham, NG7 2QL (map) ...

Agricultural waste could be used as biofuel

Straw-powered cars could be a thing of the future thanks to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA). A new study pinpoints five strains of yeast capable of turning...

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...

9th European Marine Natural Products Conference, 30 Aug - 2 Sep 2015, Glasgow

The 9th European Marine Natural Products Conference will be held in Glasgow on 30th August – 2nd  September 2015 at the newly built Technical Innovation Centre (TIC), University of...

Industrial Biotechnology Catalyst: Round 2 results announced

24 ground-breaking projects have won a share of funding to develop their innovative ideas through the Industrial Biotechnology Catalyst. The Catalyst was set up in January 2014 to support UK...

The Biotechnology YES competition is open for applications until 29th May 2015.

Biotechnology YES , now in its 20th year, is an innovative competition developed to raise awareness of the commercialisation of ideas among early career researchers. The competition is funded...

How good practice in design and data visualisation can support innovation

The use of data is becoming increasingly important to innovators across the KTN. High performance computing, cloud computing and network connectivity has facilitated public and commercially...

11th International Conference on 
Renewable Resources & Biorefineries, 3 – 5 June, York

Call for abstracts http://www.rrbconference.com/call-abstrats Register here http://www.rrbconference.com/registration   Delegates from university, industry, governmental and...

Forthcoming competition: The management and use of Biofilms

Innovate UK BBSRC are jointly funding a new competition to address the opportunities and challenges of biofilms.  Launched 15 June, consortia building workshops are being held in May to...

IBioIC event: Skills for Industry, 5 May 2015, Glasgow

The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre ( IBioIC ) is holding a half-day event to bring together industrial and academic members of the biotechnology sector in Scotland and provide an...

Speaker abstracts for EFIB 2015 due Friday 13th March 2015

The call for papers deadline for EFIB is only 3 days away. You have until this Friday to join the 30 companies who have already registered their interest to speak at EFIB...
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The Biotechnology YES competition is open for applications until 29th May 2015.

Biotechnology YES , now in its 20th year, is an innovative competition developed to raise...

IB Network investing in Special Interest Groups

The IB Network started this summer to organize so-called Special Interest Groups, or SIGs,...

A greener source of polyester -- cork trees

On the scale of earth-friendly materials, you'd be hard pressed to find two that are farther...

Bacterial resistance to improve biofuel production

New research by scientists from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in conjunction with...

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Springboard your business with an IBLF Award

APPLY NO W to a new competition to help springboard your business  It’s...

Yvonne Armitage is appointed sector expert for IB

  We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Yvonne Armitage as...

The Future of Industrial Biorefineries

Over the course of many multistakeholder discussions driven by the Chemicals Industry...