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

Funded by the Scottish Government, the  Resource Efficient Scotland SME Loans scheme aims to overcome this barrier and support businesses that are looking to reduce costs through...

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...

Learn how to work effectively with universities - PraxisUnico Workshop, 1 March in London

The benefits to your business of collaborative knowledge exchange with universities can include accelerated R&D, tax benefits, funding support, increased expertise, and new product and...

Catch up on the latest algal bioenergy news, funding and events

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

EFIB PitchFest 2016: New investor-ready programme for innovative SMEs

Are you… An innovative SME and have a technology or process that meets the bioeconomy agenda Seeking a minimum €1 million investment? Looking for free business...

Call for Expressions of Interest for Stakeholders on the European Union Bioeconomy Panel

The European Commission is seeking new stakeholder members for its  European Union Bioeconomy Panel. In its Communication " Innovating for Sustainable Growth: A Bioeconomy for Europe ...

GlycoMar Limited and MicroA AS launch new company specialising in production of polysaccharides from microalgae

Scottish biotechnology company GlycoMar and Norwegian technology company MicroA have announced a new joint venture business, called Prasinotech Ltd. The new company is registered in Scotland. ...
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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

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Future of biometrics

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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...

Newly discovered bacteria may enable photosynthetic biofuel production

A bacterium found in the Gobi desert,  Gemmatimonadetes , can springboard the research in...

Perspective on 4D bioprinting

3D bioprinting has been used for over a decade to produce engineered tissues including human...

SynBio companies successful in Innovate UK competition 'Developing Regenerative Medicines and Cell Therapies'

Five exciting projects have secured funding throught the Innovate UK funding competition...

Data analysis methods for pattern recognition

This week's challenge relates to statistics and robustness of evidence: 'How can we...