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New course on Analytical Data Analysis for the Bioprocess Industry, 25–28 April, CPI Darlington

University College London  in collaboration with  CPI  and  Teesside University will be running a  new course on Analytical Data Analysis for the Bioprocess...

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

The February 2016 edition of KTN's  Algal Bioenergy newsletter  is now out, filled with all the latest news, events and funding programmes of relevance to algal bioenergy. ...

IBLF Award enables Phytofutures to benefit from assistance from IP specialists Mewburn Ellis

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

Call for PhD project on sustainable feeds for finfish

Together with the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC), the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) s inviting funding applications for PhD projects which offer...

Natural abilities of unconventional bacteria could boost efficiency of cellulosic biofuel production

Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s BioEnergy Science Center are looking beyond the usual suspects in the search for microbes that can efficiently break down inedible plant matter for...

Call for presentations: KTN workshop on Advanced Sensing for Biosciences, 16 March, London

Much of the recent revolution in Bioscience and Clinical research has come through our ability to study the behaviour of biological systems at the molecular, cellular and physiological scales....

Dstl showcases its work in the emerging technology area of synthetic biology

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory ( Dstl ) is committing up to £18 million over the next 4 years exploring the potential impact of synthetic biology on the UK’s defence and security...

Are you interested in the opportunities presented by algae as a source of biofuel?

The   International Conference on  Marine Biomass as Renewable Energy , being held on 3-4 March 2016 in Glasgow, has announced an exciting programme of keynote...

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...
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COST: European Cooperation in Science and Technology

COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) is a unique means for European...

Call for presentations: KTN workshop on Advanced Sensing for Biosciences, 16 March, London

Much of the recent revolution in Bioscience and Clinical research has come through our ability...

Call for presentations: KTN workshop on Advanced Sensing for Biosciences, 16 March, London

Much of the recent revolution in Bioscience and Clinical research has come through our ability...

Dstl showcases its work in the emerging technology area of synthetic biology

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory ( Dstl ) is committing up to £18 million over...

Dstl showcases its work in the emerging technology area of synthetic biology

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory ( Dstl ) is committing up to £18 million over...

H2020 Future & Emerging Technologies – Innovation Launchpad

Budget: Up to EUR 0.1M for 18 months, although other requests for funding and duration would...

H2020 Future & Emerging Technologies (FET) - open research and innovation actions

Budget: Up to EUR 4M, although other amounts can be requested.   Multiple...

Innovative Medicines Initiative 2 - Call 7 - Topic 3

Topic 3: Pathological neuron-glia interactions in neuropathic pain   Indicative...

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...

Kirkstall-led recorded webinar on advanced cell culture

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