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BIO-TIC online conferences: Learn about industrial biotechnology Europe in 60 minutes or less!

After successfully holding webinars on biosurfactants, biobased chemical building blocks and bioplastics,the BIO-TIC consortium have now announced the dates of four upcoming online...

Five top European biotech SMEs to be rewarded by Commissioner Carlos Moedas and EuropaBio

EuropaBio, the European Association for Bioindustries, has today announced the finalists for the 6th edition of its Most Innovative European Biotech SME Awards, a unique annual initiative...

PhD opportunity: Establishment of red seaweed mari-culture (RedWeed)

The Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS), FAI Aquaculture Ltd and The James Hutton Institute are advertising a PhD opportunity for a project on "Establishment of red seaweed...

PhD opportunity: Omics driven biomanufacturing of an industrially relevant marine biopolymer

The Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) is offering a fully funded SAMS-UHI PhD (in conjunction with the University of Strathclyde and Unilever) on "Omics driven...

Commercialising Microalgae: Last few days to register for this one-day business workshop

There are only 10 days left to register for the  “ Commercialising microalgae: Determining industry needs ”  consortia-building event on Tuesday 16th June 2015 in Birmingham....

PhD opportunity based at the James Hutton Institute in Dundee

The James Hutton Institute, Heriot Watt University and  and Marine Biopolymers Ltd (MBL) are advertising a PhD opportunitiy for "Maximum Value Enhancement of Indigenous Seaweeds through...

Find out about the Technology Inspired Innovation competition at one of our information events

KTN would like to invite you one of our competition information events for the newly opened Technology Inspired Innovation Collaborative Feasibility Studies call.   ...

Nine new projects approved in the Biobased Performance Materials programme

Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research in the Netherlands, together with 25 partners, is taking part in 9 new Biobased Performance Materials (BPM) projects, focusing on materials made from...

Trees as a source for high-capacity, soft batteries

A method for making elastic high-capacity batteries from wood pulp has been unveiled by researchers in Sweden and the US. Using nanocellulose broken down from tree fibres, a team from KTH Royal...

Call for BBSRC Pool of Experts, Strategy Panels and Committees

BBSRC are looking to appoint suitably qualified and motivated individuals from academia, industry and other BBSRC user communities to fill a number of vacancies on their Strategy Panels, the...

Commercialising Microalgae 16 June: Programme available

Commercialising microalgae: Determining industry needs Tuesday 16 June 2015 9.30-4.30 NEC, Birmingham Cost: Free Register via this link Download flyer here ...

Engineering the Membrane for Improved Cell Factories, 17-18 September 2015, Sheffield

The Crossing Biological Membranes Network ( CBMNet ), a BBSRC NIBB, is holding a research synposium titled " Engineering the Membrane for Improved Cell Factories " on  17-18...

Scientists discover how microbes acquire electricity in making methane

Stanford University scientists have solved a long-standing mystery about methanogens, unique microorganisms that transform electricity and carbon dioxide into methane. In a new study, the...

Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking launches €100 million funding call

The Bio-based Industries (BBI) Joint Undertaking has launched a €100 million Call for Proposals. The Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking is a €3.7 billion Public-Private Partnership...

Get up to date on molecular modelling of carbohydrates, 6th July 2015, Manchester

The IBCarb Network is holding a  one day meeting to present state-of-the-art research on using computational chemistry techniques to better understand the structure and interactions of...

Opportunity for Scottish businesses to meet Innovate UK - Business Breakfast Event, 10 June, Edinburgh

Innovate UK will be visiting Edinburgh on Wednesday 10th June to meet and talk with businesses in Scotland about innovation and to explain how the support that it offers can help you. ...

Just over 4 days left to apply for an Algal Bioenergy SIG SPARK Plus Award

ABSIG SPARK Plus awards closing date: 16.00 on 22 May 2015 The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and Innovate UK are to invest £50,000 in early-stage R&D projects aimed at...

Application of synthetic biology for production of next generation biologics, 1 July 2015, Manchester

The Centre of Excellence in Biopharmaceuticals (COEBP) is holding its 4th Annual Scientific Symposium on the topic of " Application of synthetic biology for production of next generation...

Technology inspired innovation competition now open for registrations

Innovate UK is to invest up to £3 million in feasibility studies to stimulate innovation across four technology areas.  The aim of this competition is to ensure that small and micro...

Round 4 of Industrial Biotechnology Catalyst now open

Innovate UK, The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) & the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) are to invest £34m in major integrated...
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