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Register now: PHYCONET Annual conference, 26th Aug

  High Value Chemicals from Microalgae netowrk, PHYCONET Annual Conference   Novotel London West 26th August 2015   Early Career Researcher? Call for...

Harris distillery develops seaweed gin

The Harris Distillery, on the Isle of Harris, Scotland is about to release a new seaweed gin. Sugar kelp, Saccharina latissima is sourced locally by hand diving and is then used to infuse...

Job opportunities at Ingenza: Senior Biochemist, Senior Molecular Biologist and Bioinformatician, Research Assistant

Ingenza currently has 3 job opportunities that may be of interest. For full details of any of these posts please visit  http://www.ingenza.com/recruitment   Senior...

Microalgae could be a viable feedstuff for ruminants

An article on the American Society of Animal Science website highlights a piece recently published work by scientists at Montana State University and Iowa State University into...

Find out what KTN's Access to Funding & Finance (A2FF) team can do to help your business succeed

At New Designers 2015, the Knowledge Transfer Network’s (KTN) Head of Access to Funding & Finance (A2FF) Ian Tracey gave an overview of the funding and support opportunities available to...

Coca-Cola showcase new 100% biobased PET bottle

Coca-Cola Co showcased a new all-biobased PET bottle at the 2015 World Expo in Milan. In 2009 Coca-Cola produced PET bottles based on 30% plant-based renewable...

Save the date: Horizon 2020 funding briefing for resource efficient bio-based value chains, 13 October, Manchester

Feeding a changing world – Horizon 2020 funding for resource efficient bio-based value chains - farm to fork, non-food crops, BioBased products and waste treatment ** SAVE THE DATE -...

Design4Life: How the New Trends in Health, Food and Biotech are Changing our Lives

With the world’s population of 7.2 billion projected to reach 9 billion by 2050, this rapid growth in the occupancy of our planet is creating unprecedented challenges in the management of...

Free registration code for SynBioBeta Activate Event, 27 July, Cambridge

The SynBio SIG has been asked to share a discount code for the SynBioBeta Activate Event " Reprogramming Life With Synthetic Biology " on Monday 27th July (5pm - 9:30pm) in Cambridge. ...

Save the Date: European Symposium on Biochemical Engineering Sciences, 11-14 Sep 2016, Dublin

ESBES, organised bi-annually by the European Society of Biochemical Engineering Sciences (ESBES) is a major event to present, debate and discuss relevant topics and technologies related to...

EFIB: Get your discounted pass to the bioeconomy event of the year

Join over 90 speakers to discover the new business models driving the European bioeconomy forward at the European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and Bioeconomy 2015. Taking place on...

UKTI Life Sciences Organisation (LSO) reports great results for inward investment in life sciences

UKTI  released their annual report on inward investment  last month, showing that the UK is the top destination in Europe for foreign direct investment (FDI). When...

Do you work with microalgae? Invitation to add your capabilities and wish-lists to our Microalgae Database

AB SIG   and  PHYCONET   are   developing an  Industry 'Wish-List' and Capability Database for Microalgae to provide b usinesses and researchers with a...

Integrating biofuels and food crops on farms

Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory are designing ways to improve—and hopefully optimise—land use whilst  simultaneously meeting three objectives:...

Scotland identifies a £595m potential from food & drink co-products

ZeroWaste Scotland has published a report into the opportunity available from beer, whiskey and aquaculture co-products.  The report identifies opportunities to add value to these...

Find out what the North East Process Industry Cluster (NEPIC) has to offer at a showcase event, 22 Sep 2015, Durham

On Tuesday 22 September the North East Process Industry Cluster ( NEPIC ) will bring industry together with the region’s five universities to showcase process sector innovation and expertise...

Job opportunity at AlgaeCytes Limited: Chemist/Biological Chemist/Chemical Engineer

AlgaeCytes Limited is a team orientated company that is focused on developing and commercialising microalgae derived bioactive ingredients. They are seeking an energetic, interdisciplinary...

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

The July edition of our  Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group (ABSIG) newsletter  is now available. As usual it is packed with information on the latest funding calls, events and...

Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2015 open for entries

Entries are now open for the Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2015, the annual event celebrating entrepreneurship in the UK. This year’s Great British Entrepreneur Awards, held in...

Europabio recruiting an industrial biotech public affairs manager

Ranked as the most effective European Trade Association in Brussels in 2013, EuropaBio works to promote an innovative, beneficial and world-leading biotechnology (biotech) industry for Europe....
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Job opportunities at Ingenza: Senior Biochemist, Senior Molecular Biologist and Bioinformatician, Research Assistant

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Lack of knowledge on animal disease leaves humans at risk

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NanoScript: Mimicking transcription factors with synthetic gold nanoparticles

Collaboration between researchers at Rutgers  in the United States and Kyoto...

US House of Representatives votes to accelerate translation of discoveries through the 21st Century Cures Act

The US House of Representatives has voted in favour of the 21st Century Cures Act, legislation...

Standards for plant synthetic biology: a common syntax for exchange of DNA parts

A paper has recently been published in New Phytologist on the theme of "Standards for plant...

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Save the date: Horizon 2020 funding briefing for resource efficient bio-based value chains, 13 October, Manchester

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