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Grow your bricks: Biocement the green alternative to traditional masonry.

The manufacture of concrete, one of the most energy intensive materials, uses limestone shale converted into Portland cement through high-heat processes. Both concrete and clay manufacturing...

Survey of SME's High Performance Computing (HPC) requirements

High Performance Computing (HPC) is a powerful tool that can help Industry and SMEs to develop innovative solutions, reduce cost and decrease time to market for products and services. However...

Optimizing biofuel production from algae using carbon dioxide emissions

The combustion of fossil fuels drives the world’s energy production, but it also emits carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases. In recent years, researchers have worked to cultivate...

New guide offers advice on how to reduce the risk of failure in new product development

The Centre for Technology Management (CTM) at the IfM (Institute for Maufacturing) has just published a new Practice Guide:  'Reducing the risk of failure in new product development:...

CommBeBiz Awards: Excellence in Bioeconomy to Business and Social Innovation

The CommBeBiz Awards aim to showcase the most innovative ideas emerging from  EU funded research projects in the bioeconomy sector . They are looking for ambitious ideas with the...

Free NIBB sponsored IB Skills conference & workshop ‘for early career people’, 18-19 May 2016, Manchester

A group of BBSRC Networks in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy (NIBB) are holding a  Career Development Workshop for Early Career NIBB Members on 18-19 May 2016 in Manchester. ...

Are you worried about people stealing your ideas or data?

IP and Cyber Security – how to protect yourself 18 May 2016, University of Hertfordshire Are you worried about people stealing your ideas or data? Are you fully aware of all...

Resource Matching workshop - Industrial Symbiosis in N. Ireland, 15 March, Magherafelt

International Synergies are hosting a Resource Matching workshop to help Northern Ireland businesses work together to reduce costs. Industrial Symbiosis is a way for businesses to...

Biopolymers & Bioplastics from Waste, London, 10 May 2016

This free-of-charge meeting is aimed at academic and industry-based FoodWasteNet members with an interest in manufacture and applications of biopolymers and bioplastics from food waste. Invited...

Could your company benefit from engineering biology?

Could your company contribute to or benefit from engineering biology? Would you like to learn more about this emerging technology?  SynBioCITE and IET are hosting an...

Opportunity to promote your IB company's video at EFIB 2016

Would you like to have a video of your industrial biotechnology (IB) company playing at the EFIB 2016 conference?  The organisers of this year's European Forum for Industrial...

Innovation Award “Bio-based Material of the year 2016”: Top 6 candidates nominated!

For the ninth year in a row, the Innovation Award "Bio-based Material of the Year" will be awarded to the young, innovative bio-based material industry, finding suitable applications and markets...

Register now for the International Festival of Business 2016 - your global marketplace awaits you

KTN are proud to announce that we are delivery partners for the  International Festival for Business 2016 (IFB2016) , which will take place in Liverpool from 13th June to 1st July...

Paving a clear path for the European bioeconomy with standards

What is the bioeconomy? The bioeconomy refers to all economic activity that starts with the production of renewable biological resources and their conversion into food, feed,...

REPORT_ Second-Generation Biofuel Markets: State of Play, Trade and Developing Country Perspectives

In 2015 the production of second-generation biofuels became successful at commercial scale. Developing countries now face a new set of market opportunities and policy dilemmas to enhance their...

UK Strategic Plan for Synthetic Biology 2016 released

Minister for Life Sciences George Freeman MP will today (24th February 2016) visit SynbiCITE at Imperial College London, the UK innovation and knowledge centre for synthetic biology, to announce...

Clariant and Werner & Mertz collaborate to expand possible applications of bioethanol.

This is the first time that bioethanol produced from agricultural residues is being used in cleaning agents. This project is combines Clariant’s sunlight ® technology with Werner & Merz...

Biofuel tech straight from the farm

Nature’s figured it out already, how to best break down food into fuel. Now scientists have caught up, showing that fungi found in the guts of goats, horses and sheep could help fill up your...

Versalis and Genomatica Produce Bio-Rubber With Bio-Butadiene From Sugars

Versalis (Eni), a European producer in the polymers and elastomers industry, and Genomatica, a leader in bioengineering solutions, have successfully advanced to pilot-scale production of...

Science and Technology Committee inquiry into impact of EU regulation & policy on UK life sciences

The Science and Technology Committee is holding an inquiry into the impact of EU regulation and policy on the UK life sciences. The inquiry will look at how EU legislation and regulation can...
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