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Learn about funding for a Biofilms Innovation Knowledge Centre - Webinar on 9th December

BBSRC and Innovate UK have recently established the second phase of the UK Biofilms Programme . This will be an approximate £12.5M investment to establish a Biofilms Innovation Knowledge...

£12.5M Biofilms Programme to establish a Biofilms Innovation Knowledge Centre (IKC) open for Expressions of Interest

BBSRC and Innovate UK have launched the second phase of the UK Biofilms Programme to establish a Biofilms Innovation Knowledge Centre (IKC). An investment of approximately £12.5M will...

Want to turn your bright idea into a brilliant product?

Design Council Spark is offering support and funding to help you take your idea and turn it into a smart product and brand. Up to 15 participants will join a 16-week support programme...

Watch the recording of the KTN webinar on upcoming funding opportunities for IB & SynBio

The recording and slides from the KTN webinar on upcoming funding opportunities for industrial biotechnology & synthetic biology within the Innovate UK delivery plan are now...

BDC secures funding for 120 projects to help Yorkshire businesses harness opportunities in the bioeconomy

The Biorenewables Development Centre, a University of York subsidiary, has secured European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funding to help more companies grow through bio-based innovations. ...

£6.5M funding to solve an analysis or measurement problem from within existing businesses

Analysis for Innovators (A4I)  is a new funding programme that targets competitiveness and productivity head on, by offering cutting edge R&D, expertise and facilities to UK companies...

£10K Business Interaction Vouchers from the Plants to Products (P2P) Network

The Plants to Products (P2P) Network has opened its 4th Business Interaction Voucher (BIV) call for up to 5 vouchers worth up to £10k. The call closes on 14th December at 16:00hrs. ...

Chair of KTN to be part of judging panel in the Bio-start competition

SynbiCITE and Rainbow Seed Fund have announced that Dr David Lawrence, Non-executive Director at Syngenta, Chairman of the Science and Technology Advisory Board, and Chairman...

£11M cell and gene therapies industrial manufacture funding competition

Innovate UK is to invest up to £11 million in collaborative research and development projects to stimulate large-scale manufacturing in the cell and gene therapy sector. They are seeking...

Did you miss the Health & Life Sciences Competition Briefing? Recording of webcast available now

Innovate UK is investing up to £15 million in projects addressing technical or commercial challenges in health and life sciences (H&LS), with the aim of increasing competitiveness for UK...

FoodWasteNet Consortium Building Meeting Fund

FoodWasteNet is a BBSRC funded Network in Industrial Biotechnology & Bioenergy (NIBB). Its members are drawn from industry, universities, research organisations, NGOs and charities. ...

Funding from IBioIC: Process Scale-up Demonstrator

Following a £2.7m investment from the Scottish Funding Council for the creation of two open access facilities, IBioIC are currently inviting applications for industry-led projects that...

CRACK IT 2016 Challenges - funding to replace, reduce and refine the use of animals

The CRACK IT challenge-led competition funds collaborations between industry, academics and SMEs to solve business and scientific 'Challenges' which if solved will deliver 3Rs and commercial...

Rushlight Awards 2016-17: Celebrating the latest clean technologies, innovations, initiatives and deployment projects

The Rushlight Awards support and promote all the latest clean technologies, innovations, initiatives and deployment projects for businesses and other organisations throughout UK, Ireland and...

Innovate with InnoCentive Challenges: Enabling creative minds to solve problems

The Royal Society of Chemistry is partnering with InnoCentive to provide you with an opportunity to tackle a variety of scientific and non-technical problems.   The recently...

Recording and slides now available from opportunities for IB & SynBio webinar

Did you miss our recent webinar on opportunities for industrial biotechnology and synthetic biology in the new Innovate UK Delivery Plan? Not to worry, because the recording and slides from...

Innovate UK publishes its Delivery Plan for 2016-2017

Innovate UK has today published its Delivery Plan 2016-2017, outlining the main ways in which they will invest around £561 million in helping businesses to innovate and grow in the financial...

Apply for a Business Interaction Voucher from a BBSRC Network in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy

BBSRC, with support from EPSRC, has funded 13 unique collaborative Networks in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy (BBSRC NIBB). These multidisciplinary networks will drive new ideas to...

CMBNet launches call for Open Innovation Meeting Grants

The Crossing Biological Memmbranes Network ( CMBNet ) , a BBSRC funded network in Biotechnology and Bioenergy (NIBB), has g rants available to assist industrial members in hosting...

New £136m EU-backed fund to help businesses in Wales grow

The First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones, has announced a new £136m EU-backed fund to give businesses in Wales access to finance to help drive their productivity and the growth of the...

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  • SC2 (Food security, sustainable agriculture & forestry, marine, maritime & inland water research & the bioeconomy)
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