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BBSRC awards major grants for poultry vaccines, new elite lines of wheat and plants that make their own fertiliser

Three high-value, long-term research projects totalling £13.9M have been awarded funding by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC). They have the potential to produce cheap and effective vaccines for poultry, develop plants that can make their own fertiliser and create new ways to breed elite lines of wheat. The three grants, funded through BBSRC's...
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Nominations now open for BBSRC Innovator of the Year

Have you worked with a BBSRC-funded researcher who has stepped outside the lab to realise the potential of their research? Nominate them, or their team, for a BBSRC Innovator of the Year Award! Nomination deadline: 29 October 2015 Application deadline: 19 January 2016 The  BBSRC Innovator of the Year  competition recognises and rewards individuals and small...
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BBSRC/EMBRAPA joint call for collaborative research proposals in wheat research

BBSRC and the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation ( Embrapa) have announced a joint call for collaborative research proposals in wheat research. The purpose of this pump-priming award is: to enable UK and Brazilian researchers to work together to develop competitive, integrated, collaborative research proposals for submission to the BBSRC/EMBRAPA Joint Wheat full...
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UK & USA scientists collaborate to design crops of the future

Three teams of UK and USA researchers will begin a programme of novel research to revolutionise current farming methods by giving crops the ability to thrive without using costly, polluting manufactured fertilisers. The three highly innovative projects include: searching the planet for a lost bacterium with special, sought-after properties; using synthetic biology to create a new...
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