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Phytofutures assisted by IP specialists Mewburn Ellis

An IBLF Award allowed Phytofutures  to access a number of services from Intellectual Property (IP) specialists   Mewburn Ellis . Phytofutures is a start-up company working,...

Encasing stem cells in alginate gel made from seaweed to protect them from the environment

Stem cells have been put into plasters and bandages to help heal wounds for the first time, thanks to a new technique developed by scientists at Newcastle University. The method of encasing...

Grow a greener business with Scottish Government funding from £1k-£100k

Funded by the Scottish Government, the  Resource Efficient Scotland SME Loans scheme aims support businesses that are looking to reduce costs through improved energy, material...

Key enabling technologies foster economic growth, especially in low-tech EU regions

A first-time analysis finds that key enabling technologies (KETs) – such as nano electronics or industrial biotechnologies – directly boost EU regions’ growth.  Comparison with...

Catch up on the latest industrial biotechnology news, funding and events

We have just published the February 2016 edition of KTN's  Industrial Biotechnology (IB) newsletter , with all the latest news, events and funding programmes of relevance to IB, is...

Register now for biobased industries funding information and consortium building event, 3 March, Manchester

European Funding for Biobased Industries - Information and Consortium Building Event, 3rd March 2016, Manchester This free to attend event will give details about the new...

Further funding released for Summer 2016 Internships

Internships are being sought for students studying a range of technical subjects at Lancaster University – such as chemistry, computing and communications, cyber-security, engineering,...

Register now for Bioeconomy Impact 2016, 10-11 Feb, Dublin

“Bioeconomy Impact 2016”, on 10-11 February in Dublin, is the first in a series of annual events which will challenge bioeconomy researchers to critically think about the value, impact and...

Invitation to 6th European Algae Biomass 2016 Summit, 20-21 April, Berlin

6th European Algae Biomass 2016 Summit 20-21 April 2016,  Berlin (EUREF Campus), Germany  ACI’s 6th European Algae Biomass 2016 Summit will discuss the latest commercial...

Carlsberg "Cheers to green ideas" awarded: Using microalgae to produce biomass

Congratulations to the 2 students from Heriot-Watt University that won the Cheers from green ideas award from Carlsberg. “ Cheers to green ideas ” is an initiative to source-crowding ideas...

Newly discovered bacteria may enable photosynthetic biofuel production

A bacterium found in the Gobi desert, Gemmatimonadetes , can springboard the research in biofuels. The studies to Gemmantiminadetes phylum revealed that belong to photosynthetic bacteras....

Plant-based enzyme for EU chemical and pharmaceutical Industry

KYROBIO is an EU-funded project that has pioneered a new enzyme that can benefit many different industrial sectors. The main focus of KYROBIO project was to enable the industrial...

European funding for biobased industries - Information and consortium building event, 3 March, Manchester

European funding for biobased Industries - Information and Consortium Building Event, 3rd March 2016, Manchester Registration is now open for an information and consortium building...

Learn how to work effectively with universities - PraxisUnico Workshop, 1 March in London

The benefits to your business of collaborative knowledge exchange with universities can include accelerated R&D, tax benefits, funding support, increased expertise, and new product and...

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

We have just published the January edition of our  Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group (ABSIG) newsletter. As usual it is packed with information on the latest funding calls, events...

EFIB PitchFest 2016: New investor-ready programme for innovative SMEs

Are you… An innovative SME and have a technology or process that meets the bioeconomy agenda Seeking a minimum €1 million investment? Looking for free business...

GlycoMar Limited and MicroA AS launch new company specialising in production of polysaccharides from microalgae

Scottish biotechnology company GlycoMar and Norwegian technology company MicroA have announced a new joint venture business, called Prasinotech Ltd. The new company is registered in Scotland. ...

Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking to launch new call for proposals

The Bio-based Industries (BBI) Joint Undertaking (JU) will launch a  new Call for Proposals on 18 April 2016, with a scheduled closing date for proposals of  15 September...

US biotech company, Calysta Inc. to open its first R&D and market introduction facility in the UK

Located at the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), Teesside, Calysta will develop the production process for FeedKind™ protein, a new fish feed ingredient to reduce the aquaculture industry’s...

Webinar: How to make a successful EU funding application in the chemical sciences, 29 Jan

This webinar will provide an overview of three EU funding programmes that have committed nearly €80 million of funding until 2020. Each programme provides differing combinations of business...
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UK benefits from EC-funded genetics and genomics research.

A press release on the completion of SABRE (Cutting-Edge Genomics for Sustainable Animal...

Updates on UKTI officers event 7th of March

As per previous post - a number of UKTI officers (around 15) are visiting London and...

New Sector Reports on Opportunities in Chinese Regional Cities

The China-Britain Business Council has produced three new sector reports for UKTI London...

Look at the latest international KTN proposals that have won funding

The autumn call for proposals closed back in December and after some deliberations 6...

UKTI/KTN workshop 25th of November

This is now shaping up nicely, which good responses from UKTI sector teams and KTNs....

KTN international proposals September 2010 call update

Just to let everybody know we have received 10 proposals, the panel will meet to decide on...

KTN International Fund contributes to a neglected area of the "systemic risk" debate

If you are a regular reader of the FT or The Economist , or even if you just watch the...

Opportunity to contribute to EIT strategy

See below - opportunity for KTNs and communities to influence the direction of this institute:...

Opportunity to contribute to EIT strategy

See below - opportunity for KTNs and communities to influence the direction of this institute:...

September 2010 call now open

Dear all,   the September call has now opened, I am looking...