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Algal Bioenergy SIG publishes report on activities and achievements over the last 5 years

The Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group (ABSIG) was formed in 2011 with support from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and Innovate UK and managed by the Knowledge Transfer...

BIA publishes new report on UK biotech financing

The Bioindustry Association (BIA), working in partnership with Evaluate and the London Stock Exchange (LSE), has published a new report -  Money, momentum and maturity: UK biotech...

Marine microalgae breakthrough toward fish-free aquaculture feed

Dartmouth College scientists have discovered that marine microalgae can completely replace the wild fish oil currently used to feed tilapia, the second most farmed fish in the world and the most...

Latest round of funding from Eurostars now open

The latest round of Eurostars funding is now open to applications with a closing date of 15th September 2016.  Eurostars supports international innovative projects led by research...

Would you like to pitch your technology at St James's Palace?

Pitch@Palace seeks to support Entrepreneurs and ideas from across the United Kingdom. It was established by the Duke of York to provide an opportunity for entrepreneurs to get their business...

Job opportunity at the Biorenewables Development Centre - Business Engagement Coordinator

The Biorenewables Development Centre are recruiting for a Business Engagement Coordinator to join their business development team. Further details are available here: ...

Job opportunities at AlgaeCytes Ltd: Microalgal Scientist, Chemist

AlgaeCytes is focused on developing and commercialising the next generation of bioactive ingredients from sustainable and environmentally-sound resources. AlgaeCytes uses its unique algae...

Learn about £200m of innovation funding at the Ingenuity KnowledgeXchange Breakfast Event

Innovation is crucial for your businesses to compete and to help create and maintain your market lead. The funding landscape for innovation has changed dramatically and presents fresh...

KTN will be at New Designers - why not pop into one of our talks

KTN will again be supporting New Designers at the Business Design Centre. This exhibition showcases over 3,000 of the most promising graduate talents from Britain’s leading design courses and is...

All the latest algal bioenergy news, funding and events

We have just published the June 2016 edition of KTN's  Algal Bioenergy newsletter   - filled with all the latest news, events and funding programmes of relevance to algal...

Wanting to scale up your heterotrophic microalgae production?

A global brewery company is exploring options to negate fermenter down-time. They have 400,00L batch production fermenters and large centrifuges for DSP. They also have spent grains and wheat...

Tell us what you are interested in within forthcoming 2017 H2020 Call Topics

KTN in collaboration with the UK National Contact Points, SusChem UK and EEN, is gathering information on your interest in forthcoming 2017 H2020 Call Topics. Understanding your...

Tuning algae for biofuel profitably

BioExtractions (Wales) Ltd received an ABSIG SPARK Plus award to work with the  University of Greenwich on a "Tuning algae for biofuel profitably" project. The project has successfully...

Bioprocess modelling toolkit to explore options for algal biorefining

Phytofutures and University College London (UCL) used their ABSIG SPARK Plus award to create a  bioprocess modelling toolkit to explore options for algal biorefining. Phytofutures have...

New £15M Innovate UK R&D competition is open to all UK companies

Innovate UK is investing up to £15M in innovative R&D projects through the first of its "Open" funding competitions. The competition is open to the best business-led ideas or concepts,...

Using genotype selection for optimal EPA production of a commercial microalgal strain

AlgaeCytes Ltd and the Marine Biological Association, Plymouth used their 2014 ABSIG SPARK award to look at g enotype selection for optimal EPA production of a commercial microalgal strain. ...

Growing algae for fish feed in agricultural units

GJL & AM Western and the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) received a 2014 ABSIG SPARK Award to investigate algae bioremediation of wastewater from a Jade perch growth system. ...

Shipboard photobioreactor for nutrient cycling, biomass production and pollutant sequestration

Octoply Ltd and University College London received a 2014 ABSIG SPARK Award to investigate a shipboard photobioreactor for nutrient cycling, biomass production and pollutant sequestration. ...

Biogas, hydrogen and energy potential of algae grown in nutrient rich wastewater

Industrial Phycology and Cranfield University used their 2014 ABSIG SPARK Award for a project on "Biogas, hydrogen and energy potential of algae grown in nutrient rich wastewater." The SPARK...

Developing a Lab-scale method for measuring biogas potential from microalgae

University of Cambridge and  Anaero Technology were awarded a 2014 ABSIG SPARK Award to explore whether  anaerobic digestion of algae biomass is a possible route of utilisation of...
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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...