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Looking to scale & grow your business? Come to Venturefest Scotland, 1 Sep 2016, Glasgow

Venturefest Scotland is an annual, business innovation event for ambitious Scottish SMEs, entrepreneurs, investors, academics and innovators designed to inspire, inform and connect. Last year...

Check out the exciting programme of speakers and workshops at EFIB 2016

EFIB 2016 will provide 650+ delegates with insights from over 100 speakers around what success looks like so far in the biobased industry and what routes need to be taken to ensure future...

£9M call for Networks in Vector Borne Disease (VBD) Research

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and Medical Research Council (MRC) have pre-announced a £9M call for Networks in Vector Borne Disease (VBD) Research . ...

5 PhD studentships available with University of South Wales

Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarships (KESS) is a pan-Wales higher level skills initiative led by Bangor University on behalf of the HE sector in Wales. It is part funded by the Welsh...

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...

Zero Waste Scotland Circular Economy Investment Fund

Zero Waste Scotland is investing European Regional Development Funds to help small and medium businesses be resource efficient and create a more circular economy. The programme will...

£10 million Biomedical Catalyst 2016 competition now open

A new funding boost of £57.5 million was announced for the UK’s energy and infrastructure, biomedical and quantum technology sectors by Business Secretary Sajid Javid at the first...

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

The July 2016 edition of KTN's Industrial Biotechnology (IB) newsletter , filled with all the latest news, events and funding programmes of relevance to IB,is now available.  ...

Innovation Showcase at Venturefest Scotland 2016 - call for entries

Do you know a high-growth, Scottish company who would be interested in taking part in the Venturefest Scotland Innovation Showcase ? Participation is FREE and last year 10 companies were...

Survey: Advertising in Business Biodirectory

KTN and Innovate UK would like to understand which funding model suits your needs best if you were considering online advertising to raise your company profile. The UK-Norway IB Business...

First full-scale bio plant will use enzymes to convert household waste into valuable products

DONG Energy and Novozymes have just agreed that Novozymes will deliver enzymes for the coming REnescience plant in Northwich in the North West of England. It will be the first full-scale bio...

EFIB2016 workshops announced

  Two interactive and practical workshops   have been announced for the first afternoon of the 9th European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy (EFIB...

Briefing webinar for Women in Innovation competition, 18 July

The first women only Innovate UK competition opened last month as part of a new ‘infocus’ initiative to encourage diversity in innovation. Recent reports show that women are half as...

Planting plastic

Article by By Dr Stephen Chapman, Aberystwyth University As a society we are fundamentally ambivalent to plastics. On the one hand the convenience, flexibility and durability of...

Have you say on future EU research on food security, agriculture, marine sector & bioeconomy

The European Commission is seeking views and opinions from SMEs on the strategy, scope, objectives, and expected impacts of the Horizon 2020 ‘Food Security, sustainable agriculture and...

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...
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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...