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Tiny grains of rice hold big promise for greenhouse gas reductions and bioenergy

Rice serves as the staple food for more than half of the world's population, but it's also the one of the largest manmade sources of atmospheric methane, a potent greenhouse gas. Now, with the...

Learn about biotech licensing and tech transfer in India, webinar on 12th August 2015

The UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) team, and the British High Commission (FCO) in India are hosting a webinar on  biotech licensing and tech transfer in India  on 12 th ...

Technology and Innovation Futures: Help GO Science identify the important technologies of the future

The Government Office for Science is always working to identify pioneering technologies. They are focused on applications that give the UK a competitive edge and improve lives by delivering...

Funding to enable researchers to "FLIP" from one environment to another

The latest round of FLexible Interchange Programme (FLIP) funding from BBSRC is currently open for applications with a deadline of 15th October 2015 (4pm).   What are ...

DATE FOR DIARY: Algae to Aviation Biofuels, 24 Nov 2015, Birmingham

Algae as a Tool in Ecosystem Services Microalgae to aviation biofuels DATE FOR DIARY WHEN: Tuesday 24 th November 2015 WHERE:   Holiday Inn Birmingham...

2nd annual NPRONET meeting, 9-10 Sept: abstracts due 31 July

For the 2 nd Annual meeting, members of NPRONET are invited to present their research progress in 15 minute talks. If you would like to present, please submit an abstract to ...

Call for abstracts: Marine biomass as Renewable Energy: International Conference, 3&4 March 2016, Glasgow

  CALL FOR ABSTRACTS   One source of biofuels has been identified as marine biomass or marine algae. Many researchers are working on the feasibility of using algae as a...

Register now: PHYCONET Annual conference, 26th Aug

  High Value Chemicals from Microalgae network, PHYCONET Annual Conference   Novotel London West 26th August 2015   Early Career Researcher? Call for...

Harris distillery develops seaweed gin

The Harris Distillery, on the Isle of Harris, Scotland is about to release a new seaweed gin. Sugar kelp, Saccharina latissima is sourced locally by hand diving and is then used to infuse...

Job opportunities at Ingenza: Senior Biochemist, Senior Molecular Biologist and Bioinformatician, Research Assistant

Ingenza currently has 3 job opportunities that may be of interest. For full details of any of these posts please visit  http://www.ingenza.com/recruitment   Senior...

Microalgae could be a viable feedstuff for ruminants

An article on the American Society of Animal Science website highlights a piece recently published work by scientists at Montana State University and Iowa State University into...

Find out what KTN's Access to Funding & Finance (A2FF) team can do to help your business succeed

At New Designers 2015, the Knowledge Transfer Network’s (KTN) Head of Access to Funding & Finance (A2FF) Ian Tracey gave an overview of the funding and support opportunities available to...

Coca-Cola showcase new 100% biobased PET bottle

Coca-Cola Co showcased a new all-biobased PET bottle at the 2015 World Expo in Milan. In 2009 Coca-Cola produced PET bottles based on 30% plant-based renewable...

Save the date: Horizon 2020 funding briefing for resource efficient bio-based value chains, 13 October, Manchester

Feeding a changing world – Horizon 2020 funding for resource efficient bio-based value chains - farm to fork, non-food crops, BioBased products and waste treatment ** SAVE THE DATE -...

Design4Life: How the New Trends in Health, Food and Biotech are Changing our Lives

With the world’s population of 7.2 billion projected to reach 9 billion by 2050, this rapid growth in the occupancy of our planet is creating unprecedented challenges in the management of...

Free registration code for SynBioBeta Activate Event, 27 July, Cambridge

The SynBio SIG has been asked to share a discount code for the SynBioBeta Activate Event " Reprogramming Life With Synthetic Biology " on Monday 27th July (5pm - 9:30pm) in Cambridge. ...

Save the Date: European Symposium on Biochemical Engineering Sciences, 11-14 Sep 2016, Dublin

ESBES, organised bi-annually by the European Society of Biochemical Engineering Sciences (ESBES) is a major event to present, debate and discuss relevant topics and technologies related to...

EFIB: Get your discounted pass to the bioeconomy event of the year

Join over 90 speakers to discover the new business models driving the European bioeconomy forward at the European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and Bioeconomy 2015. Taking place on...

UKTI Life Sciences Organisation (LSO) reports great results for inward investment in life sciences

UKTI  released their annual report on inward investment  last month, showing that the UK is the top destination in Europe for foreign direct investment (FDI). When...

Do you work with microalgae? Invitation to add your capabilities and wish-lists to our Microalgae Database

AB SIG   and  PHYCONET   are   developing an  Industry 'Wish-List' and Capability Database for Microalgae to provide b usinesses and researchers with a...
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International Network News

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...