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On Line Training for Biotech Industries

Next Module Starts May 2016 This  new  training programme has been designed in consultation with existing UK industries to address this skills shortage. Since this...

Bioplastic Award 2015 Winners

The 9th Bioplastics Award recognises innovation, success and achievements by manufacturers, processors, brand owners, or users of bioplastic materials. To be eligible for consideration in the...

IB brings solutions to fashion industry to increase its sustainability.

Fashion is one of the least-sustainable industries.  As part of an effort by Swedish multinational retail-clothing company to seek new circular approaches throughout the whole fashion value...

Biorenewable Nylon form Yeast and Sugar

Engineers from Iowa State University have developed a technique to create biorenewable nylon from sugar using a genetically modified strain of yeast and a form of hybrid catalysis. Follow...

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

The February 2016 edition of KTN's  Algal Bioenergy newsletter  is now out, filled with all the latest news, events and funding programmes of relevance to algal bioenergy. ...

IBLF Award enables Phytofutures to benefit from assistance from IP specialists Mewburn Ellis

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

Call for PhD project on sustainable feeds for finfish

Together with the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC), the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) s inviting funding applications for PhD projects which offer...

Call for presentations: KTN workshop on Advanced Sensing for Biosciences, 16 March, London

Much of the recent revolution in Bioscience and Clinical research has come through our ability to study the behaviour of biological systems at the molecular, cellular and physiological scales....

Dstl showcases its work in the emerging technology area of synthetic biology

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory ( Dstl ) is committing up to £18 million over the next 4 years exploring the potential impact of synthetic biology on the UK’s defence and security...

Are you interested in the opportunities presented by algae as a source of biofuel?

The   International Conference on  Marine Biomass as Renewable Energy , being held on 3-4 March 2016 in Glasgow, has announced an exciting programme of keynote...

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...
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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...