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Commercialising Microalgae 16 June: Programme available

Commercialising microalgae: Determining industry needs Tuesday 16 June 2015 9.30-4.30 NEC, Birmingham Cost: Free Register via this link Download flyer here ...

Engineering the Membrane for Improved Cell Factories, 17-18 September 2015, Sheffield

The Crossing Biological Membranes Network ( CBMNet ), a BBSRC NIBB, is holding a research synposium titled " Engineering the Membrane for Improved Cell Factories " on  17-18...

Scientists discover how microbes acquire electricity in making methane

Stanford University scientists have solved a long-standing mystery about methanogens, unique microorganisms that transform electricity and carbon dioxide into methane. In a new study, the...

Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking launches €100 million funding call

The Bio-based Industries (BBI) Joint Undertaking has launched a €100 million Call for Proposals. The Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking is a €3.7 billion Public-Private Partnership...

Get up to date on molecular modelling of carbohydrates, 6th July 2015, Manchester

The IBCarb Network is holding a  one day meeting to present state-of-the-art research on using computational chemistry techniques to better understand the structure and interactions of...

Opportunity for Scottish businesses to meet Innovate UK - Business Breakfast Event, 10 June, Edinburgh

Innovate UK will be visiting Edinburgh on Wednesday 10th June to meet and talk with businesses in Scotland about innovation and to explain how the support that it offers can help you. ...

Just over 4 days left to apply for an Algal Bioenergy SIG SPARK Plus Award

ABSIG SPARK Plus awards closing date: 16.00 on 22 May 2015 The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and Innovate UK are to invest £50,000 in early-stage R&D projects aimed at...

Application of synthetic biology for production of next generation biologics, 1 July 2015, Manchester

The Centre of Excellence in Biopharmaceuticals (COEBP) is holding its 4th Annual Scientific Symposium on the topic of " Application of synthetic biology for production of next generation...

Technology inspired innovation competition now open for registrations

Innovate UK is to invest up to £3 million in feasibility studies to stimulate innovation across four technology areas.  The aim of this competition is to ensure that small and micro...

£34m funding available from Industrial Biotechnology Catalyst - Round 4

Innovate UK, The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) & the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) are to invest £34m in major integrated...

KTN's new Industrial Biotechnology newsletter

Industrial Biotechnology (IB) is an area of rapid advances, as described in the recent  Journey of IB rep ort, so here at KTN we are trialling a new monthly IB newsletter as...

Involved in Proof of Concept Funding? Help Innovate UK review its Proof of Concept funding

Innovate UK is undertaking a review of Proof of Concept funding for businesses and academia in the UK. To support this work Innovate UK first needs to establish a baseline for how different...

Algae based bioashphalt: Anyone in UK with R&D expertise?

Is there anyone involved in algae based bioashphalt R&D in the UK? A UK company is seeking this expertise for an opportunity. Please contact Michelle ( michelle.carter@ktn-uk.org...

Technical and economic aspects of large scale seaweed cultivation in Europe, 9 June 2015, Brussles

The AT~SEA consortium is holding its final event o n Tuesday 9th June 2015 t in Brussels, where they will welcome stakeholders in the area of seaweeds and related areas (i.e. small and large...

Have you booked your pitch presentation slot at the Commercialising Microalgae Workshop? Deadline 18th May.

The Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group (ABSIG) and PHYCONET (a BBSRC NIBB) invite you to attend a workshop on “ Commercialising microalgae: Determining industry needs ”...

From the Sugar Platform to biofuels and biochemicals - new report for the EC

E4tech have just completed a new study ‘From the Sugar Platform to biofuels and biochemicals’ for the European Commission (DG ENER).  Working with partners from RE-CORD and Wageningen UR,...

Latest news from the Algal Bioenergy Special Interest Group

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

Find out about funding from the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking

What benefits does the Bio based Joint Undertaking offer you? What is included in the new Call? How can you apply for funding? Come to the Info Day 2015 in Brussels on 26th June (09:00 -...

Algae-derived Omega-3 fatty acids may improve reproductive performance of cattle

An international research alliance is investigating the potential of algae-derived fatty acids for improving animal reproductive performance. The Global Alltech Research Alliance, led by...

Welsh innovators set to showcase pioneering work

Businesses and organisations in Wales which develop ground-breaking products, services and processes are being urged to open their doors this summer to show off their ideas and expertise. ...
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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...