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Leverhulme Trust funding for talented individuals in the arts, humanities, sciences and social sciences

The Leverhulme Trust provides grants and scholarships for research and education and is one of the largest all-subject providers of research funding in the UK, distributing approximately £80m a...

L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science UK & Ireland Fellowships Programme for 2016 open for applications

Over 17 years ago, L’Oréal and UNESCO founded the For Women in Science programme to promote and highlight the importance of ensuring greater participation of women in science. Each year,...

Crossing Biological Membranes Network (CBMNet) funding for Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy projects

Crossing Biological Membranes Network (CBMNet), a BBSRC Network in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy (NIBB) currently has several types of funding available. For information on the...

Do you have an interest in materials science?

Materials Sciences Institute Conference 22nd - 23rd March 2016, Lancaster University Conference Centre Businesses with an interest in materials science are invited to an...

Under starters orders for launch of new innovation event

Innovation organisations across the East will be under starter’s orders when Venturefest East arrives for the first time at the Rowley Mile Racecourse in Newmarket on 24th May 2016. The...

Catch up on the latest synthetic biology news, funding and events

The January edition of our  SynBio SIG newsletter  is now out, packed full of the latest news updates, forthcoming events, and funding & competitions of interest to the Synthetic...

Call for Expressions of Interest for Stakeholders on the European Union Bioeconomy Panel

The European Commission is seeking new stakeholder members for its  European Union Bioeconomy Panel. In its Communication " Innovating for Sustainable Growth: A Bioeconomy for Europe ...

IChemE seminar on automating biologics, 22 February 2016, IChemE, London

Automating biologics:  high-throughput development through to smart manufacturing  22 February 2016, IChemE, London, UK Automation has the potential to enhance throughput of...

New Competition open to SMEs: 6K support package for sustainability

edie.Live launched an Innovation Competition for SMEs (up to 250 employees and turnover not exceding   € 50m) that have developed a new or emerging technology, system, process or business...

Could satellite applications play a role in biomass and AD? Satellites for Waste Management Workshop on 19 Jan

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) and the European Space Agency (ESA) are co-organising a half-day workshop on 19th January in Didcot to explore opportunities in Waste...

EuropaBio at COP21: With the right support Industrial Biotech will help put the brakes on climate change

2.5 billion tonnes of CO 2  could be saved per year by supporting the development and uptake of products and processes made with Industrial Biotech. These were the WWF figures quoted by...

From Plant 2 Products: Proof of Concept funding for converting biomass to biobased products

The From Plants to Products Nework (P2P) , a BBSRC Network in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy (NIBB) that is also supported by EPSRC, has a opened a call for Proof of Concept ...

Biomass crops can enhance landscape biodiversity

Planting of biomass crops in arable farmland can increase landscape-level biodiversity to support ecosystem function and resilience a study at the BBSRC strategically funded institute Rothamsted...

£4.4M grant to develop a yeast alternative to palm oil

A multi-disciplinary team of engineers and scientists from the University of Bath and the University of York are aiming to produce the first ever yeast-derived alternative to palm oil on an...

New research explores high-value applications for rapeseed oil

Led by Velcourt, a collaboration of researchers and plant breeders are working to establish the commercial feasibility of a new type of oilseed rape (OSR) that could provide a greener...

Proof of Concept Funding available from FoodWasteNet

FoodWasteNet, a BBSRC Network in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy (NIBB) has announced a call for  Proof of Concept funds   to encourage and support collaboration between...

Are you interested in partnering opportunities with Brazil, Chile and Mexico engineering innovators?

The Royal Academy of Engineering  invites you to a reception on 4 December 2015 to meet engineering innovators from Brazil, Chile and Mexico. For UK technology entrepreneurs, funders...

Construction and deconstruction of lignocellulosic biomass, 17-19 Feb 2016, Pott Shrigley, Cheshire

Lignocellulosic Biorefinery Network (LBNet), a BBSRC NIBB, is holding its 1st International Conference on the theme of construction and deconstruction of lignocellulosic biomass. This...

Helping green the energy market - BDC capital grant helps Cawood Scientific diversify into anaerobic digestion market

The Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC) has just published a case study about  one of the clients they have been able to help through a capital grant. In their " Helping green the...

Novasep and CPI working together to advance innovation in UK biopharmaceutical manufacturing

Novasep, a leading supplier of services and technologies for the life sciences industry, and the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), a UK-based technology innovation centre, have announced they...
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