Articles

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...

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...

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,...

Scientists identify key components in the formation of rubber from dandelions

As someone who spent quite a bit of time weeding dandelions out of flowers beds over the weekend, I was pleased to discover that the press release below puts a more positive spin on these tough...

Creating thermal insulation and packaging foam from wood particles

Since most foam materials are made of petrochemical plastics, they aren’t very climate-friendly. But now an alternative is in sight – a novel foam material produced entirely from wood, which is...

Agricultural waste could be used as biofuel

Straw-powered cars could be a thing of the future thanks to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA). A new study pinpoints five strains of yeast capable of turning...

Extracting "gold" from fish and plant waste

The EU project APROPOS aimed to demonstrate the value inherent in waste food resources which are currently used mostly for animal feed. New industrial processing techniques are enabling us...

CT scanning shows why tilting trees produce better biofuel

Imperial College London researchers have used medical imaging techniques to explore why making willow trees grow at an angle can vastly improve their biofuel yields. Using micro-CT scans, the...

Step change for screening could boost biofuels

Researchers at the BBSRC strategically-funded Institute of Food Research have developed a new way of rapidly screening yeasts that could help produce more sustainable biofuels. The new...

New biobattery process improves the efficiency of biogas plants

Biogas plants are an important element for a decentralised energy supply. They produce electricity from renewable resources and can compensate for highly fluctuating wind and solar energy. There...

Is your business located in the Yorkshire region? Find out how you could benefit from the bioeconomy at a Biovale workshop

The Skills Team at the Biorenewables Development Centre in York are orgainsing a series of one-day workshops to help regional businesses gain a better awareness of bioeconomy and...

Making a better wound dressing — with fish skin

With a low price tag and mild flavor, tilapia has become a staple dinnertime fish for many Americans. Now it could have another use: helping to heal our wounds. In the journal ACS Applied...

Roadmap set for Scottish biorefining industry through to 2025

In the next step towards growing Scotland’s bioeconomy, the Scottish Industrial Biotechnology Development Group, supported by Scottish Enterprise, has released the Biorefinery Roadmap for...

What is Industrial Biotechnology? Steve Bagshaw, Chair of the IBLF, explains

In an interview with Life Size Media, Steve Bagshaw, Chief Executive Officer at Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies and Chair of the Industrial Biotechnology Leadership Forum (IBLF) gives a...

Scientists unlock one of Nature’s best-kept secrets: How plants make natural medicines

Scientists at the John Innes Centre have discovered how plants make valuable natural products we rely on today for use as medicines, flavours and scents. This discovery has the potential to pave...

Provisional patent filed for process using nitogen to increase bioethanol production

Indiana University biologists believe they have found a faster, cheaper and cleaner way to increase bioethanol production by using nitrogen gas, the most abundant gas in Earth’s atmosphere, in...

EPSRC funding call for low carbon fuel generation

EPSRC , as part of the  Research Councils UK (RCUK) Energy Programme , invites proposals for collaborative research projects to undertake fundamental research that will advance low carbon...

Opportunity to learn more about the expertise, capabilities and initiatives of the biorenewables sector in the York region

A Biorenewables Focus Tour of York, The Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC) & BioVale, 9-10 February 2015 The Industrial Biotech Network Norway (IBNN) will be coming to...

EC funding for demonstrating advance biofuel technologies

The European Commission currently has a funding call open for " Demonstrating advanced biofuel technologies ." The deadline for applications is 5 May 2015. In the short-term and medium-term...
Showing 1 - 20 of 244 results.
Items per Page 20
of 13

Like our News....

 

Become a member

 

Get email updates on the latest news and funding opportunties relevant to you.

Registration is free, quick and open to all.

Find out why 4000+ members have already joined

Check your membership status by looking at the button in the banner above;
 - logged in members will see 'cancel membership'
 - non members will see 'join this group'.

Find more news in our Groups

Groups

Send us your news

Got a great news story or funding opportunity relevant to our biosciences community...

Email us

 

Email us

News from other groups

KTN's new Industrial Biotechnology newsletter

Industrial Biotechnology (IB) is an area of rapid advances, as described in the recent...

Most read articles

Partners sought for High-Value applications for cotton project

  Partners are being sought to participate in a project based on High-Value...

Take part in Europe's leading biotechnology congress

The European Congress on Biotechnology is the leading conference for academic and...

Chickens to benefit from biofuel bonanza

Chickens could be the unexpected beneficiaries of the growing biofuels industry, feeding on...