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How bioscience is benefitting the UK economy – new publications

Two independent reports from Capital Economics have been published which highlight how bioscience is benefitting the UK economy. The press release and reports can be found on the BBSRC website here: http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/news/industrial-biotechnology/2015/150720-n-reports-highlight-economic-benefits-bioscience/

GlycoBioTec 2017 registration now open!

Dear Colleague, This is the second announcement to join us on February 7-9, 2017 for the Glycobiotechnology Symposium (GlycoBioTec 2017) at the Harnack House, the historical and intimate conference venue of the Max Planck Society in Berlin. On behalf of the organizing committee, we are delighted to announce that the symposium registration is now open […]

IBCarb PoC funding call now open!

Applications are invited for Proof of Concept Funds (£10K – £100K) to support Academic-Industry partnerships that focus on strategic areas of glycobiotechnology as covered by IBCarb themes and remits. This is an open call and we will consider applications in each of our themes Tools, Renewables (materials, chemical and energy), Food, Health and Societal Impact. Your project should: Have strong industry/public interest […]

Biochemical Society Awards – open for nominations

Do you know of an outstanding bioscientist who deserves recognition? In 2018 the Biochemical Society will recognize established researchers as well as scientists in the early stages of their career. The Society is delighted to announce the introduction of 3 new awards to the portfolio: Teaching Excellence Award, Industry and Academic Collaboration Award and the […]

BBSRC Call for Collaborative Training Partnerships

Collaborative Training Partnerships (CTPs) co-invest in training the next generation of skilled people for the research base and wider bioeconomy. Our vision is to provide PhD students with a first-rate, challenging research training experience within the context of a mutually beneficial research collaboration, between academic and partner organisations. Call status: Open Meeting registration: 1 March […]

Congratulations to Gideon Davies on RS Research Professorship award

University of York Chemist, Professor Gideon Davies, has been awarded the prestigious Royal Society Ken Murray Research Professorship. He is one of six scientists to be honoured by the Society in a post that will run for approximately five years.  The award provides long-term support for internationally recognised work in areas such as biochemistry, genetics, […]

CommBeBiz Bioeconomy Photo Competition

Your image must convey some aspect of research which supports the development of the European Bioeconomy. You may wish to photograph the animals, plants, foods, landscape or other objects around you as you work on a day to day basis. You could take a picture of a scene or event that represents your research. You […]

CommBeBiz Awards

The CommBeBiz Awards aim to showcase the most innovative ideas emerging from EU funded research projects in the bioeconomy sector. We are looking for ambitious ideas with the potential to address major challenges in the bioeconomy sector with clear business or social innovation potential. The type of innovation should be social, commercial, technological or with […]

KTN Call for CASE Studentships 2016/2017 open

These studentships will be awarded by KTN through a competitive process to projects of relevance to the BBSRC’s Strategic Priorities relating to the Animal, Food, Industrial Bioscience or Plant & Crops Sectors. Please refer to the call document for further details of the competition scope. Visit the KTN website to find out more here

Innovate UK Energy Catalyst Round 4

Innovate UK is offering businesses and universities a share of up to £19million to develop innovative solutions to global energy challenges. The Energy Catalyst was established last year with funding from Innovate UK, EPSRC, and DfID to fund projects that address the energy trilemma – ensuring energy is low carbon, secure, and affordable. Round 4 […]