NOV 19 Events Roundup

Mixing in the Water Industry12 November 2019, Chicheley Hall, Buckinghamshire Join a team of industry experts to consider the latest advances and best practices in mixing. Town Meeting for BBSCR “Industrial Biotechnology for Improving Production of Higher Value Chemicals funding” call19 November 2019, Holiday Inn BloomsburyThis Town Meeting will give potential …

NOV 19 Funding Roundup

HVB: Business Interaction Vouchers – £10KDeadline: 8 January 2020 HVB:Training fund – £1KDeadline: MonthlyNetwork members can request funds of up to £1000 for a training activity including training course fees and/or accommodation and visits to other laboratories in the UK for training purposes. BBSRC: Industrial biotechnology for improving production of …

OCT 19 Events Roundup

Remediation of Brownfield Land – A Contractor’s Perspective  (ICE South Branch Graduates, Students and Apprentices)22 October 2019 at 17.30, University of SouthamptonSee:https://www.ice.org.uk/events/remediation-of-brownfield-land-southampton University2Business: Facing the Clean Growth Challenge 8 November 2019, University of PortsmouthSee: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/university2business-facing-the-clean-growth-challenge-u2b2019-registration-70687057893 UKRI: Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging (SSPP) scoping workshop15 November 2019, BirminghamSee: https://nerc.ukri.org/latest/events/list/sspp/ E3BNet: Metal Biorecovery Workshop28-29 November 2019, ManchesterThe aim of …

OCT 19 Funding Roundup

BBSRC: call for Greenhouse Gas Removal (GGR) demonstratorsMandatory workshop:16 October 2019, LondonUp to £22 million available to fund up to five demonstrators.See: https://nerc.ukri.org/funding/application/currentopportunities/pre-announcement-greenhouse-gas-removal-demonstrators-programme-calls-and-workshop/  UKRI Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Centres/Coordinator webinar sessions 17 and 22 October 2019An opportunity to learn more about the programme. If you would like to attend, please register your interest by emailing circular.economy@epsrc.ukri.org identifying which webinar …

SEPT 19 Events Roundup

5th European Conference on Sludge Management6-8 October 2019, Liège, BelgiumThe main scope of the Conference is to provide a scientific program of cutting-edge research in wastewater sludge management. It will bring together international experts of sludge management, scientists, researchers and engineers, R&D laboratories, water agencies, governmental delegates, and private companies …

SEPT 19 Funding Roundup

UKRI Interdisciplinary Circular Economy CoordinatorWebinar dates: 17th and 22nd OctoberDeadline for “Intent to Submit”: 31st OctoberDeadline for “Proposal”: 19th November 2019Up to £150k (at 80% FEC) is available for this initial grant to engage with the full spectrum of interdisciplinary research and stakeholder communities and design a proposal for an …

AUG 19 Funding Roundup

The BioIndustry Association (BIA) engineering biology pitching competitionDeadline:  29th August 2019BIA is organising a pitching competition for engineering biology start-ups and SMEs that are looking for early-stage investment. The pitching competition will be part of the BIA’s annual UK Bioscience Forum, a conference which attracts over 300 representatives from the …

AUG 19 Events Roundup

EBNet/ALGAE-UK: Algae & Environmental Biotechnology: recent developments in the field of carbon capture, commercial development and integrated systemsLondon, 9th October 2019Working with Algae? Find out more from top experts and ask some questions too. This joint NIBB event with EBNet & ALGAE-UK is free to members of either NIBB.Register now: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/algae-environmental-biotechnology-event-ebnetalgae-uk-tickets-68256656497 REA …

JULY 19 Funding Roundup

HVB: 1st Proof of Concept Call is now openDeadline:10th September 2019. Funding of up to £50,000 per project is available. The Targeted Call invites projects focused on genomic tools for high value biorenewables. Other projects will be considered through the Open Call. Full details: https://www.highvaluebiorenewables.net/funding/proof-of-concept-2019-call/ Joint BBSRC-NERC GCRF Research Translation Call: Sustainable …

JULY 19 Events Roundup

Metaproteomics and Microbiomes WorkshopThe Diamond, University of Sheffield, 4-5th September 2019This meeting aims to bring together a community of experts and those with interests in how proteins can provide invaluable insight into the functionality of microbiomes. It will focus on linking metagenomes to metaproteomes to demonstrate the power of rapidly advancing …

JUNE 19 Funding Roundup

Joint BBSRC-NERC GCRF Sustainable Enhancement of Agriculture and Aquaculture Production Translation CallCall opens: 9 July 2019; Deadline: 18th September 2019BBSRC and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) will shortly announce a joint call to support the translation of research, to address challenges related to the sustainable enhancement of agriculture (including …

JUNE 19 Events Roundup

AD Biogas & Trade Show, 3-4 July, Birmingham NEC – we will be at the show’s Innovation Hub with some of the latest research from universities across the UK, so do join us there. Attendance is free and registration is here: http://www.biogastradeshow.com/ NIS SIG launch event: Nature Inspired Solutions meet industry challenges9th …

MAY 19 Funding Roundup

NBIC 2nd Proof of concept CallDeadline: 24th May 2019A call for collaborative projects between Industrial and Research. The scope is Prevention, Detection, Management, and Engineering of Biofilms.See: https://biofilms.ac.uk/nbic-second-poc-to-launch/  2019 IIASA-NERC Collaborative Research FellowshipsDeadline: 26th June 2019Funding of £1 million is available for early career researchers.See: https://nerc.ukri.org/funding/available/fellowships/iiasa/ 

MAY 19 Events Roundup

UKRI: Circular Economy workshopDeadline to register: 21 May 2019 5th June, Manchester & 21st June, London UKRI are looking to support multiple topics.See: https://epsrc.ukri.org/funding/calls/ukricirculareconomyworkshopeoi/   HVBNet: From genomes to High Value Biorenewables17-18th June 2019, PeterboroughThis free, residential workshop will explore the current status of genomic technologies and the use of gene tools …

APRIL 19 Funding Roundup

UKRI Responsive Mode Many UKRI Calls are always open – to start your search just take a look at the various Research Council websites.See: www.ukri.org/funding/how-to-apply/  STFC Bridging for Innovators (B4I) fund The Science and Technologies Facilities Council (STFC) have recently launched the Bridging For Innovators (B4I) Scheme.B4I is funded through …