Environmental Biotechnology Network

BSI hosted event: Industrial Biotechnology and Net Zero – the Role of Standards and Innovation

This event, hosted by the British Standards Institution (BSI) and part of the Scottish Government’s Climate Ambition Zone at CoP 26, is being held on Wednesday 3rd November, between 09:00 – 11:00 (either live at The Lighthouse, Glasgow or by online Livestream). Discussion will focus on how industrial biotechnology is …

Mass Spectrometry in Wastewater-based Epidemiology (WBE) for the Determination of Small and Large Molecules as Biomarkers of Exposure – Needs for COVID-19 Testing with Environmental Proteomics (EP-WBE)

Webinar Thur 11 Nov, 11.00-12.00am This talk is by Professor Damia Barcelo – IDAEA-CSIC, Spain. Register through Eventbrite here. The Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Studies (IDAEA) is an environmental science institute in the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) devoted to the study of the human footprint on the …

OCTOBER 21 Events Roundup

Anaerobic Digestion, Quo vadis?21 October 2021 The Carbon Recycling Network: Policy Engagement Workshop27 October 2021 UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26)1–12 November 2021, Glasgow E3BNet: Cleaning Up Biocatalysis with Hydrogen: from recycling NADH and flavin cofactors for biotechnology to spin-out of HydRegen Ltd and beyond18 November 2021 BioVale: …

OCTOBER 21 Funding Roundup

Joint Algae-UK/BBNet/IBioIC PoC Call: Biorefining Marine BiomassExpression of interest: 15 October 2021. Deadline for full application: 26 November 2021 E3BNet POC/BIV Call – Australia/Canada collaboration27 October 2021 JSPS London: Call for the Short-Term Pre-/Post-doctoral Fellowship for Research in Japan29 November 2021 The Sanger Prize Competition 202111 December 2020

Developing the Next-Generation of Monitoring for Human and Env. Protection

Webinar Wed 29 Sep 12:00-13:00 This talk is by Dr Andrew Singer, who is a Principal Scientist at the UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH). He is a pollution scientist with an interest in understanding its effects on microbial ecology and ecosystem function in soil and water systems. Dr …

SEPTEMBER 21 Events Roundup

UKRI: The Net Zero series – Sustainable Supply Chains/Materials/Energy21 September/ 19 October/ 16 November 2021 Policy engagement for Early Career Researchers: The biomass strategy and beyond7 October 2021 E3BNet: The London Metallomics Facility12 October 2021 9th IWA Microbial Ecology and Water Engineering Specialist Conference: Microbial Ecology Data & Principles for …

IDRIC – various positions available

The Industrial Decarbonisation Research and Innovation Centre (IDRIC) works with academia, industry, government and other stakeholders to deliver the multidisciplinary research and innovation agenda needed to decarbonise the UK’s industrial clusters. IDRIC’s research and innovation programme is delivered through a range of activities that enable industry-led, multidisciplinary research in cross-cutting …

REA: UK Green Gas Day 2021

National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham – 9 September 2021 UK Green Gas Day 2021 will cover policy and technical developments relevant to all green gases, including biomethane, low-carbon hydrogen, and bio-propane. Come to UK Green Gas Day to meet project developers and operators, financiers, feedstock providers, waste hauliers, technology providers and …

Agri-TechE: 2021 VOYAGE offers soft introduction to the North American agri-food ecosystem

Apply by 30th August 2021 VOYAGE offers funding for travel to Saskatchewan and discounted enrolment in the Global Agri-food Advancement Partnership (GAAP) incubator. GAAP brings together the resources of the Global Institute for Food Security, the Saskatchewan Food Industry Development Centre and Innovation Place. The three-month incubator program supplies greenhouses, …

AUGUST 21 Funding Roundup

Agri-TechE: 2021 VOYAGE offers soft introduction to the North American agri-food ecosystem 30th August 2021 MERCK: Research Grants31 August 2021 UKRI: Developing engineering biology breakthrough ideas2 September 2021 JSPS: Multilateral Research Funding: Core-to-Core ProgrammeApply between 3 September – 1 October 2021 BBSRC: Collaborating for healthy, resilient and sustainable agricultural soils7 …

AUGUST 21 Events Roundup

NBIC: #BiofilmWeek16-22 August 2021 ISWA: Young Professionals Group Online Conference10–11 September 2021 RSC: Chemical Science Symposium 2021: Biohybrid Approaches to Sustainable Energy Conversion13-15 September 2021 Algae-UK, BBNet and IBioIC: Marine Biomass Event16 September 2021 (register by 9 September 2021) Contamination & Geotech Expo 202122-23 September 2021, NEC, Birmingham HVB Annual …

Microbial Cycling of Volatile Organic Compounds: Biogeochemistry to Biotechnology

07-08 Feb 22, Norwich, Abstract deadline: 4 Oct 21 Microbes are the organisms primarily responsible for degrading, modifying and producing Biogenic Volatile Organic Compounds (BVOCs), which are: Responsible for altering the climate and atmosphere Sources of energy, carbon, nitrogen and sulfur Signalling molecules Stress protectants Biomarkers Valuable for biotechnology This …