Environmental Biotechnology Network

The EBNet Early Career Researcher Conference – 30 Aug-1 Sept 2023, Edinburgh

Registration is now open: HERE Are you an ECR working in Environmental Biotechnology? Join us in 2023 for our 5th annual ECR conference (ECR23). Last year we attracted 70 people to Nottingham with an array of interesting talks, a free career-focused workshop and prizes for the best contributors. This year …

EBNet Webinar: Bioelectrochemical Development for Environmental Technology

Webinar: Friday 17 March 2023, 09.00-10.00 (GMT). Registration open soon. (Find our past webinar recordings on the YouTube channel HERE.) Invited International Speaker: Title: “tbc“ Associate Professor Annemiek ter Heijne, Environmental Technology, Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands. A. Prof. Annemiek ter Heijne is Former President & Fellow and active …

Calling all innovators! The BBSRC’s first Sparking Innovation Conference – bringing bioscience innovators, entrepreneurs, TTOs and investors together – 2 March 2023

The Sparking Innovation Conference will be centred around four consecutive panel discussions with experts: Panel 1: Developing your bioscience technology with commercial potential with Simon Aspland (Head of Commercialisation, John Innes Centre), Sue Sundstrom (Executive Director, Sundstrom Innovation), Anne Muir (Deputy Director of Research & Innovation Services, University of Dundee), …

FEBRUARY 23: Events Roundup

HVBNet: Introduction to the Nagoya Protocol Webinar – 8 February 2023Postgrad LIVE – 22 February 2023, LondonYorkshire Contaminated Land Forum: Advances in Contaminated Land Assessment and Remediation – 3 March 2023, University of SheffieldMicrobiology Society: Annual Conference – 17-20 April 2023, BirminghamFEMS2023 – 9-13 July 2023, Hamburg, GermanyIBBK: Progress in Manure and Digestate Online Conference – …

FEBRUARY 23: Funding Roundup

REAL Research Hub: Tender for ‘Plastic contamination method assessment: Evaluating current mass-based method and possible alternative methods of assessment for plastics in compost and digestate’ – 17 February 2023Innovate UK:  Innovation loans future economy competition: round 8 – 8 March 2023Innovate UK: Farming Innovation Programme: research starter round 3 – 8 March 2023NERC …

Vacancies at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Two interesting opportunities have become available at the Wallenberg Wood Science Center and Chalmers University of Technology. Assistant Professor in Circularity of Materials from Biomass – deadline: 31 January 2023 The successful candidate will receive a generous start up package, which will provide the opportunity to build an independent research …

EBNet Webinar: LCA for Biotechnology Problems: targeted fundamental methodology – 16 March 10-12.00 (GMT)

Brought to you by the Process Integration and Sustainability Assessment Working Group, their second webinar will introduce the methodologies involved in performing a Life Cycle Assessment for the EB sector. This webinar is led by Professor Jhuma Sadhukhan, University of Surrey. Save the date. “LCA for Biotechnology Problems: targeted fundamental …

5th International MEEP Symposium 5-7 July 2023, Lucerne Switzerland

This conference on Microbial, Enzymatic & Bio-Photovoltaic Electrochemical Reactors, Fuel Cells & Electrolyser Systems is organised in conjunction with PHOENIX – Cost Action & EFCF – European Electrolyser & Fuel Cell Forum. Abstract submission deadline: 23 January 2023 The aim of the 5th International MEEP Symposium is to open up …

JANUARY 23: Funding Roundup

UKRI: Sustainable bio-based materials and manufacture: feasibility study – 1 February 2023UKRI: Artificial intelligence research to enable UK’s net zero target – 2 February 2023IChemE Spotlight Webinar: Becoming a Chartered Environmentalist – 2 February 2023EPSRC: Circular economy critical mass programmes – 8 February 2023EPSRC: Artificial intelligence hubs for real data and for scientific and engineering research – …

JANUARY 23: Events Roundup

RSC: State-of-the-art in the Analysis of Complex Environmental Matrices: A Webinar series – Jan/Feb 2023SETsquared: Sustainability Workshop – 17-19 January 2023Water Discovery Challenge: Launch Webinar and Live Q&A – 26 January 2023CPI and Pro Green: Process design and scale-up – 31 Jan 2023HVB: Introduction to the Nagoya Protocol Webinar – 8 February 2023BBNet: Conference  – 22–24 …

KTN: Industrial Applications of Biomass: The Biorefinery Concept – creating high value product streams from biomass

Thursday, 15 December 2022 from 10.00 – 12.00 GMT Register for this online event here to explore the opportunities biorefineries present along with some consideration of the current barriers to their development within the UK. Presentations include a review of the cutting-edge Biorefinery Glas project in Ireland and an outline …

EBNet Workshop: Life Cycle Assessment Tools for Environmental Biotechnology – 12 Dec 22 13.00-16.00 GMT

This webinar recording is now available here. We invite EBNet members to join us for this FREE online workshop – brought to you by the Process Integration and Sustainability Assessment Working Group. Join us for 3 hours of top level content. Featuring top speakers from academia and industry this workshop …