EBNet-AlgaeUK: Algae and Environmental Biotechnology, 9 Oct 19

The theme of this EBNet and Algae-UK joint event was “recent developments in the field of carbon capture, commercial development and integrated systems”. Held at Birkbeck College, London on 9 Oct 19, a stellar gathering of speakers explored the following topics. Talks were followed by a panel session, kindly chaired …

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 …

EBNet 2019 ECR Conference: 1-2 Jul 19, Sheffield Hallam University

Congratulations to all the winners of prizes at our Early Career Researcher (ECR) Conference. Best Overall Presentation (Prize@ £1,500 Travel Bursary): Aaron Brown, University of Leeds Best in Session 1: Ziyi Liu, Imperial College London Best in Session 2: Aaron Brown, University of Leeds Best in Session 3: Natalia Jawiarczyk, …

EBNet showcases circular bioeconomy at Glastonbury

With a challenge of ‘bringing our own energy’ and in temperatures exceeding 30 degrees C, the AD Network legacy Circular Bioeconomy outreach team headed for Glastonbury on 25th June to 1st July, joining scientists from all over the country in order to talk to festival-goers about our work. Big thanks …

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 …