Environmental Biotechnology Network

IEA TASK 37 workshop: Strategies for emission control on biogas upgrading plants – ZHAW Institute of Chemistry and Biotechnology, Switzerland (and online), 25 October 2023

IEA Bioenergy Task 37 – Energy from Biogas in collaboration with Biomasse Suisse, Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), Industrie (VSG) and Research Project consortium EMMINA are holding a workshop in Niederwil, Switzerland and will also be available online. 25 October 2023 9:30 -12:30 CEST.The upgrading process of biogas to …

Bioelectrochemistry for Environmental Systems Workshop – 23/24th November 2023

Brought to you by the Bioelectrochemical Development for Environmental Technology Working Group, this 2-day workshop features hands-on lab learning and will be held at Newcastle University. This is a must for anyone working, or thinking of working, with bioelectrochemical systems. There is a small fee A workshop of knowledge and …

Have your say on the Engineering Biology Call for Evidence – Survey deadline 29 September 2023

Share your own views with the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology: HERE. This call for evidence asks for your experiences and insights into the strengths, weakness and opportunities for the UK’s engineering biology ecosystem. Government will use the outcomes of this call for evidence to inform policy that will …

Have your say on a fresh future for UK water management – Survey deadline 26 September 2023

Share your own views on the UK’s water industry: HERE A Fresh Water Future is an independently-funded project, delivered by CIWEM but overseen by a range of environmental NGOs, experts and practitioners. It aims to understand where consensus may be built on how water should be managed better in the …

Blended Event: Nanobiotechnology Enabled Sensing of Current and Emerging Pandemic Threats

21 September 2023, 11.30-12.30: Cranfield University (Stafford Cripps SC2) and on Teams. This event is brought to you by the EBNet Working Group on Environmental Sensors and Wastewater Surveillance. Join Professor Peter J. Vikesland, Virginia Tech, USA for a fascinating exploration of Nanobiotechnology Enabled Sensing. Dr. Vikesland is the Nick …

RECLAIM Network Plus Conference 2023

10:00-16:00, Monday, 11 September 2023, University Of Surrey RECLAIM (Reclaiming Forgotten Cities – Turning cities from vulnerable spaces to healthy spaces for people) is a £1.2m EPSRC-funded Network Plus grant. It is led by the University of Surrey’s Global Centre for Clean Air Research (GCARE) in collaboration with the UK …

Innovate UK: Rapidly find innovative solutions to tangible materials and manufacturing challenges

Expressions of Interest by: 30 September 2023 Open innovation is the practice of organisations sourcing ideas from external sources as well as internal ones. This means sharing knowledge and information about problems and looking outside the organisation for solutions and suggestions. Innovate UK KTN are launching an open innovation offering …

Net Zero Chemical Manufacturing – Unlocking the power of biotechnology to transform the UK chemicals industry webinar

10.00-12.30, Thursday, 14th September 2023 Innovate UK KTN, The Bioeconomy Cluster Builder and Chemical Industries Association will host this webinar dedicated to exchanging knowledge and building connections between the chemical manufacturing and industrial biotechnology (IB) communities. The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) is running a dedicated feasibility funding call to …

KTN Competition Briefing Webinar: UK – Germany Bilateral: Collaborative R&D Round 2KTN Competition Briefing Webinar:

10.00-12.00, Wednesday 13th September 2023 Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will work with The Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Klimaschutz (BMWK – The Federal Ministry For Economic Affairs And Climate Action), to invest up to £4 million in innovation projects. This investment will be open, but encouraging applications …

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for the EBNet Industrial AD Community-Goal and Scope Definition

30 October 2023, 9:30 – 16:00, Oak Suite 1-2, University of Surrey (see map)**, registration here, agenda here This in-person workshop aims to establish the Goal and Scope Definition of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) following the ISO14040-44 principles for the UK anaerobic digestion systems. Key players in the field will …

NBIC Showcase – 12 September, Nottingham

Interested in biofilms? The National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC) Showcase will take place on Tuesday 12 September 2023 from 09:00 – 17:30 at the East Midlands Conference Centre in Nottingham. Featuring talks from partner research institutions, researchers, industry/end-user partners etc., making this a great networking and knowledge exchange event. Register …

SEPTEMBER 23: Events Roundup

CIWEM: Trials at the Resource Recovery and Innovation Centre – 18 September 2023CIWEM: Resilience planning in the water industry – 26 September 2023UKWIR 4th annual conference – 30 November 2023, Hilton London Tower Bridge, LondonIWA: International Conference On Wider- Uptake Of Water Resource Recovery From Wastewater Treatment – 18-21 June 2024, Palermo, Italy19th IWA Leading …

SEPTEMBER 23: Funding Roundup

The Royal Society: International Exchanges – 27 September 2023BBSRC: follow-on fund – 4 October 2023NERC: Independent Research Fellowship – 8 November 2023 NERC: Large grant to tackle big environmental science questions – 16 November 2023Innovate UK: UK-Singapore collaborative R&D call sustainability and net zero – 6 December 2023BridgeAI: Innovation Vouchers – 31 December 2024BBSRC: Pre-announcement: Sustainable Aquaculture Partnerships for …