EBNet at the World Biogas Summit 2020

Prof Sonia Heaven joined a line-up of speakers from New Zealand, Ireland, Canada and the UK to speak on “Balancing H2 input to anaerobic digesters to maximise methane production”. This work, carried out with Bing Tao, Yue Zhang, Charles Banks and others is outlined in more detail in the Environmental …

EBNet Webinar: Biosensors and Environmental Monitoring – New Developments in Environmental Biotech

Tuesday, 17th November 2020 at 12:00pm – 1:30pm This event is now over. If you’d like to learn more about the session, view the summary here or watch Dr Zhugen Yang’s talk here. (Prof Kasprzyk-Hordern’s talk has been embargoed to non-attendees). In place of our Research Colloquium 2021, EBNet is …

OCTOBER 20 Funding Roundup

EPSRC Engineering Early Career ForumEPSRC is seeking applications from Early Career industrialists, academics, and from individuals working in the third sector and government organisations to join the Engineering Early Career Forum.Deadline: 19 October 2020 2020 BBSRC-NSF/BIO Lead Agency OpportunityDeadline (Intention to submit): 21 October 2020 CIWEM: The Margetts Bursary 23 …

OCTOBER 20 Events Roundup

HVB webinar: Discovery, development and production of high value bio-based products 20-21 October 2020 (Zoom) CIWEM: 25 years of biological phosphorus removal in Severn Trent21 October 2020, online NICOLE Virtual Autumn 2020 Workshop21-23 October 2020 Worldwide Universities Network: Early Career Researcher (ECR) International Network Development Program – inaugural event28 October …

SEPTEMBER 20 Events Roundup

RemTech Expo Digital21-25 September 2020 E3BNet: Making the most of your research: top tips for writing a good paper29th September 2020, online seminar AquaEnviro: Delivering on net zero carbon in wastewater management. Progress and prospects29 September 2020, online KTN: Accelerating Net Zero Chemical Manufacturing: Carbon Capture – 29 September 2020 …

SEPTEMBER 20 Funding Roundup

National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC): Flexible Talent Mobility Award (FTMA) – Innovation Placements & Innovation Fellowships Open in September 2020. ERC Starting Grant mentoring event Interested in applying for a European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant in the January 2021 round? Join the mentoring webinar by registering here. 21 September …

EBNet Webinar: “Aerobic Granules in Wastewater Treatment – Combining Novel Molecular Techniques and Technologies for Environmental Biotech”

Tuesday, 3rd November 2020 at 12:00pm – 1:30pm If you’d like to learn more about the session, view the summary here or watch the full session recording here. In place of our Research Colloquium 2021, EBNet is hosting a series of specialist webinars to support knowledge exchange amongst members. Featuring …

AUGUST 20 Funding Roundup

Young Innovators Awards 2020/21Deadline: 2 September 2020Young people can apply for an award to make their business idea a reality – £5,000 grant, tailored business support and a living allowance. NERC: Preparing for Future Clean Air Challenges: Interdisciplinary research and innovation consortia Deadline: (Notification of Intent): 3 September 2020 HVB Proof …

AUGUST 20 Events Roundup

FREE: AquaEnviro Webinars: Ask the Expert Microscopic Examination of Activated Sludge – 27 August 2020 Nutrient Removal and Recovery Conference (virtual conference) 1-3 September 2020 (Finland) KTN: Enabling green recovery webinar series 15 September 2020—9 December 2020 European Waste Water Management Conference 13th – 14th October 2020, Manchester Delivering on Net …

EBNet 2020 ECR Conference Winners – 25 June 20

Our first online conference gathered more than 80 ECR members to share their research and network with peers. We managed to entice people (on the hottest day of the year!) for a packed schedule of 17 featured research presentations and numerous posters, with a lively side chat too. Talks ranged widely. In addition …

JULY 20 Events Roundup

AquaEnviro – multiple FREE: Water Resources – Securing Long-term Resilience (virtual conference)30 July 2020 FREE Webinars: Ask the ExpertTroubleshooting Wastewater Treatment Systems – 5 August 2020Microscopic Examination of Activated Sludge – 27 August 2020 Nutrient Removal and Recovery Conference (virtual conference)1-3 September 2020 (Finland) European Waste Water Management Conference13-14 October …

JULY 20 Funding Roundup

NERC NERC Discovery Science Standard Grant Deadline: now 28 July 2020 Innovate UKThe £191m Sustainable Innovation Fund is a fund to help all sectors of the UK recover, grow and create new opportunities from the aftermath of Covid-19. Sustainable Innovation Fund Round 1 Deadline: 29 July 2020 (£100-500K) Sustainable Innovation …

JUNE 20 Funding Roundup

Leverhulme International Professorships 19 June 2020 BBSRC: Strategic Longer and Larger grants: Frontier bioscience 2020/21 30 July 2020 KTN/UK Seafood Innovation Fund 26 June 2020 Knowledge Transfer Partnerships – July-Oct 2020 7 October 2020 The National Lottery Various – by region incl. “Communities and Groups” Horizon 2020: Fast Track to …