Environmental Biotechnology Network

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 …

Winners: Early Career Researcher Conference 2021

Congratulations to the winners of our EB Network ECR Conference 2021. Best Overall Presentation (joint): Anastasiia Kostrytsia, University of Glasgow, “DNA-SIP metagenomics to recover active ammonia- and nitrite oxidisers“Angie Sherry, Northumbria University and Jane Scott, Newcastle University, “Fibre Highways: translocation of the microbiome for hydrocarbon bioremediation“ Best Poster (joint 1st):Fatima …

IBioIC Funding Available

The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre is pleased to announce funding available for innovative projects within any sector of industrial biotechnology. Project proposals must align to Scotland’s National Plan for Industrial Biotechnology. If you are interested in applying, please contact projects@ibioic.com or apply using the links below. Funding Body Name Funding …

JULY 21 Funding Roundup

UKRI: Embedded research on UK climate resilience22 July 2021 BEIS: Low Carbon Hydrogen Supply 2 Competition: expression of interest26 July 2021 UKRI: Developing engineering biology breakthrough ideas28 July 2021 Leverhulme Trust: Research Project Grants1 September 2021 The Royal Society: University Research Fellowship7 September 2021 The Royal Society: Entrepreneur in Residence …

JULY 21 Events Roundup

ICSBEP 2021: 15. International Conference on Structural Biotechnology and Environmental Physiology26-27 July 2021, London CIWEM webinar: Microplastics: Source to Sea2 September 2021 Royal Society of Chemistry (Biotechnology and Environmental Chemistry SIGs): Chemistry for the Environment17 September 2021, The Royal Society of Chemistry, London European Waste Water Management Conference28-29 September 2021, Hilton …