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2020 Biochemical Society Awards now open

Published on 06/08/18 in News

Nominations have now opened for the 2020 Biochemical Society Awards – the field’s most prestigious awards that recognize established researchers as well as scientists in the early stages of their career.

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CBE research highly commended at International Industry Awards ceremony

Published on 30/07/18 in News

C1net member Prof Will Zimmerman and Pratik Desai’s project ‘Anaerobic Digestion Cycle – Sustainably Intensified Anaerobic Digestion with Novel Biagas Sweetening’ was highly commended in the best project of the year category at the annual AD & Biogas Industry Awards.

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Scientists and industrialists share their vision for UK’s circular economy in a post-Brexit world

Published on 18/07/18 in News

The event organised by the University of Nottingham-led C1net – a BBSRC-NIBB (Network in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy), took place at The Royal Society, London on 11 July 2018.

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LanzaTech bags second advanced jet fuel grant from UK government for a first commercial-scale ATJ facility

Published on 05/07/18 in News

LanzaTech is planning a 40-50 million litres per year plant that would convert ethanol produced from waste industrial gases into jet fuel.

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China-UK Workshop 2018 – “Carbon Recycling” 3-5 June 2018

Published on 14/06/18 in News

China- UK Workshop on “Carbon Recycling” held at the Institute of Microbiology Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMCAS), Beijing, 3 – 5 June 2018

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EuropaBio publishes Industrial Biotechnology Report

Published on 14/06/18 in News

EuropaBio has published a report highlighting the fundamental role of IB in delivering solutions for a large majority of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) both in the EU and globally.

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A National Industrial Biotechnology Strategy to 2030

Published on 14/06/18 in News

The new “National Industrial Biotechnology Strategy to 2030” was launched on 6th June

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Scottish research shows e-coli bug may be climate game-changer

Published on 05/06/18 in News

Microbiologist Prof Frank Sargent of Dundee University and C1net member has been investigating E.coli, carbon capture and bioenergy.

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RCUK Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Hub

Published on 01/05/18 in News

Full proposal for an RCUK Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Hub.

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LanzaTech turns Trash into Ethanol in Japan

Published on 16/03/18 in News

Significant progress on a waste to chemicals platform.

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IBiolC Annual Conference 2018

Published on 15/03/18 in News

IBiolC Annual Conference Glasgow, 25-26 January 2018 attended by C1net sponsored speaker Christophe Mihalcea, LanzaTech

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LanzaTech’s Technology Extends into South Africa

Published on 15/03/18 in News

Developing a commercial project.

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Calysta’s FeedKind® Protein Approved As Ingredient in Organic Systems for Animal Feed

Published on 13/02/18 in News

FeedKind® protein has been approved for use as an ingredient in organic systems for animal feed in the United Kingdom and EU by Organic Farmers & Growers (OF&G).

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Efficient Hydrogen-Dependent Carbon Dioxide Reduction by Escherichia coli by C1net member Prof Frank Sargent

Published on 10/01/18 in News

C1net member publishes paper

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From Trash to Tank: Upcycling of Landfill to Fuel Demonstrated in Japan

Published on 23/12/17 in News

SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD. and LanzaTech announce breakthrough in conversion of municipal solid waste to ethanol.

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LanzaTech’s Technology Launches in India

Published on 09/07/17 in News

The first refinery off gas to ethanol production facility.

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C1net member Dr Volker Müller receives ERC Advanced Grant

Published on 10/05/17 in News

Dr Müller of Goethe-University Frankfurt has received one of these prestigious awards

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Scientists use microbes and methane to create sustainable Omega 3

Published on 09/04/17 in News

Scientists are trying to find a new way to produce the nutritional fatty acids called Omega 3 that are currently sourced from fish oil from the world’s declining natural fish stocks.

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Scientist calls for industrial scale-up of greenhouse gas-eating microbe technology in UK

Published on 10/03/17 in News

There is significant potential for the industrial scaling up of the new process which uses ‘gas-eating’ bacteria to ferment polluting greenhouse gases from landfill and industry into useful products like biofuels and plastics.

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BioSyntha and ZuvaChem Announce a Merger and Financing to Form ZuvaSyntha Ltd

Published on 10/03/17 in News

BioSyntha and ZuvaChem Announce a Merger and Financing to Form ZuvaSyntha Ltd. Combining excellence in industrial biotechnology

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LanzaTech Produces Jet Fuel from Waste Gases for Virgin Atlantic

Published on 10/02/17 in News

Lanzatech Jet Fuel “Lanzanol” was produced in China at the Shougang demonstration facility.

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