Congratulations to the following, who have been awarded BIV funding:

  • Alison Smith (University of Cambridge), who will work with Algaceuticals Ltd. on the project “Growth optimisation in next generation algal bioreactors for bioactive compounds”.
  • William Zimmerman (The University of Sheffield) who will collaborate with Perlemax Ltd. on the project “Microalgal flotation – the microbubble way”

We have remaining BIV funds, for 3 x ¬£10,000 projects. The next and final call will close at 5pm on 15 March 2018. Please refer to the “Funding” page for details.

Phyconet News

  • March 21, 2018

    The Government is inviting ideas as to what to support during the third wave of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund. Proposed challenges should combine the best ideas from academia and industry to create tangible benefits for the UK in productivity

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  • March 19, 2018

    Pilots4U aims to set up one very visible, easily accessible network of open access pilot and multipurpose demo-infrastructures for the European bio-economy with Europe-wide coverage. If you have brought, or are looking to bring a bio-based, biorefinery or biotechnology innovation

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  • March 15, 2018

    Abdulwahab Hassan is a 4th year Bio-engineering student from Uskudar University, Istanbul. He is interested in pursuing a career in the field of applied biotechnology, and is particularly interested in research on algal biofuel production mechanisms. He wishes to carry out

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