Monthly Archives: August 2016

4 Aug, 2016

Start-ups and research projects sought for Young Biotech Award 2016

By |2016-08-04T13:18:10+00:00August 4th, 2016|Our news|0 Comments

Biotechnology start-ups or projects are being sought to apply for the Young Biotech Award 2016. Leading French biocluster Genopole has launched the award for the sixth time this week and has for the first time opened it to international projects and start-ups. Applicants will be vying for a prize worth €100,000. The prize includes a €30,000 [...]

3 Aug, 2016

New ministerial responsibilities at Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy clarified

By |2016-08-03T09:50:07+00:00August 3rd, 2016|Our news|0 Comments

The newly-formed Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has confirmed the roles and responsibilities of its ministers this week, reports, two weeks after the department was created in Theresa May's reshuffle of government. In an official statement, the department, which was created following the dissolution of the Department of Energy and Climate Change, [...]

1 Aug, 2016

Fearnley-Whittingstall’s ‘War on Waste’ highlights need to develop sustainable solutions for food and drink packaging

By |2019-05-08T10:01:32+00:00August 1st, 2016|Our news|0 Comments

Celebrity chef and environmental campaigner Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall returned to the BBC last week (28 July) for an hour-long programme documenting his War on Waste. Over recent months a debate has been raging about the recyclability of disposable paper coffee cups after Fearnley-Whittingstall took to the streets of London in March to highlight the fact that 2.5 [...]