Monthly Archives: October 2016

20 Oct, 2016

Scottish bioeconomy gets £1.5m funding boost

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Funding of £1.5 million is to be made available for businesses and research institutions working in the bioeconomy in Scotland to support innovative work that will help deliver circular economy growth. Paul Wheelhouse, Scottish Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy, announced the fund, the latest part of the Scottish Government’s £70-million Circular Economy [...]

20 Oct, 2016

Lignocellulosic Biorefinery Network (LBNet) funding opportunities: POC and BIV

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The LBNet Proof Of Concept (POC) call is now open. The deadline to submit POC proposals is 11 November 2016. This funding call will be for projects focussed on feasibility studies and development of enabling technologies for the establishment of lignocellulosic biorefineries in the UK (funding value of up to £100K per project).  LBNet has commissioned a landscape [...]

12 Oct, 2016

Innovate 2016

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Innovate 2016, the UK's leading innovation conference, exhibition and networking event bringing together those needing and providing funding, connections, support and international business opportunities, takes place in Manchester next month. The conference, hosted by the Department for International Trade and Innovate UK, will be taking place on 2-3 November at the Manchester Central Convention Complex. As [...]

7 Oct, 2016

Norwich aspires to be ‘pioneer plastic-free city’ with disposables ban

By |2019-05-08T10:01:31+00:00October 7th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Norwich City Council could ban the use of single-use plastic products at council buildings as a way of leading the charge to become a ‘pioneer plastic-free city’. The potential move follows the council approving a motion introduced by Green councillors at a council meeting last week (27 September), and will now ask the [...]