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21Apr, 2020

IBioIC funding and research opportunities

April 21st, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on IBioIC funding and research opportunities

The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre has announced a number of new funding and research opportunities for the coming months. Future Leaders Fellowships The next round of the Future Leaders Fellowships scheme is open with an extended closing [...]

17Apr, 2020

€100m funding available for European bio-based sector

April 17th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on €100m funding available for European bio-based sector

The seventh BBI JU Call for proposals is open across 16 different topics until 3 September 2020, closing at 17:00 CET. €102 million will be made available for projects working on the development of new sustainable [...]

16Apr, 2020

Defra announces delay to plastic straws ban

April 16th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Defra announces delay to plastic straws ban

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has announced that the introduction of its ban on plastic straws, cotton buds and stirrers will be postponed until October 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. [...]

4Apr, 2020

BBIA features in The Behind The Story Podcast

April 4th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on BBIA features in The Behind The Story Podcast

BBIA Managing Director David Newman appeared on The Behind The Story Podcast episode 'It's All Connected' hosted by John Higginson this week to discuss the connection between man and nature and lessons that can be [...]

3Apr, 2020

Six nominees announced for ‘Bio-based Material of the Year 2020’

April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Six nominees announced for ‘Bio-based Material of the Year 2020’

The six nominees for 'Bio-based Material of the Year 2020' have been announced, with the winner being revealed at the 13th International Conference on Bio-based Materials, which will be taking place online over 12-13 May [...]

1Apr, 2020

Future Leaders Fellowships scheme funding available

April 1st, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Future Leaders Fellowships scheme funding available

The next round of the Future Leaders Fellowships scheme is now open. Supported by Innovate UK, the Future Leaders Fellowships provide funding and support to businesses looking to turn high-impact research and innovation into reality. Through [...]

26Mar, 2020

Message from Ecospray on BBIA Board Director Philip Charlton Smith

March 26th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Message from Ecospray on BBIA Board Director Philip Charlton Smith

It is with great sadness that we have to announce the passing of Ecospray Chief Executive and BBIA Board director Philip Charlton Smith, who died on Tuesday (24 March) after a long battle with lung [...]

25Mar, 2020

Vegware supports foodservice sector during coronavirus outbreak

March 25th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Vegware supports foodservice sector during coronavirus outbreak

Compostable packaging specialist and BBIA member Vegware has offered its support to the foodservice sector during the coronavirus outbreak.  Vegware is still fully operational despite lockdowns across the world to prevent the spread of the [...]

17Mar, 2020

Vegware celebrates compostables ahead of Global Recycling Day

March 17th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Vegware celebrates compostables ahead of Global Recycling Day

Compostable packaging specialists and BBIA member Vegware has revealed its continuous growth since it began in June 2017 ahead of the 3rd Global Recycling Day (18 March). Between June 2017 and the end of 2019, [...]

6Mar, 2020

Call for innovations: Bio-based Material of the Year 2020

March 6th, 2020|Categories: Our news|Comments Off on Call for innovations: Bio-based Material of the Year 2020

The nova-Institute will once again award 'Bio-based Material of the Year' to novel or innovative bio-based materials and products at the International Conference on Bio-based Materials in Cologne, Germany, on 12-13 May 2020. From a [...]

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TIPA CEO to talk at Davos 2020

The World Economic Forum will be attended by speakers such as Greta Thunberg, Donald Trump and Angela Merkle in a bid to shape global agendas and work towards a cohesive and sustainable [...]

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