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24 ground-breaking projects have won a share of funding to develop their innovative ideas through the Industrial Biotechnology Catalyst.

The Catalyst was set up in January 2014 to support UK researchers and companies to work together to bring their biotechnology innovations to market and to help cement the UK’s position as a world leader in this sector.
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BBSRC, MRC and ESRC have published a vision for joint working in Food, Nutrition and Health research. The vision recognises that collaboration between Councils is crucial in this interdisciplinary research area. It complements BBSRC’s strategic framework for investment in Food, Nutrition and Health research over the next five years, also published today.
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Straw-powered cars could be a thing of the future thanks to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA). A new study pinpoints five strains of yeast capable of turning agricultural by-products, such as straw, sawdust and corncobs, into bioethanol – a well-known alcohol-based biofuel.
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The 2015 Biotechnology Young Entrepreneurs Scheme (YES) for early career researchers is now open for entries.
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From 16:00 GMT on Thursday 16 April to 08.30 GMT Wednesday 22 April 2015 the Joint Electronic Submissions (Je-S) system will be unavailable.
From 16:00 GMT on Thursday 16 April to 08.30 GMT Wednesday 22 April 2015 the Joint Electronic Submissions (Je-S) system will be unavailable.
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The BBSRC website is moving to a new technical platform. The switch from the current platform to the new one will happen on Wednesday 25 March around 2pm GMT.
The BBSRC website is moving to a new technical platform. The switch from the current platform to the new one will happen on Wednesday 25 March around 2pm GMT…
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A study commissioned by BBSRC, EPSRC, Innovate UK and the Industrial Biotechnology Leadership Forum identifying opportunities for investment in UK scale up facilities in industrial biotechnology and bioenergy has been published today.
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Universities, Science and Cities Minister Greg Clark today announced the appointment of Sir Gordon Duff as the new chair of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).
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BBSRC’s vision for bioscience for health has been published today.

The strategic research framework sets out the vision over the next decade of BBSRC’s support for research and innovation to improve the health and welfare of humans and animals. The framework is one of several topic-specific documents which expand upon BBSRC’s recently refreshed strategic plan.
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BBSRC is continuing with a successfully piloted fellowship scheme and will extend the eligibility criteria for another scheme following a fundamental review of its strategy of investing in fellowships.
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Over 70 businesses and universities from across the UK will share £16M from BBSRC, government and industry to develop 25 innovative business ideas and boost UK agriculture.
Over 70 businesses and universities from across the UK will share £16 million from BBSRC, government and industry to develop 25 innovative business ideas and boost UK agriculture…
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Scientists at Aberystwyth University's Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) have proved that growing lupins provides a viable alternative source of soya-grade protein for animal and fish feeds in the UK.
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We are the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC). Our aim is to further scientific knowledge, to promote economic growth, wealth and job creation and to improve quality of life in the UK and beyond.