Author: Emma Needham

Author: Emma Needham

2nd March 2020

Apply now: THYME Bioeconomy Research Cluster (3 PhD Scholarships available)

The University of Hull is offering a full-time UK/EU/International PhD Scholarship for candidates applying for each of the three following projects. Closing date: Friday 6 March 2020 Studentships start: September 2020 Apply via: www.hull.ac.uk/phd Summary of Cluster The THYME project brings together the bioeconomy expertise of the Universities of Teesside, Hull and York, to find […]

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17th February 2020

Almost £1 million of funding secured for bioeconomy research

A project using waste from pea processing to clean water is one of seven projects which have just received funding from the THYME project to boost the region’s bioeconomy. These projects join 13 THYME projects already funded in 2019, bringing the total research funded by the project to almost £1 million. The University of York […]

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10th February 2020

Job opportunity: Research Technician – THYME Projects

Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence has a fixed term technical position available to support two recently awarded THYME projects: · Production of Nano-celluloses and Nano-carbons of Spent Pea Biomass for Wastewater Treatment · STARVIT – Use of Damaged Starch for the Production of Mesoporous Carbons and Vitamin Encapsulation for Food Applications The postholder will work under […]

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27th January 2020

Darlington facility at heart of work to develop bioeconomy in Tees Valley

News article from the Northern Echo – 22nd January 2019 THE bioeconomy and efforts to foster better partnerships between researchers and businesses in the region was centre-stage at an event highlighting some of the collaborative approaches being taken. Almost a year after being opened, the National Horizons Centre, in Darlington, has been showcasing some of its […]

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16th January 2020

KTN report: data drive decision making for bioprocessing

KTN report: data drive decision making for bioprocessing On 19th September, 2019 FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies (FDB), in partnership with the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), held a “Science Exchange” event, inviting innovative companies to help transform the next generation of biologic drugs manufacture, through the application of advanced digital technologies. A number of THYME academics from […]

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16th January 2020

Understanding Innovate UK funding and the role of the KTN

Date: Monday 10th February 2020, 10am – 2pm, The Bioeconomy Outreach Centre, York The aim of the workshop will be introducing the format and strategy of Innovate UK funding, which is used to support business led innovation in the UK. And will cover the following topics: – General principles of Innovate UK funding and standard […]

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13th January 2020

Supporting young entrepreneurs in the bioeconomy

As part of the THYME project, BioVale and the Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC) invited BIO-HEX to a one-day entrepreneurial workshop after seeing their innovative biobased idea pitched at the University of York’s 2019 The Big Deal enterprise competition. BIO-HEX was set up by four students from St Wilfrids Catholic High School in Pontefract, they were […]

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20th December 2019

THYME researchers awarded a place at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2020

Researchers from the universities of York and Teesside have been awarded a place at the prestigious Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition, taking place from Monday 6th July to Sunday 12th July 2020 in London. Their research, funded by the THYME project, focuses on understanding the microbes that manage our waste for us. We depend on […]

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16th December 2019

THYME job opportunity: MSc Scholarship at Hull University

The University of Hull is offering a full-time UK/EU MSc Scholarship for candidates applying for the following Research England Funded project. Project Description As part of the THYME project, a collaboration between Hull, Teesside and York, together working towards finding greener solutions to utilise waste for energy or the production of fuels. As well, as […]

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14th November 2019

Let’s play with rubbish: a new board game for the bioeconomy

Focus Games Ltd has developed the Bioeconomy Game, an educational board game that challenges players to create value from waste and develop their community. The game was developed in collaboration with MeLoop Foundation, India, and the THYME Project, a North of England project designed to improve productivity of the bioeconomy and companies across Yorkshire, the […]

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