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26th October 2020

THYME video: University of York

Staff at the University of York discuss how the THYME Project has helped to build the bioeconomy in the North of England by fostering new interdisciplinary collaborations.  

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20th October 2020


Staff at Teesside University discuss how the THYME Project has helped them to develop their regional assets, such as the newly built National Horizons Centre and also facilitated new partnerships.

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12th October 2020

THYME video: Proof of Concept projects

Staff from the THYME Universities discuss their Proof of Concept projects and how these are helping to develop the bioeconomy in the Yorkshire, Humber and Tees Valley regions.

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5th October 2020

THYME video: developing entrepreneurship skills

Two PhD students discuss their experience of taking part in THYME-funded entrepreneurship training workshops and how these workshops helped them to develop their skills and identify opportunities to commercialise their research.

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29th September 2020

THYME project overview video

Staff from the THYME universities discuss how, as a result of the project, they have been able to work together to develop their skills and work with industrial collaborators to improve their processes. The THYME Project continues to further strengthen the internationally renowned bioeconomy research taking place at the three THYME partner universities and support […]

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4th August 2020

Big Deal 2020 winners announced

THYME project judges, Alice and Penny were pleased to announce that teams from Headlands School in Bridlington and Tauheedul Islam Boys’ High School from Blackburn were the winners of the Sustainability Prize at the University of York Big Deal 2020 competition. The Big Deal 2020 is a business and enterprise programme for Year 9 and […]

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20th July 2020

The Global Biobased Businessplan Competition (G-BiB)

The Global Biobased Businessplan Competition (G-BiB) is a competition for students in the United Kingdom, Finland and Germany.The objective of G-BiB is to stimulate entrepreneurship and innovation developing a bio-renewable chemical, material and/or fuel product. The G-BiB is an initiative of the BioInnovation Growth mega-Cluster (BIG-Cluster). Who The G-BiB is a competition open for teams […]

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7th April 2020

THYME-funded research helps improve biomass energy production.

With the help of a THYME proof-of-concept grant, researchers at the University of Hull have published a scientific paper on new treatment methods to make biomass energy production cleaner and more energy efficient. The research found that treating biomass wastes with low-energy ultrasound helps to optimise their properties for energy production and cut down harmful […]

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25th March 2020

School science activities available

The THYME Project has developed some educational materials about the bioeconomy to keep primary and secondary-aged children entertained and educated while schools are shut. They can be done at home and include games, quizzes and more! Click here for further information.  

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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: 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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