Updates

Events

Global Biobased Businessplan Competition (G-BIB)

G-BIB is an international competition to stimulate entrepreneurship and innovation among university students. Teams of 2-6 are asked to develop a bio-based chemical, material or fuel and pitch it to the judges. The winners get financial support to further develop their business idea. Undergraduate and postgraduate students can register for free until 31st October 2021. […]

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THYME entrepreneurship workshop: Let’s talk about money

Online training followed by one-to-one mentoring with experts in aspects of making your bioeconomy business a reality. Training for bio-based entrepreneurs to give them the confidence skills and tools to easily manage their finances. Let’s Talk About Money is a 12 hour programme which leads business owners though all aspects of their finances, from how […]

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News

1st September 2021

New Publication in Journal of Membrane Science

Research led by Dr Xuebin He at the University of Hull in collaboration with Dr Mark Gronnow at the BDC was published in the Journal of Membrane Science. This work was partly funded by the THYME project and showed that pervaporation (PV) has a great potential in the separation of butanol aqueous solutions. This emerging […]

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3rd August 2021

THYME Proof of Concept and Follow on Funding 2020-2021

As part of its follow-on funding THYME has recently awarded the three universities a further £1M to develop twenty projects (proof-of-concept and follow-on funding) with industry to drive growth in the region’s bioeconomy and help tackle some of society’s most pressing challenges. Each project features partners from two of the three THYME universities (Hull, York […]

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3rd August 2021

Prestigious science festival hears from Teesside academic

A Teesside University academic has provided an online lecture as part of a science festival organised by one of the world’s most prestigious science academies. Dr Caroline Orr, a researcher at the University’s National Horizons Centre, delivered a ‘lightning lecture’ as part of the Royal Society’s Summer Science 2021 digital showcase. Together with Professor James […]

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