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18th January 2021

New funding will support Yorkshire businesses to develop anaerobic digestion technologies

Eligible businesses across Yorkshire are being urged to apply for a share of £600k to support their anaerobic digestion (AD) processes. AD turns waste materials into renewable energy and nutrient-rich fertiliser and is seen as a crucial technology to increase the sustainability of industry, reduce carbon emissions and is seen as vital in helping the […]

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15th January 2021

InsBio win UK semi-final of the G-BiB competition

InsBio from the University of York won the national semi-final of the G-BiB competition which took place on 13th January. Alex Setchfield and Daniel Leadbeater presented an excellent business idea on how to improve the production of insect proteins using biomass from agriculture. The judges were Nick Lyth from Green Angel Syndicate, Yvonne Gale from […]

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6th January 2021

Teaching children how to make medicines from microbes

Researchers and academics from the National Horizon’s Centre worked with children from Whinney Banks Primary School in Middlesbrough to showcase how medicines can be made from microbes. The National Horizons Centre is a £22.3 million national centre of excellence for the bioscience industries, based at Central Park in Darlington, which brings industry and academia together, […]

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