THYME researchers awarded a place at the Royal Society Summer Science 2021

Researchers from the universities of York and Teesside have been awarded a place at the Royal Society Summer Science 2021. Their research, funded by the THYME project, focuses on understanding the microbes that manage our waste for us. We depend on microbes to turn sewage sludge, food waste and crop residues into energy and fertiliser […]

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THYME Online Workshop – Building a Network: Small Markets for Local Production and Consumption

Are you a small-scale producer? Are you a small market trader? Are you a local council officer or a community member working in order to support sustainability and economic prosperity in your area? Are you a researcher or a teacher interested in small production, small markets and local economies? The Energy and Environment Institute and the Department of […]

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Industrial Biotechnologies in the Process Industry Cluster

18th May 2021, 13:00 – 15:45pm NEPIC, BioVale and the National Horizons Centre (NHC) at Teesside University are excited to be working together to highlight the opportunities within Industrial Biotechnology to organisations within the Chemical Process Industry. The North East of England Process Industry Cluster (NEPIC), is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to support and grow the […]

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22nd July 2021

Further funding boost announced for the region’s bioeconomy

The THYME project has been awarded funding of £1.8M from Research England to continue a highly successful collaboration between the Universities of Teesside, Hull and York. The universities will continue to work together to develop innovation assets and drive increased productivity in the bioeconomy across the Tees Valley, the Humber and Yorkshire. The innovations kick-started […]

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14th July 2021

Bioeconomy: how renewable resources can help the future of our planet

Would you like to learn more about the bioeconomy? Join the University of York’s Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) starting on 26th July and find out more about what the bioeconomy is, why it is so important in tackling the climate crisis and the innovation, technology and processes being used to turn plants and microbes […]

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10th June 2021

Small Markets Podcast Series

The Small Markets Podcast series from Irene Sotiropoulou of the THYME project at the University of Hull grew from Irene’s research at the University of Hull and in cooperation with Prof. Pauline Deutz, questioning assumptions around bioeconomy and small scale producers and markets. The research investigates in what ways and to what extent the local […]

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