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27th April 2021

Showcasing new innovations and collaborations from THYME

A new brochure brings together a series of case studies to showcase what the project has achieved in its first three years. The universities of York, Hull and Teesside have found new and innovative ways to work together and to reach out to bio-based businesses and other regional stakeholders. The links they have forged and […]

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7th April 2021

The Waterline Student E-book

Marketing Humber have just launched the Waterline Student E-book. The E-book is an interactive resource for students, highlighting various exciting educational and career opportunities that are on offer in the Humber. Students can also learn more about decarbonisation and the Waterline campaign. The E-book will be distributed to schools and colleges in the Humber region […]

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18th February 2021

Platform for insect protein wins international G-BiB competition 2020/2021

In this year’s final of the Global Biobased Businessplan (G-BiB) competition three young  and innovative teams from across Europe competed to be awarded the winner  2020/2021. After nearly half a year of developing their business, taking masterclasses to  improve both their business case and their competences to bringing across their  message, and being individually mentored […]

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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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6th January 2021

What do we mean when we talk about the Bioeconomy?

The Bioeconomy is heralded as the future economy for a zero carbon world but many people struggle to define what is meant by the term ‘Bioeconomy’. This educational animation sets out key concepts from initial definitions, through production of raw materials and products/services, and the need for society to move over to a circular economy […]

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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

THYME VIDEO: TEESSIDE UNIVERSITY

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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