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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: www.hull.ac.uk/phd 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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17th February 2020

Almost £1 million of funding secured for bioeconomy research

A project using waste from pea processing to clean water is one of seven projects which have just received funding from the THYME project to boost the region’s bioeconomy. These projects join 13 THYME projects already funded in 2019, bringing the total research funded by the project to almost £1 million. The University of York […]

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10th February 2020

Job opportunity: Research Technician – THYME Projects

Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence has a fixed term technical position available to support two recently awarded THYME projects: · Production of Nano-celluloses and Nano-carbons of Spent Pea Biomass for Wastewater Treatment · STARVIT – Use of Damaged Starch for the Production of Mesoporous Carbons and Vitamin Encapsulation for Food Applications The postholder will work under […]

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27th January 2020

Darlington facility at heart of work to develop bioeconomy in Tees Valley

News article from the Northern Echo – 22nd January 2019 THE bioeconomy and efforts to foster better partnerships between researchers and businesses in the region was centre-stage at an event highlighting some of the collaborative approaches being taken. Almost a year after being opened, the National Horizons Centre, in Darlington, has been showcasing some of its […]

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16th January 2020

KTN report: data drive decision making for bioprocessing

KTN report: data drive decision making for bioprocessing On 19th September, 2019 FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies (FDB), in partnership with the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), held a “Science Exchange” event, inviting innovative companies to help transform the next generation of biologic drugs manufacture, through the application of advanced digital technologies. A number of THYME academics from […]

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16th January 2020

Understanding Innovate UK funding and the role of the KTN

Date: Monday 10th February 2020, 10am – 2pm, The Bioeconomy Outreach Centre, York The aim of the workshop will be introducing the format and strategy of Innovate UK funding, which is used to support business led innovation in the UK. And will cover the following topics: – General principles of Innovate UK funding and standard […]

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