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18th February 2021

InsBio win final of the International G-BiB competition

InsBio from the University of York have won the final of the G-BiB competition which took place on 17th February 2021. Against stiff competition from Biointerio from Germany and Life2Balcony from Finland, Alex Setchfield and Daniel Leadbeater pitched an excellent business idea to transform inedible crop residues into sustainable insect feeds to fuel the ever-growing […]

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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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5th October 2020

THYME video: developing entrepreneurship skills

Two PhD students discuss their experience of taking part in THYME-funded entrepreneurship training workshops and how these workshops helped them to develop their skills and identify opportunities to commercialise their research.

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29th September 2020

THYME project overview video

Staff from the THYME universities discuss how, as a result of the project, they have been able to work together to develop their skills and work with industrial collaborators to improve their processes. The THYME Project continues to further strengthen the internationally renowned bioeconomy research taking place at the three THYME partner universities and support […]

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