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14th June 2022

Celebrating bio-based successes across Teesside, Hull and York: the THYME project

On Thursday 9th June academics, industry partners, investors, funders and business-support programmes came together in York to celebrate four successful years of the THYME project; a collaboration between the Universities of Teesside, Hull and York. The three universities have worked together with a range of external stakeholders to drive productivity in the bioeconomy across the […]

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4th January 2022

THYME in Numbers

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30th November 2021

THYME Entrepreneurship Workshop: Confidence that Converts

Online training followed by one-to-one mentoring to give you the confidence to present your bioeconomy business idea and get ‘pitch ready’. About this event This training is available for staff and postgraduate students from the Universities of Hull, York and Teesside and for bio-based companies. Training for bio-based entrepreneurs to give them the tools to […]

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13th October 2021

COP26 UK Universities’ Climate Innovation Showcase

Two projects that have received funding from the THYME Project are featured in the COP26 UK Universities’ Climate Innovation Showcase. The showcase, curated by the COP26 Universities Network, exhibits innovative research aimed at tackling climate change that is happening in UK universities. Xuebin Ke from the University of Hull and his team have had their […]

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29th September 2021

The importance of small markets and producers to the Bioeconomy

In this short and uplifting documentary film, University of Hull researchers Dr Irene Sotiropolou and Professor Pauline Deutz explore concepts around the bioeconomy including why small markets and small-scale producers are important to the economy and wider society. Filmed by Astor Productions at Beverley Outdoor Market in the East Riding of Yorkshire and Bite the […]

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29th September 2021

THYME is Driving Collaboration for Effective Knowledge Exchange

The THYME Project has produced a best practice guide on driving collaboration for effective knowledge exchange. Financed through Research England’s Connecting Capabilities Fund, THYME established a new collaboration between the Universities of Teesside, Hull, York and the Biorenewables Development Centre to build upon the world-leading innovation assets and drive increased productivity in the circular bioeconomy […]

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1st September 2021

New Publication in Journal of Membrane Science

Research led by Dr Xuebin He at the University of Hull in collaboration with Dr Mark Gronnow at the BDC was published in the Journal of Membrane Science. This work was partly funded by the THYME project and showed that pervaporation (PV) has a great potential in the separation of butanol aqueous solutions. This emerging […]

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3rd August 2021

THYME Proof of Concept and Follow on Funding 2020-2021

As part of its follow-on funding THYME has recently awarded the three universities a further £1M to develop twenty projects (proof-of-concept and follow-on funding) with industry to drive growth in the region’s bioeconomy and help tackle some of society’s most pressing challenges. Each project features partners from two of the three THYME universities (Hull, York […]

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3rd August 2021

Prestigious science festival hears from Teesside academic

A Teesside University academic has provided an online lecture as part of a science festival organised by one of the world’s most prestigious science academies. Dr Caroline Orr, a researcher at the University’s National Horizons Centre, delivered a ‘lightning lecture’ as part of the Royal Society’s Summer Science 2021 digital showcase. Together with Professor James […]

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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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