16th December 2019

THYME job opportunity: MSc Scholarship at Hull University

The University of Hull is offering a full-time UK/EU MSc Scholarship for candidates applying for the following Research England Funded project. Project Description As part of the THYME project, a collaboration between Hull, Teesside and York, together working towards finding greener solutions to utilise waste for energy or the production of fuels. As well, as […]

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9th December 2019

The THYME project at the midpoint

The THYME project is a unique new collaboration between the universities of Hull, York and Teesside that aims to drive growth in the region’s bio-based economy. Now, at the project’s midpoint, we take a moment to consider our progress. New research partnerships We have succeeded in bringing the region’s academics together to identify research complementarities […]

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14th November 2019

Let’s play with rubbish: a new board game for the bioeconomy

Focus Games Ltd has developed the Bioeconomy Game, an educational board game that challenges players to create value from waste and develop their community. The game was developed in collaboration with MeLoop Foundation, India, and the THYME Project, a North of England project designed to improve productivity of the bioeconomy and companies across Yorkshire, the […]

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13th November 2019

THYME funds new research to boost the bioeconomy across Yorkshire, Teesside and the Humber

The THYME project has awarded a total of £238,500 to six projects aimed at addressing challenges for the region’s bioeconomy. Key themes among the projects are: advanced biofuels, the creation of value from industrial waste streams and the production of high-value products through fermentation. Each project features partners from two of the three THYME universities […]

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6th November 2019

Applications now open for the 3rd round of Proof of Concept funding

Staff at the THYME Universities can apply for up to 50K to fund proof of concept projects that address one of THYME’s three Grand Challenges areas for the regional bioeconomy.  Each project must involve a minimum of two of the THYME project universities and an industrial partner. The projects can be up to a maximum […]

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12th March 2019

First round of proof-of-concept projects funded by the THYME project

The THYME project has awarded a total of £350,00 to seven projects aimed at addressing challenges identified for the bioeconomy of the Yorkshire, Humber and Teesside region. Each of the projects feature partners from two of the three THYME universities (Hull, York and Teesside), as well as an industrial partner. This is the first round […]

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10th August 2018

Funding boost announced for the region’s bioeconomy

The University of York is to lead on a £5million project to develop the bioeconomy across Yorkshire, the Humber region and the Tees Valley. The THYME project will build on the existing expertise and innovation in the region in a new collaboration between the Universities of York, Hull and Teesside. Those involved in the three year […]

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