Other Opportunities

Manufacturing and Materials - Competition Briefings, 8 May London & Webcast, 12 May Belfast, 16 May Edinburgh, 25 May Newcastle

This competition will invest in innovation projects in manufacturing and/or materials, with a focus on identified technical or commercial challenges. These should lead to increased productivity, competitiveness and growth for UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). KTN is hosting competition briefing events at various locations throughout May

Resilience of the UK Food System Workshop, 30 May 2017, Birmingham

The KTN is working with the BBSRC and NERC-funded Global Food Security programme on Food System Resilience to identify industry needs, concerns and opportunities around resilience of the food supply chain.
The meeting will provide an opportunity to meet leading academics in the field, discuss common problems with industry colleagues and contribute to a white paper for future research themes.

2018 Biochemical Society Awards

Nominations are invited for the 2018 Biochemical Society Awards. Recognizing established and early career researchers, scientists, educators and industry partners for their contribution to the molecular biosciences; the Society encourages nominations that reflect the diversity of the bioscience community.

New awards for 2018:

Industry and Academic Collaboration Award

Awarded to an outstanding individual who has made an inspirational contribution to the biosciences and to industry-academia interactions.

Teaching Excellence Award

Recognizes an outstanding individual working in Higher Education who champions the importance of excellence and innovation in biochemistry teaching in order to advance student learning and achievement, both within and beyond their own department and institution.

International Award

Recognizes distinguished and independent interdisciplinary research conducted outside of the UK and Ireland that illustrates the importance of molecular biosciences in the advancement of life science research.

More information from www.biochemistry.org/Awards. Closing date for nominations: 31 January 2016