First Friday Webinars - starting 2 February 2018
A series of lunchtime webinars to highlight and question research areas in the sustainable aviation fuel supply chain. The 40 minute lunchtime talks will highlight the research areas key to supporting the creation of the UK sustainable aviation fuel supply chain.
Running on the first Friday of the month, you will hear from a selection of themed talks followed by an opportunity to ask questions and stimulate dialogue. Aimed at businesses, researchers, policy makers and investors, the research programme will support the development of collaborations and inform stakeholders of UK’s innovative research capability. More information about the webinars from the KTN website.
2018 BrisSynBio 4-Day MBA course, Bristol, 9-12 April 2018
The BrisSynBio 4-day More Business Acumen (MBA) course is an interactive programme designed to provide the skills required to establish, build and manage a biotech company. The course is delivered in partnership with SynbiCITE and draws upon the experiences of seasoned entrepreneurs, patent attorneys and investors.
The course will take place at the Unit DX business accelerator in Bristol. Participants will develop real biotech business ideas and pitch them to venture capitalists. The organisers will award up to £10,000 of prizes to help the 2018 teams turn their ideas into real businesses. Full programme and application form available at: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/brissynbio/innovation/innovation-training-and-events/mba. Please contact Andy Boyce (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any questions.
BrisSynBio Connect 12 April 2018 - Tickets Now Available!
BrisSynBio Connect finalises the 4-Day MBA programme. This free event is a fantastic opportunity to view synthetic biology entrepreneurs’ pitch their business ideas to a Dragon’s Den panel and live public audience for a share of up to £10,000 worth of prizes. You will have the opportunity to see some fantastic innovative ideas from great scientists and entrepreneurs.
There will be attendees from industry, academia and new start-up/spin-out companies, providing a fantastic opportunity to network and learn about cutting edge synthetic biology products and applications from leading UK industrialists.
Please click on https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/brissynbio-connect-tickets-42909518525 to register for the event. If you would like any further information, please contact Jenna Helleur at email@example.com
BioVale AD Special Interest Group event: dealing with difficult feedstock, York, 9 May 2018
As the Government further incentivises the use of wastes rather than crops as AD feedstocks, more operators are considering problematic waste streams, such as poultry litter and crop residues. This event will discuss the regulatory and practical pitfalls around using such feedstocks and unveil innovative technology solutions that promise to make things easier. The event is followed by an optional networking lunch. You can also join a tour of the Biorenewables Development Centre in Dunnington, York. Full agenda and details on how to register.
Innovation Biocamp, Hawkhills, Yorkshire, UK, 3–8 June
Start-up, bio-based businesses can benefit from fully funded, intensive business training for successful innovation. The BioBase4SME project is now providing start-up companies working in the bioeconomy with €7,000 worth of specialist training, fully funded by the project. More information from: http://bit.ly/2mehxFs.