Interested in AD or IB? AD Network Event Roundup

AD Network, Food Waste Network and IBioIC: Opportunities for Food By-product Valorisation, University of Strathclyde, 6 Sep 17

This event aims to engage and inform industrialists and academics on the opportunities Industrial Biotechnology presents for Scotland and the wider UK. The program should raise awareness of IB generally to those industries who have an interest in the valorisation of food waste and/or innovative uses of anaerobic digestion. See more on the AD Network website.

AD Network Research Colloquium, University of Southampton

The LCEDN annual conference, Durham University, 11/12th September

The UK Low Carbon Energy for Development Network aims to deliver a set of capacity development activities to support DFID’s Transforming Energy Access programme. See:

Free LBNet workshop (sandpit), York, 18/19th October 2017.

“UK BioChem 10”. Top bio-based chemicals for the UK: Challenges and Opportunities. Apply to attend this free workshop (sandpit) to develop concepts and teams to take on a Grand Challenge in bio-based chemicals for the UK. The aim is to bring together complimentary teams from academia and industry, and pump prime the best ideas for proof of concept studies generated at this event (up to £50,000) to initiate work in this area and prime it for opportunities arising from the Industrial Strategy Grand Challenge. For more information visit:

Registration deadline: 8th September 2017

BioVale: Value from Unavoidable Food Waste, University of York – 21st September 2017

Breakfast meeting. Join Biovale to discuss the opportunities, barriers and latest technologies for extracting high-value products from unavoidable food waste. Learn about the latest technology to convert your waste into a revenue stream

  • hear from companies which have successfully converted their waste to value
  • discover funding to support innovation projects
  • get updated on the latest policy developments
  • make new connections with companies, policy makers makers and academics.

Speakers include: Nina Sweet (WRAP), Joe Bennett (Biorenewables Development Centre), Rob Wilson (Toast Ale). See: .

C1net Conference 3 – Chemicals from C1 Gas, Nottingham, 5-7th November 2017

This FREE two-day conference will bring together academic and industrial partners to identify and address key challenges in the study of C1gas organisms able to grow on C1 compounds and commercially exploit them for chemical manufacture.


C1net Metabolic Modelling Workshop 4, Nottingham, 15-19th January 2018

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EBA Conference, Antwerp – 24/26th January 2018

“Greening Gas” is the theme of the next EBA Conference, covering the latest developments of biogas, syngas and biomethane production. More than 300 biogas representatives are expected to gather in Antwerp, at the Hilton Hotel and the Kinepolis Event Centre. EBA speakers list includes high level policy makers and representatives from leading biogas and biomethane business. Particular attention will also be paid to the theme of transport, with sessions dedicated to biomethane as a transport fuel and power-to-gas. Speakers will address all issues from a technical, economic, scientific and political perspective.

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Energy Storage and Connected Systems 2018, Olympia Conference Centre, London – 6th Feb 2017

This conference will cover the leap forward in deployment of energy storage and its use including how they integrate into a broader network of connected systems including smart buildings, grids and electric vehicle infrastructure.

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