Events Roundup – Sep 18 – AD Network


NEPIC International Bioresources Conference 2018, Durham, 20th September 2018

The NEPIC International Bioresources Conference brings together a large gathering of senior industrialists, business leaders, scientists, academics and agriculturalists from across global markets to hear some of the latest developments in the circular economy and bioresources sector.



KTN/INNOVATE: Food security, sustainable agriculture, blue growth and the bioeconomy: Horizon 2020 Information & Brokerage Event, London, 26th September 2018

Innovate UK and the Knowledge Transfer Network are hosting the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 (food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine, maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy) event which is aimed at supporting collaboration across the UK and Europe.





The Big Green Expo (Southampton) 2018: Environmental & Facilities Management Support, Southampton, 2nd October 2018

The aim of the Expo is to improve efficiencies, drive down the cost of running a business facility and its environmental impact – and to meet the expectations of customers and staff.



IBBK: Progress in the treatment and application of manure and digestate products, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany, 16/18th October 2018

International conference with trade exhibition and excursion



Microbiology Society: Focused Meeting 2018: Microbiomes Underpinning Agriculture, Cork, Ireland, 1/2nd October 2018



STFC B4I Chemical Event, Redcar, 17 October 2018

Bridging for Innovators (b4i) funding now available to support UK industry. Bridging for Innovators (B4I) is a programme run by STFC to support UK industry to overcome challenging product, manufacturing or process performance. Accessing our unique laboratories and engaging with world class researchers, you will develop projects that address your specific challenge and help you make a step-change to your business.



EBRI: Value from Waste Masterclass, West Bromwich, 17-18th October 2018

EBRI’s series of Master Class Courses provides exclusive content for entrepreneurs and business leaders covering the technical and commercial fundamentals of bioenergy. Companies looking to develop new products and services can benefit from attending this event, as can those who are simply looking for a better understanding of the bioenergy market. FREE to SME businesses located within specified West Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) areas.



NPRONET Community Meeting 2018, Midland Hotel, Manchester, 29-30th October 2018

At the event we will hear from some of our industrial and academic members about what the network has done for them over last 5 years, how industrial biotechnology has changed during this period and what challenges lie ahead. The programme will also include updates on recent research progress in the field as well as a session discussing the network moving forward.

Registration is free, including accommodation and dinner on the evening of the 29th October in Manchester.



Introductory Course in Algaculture for Biotechnology, Oban, 30-31st October 2018

The course is delivered by leading algal scientists in the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) associated with the Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa. Free to PHYCONET members.



Bioscience Careers Day, Manchester, 27th October 2018

The Royal Society of Biology flagship event for biosciences students. See:



KTN: Women in Innovation: Building Success

Cardiff 5th November 2018; Glasgow 28th November 2018; Belfast 5th March 2019

Take the opportunity to network with like-minded women, learn from experts and hear from successful female entrepreneurs.



Future of Biogas Europe, London, 7th-8th November 2018



Synthetic Biology UK 2018, Bristol, 19/20th November 2018



British Council Researcher Links Event: UK-Russia Workshop – Scientific and Technical Grounds of Future Low-Carbon Propulsion, Northumbria University, 19 – 22nd November 2018

The workshop will be organized with the following sessions: Bioresources and advanced biofuels for low-carbon propulsion; Electrification in transport; Waste energy recovery systems; Mathematical modeling of low-carbon propulsion systems. Application deadline: 1st August 2018



PHYCONET Annual Conference, Wesley Hotel, London, 8 – 9th November 2018




Third Agri-Food Study Group, Nottingham, 29 April 2019

Express your interest to attend this unique event. This three-day Study Group held at Nottingham University (29th April – 1st May) will bring mathematical science researchers from across the UK to work on a number of industry problems over three intensive workshop days to come up with solutions to industry problems from areas as diverse as agriculture, food production and biotechnology. At this stage, the call is for companies to send problems to us: registration details for participants will be available soon.