Tag: R&d Funding

AD’s £40m chance to solve global challenges

When it comes to global poverty reduction, the UK government is putting its money where its mouth is. As part of its commitment to spend 0.7% of UK GDP on global poverty reduction and other global challenges, the government has launched a call to research projects that can make a global…

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Tags: r&d funding, R&D, r&i hub, uk ad & biogas 2016

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Government to invest record £26 billion in science by 2021

The Government has announced that it will be investing £26.3 billion in science up to the year 2021. This is approximately £6bn per year. This funding is key to the long-term success of the AD sector, as research funding to AD researchers via bodies like the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences…

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Tags: R&D, r&d funding, research councils, bbsrc, EPSRC, innovate uk

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Energy Game Changer and UK-India and UK-China funding opportunities

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Innovate UK, the UK government's innovation branch, is providing funding to support innovation in a number of fields: The Energy Game Changer provides funding of up to £1.5 million in technical feasibility studies to encourage new entrants to the energy sector and stimulate the adoption of disruptive technologies. …

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Tags: R&D, r&d funding, anaerobic digestion, biogas, adba r&i forum, r&i forum 2016, r&i forum

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New European Commission €21m funding for bioenergy research projects

The ERA-NET Bioenergy has launed a new round of funding open to research proposals on novel bioenergy concepts. Proposals may focus on different bioenergy value chains or energy uses (heating/cooling, electricity, transport biofuels), but in all cases, the question of economic, environmental and social sustainability of the…

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Tags: R&D, r&d funding, Ollie More, bioenergy, Bioenergy research, biogas, anaerobic digestion, innovate uk

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Get £10k free AD technical support

The Anaerobic Digestion Network has announced that the AD industry can now access £10k to support a research project. This is great news that should be taken advantage of by the industry. See all the details here. A good place to start in considering whether a project might be…

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Tags: R&D, AD network, anaerobic digestion, r&d funding

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New R&D funding available for AD crops: Agri-Tech and satellites for crops

Two new funding streams have been announced for the agricultural aspects of anaerobic digestion: "Using satellites to improve agricultural production" in funded by the Natural Resources Research Council. See the brief for this here. We understand that growing crops for AD falls within the scope of this funding. If you…

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Tags: R&D, r&d funding, crops, anaerobic digestion

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New R&D funding available

The Bio-based Industries (BBI) Consortium, a public-private partnership led by the European Commission, has announced a further €106m of funding available for research and development in the bioeconomy sector. This is part of the €3.6bn euros to be made available up to 2020 (including €1bn…

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Tags: R&D, r&d funding, Ollie More, AD R&D

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New EU and UK funding available for energy R&D projects

We have been informed of new funding available from the European Commission and UK Government on energy research and development. See here for all the details. Anaerobic digestion and biogas projects can apply under the energy streams of the various funding calls, with the amount of funding available in the…

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Tags: R&D, r&d funding, EU Commission, EU, Horizon 2020

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£1m funding per project available from Agri-Tech Catalyst

Innovate UK have announced the latest round of funding available to innovation projects in the agricultural sector as part of the Agri-Tech catalyst. Projects in the following funding categories may be eligible for funding: Primary crop and livestock production, including aquaculture Non-food uses of crops including ornamentals Food security…

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Tags: R&D, Ollie More, Agri Tech, crop operators, biogas, anaerobic digestion, r&d funding

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New £50k funding available for algae for AD

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and Innovate UK are to invest £50,000 in early-stage R&D projects aimed at encouraging collaborations between the research community and industry. Algal-derived biofuels and bioenergy remains a nascent technology in the UK (see A UK Roadmap for Algal Technologies) and NERC is…

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Tags: R&D, Ollie More, innovate uk, bioresources, algae, anaerobic digestion, biogas, r&d funding

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Proof of concept grants up for grabs - AD Network

The AD Network has opened its Proof of Concept funding stream to applications, with a closing date of 27 February.  Up to £60,000 can be applied for to demonstrate concepts in one of the "focus areas" the AD Network supports - these "focus areas" are to support the development…

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Tags: R&D, food waste operators, crop operators, funding, Ollie More, r&d funding

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