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British Council to highlight biogas funding opportunities at UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo

The British Council, the UK’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations, has confirmed it will be presenting at UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo 2017, the #1 global tradeshow for biogas. Dr Shaun Holmes, Science Adviser for Global Projects at the British Council, will talk…

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Tags: funding opportunities, uk ad & biogas and world biogas expo 2017, british council, newton fund, world biogas association, biogas, r&i

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UK-Egypt international grant funding opportunity

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The British Council in Egypt has made us aware of the Newton-Mosharafa Fund, a £50 million fund to support scholarships and research projects to establish partnership between Egypt and the UK science and innovation sector. The four current themes for the fund are sustainable water management, renewable energy, sustainable food…

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Tags: r&i, international opportunity, egypt, biogas

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AD Net workshop on novel feedstocks and conditioning technologies for AD

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This free event, being hosted by the BBSRC Anaerobic Digestion Network, will take place on 6th April 2017 on the Riseholme Campus, University of Lincoln, and plans to explore the use of novel feedstocks in anaerobic digestion, with invited experts from Europe and the UK. If you are working with novel…

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Tags: r&i, AD network, feedstocks, conditioning technologies

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Proof of Concept Call; Novel Feedstocks; jobs, courses and more

AD Network 3rd Call for Proof of Concept Funds Closes 31 Dec 16 This call closes soon. ADnet still have five awards of up to £60K to allocate. Do you have a NEW concept which can be investigated in a 6-12 month timescale on that budget? Does it have relevance to…

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Tags: r&i funding, r&d funding, funding, r&i, R&D, emma thomas, adnet, university of southampton, careers, news, events, courses

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The AD Network: 3rd Proof of Concept Call now open

The following funding streams are now open through thr AD Network. These are available to members of who are eligible to receive BBSRC funding (http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/web/files/guidelines/grants-guide.pdf). Application forms are now available via www.anaerobicdigestionnet.com. 3rd Proof of Concept…

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Tags: R&D, r&d funding, r&i, emma thomas, AD network, adnet, anaerobic digestion, biogas

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University of Sheffield powers a rural village in India

Recently the University of Sheffield and partners in India an dthe UK, successfully helped a remote village in India gain access to electricity for the first time.  The project, funded by RCUK Energy, RCUK Digital Economy and the Indian Department of Science and Technology, involved a multinational team, including…

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Tags: university of sheffield, energy2050, biogas, india, anaerobic digestion, emma thomas, R&D, r&i

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Stepping Up: Safe and equitable access to food, water and energy systems.

Pools of Water Reflect: Ben Husmann Flickr link to image: Pools of Water Reflect License: CC-BY 2.0 Safe and equitable access to food, water and energy systems, and the goods and services they provide, underpin our societal and global wellbeing. However, they are all stressed due to unsustainable production and consumption…

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Tags: r&i forum 2017, r&i, r&i forum, emma thomas, stepping up, research, innovation, anaerobic digestion

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R&I Forum programme shaping up to support industry growth

Our annual Forum for the research and innovation (R&I) community in the AD sector is shaping up to be unmissable. The event will bring together the academic, industrial and public sectors to debate the latest research on subjects like maximising the value of digestate, the impact of Brexit…

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Tags: biogas, R&D, anaerobic digestion, digestate, r&i, r&i forum, r&i forum 2017, food waste operators, crop operators

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Anaerobic Digestion Network events

Anaerobic Digestion Network (Adnet) have two events coming up in November. Adnet look to shape the future of the Anaerobic Digestion R&D for the next 5 years and beyond. On-site Bio-Energy – How can farmers benefit Organised by Innovation for Agriculture the vent will be held in Wigton, Cumbria. …

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Call for papers: R&I Forum 2017

R&I Forum 2017 On 28-29 March 2017 ADBA will be hosting its annual Research and Innovation Forum (R&I Forum) in The Building Centre, London*. The event aims are to: Build awareness of research activities and potential for industry. Build awareness of industry challenges and opportunities for research in…

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Tags: r&i forum, research, innovation, emma thomas, R&D, r&i, events, 2017, march

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2017 Horizon 2020 Energy Calls for Proposals now open

Two Horizon 2020 Calls for Proposals have been launched this week, they will fund research in biofuels, decarbonisation and smart grids. There is also funding for smart grids demonstration projects and for market update projects for PV, heat pumps, CSP, wind energy, geothermal energy and sustainable fuels. The tables below show…

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Tags: funding, r&i funding, r&i, Horizon 2020, emma thomas, call for proposals

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Shell Springboard programme opens

On Monday 26th September the Shell Springboard will open for applications.  The Shell Springboard programme supports UK businesses with bright solutions to reduce carbon emissions. One national winner will receive £150,000 and a further five regional winners will each get £40,000 of equity-free funding, as well as feedback…

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Tags: funding, competition, r&i, r&i funding, emma thomas, shell, shell springboard, innovation

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WRAP Research: Persistent herbicides in digestate

The detection of herbicides in composting and AD is the subject of new research published by WRAP. Two separate reports “Detecting persistent herbicides in anaerobic digestion” and “Detecting persistent herbicides in compost” explore the impact of herbicides in digestate and compost respectively. Detecting persistent herbicides in…

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Tags: digestate, compost, research, innovation, r&i, emma thomas, experiment, Wrap, anaerobic digestion, herbicides

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Funding opportunities: Agri-Tech and OLEV

The Office for Low Emission Vehicles and the government’s Agri-Tech programme both have funding opportunities available which could be suitable for AD developers and operators. Details can be found below. Agri-Tech The aim of the competition is to increase the pace and uptake of agricultural innovation by farmers…

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Tags: emma thomas, r&d funding, r&i, funding, innovation, research, OLEV, agri-tech

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