Similar to Engineering Biology, Industrial Biotech impacts numerous sectors including Chemistry, Materials, Healthcare and AgriFood. It also has a significant role in the development of a Circular Economy by using waste as a feedstock for biobased products.
The team works closely with the Industrial Biotechnology Leadership Forum (IBLF), and have supported the development of the ‘National Industrial Biotechnology Strategy to 2030’ document.
Innovate UK Business Connect will share our deep knowledge of the industry, and support you develop new Industrial Biotechnology technologies, as well as replacing existing routes with biological ones.
Read our latest article exploring the role Industrial Biotechnology and Engineering Biology can play in helping us move towards producing our chemicals and materials from alternative, sustainable feedstocks.
Innovation Exchange challenge: Innovations to Produce Sustainable, Biobased MDA for the Manufacture of PEEK
Opens: 01/02/2024 Closes: 15/03/2024
Victrex is seeking innovative solutions to produce sustainable biobased MDA (4,4’-methylene dianiline), a precursor in the PEEK manufacturing process.
Global Business Innovation Programme: Ocean Technology, Canada
Opens: 21/02/2024 Closes: 24/03/2024
Innovate UK invites ambitious Ocean Technology sector companies to join our programme in Canada with two workshops and a market visit.
DASA Competition: Small, Lightweight Trace Explosives Detector
Opens: 01/02/2024 Closes: 09/04/2024
DASA seeks novel, lightweight bioassay systems with novel transduction platforms for the detection of trace explosives.
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