has similar agreements with 11 other universities.
knew an automated BPM system would be more efficient, and would help it overcome other hurdles.
However, there are major technological challenges limiting the extent to which microalgae can be used in this way which the BBSRC
funding will enable us to explore further and try to overcome obstacles.
The programmes will provide highly-skilled scientists for academia, policy and industry and support the BBSRC
mission to further scientific knowledge for economic growth, wealth and job creation - improving the quality of life in the UK and beyond.
This technology was developed by Dr Liam Dolan and his colleagues at the John Innes Centre, an institute of the BBSRC
in the Norwich Research Park.
The new initative will see scientists work on nine research projects, jointly funded by research councils BBSRC
, EPSRC and MRC and 13 food and drink companies.
Prof Doug Kell, BBSRC
Chief Executive, said, "Recent short-term price spikes in the wheat markets have shown how vulnerable our food system is to shocks and potential shortages.
Hunter is chair of the innovation board of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry, Chair of Research Directors' Group of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations, and a member of the BBSRC
A grant from the BBSRC
(Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council) will see the Aston research team conduct psychophysical experiments to study the binocular perception and performance of human observers in order to develop a more complete theory and understanding of binocular spatial vision through successive refinements of a computational model.
The project information that is contained in this review has been extracted from the databases of EPSRC, BBSRC
and CORDIS, and is classified by research topic, and gives details of all current grants available.
Dr Celia Caulcott, BBSRC
executive director, innovation and skills said: "Bioscience is having a massive impact on many aspects of our lives.
2m investment from the (Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council) BBSRC