Applications are now open for the Industrial Biotechnology Catalyst supported by BBSRC, the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). The first IB Catalyst call will fund support for major integrated research and development projects involving collaborations…
Rothamsted Research scientists, in collaboration with researchers from the Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge, funded by the BBSRC Crop Science Initiative, have discovered a gene that contributes to the coppicing response of willows. Willows are of commercial importance as they provide renewable and sustainable…
BBSRC-funded scientists at the University of York have made a significant step in the search to develop effective second generation biofuels. Researchers from the Department of Chemistry at York have discovered a family of enzymes that can degrade hard-to-digest biomass into its constituent sugars.