UK-India sustainable bioenergy research funding awarded to ICGEB Delhi

 

ICGEB Delhi has received funding in the context of £4M awarded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council BBSRC, UK and the Department of Biotechnology DBT, India to UK-India partnerships in synthetic biology biofuels initiatives.

Syed Shams Yazdani, Synthetic Biology and Biofuels lab, ICGEB New Delhi will lead a collaborative project with Prof. Nigel Minton, University of Nottingham, UK, to engineer enzymes, bacteria and bioconversion processes to help produce advanced biofuels from waste rice straw.

The project will receive GBP 1.4M from BBSRC with matched resources from DBT.

 


Press Releases

13 November 2013
BBSRC: UK and India collaborate in sustainable bioenergy research

14 November 2013
GARNet: GBP4M BBSRC Funding awarded to UK-India partnerships in synthetic biology biofuels initiative

19 November 2013
Biofuels Digest: University of Nottingham gets $2.25 to study biofuels from rice straw

21 November 2013
Hispanic Business. com: University of Nottingham - Waste rie crops provide promise for sustainable fuels of the future

 

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