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Sustainable bio-based materials and manufacture

UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £12 million for collaborative research and development. This is to develop step-change improvements to sustainable biomanufacturing in the UK. Call closes 03/05/2023 More details.

Innovate UK, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), all part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £12 million for this competition. The funding will support research and innovation projects to develop sustainable biomanufacture based products.

This can be by innovative use and re-use of renewable feedstocks and biotechnology-based manufacture processes for sustainable and circular products. Projects will allow businesses and researchers to work together to develop more sustainable bio-based products, biotechnology processes and innovations.