Industrial biotechnology news
Scientists from across the UK shared exciting updates in crop research at the New Frontiers in Crop Research Conference organised by BBSRC and the Knowledge Transfer Network held at the Society of Chemical Industry, in London, on 20 October 2016. With over 40 delegates from 25 organisations across the UK in attendance, the event fostered an interdisciplinary networking environment essential for innovation in the agri-food sector.
Earlham Institute embraces green HPC for collaborative genome analysis at Icelandic data centre Verne Global
Leading genomics and bioinformatics research institute chooses Icelandic data centre to study geographically distributed HPC bioinformatics platforms to reduce costs and help promote a sustainable bioeconomy through renewable energy-efficiency. The Earlham Institute (EI) has announced its new partnership with Verne Global, a global-based developer at the forefront of data centre infrastructure design.
The Centre of Excellence for Plant and Microbial Science (CEPAMS) will be formally opened today in Shanghai by Jo Johnson MP, the UK Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation and the President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Bai Chunli. The new facility will be one of two in China with dedicated state of the art laboratories in Beijing and Shanghai.