Funding awarded to date

The following is a summary of the outcomes of the Proof of Concept (POC) awards, Business Interaction Vouchers (BIV) and Vacation Students (VS) awarded.

(POC-18) Reduce process carbon footprint-anaerobic fermentation of methane through reversion of methanogenesis

Dr Ying Zhang, PI University of Nottingham
Start Date: 01/08/2018
Completed: 28/02/2019

(POC-24) High value uses of waste methane from landfill and biogas methane from anaerobic digestion

Ying Zhang, PI University of Nottingham
Start Date: 01/02/2018
Completed: 31/12/2018

(BIV-09) A Sustainable Route to Plastic Degradation in C. metallidurans

Samantha Bryan, PI University of Nottingham
Start Date: 01/06/2018
Completed: 30/11/2018

(POC-22) Electroautotrophic bacteria as chassis for electrofermentation of C1 gas

Claudio Avignone-Rossa, PI University of Surrey
Start Date: 01/04/2018
Completed: 30/09/2018

(POC-20) Scalable engineering approaches for exploiting a novel biocomposite material applied to light-driven CO2 absorption and utilization

Kamelia Boodhoo, PI Newcastle University
Start Date: 15/01/2018
Completed: 14/08/2018

(BIV-07) Intensifying Fermentation, the microbubble way!

William Zimmerman, PI University of Sheffield
Start Date: 01/03/2018
Completed: 31/07/2018
Case Study

(POC-15) Development of an assembly-based, recombineering pipeline for overcoming recalcitrance to DNA transfer caused by RM systems in C1 chassis

Professor Nigel Minton, PI The University of Nottingham
Start Date: 01/03/2017
Completed: 31/07/2018
Case Study

(BIV-03) Towards engineering C1 substrate utilisation in industrial yeasts

Rodrigo Ledesma-Amaro, PI Imperial College London
Start Date: 15/01/2018
Completed: 14/07/2018
Case Study

(BIV-05) C1 feedstocks to 2-methyl succinate using novel unnatural biochemistry

Tobias von der Haar, PI University of Kent
Start Date: 15/02/2018
Completed: 14/06/2018

(BIV-08) A novel pressurised and instrumented bioreactor system for process intensification of anaerobic digestion

Stephen Wilkinson, PI University of Chester
Start Date: 05/03/2018
Completed: 01/06/2018

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