The Agri-Tech Catalyst has been set up by the Technology Strategy Board, DFID and BBSRC with £70M investment to help make the UK a world leader in agricultural technology, innovation and sustainability.
RCUK and PraxisUnico are working together to deliver a joint competition to reward and recognize knowledge exchange, technology transfer and commercialisation professionals who have excelled in enabling and facilitating the achievement of impact from the outcomes of research.
Funded by BBSRC and delivered by the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Enterprise Fellowships are designed to encourage the development of a new business, building on previously funded BBSRC research, around a technological idea developed by the Fellow (either individually or with others) and within which the Fellow would be expected to play a leading (though not necessarily the leading) role.
The JPI HDHL has launched a joint transnational call for research proposals on intestinal microbiomics. Multidisciplinary transnational research consortia should submit research projects which propose a mechanistic approach to investigate causal relationships between diet, intestinal microbiota and health.