Industrial biotechnology and bioenergy

The aim of projects falling under this theme is to develop and produce energy, industrial materials or biopharmaceuticals using biological processes.

Like other countries, the UK needs to reduce its dependency on fossil fuels and reduce its carbon emissions. Our students address this challenge by finding novel ways that biological processes from a variety of different organisms can be used as renewable sources of materials, chemicals and energy sources.

Please see our Case Studies for IB&B students  here


NLD BBSRC DTP 3 - Project Call for Supervisors Now Open

04 November 2019

We are pleased to announce that the Newcastle-Liverpool-Durham BBSRC DTP3 application was successful and we have 28 PhD stude…

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