Navigation Links
BBSRC announces £10M of funding for advanced scientific equipment
Date:12/18/2013

BBSRC is investing 10M in advanced scientific research instruments to help keep the UK at the forefront of biological sciences research.

The 20 grants from the BBSRC Advanced Life Sciences Research Technology Initiative (ALERT 13) represent the first major equipment purchasing grant scheme from BBSRC since 2007.

The equipment funded includes a super-resolution microscope for plant scientists, the UK's first two commercial Fluorescence Light Sheet Microscopes and the establishment of a consortium for three-dimensional electron microscopy at Oxford Brookes University.

A full list of the funded equipment and costs is available in 'Notes to Editors'.

The ALERT 13 scheme preferentially funds applications where the equipment will get maximum use, and sharing between research groups is encouraged.

Collaboration and extending access to the instruments to industry and public sector users is also encouraged to enhance the potential impact of research.

Professor Jackie Hunter, BBSRC Chief Executive, said: "This funding represents a significant investment in advanced equipment for UK scientists and underlines BBSRC's commitment to making sure its research community has the best resources to continue to undertake world-leading research."


'/>"/>

Contact: Chris Melvin
chris.melvin@bbsrc.ac.uk
01-793-414-694
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. BBSRC and MRC renew investment in structural biology software
2. Life Sciences Discovery Fund announces R&D grants
3. Genetics Society of America announces recipients of spring 2014 DeLill Nasser Award
4. CROS NT Ltd Announces Appointment of Andrew MacGarvey as CEO
5. Biophysical Society announces speakers for Future of Biophysics Burroughs Wellcome Fund Symposium
6. SourceMedical Announces Hiring of Clinical Expert for ASC Division
7. KaloBios Announces Preliminary Phase 1 Results in Advanced Hematologic Malignancies with KB004, an Anti-EphA3 Monoclonal Antibody
8. Wyss Institute at Harvard University announces election of 2 faculty to Natl Academy of Inventors
9. Reproductive Health Matters announces publication of its latest themed issue: New development paradigm
10. Afterburn Fuel Review Announces the Launch of its New and Informative Website
11. VaxTrac Announces Continued Support for Expansion of Biometric-based Mobile Vaccine Registry Programs in Benin
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/9/2017)... MELBOURNE , Australia , March ... clinical study data at the prestigious World Lung Imaging ... Dr. Andreas Fouras , was invited to deliver ... and pulmonary medicine. This globally recognised event brings together ... and share the latest developments in lung imaging. ...
(Date:3/7/2017)... March 7, 2017   HireVue , the leading ... companies identify the best talent, faster, today announced the ... Officer (CSO) and Diana Kucer as Chief ... seasoned executive team poised to drive continued growth in ... a year of record bookings in 2017. ...
(Date:3/2/2017)... 2, 2017 Summary This report ... Merck KGaA and its partnering interests and activities since ... Description The Partnering Deals and Alliance since 2010 ... of one of the world,s leading life sciences companies. ... purchase to ensure inclusion of the most up to ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:3/28/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 28, ... ... announced its partnership with the American Association for the Advancement of Science ... Science. Through this partnership, ReadCube will enhance its high-impact scholarly collection across ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... Franz Inc ., the leading supplier of ... been named a ‘Champion’ by Bloor Research in its recent Graph Database Market ... class, and, thanks to Gruff, it was rated as the easiest product to use.” ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... ... of the Modular Building Institute (MBI), an international modular trade organization, were awarded ... modular category for the Pagliuca Life Lab at Harvard University. The awards were ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... 28, 2017 Volition America, Inc., a wholly-owned U.S. ... engagement of Deborah Vollmer Dahlke , DrPH, CEO and ... Vollmer Dahlke,s role will be to assist the ... State of Texas and elsewhere in ... has significant experience over the past six years, helping ...
Breaking Biology Technology: