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Minister announces UK-India collaboration on bioenergy
Date:11/15/2011

In New Delhi today (15 November 2011) Minister of State for Universities and Science, David Willetts, announced plans for a 10M joint call for sustainable bioenergy research between the UK and India. The call will support collaborative science which aims to solve shared problems in the production and processing of plants and algae for bioenergy, research that could help both nations develop sustainable alternatives to fossil fuels.

The Minister said "International collaboration is vital to dealing with shared challenges. Utilising the expertise we have in both of our respective nations will be fundamental to the success of developing bioenergy as a sustainable alternative to fossil fuels and I am delighted that we will have the opportunity to work together to tackle this global issue."

The call will be supported by funding from the UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and the Indian Government Department of Biotechnology (DBT). BBSRC will support the UK side of the collaborations while DBT will support the Indian side of the projects.

The joint call follows a very successful workshop, held in New Delhi in October, where senior members of the UK and Indian bioenergy research communities met to discuss possible areas of collaboration.

The researchers identified three areas where, by working together, scientists from both countries would be able to achieve significantly more than they could do alone. These areas were:

  1. The identification, characterisation and improvement of new enzymes for processing plants, including algae, for bioenergy

  2. The use of systems and synthetic biology approaches to develop microbes that are capable of producing advanced biofuels from sugars locked within indigestible regions of woody plants and algae.

  3. The use of genomics to improve the suitability of algae for biofuel production.

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Contact: Mike Davies
mike.davies@bbsrc.ac.uk
44-179-341-4694
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Source:Eurekalert

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