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This directory is designed to foster business driven R&D partnerships within industrial biotechnology. It has been inspired by the â€œMemorandum of Understandingâ€?, signed by the UK and Norwegian innovation agencies in 2011, outlining a series of activities to be undertaken on industrial biotechnology and biorefining. Industrial biotechnology is the use of biologically-based technologies, such as fermentation or biocatalysis, to develop new and more efficient and sustainable methods of producing energy, chemicals and materials. Biorefining is the identification, extraction and modification of valuable components from a biobased feedstock to support the biotechnology process. The UK-Norway partnership has so far led to eleven co-funded projects and a variety of other shared activities. In
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particular, we have had two study tours, one to Norway and one this year to Scotland. The directory lists over 250 organisations and provides an excellent resource to
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About the UK-Norway agreement On the 23rd February 2011, Innovation Norway and Innovate UK signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on a number of activities focusing on industrial biotechnology and biorefining. These technologies underpin the bioeconomy, which in Europe has a market size of €2 trillion and employs 21.5 million people. Investment in these technologies could help to meet the increasing demand for a sustainable supply of food, industrial products and fuels. Both organisations believe that through joint activities, such as knowledge exchange and innovation projects, they will generate future economic growth.
During the last three years, the partnership has: • commissioned research to map UK-Norway opportunities • contributed or commissioned five technical reports • committed investment of over €3.6m into 11 joint projects.
In addition, the partnership has contributed content to over 25 events and several study tours, this year bringing a Scottish delegation to Norway to learn about wood-based biorefining and Norwegian delegates to Scotland regarding seaweed cultivation.
including organic acids and protein. The project size is £160K and includes Aberystwyth University, Bangor University, SRUC and Seagarden. The third is a £1M project led by Green Biologics. The key challenge in this
Three new projects were approved for funding in 2013-14. The first is a business plan project led by Pennog to assess the socioeconomic potential of a producing bio-polymers from a ryegrass bio-refinery. The project value is £32k and is in partnership with Norwegian company Seagarden. A second, larger research project led by Pennog, will develop a process for the co-production of organic acid and chitin by co-fermenting the crab waste in combination with plant biomass using a microorganism which produces an organic acid resulting in solubilisation of protein and minerals and consequent buffering of the medium for an optimal fermentation. Protein degrading enzymes will be included for co-removal of proteins. Released minerals will reduce costs by enhancing production of the organic acids in the fermenting medium. The purified chitin will be assessed for its potential use as an agricultural biostimulant and as a raw material for producing both water treatment and personal and health care products. Economic models will be developed to determine the suitability of establishing full scale biorefineries in rural communities within the UK and will take into account the value of co-products
project is to demonstrate a fermentation process to produce biobutanol that can compete on price and quality with the incumbent petrochemical equivalent. The project will be using cellulosic feedstocks that are sustainable and do not impact on food supply. The resulting biobutanol will have significant environmental and resource benefits. The team will be integrating advanced, proven and innovative process technology to convert cellulosic feedstocks to sugar and then fermenting the sugar to biobutanol using technology developed by Borregaard and Green Biologics Ltd., respectively. Lucite will validate biobutanol for a chemical applications. The deliverables include a demonstration at pilot scale of the technical feasibility, modelling to determine the economic feasibility at commercial scale and full product life cycle assessment of primary energy savings and greenhouse gas emissions reductions. The launch of the Industrial Biotechnology Catalyst has meant there is continued funding for UK-Norway projects in 2014.
Innovate UK is the UK’s innovation agency. We have a vital role in UK economic development – helping to accelerate growth by stimulating and supporting business-led innovation.
Our strategy for business innovation Concept to Commercialisation has five key aims: • Accelerating the journey between concept and commercialization • Connecting the innovation-support landscape • Turning government action into business opportunity • Investing in priority theme areas based on potential • Continuously improving our capability. Our work in priority areas and our support for business innovation are key parts of our strategy (https://www.innovateuk.org/ourpriorities). Two of these are Biosciences and High Value Manufacturing, of which industrial biotechnology and biorefining are both a part. In 2007, the UK government led a 12month consultation study of industrial biotechnology and set out its vision for the sector to 2025. This included the building of a large scale, open access facility and investments to support targeted projects. In the subsequent years, considerable investments have been made by the UK Research Councils and through dedicated funding.
Annual calls for ‘‘high value chemicals via industrial biotechnology’’ have resulted in nearly £20 million of public and private investment in 90 projects. In 2014, the Industrial Biotechnology Catalyst was launched with a budget for the first year of £45million, supported by Innovate UK and Innovation Norway as well as two of the UK’s Research councils: Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). The Catalyst is an ‘‘always open’’ competitive mechanism, with multiple funding streams, to enable a seamless route for an idea to progress from academic discovery to industrial exploitation. The Industrial Biotechnology Catalyst will support projects on the following topics: • Production of fine and speciality chemicals and natural products (for example, fragrances, flavors, pharmaceutical intermediates) • Production of commodity, platform, and intermediate chemicals and materials (plastics, resins, and textiles) • Production of liquid and gaseous biofuels • Production of peptides and proteins (enzymes, antibiotics, recombinant biologics) • Novel or improved upstream or downstream processes to reduce costs or improve efficiency Supporting the Catalyst, are 13 Networks in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy (NIBB) that pool skills from academia and business to develop research projects with the potential to overcome major challenges in the industrial biotechnology and bioenergy space. Each has a particular focus, with a total investment of £18 million. In addition, to support scale up of new processes, we have the expanded National Industrial Biotechnology Facility and the National Anaerobic Digestion Development Centre.
The Knowledge Transfer Network The KTN is the UK’s leading innovation network. It brings together businesses, value chains, entrepreneurs, innovators and investors – helping identify and develop the ideas, expertise and technologies that have the potential to be worldbeating products, processes and services.
The KTN specialises in bringing academic, industrial and business communities together from within and across sectors that may not have previously interacted closely. By combining the knowledge and expertise of all stakeholders we are able to drive the conversion of scientific research into innovative products for the benefit of business, the economy, the environment and society. The KTN serves 16 identified market sectors: • Bioscience & Biotechnology • Agri-Food • Health • Materials C• hemistry • Environmental Services • Electronics, Sensor, Photonics • ICT • Space • Defence and Security • Built Environment • Transport • Energy • Digital Economy • Creative Industries • Design
The KTN puts companies and innovators in contact with the funding and knowledge that they need to bring new products, processes and services to market. The KTN also hosts Special Interest Groups (SIGs), formed to work across technology sectors on specific tasks. The Industrial Biotechnology SIG (IBSIG) was established to encourage UK industry to utilise industrial biotechnology to create chemicals more efficiently and sustainably. This has been achieved under strategic direction from the Industrial Biotechnology Leadership Forum. The IB-SIG has provided direct support to over 120 companies across the UK, several of which have proceeded to test the feasibility of using industrial biotechnology in their current work. The Algal Bioenergy SIG (AB-SIG) is focused on understanding the opportunities and risks to the quality of freshwater and marine environments of using algal biomass as a source of renewable energy and chemicals. The AB-SIG aims to translate the UK’s strength in algal biotechnology into commercial applications by partnering the research base with industry. Synthetic Biology is a new and exciting area of research that combines science and engineering in order to design and build (or ‘synthesize’) novel biological functions, parts and systems as well as redesigning existing natural biological systems for useful purposes. The Synthetic Biology SIG (SynBio SIG) has been set up to ensure the translation and development of the UK’s world-leading synthetic biology research into commercial applications by partnering the UK’s research-base expertise with relevant industrial communities.
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Innovation Norway – connecting, informing and funding Innovation Norway connects people, businesses and technology. Our key objectives are to nurture business innovation and entrepreneurship, foster regional development, international cooperation and market access. We build local business networks in key markets through our more than thirty offices around the globe.
Innovation Norway is the main government agency for industry development, with close to 800 employees and about €800 million in grants and loans under management. In addition to its international offices, the organisation has business units in all Norwegian counties, which provides a unique knowledge of Norwegian companies in all sectors. Innovation Norway acts as an advisor to the Government on industry policy in close co-operation with the Norwegian Research Council. For instance, both organisations were strongly involved in preparation of the Government’s white paper on biotechnology, which was published in December 2011. Based on the recommendations drawn up in the national biotech strategy, Innovation Norway has recently launched a new program to support the emerging bioeconomy. This initiative has several measures, with the key objective to stimulate innovation and investments into sustainable production of high value products.
We support projects along the whole value chain from market investigations, technical feasibility and scaling up of novel processes. In 2014 we aim to invest about € 8 mill in industrial biotechnology and biorefining. It is our ambition to help Norwegian companies become leaders in the use of renewable resources, e.g. efficient value creation from wood or marine derived biomass, areas where Norway by tradition is strong. Through our cluster program we stimulate regional development and interaction across sectors and value chains. In the bioeconomy international cooperation is also crucial and is well illustrated by our partnership with the UK within industrial biotechnology. We hope that this directory will identify many new opportunities and foster prosperous business collaborations.
The Norwegian Industrial Biotechnology Network The Norwegian Industrial Biotechnology Network (NNIB) is a national network, connecting industry, R&D institutions and capital. It is organised as a not-for-profit member association with strong financial support from Innovation Norway. NNIB is part of the Innovation Norway’s bioeconomy initiative and is intended to support innovation through dissemination of knowledge across disciplines, sectors and geography.
The network’s focus is on industrial applications of biotechnology and the exploitation of biorenewables feedstock from agriculture, forestry and the marine sectors. The overarching mission is to create value for society through economic growth, as well as a more sustainable industry. The activities reflect four strategic objectives: • Facilitate cross-sectorial and multidisciplinary networking • Identify and communicated market opportunities • Promote investments by competent capital • Increase awareness of industrial biotechnology in society The network organises seminars, workshops and study tours in order to disseminate knowledge, alone or in cooperation with partner organisations or Government agencies. The network communicates business news, market information, new grant programs and
helps the grant providing agencies identifying new projects. NNIB was established in 2011 and has currently 30 institutional members. These members include companies from all relevant sectors, as well as the most prominent research organisations in Norway. NNIB’s website offers a gateway to the Norwegian biobased and biotech industry, providing a comprehensive list of relevant companies, members as well as non-members. NNIB responds to international enquiries and helps companies in their search for business partners. NNIB also makes connections to academic centres of excellence and Government support agencies, such as Innovation Norway, The Norwegian Research Council or Invest in Norway. Its office address is in the city of Trondheim, centrally located in Norway and home to the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, as well as several large RTOs.
Useful Contacts Cristian Strømmen UKTI Director - Oslo UK Trade & Investment, British Embassy, Oslo firstname.lastname@example.org +47 23 13 27 64 Ernst Kloosterman Managing Director Norwegian Industrial Biotechnology Network email@example.com + 47 957 43 945 www.indbiotech.no Ian Holmes National Contact Point – Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, Marine and Maritime and the Bioeconomy Innovate UK Ian.Holmes@innovateuk.gov.uk www.innovateuk.org Marit Valseth Coordinator Bioeconomy Innovation Norway firstname.lastname@example.org +47 909 66 998 www.innovationnorway.no Merlin Goldman Lead Technologist – High Value Manufacturing Innovate UK email@example.com +44 (0)7824 600053 www.innovateuk.org Michelle Carter Knowledge Transfer Manager KTN michelle.carter@ktn-uk-org +44 (0) 131 6517332 https://connect.innovateuk.org Ole Jørgen Marvik Sector Head, Health and Life Sciences Innovation Norway firstname.lastname@example.org +47 911 95 876 www.innovationnorway.no
A-Z LISTINGS Aber Instruments Contact: John Carvell, Sales and Marketing Director Science Park, Aberystwyth, SY23 3AH T: 01970 636303 E: email@example.com W: www.aber-instruments.co.uk
Advanced Extraction Technology Ltd Contact: Gary Wheatley, Scientific Director Old School House, 47 Rowley Road, Little Weighton, North Humberside HU20 3XJ T: 01482 842570 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.advancedextractiontechnology.co.uk
Based on research activities at the University of Abersytwyth and the centre for Alternative Technology (Machynlleth, UK) Aber Instruments was founded in 1988. The company invented and patented a unique method for measuring live biomass based on Radio-Frequency Impedance.
Advanced Extraction Technology has concentrated on exploiting the emerging green technology of Sub-critical Water Extraction (SWE) which can replace harmful organic solvents in the production of pharmacologically active extracts from plant based raw material.
Contact: Steve Barker, Site Director Windmill Industrial Estate, Shotton Lane, Cramlington, Northumberland NE23 3JL T: 01670 590595 E: email@example.com W: www.aesica-pharma.co.uk Our state-of-the-art facilities enable delivery of a full API development and manufacturing, formulation development and formulated products manufacturing services in a growing number of markets.
Contact: Kjetil Langland Bøhn, CEO Vollsveien 13H, 1366, LYSAKER Norway W: www.agrionos.com
Develops and manufactures ingredients for fertilizers. Offers increasing crop yield through improved management in combination with micronutrients, e.g. microflora, amino acids and chitin.
Agroplas AS Contact: Bjørn Utgård, CEO Parkveien 57, 121, OSLO Norway M: +47 92088057 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.agroplas.no
Novel technology for drying, grinding and processing biomaterials into products for a diverse set of markets in agriculture and supplements industry.
Akcros Chemicals Ltd Contact: Paul Fyfe, Plant Scientist Lankro Way, Eccles, Manchester M30 0LX T: 0161 785 1163 E: email@example.com W: www.akcros.com
Aker Biomarine ASA Contact: Kjetil Berge, R&D Director Fjordalleen 16 , 250, OSLO Norway M: +47 40224887 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.akerbiomarine.com
Additives for polymers, Coatings and Sealants and biocides for industry, chemical additive suppliers into the PVC and polymers industries. Additives in the coatings, rubber, silicones and sealants markets and biocides for many other applications globaly.
Products and technology, contract manufacturing and analytical services related to modified fatty acids (linoleic acid and omega3) intended for food and feed. Manufacturing plant at Sunnmøre.
Contact: Sissel Stenberg , CEO Industriveien 2 , 9062, FURUFLATEN Norway M: +47 995 56 535 E: email@example.com W: www.akvaren.no
Collecting and processing fish waste as raw material for marine byproducts, e.g. feed for the aquaculture industry. Trading of marine byproducts (oil, fat, fish meal and flavours).
Contact: Tom Straw, R&D Manager Holland Park, Holland Drive, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE2 4LD T: 0191 261 0237 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.akzonobel.com
AkzoNobel is the largest global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals.
AlgaeCytes Ltd Contact: Naz Bashir, CEO Discovery Park, Discovery Park House, SouthPod, Ramsgate Road, Sandwich, Kent CT13 9ND T: 01304 897626 M: 07879 810501 E: email@example.com W: www.algaecytes.com
Algea AS Contact: Tron Kjønnø, CEO Omagata 78, 6517, KRISTIANSUND Norway M: +47 91741801 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.algea.com
AlgaeCytes Limited is focused on developing and commercialising algae derived bioactive ingredients. The company has developed scalable demonstration units for the production of high value chemicals such as omega 3 oils from algae.
Since 1937 Algea AS has been in industrial processing of bio raw material based on seaweed. Customers in more than 40 countries worldwide buy finished and semi-finished products based on plants from wild harvesting and aquaculture.
Contact: Andrew Spicer, Chief Research Scientist Eden Laboratory, Broadmead Road, Stewartby, Bedfordshire MK43 9ND T: 01234 765773 E: email@example.com W: www.algenuity.com
Contact: Arne Dessen, Executive Chairman Industriveien 33, 1337, SANDVIKA Norway M: +47 95170278 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.algipharma.com
Algenuity builds foundational technologies to support the emerging algal biotechnology industry. We bring together cutting edge molecular biology and genome engineering with outstanding engineering, electronics, software and product development capabilities to catalyse and propel the industry.
Development of new drugs based on marine polymers (from alginate polysachharide), focusing on developing medications and therapies in the areas of respiratory diseases (CF & COPD), wound healing and conditions caused by bacterial biofilms.
Almac Group Limited
Applied Enzyme Technology Ltd
Contact: Tom Moody, Head of Biocatalysis 20 Seagoe Indusrial Estate, Craigavon, Belfast, BT63 5QD T: 0283 833 2200 E: email@example.com W: www.almacgroup.com
Contact: Guido Drago, Managing Director Monmouth House, Mamhilad Park, Pontypool, NP4 0HZ
T: 01495 751 100 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.gwent.org
Almac provides the most comprehensive range of services extending from research through pharmaceutical and clinical development to commercialisation of product.
Applied Enzyme Technology Ltd (AET) is a company with core expertise in protein stabilisation. Application of our expertise and patented technology has resulted in the successful stabilisation of many enzymes spanning a wide variety of applications.
Applikon Biotechnology UK
APS Biocontrol Ltd
Contact: Glenn Robinson, UK Sales & Marketing Manager Basepoint Business Centre, Tewkesbury Business Park, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire GL20 8SD T: 0845 337 3306 E: email@example.com W: www.applikon.co.uk
Contact: Alison Blackwell, Director Prospect Business Centre, Gemini Crescent, Dundee Technology Park, Dundee DD2 1TY T: 01382 561696 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.advancedpestsolutions.co.uk
Applikon Biotechnology is a world leader in developing and supplying advanced bioreactor systems from laboratory scale to production scale. We are the only company that can take a customer from the initial screening stage up to full-scale production using the same platform.
Advanced Pest Solutions Limited (APS) is an innovative biocontrol company, developing technologies which address an increasing need for effective and environmentally-sustainable replacements for synthetic chemicals.
Aqua Bio Technology ASA
Aquazyme Technology AS
Contact: Arvid Lindberg, CEO Thormøhlensgate 55, N-5008 Bergen, Norway
M: +47 98 24 54 10 E: email@example.com W: www.aquabiotechnology.com
Developing and producing cosmetics and skincare products based on active marine ingredients, e.g. the protease zonase from hatching fluids of salmon having skin healing properties.
Contact: Bernt Walther, Board member Lammanset, 5640, EIKELANDSOSEN Norway M: +47 98 05 59 25 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Developing immuno stimulating compounds from salmon eggs. Initial applications related to inflammatory disorders or skin damage in veterinary medicine.
A-Z LISTINGS Aragreen (UK) Ltd Contact: Jerome Vaughan, CEO Unit 6, Stowfield Business Park, Lydbrook, Gloucestershire GL17 9NG T: 01594 862888 E: email@example.com W: www.aragreen.com Aragreen uses micro algae as a key building block for two distinct industrial processes (i) enhanced waste water treatment and (ii) the production of a range of algae containing anti-oxidants, pigments and proteins for human and animal consumption. Our biotechnology platform combines laboratory precision with industrial scale. This platform is used in both the waste water treatment process and production of algae biomass.
Arctic Nutrition AS Contact: Harald Nordal, Chairman of the Board Industrivegen 42, 6155, ØRSTA Norway M: +47 908 59 397 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.arcticnutrition.no
Produces highly refined omega3 phospholipids and protein powder from herring roe.
ArcticZymes AS Contact: Olav Lanes, Head of R&D Sykehusveien 23, 9019, TROMSØ, Norway M: +47 47 41 42 56 E: email@example.com W: www.arcticzymes.com
ArcticZymes develops and produces enzymes originating from the marine Arctic for use in molecular research and diagnostics. ArcticZymes is a subsidiary of Biotec Pharmacon.
AstraZeneca Contact: Keith Mulholland, Associate Principal Scientist Etherow T40/4, Pharmaceutical Development, AstraZeneca, Silk Road Business Park, Macclesfield, SK10 2NA T: 01625 517179 E: Keith.Mulholland@astrazeneca.com W: www.astrazeneca.com
Avanticell Science Limited Contact: Colin Wilde, CSO GibbsYard Building, Auchincruive, Ayr KA6 5HW
T: 01292 521060 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.avanticell.com
Biocatalysis Specialist in Chemical Sciences
Provision of leading-edge products and services to clients in the pharmaceutical, agri-biotechnology and healthcare industries.
Contact: Fredrik Høienholm Høienholm, CEO Nedre Skøyen vei 26, 276, OSLO Norway M: +47 93 259 473 E: email@example.com W: www.axellus.com
Contact: Klaus Neumann, CEO Skippergata 47, 9008, TROMSØ Norway M: +47 930 30 544 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.ayanda.com
Leading supplier of branded health food, nutraceuticals and probiotics.
Consumer ready pharmaceuticals and food supplements based on a proprietary forumulation technology.
Contact: Jens Strøm, Dir QA Nedre Kalbakkvei 40, 1081, OSLO Norway M: +47 908 471 92 E: email@example.com W: www.bama.no
Major Norwegian retailer within fruit and vegetables. R&D related to exploitation of side-streams and conversion of waste into co-products.
Contact: Jan Buch Andersen , CEO Redervegen 5, 1914, TROMSØ Norway M: +47 467 46 171 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.barentzymes.com
Discovery, engineering and production of enzymes for industrial applications.
Baxenden Chemicals Contact: Falmai Binns, Research Associate Paragon Works, Baxenden, Accrington, Lancashire BB5 2SL T: 01254 872278 E: email@example.com W: www.baxchem.co.uk
BBI Solutions Contact: Mathew Willis, Sales Manager The Courtyard, 73 Ty Glas Avenue, Llanishen, Cardiff CF14 5DX
T: 02920 747 232 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.bbisolutions.com
Baxenden Chemicals is acknowledged as a global leader in polyurethane technology, supplying customers worldwide.
BBI Solutions is a leading expert in immunoassay development and manufacturing services, and also provides an extensive portfolio of biological raw materials as well as nanoparticle and enzyme labels.
Berg Lipidtech AS
Contact: David Mousedale, Managing Director Royal College Building, 204 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1XW T: 01698 374501 E: email@example.com W: www.beocarta.com
Contact: John O. Tørlen, Chief Operating Officer Sjukenesstranda 62, 6037, EIDSNES Norway
T: +47 70 19 92 00 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.blt.no
Since 1985, beòcarta has worked on bioprocesses on industrial sites and in modern laboratories, seeking new solutions for old problems: how to make biomanufacturing more efficient and how to grow good science out of the laboratory and into a viable bio-economy.
Supply food quality marine oils in bulk for the pharmaceuticals, health food and cosmetics industries
Biobag International AS
Contact: Anthony McGarel-Groves, Technical Director Clapton Revel, Wooburn Moor, Buckinghamshire HP10 9ND T: 01628 527733 E: email@example.com W: www.bio-sepltd.com
Bio-Sep Limited is exploiting the use of surplus biomass for the production of ‘green sourced’ platform chemicals for a wide variety of industrial purposes using novel, carbon friendly technology.
Contact: Geir Løken, Sales Manager, Norway Hovsveien 8, 1832, ASKIM Norway T: +47 69888590 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.biobag.no
Producing biodegradable plastic films from renewable sources
BioBullets Ltd Contact: David Aldridge, Managing Director 2 Fitzhardinge Street, London, W1H 6EE
T: 01223 338311 E: email@example.com W: www.biobullets.com
BioBullets is an award winning company providing i) aquaculture enhancement products to increase growth rates and body condition of hatchery reared shellfish and ii) environmentally friendly control solutions for aquatic biofouling pests.
Biocatalysts Ltd Contact: Stuart West, Managing Director Cefn Coed, Parc Nantgarw, Cardiff, CF15 7QQ T: 01443 843712 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.biocats.com
Biocatalysts are a speciality enzyme manufacturer, toll manufacturer and consultancy company
BioEnergy Services Ltd Contact: Naz Bashir, Commercial Director Camburgh House, 27 New Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent CT1 3DN T: 07879 810501 E: email@example.com W: www.bioenergysl.com Bioenergy Services Limited (BESL) specialises in bringing together technical, market expertise and project management skills for the development and delivery of bioenergy solutions to enhance crop yields, liquid biofuels generation and providing economically sound renewable energy solutions.
A-Z LISTINGS Bioforsk
Contact: Roald Sørheim, Reseach Director M: +47 900 94 486 E: Roald.Sorheim@bioforsk.no W: www.bioforsk.no
Biofortuna Ltd Contact: Simon Douglas, CEO 1 Hawkeshead Road, Croft Business Park, Bromborough, Wirral CH62 3RJ T: 0151 334 0182 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.biofortuna.com
The Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research conducts applied research linked to multifunctional agriculture and rural development, plant sciences, environmental protection and natural resource management.
Freeze Dried Development and Production Service, Biofortuna offers its proprietary freeze-dried expertise and specially formulated cryopreservatives as an ISO13485 contract development and manufacturing service.
Contact: Joanna Vlahopoulou, Founder 32 Portland Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 1QP T: 0191 3757601 M: 07736 400231 E: email@example.com W: www.bioinnovel.com
Contact: Håvard Wollan, CEO Beddingen 10, 2014, TRONDHEIM Norway M: +47 92 88 33 83 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.biokraft.no
Bioinnovel’s mission is to become a leading provider of innovative bioprocess optimal monitoring and control technologies (in line ultrasonic sensors for biomass monitoring with integrated process diagnostic software).
Young company aiming to build Scandinavia's largest production plant for liquid biogas (LBG) in cooperation with Norske Skog. Manufacturing site located in Skogn in Mid-Norway.
Biolink Group AS
Contact: Kåre Svaboe, CEO Hanav 4-6, 4327, SANDNES Norway M: +47 95143485 E: email@example.com W: www.biolink.no
Contact: Lars Myhra, CFO Bolstadveien 24, 8430, MYRE Norway
M: +47 91555707 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.biomar.no
Research and clinical documentation of pharmaceutical compounds based on anthocyanins and other polyphenols.
Mature company developing and manufacturing feed and feed ingredients for the aquaculture industry.Third largest supplier of feed for fishfarmers.
Biome Technologies plc
Contact: Paul Mines, CEO North Road, Marchwood Industrial Park, Marchwood, Southampton SO40 4BL M: 07917603519 E: email@example.com W: www.biometechnologiesplc.com
Contact: Jan Arne Vevatne, CEO Kontorsentret Austvoll , 5392, STOREBØ Norway T: +47 55629456 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.marinebio.no
The Group’s primary activity is the development of its bioplastics business. It is a UK champion in sourcing aromatic chemicals from lignin.
Oil and bioactive peptides and protein hydrolysate isolated from marine sources
BioPharma Technologies Ltd
Contact: Kevin Ward, Director of R&D
Contact: Sandra Hill, Managing Director
Biopharma House, Winnall Valley Road, Winchester, SO23 0LD T: 01962 841 092 E: email@example.com W: www.biopharma.co.uk
T: 0115 9516146 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.biopolymersolutions.co.uk
BPS is a leading supplier of equipment to pharmaceutical, biotech and process industries in the UK, Ireland and France, with a specialisation in freeze drying technology and related equipment.
Sutton Bonington Campus, Loughborough, LE12 5RD
Provide Scientific Services, Consultancy and Training to the Food, Pharmaceutical, Biomaterials and Ingredients sectors
Bioprotein AS Contact: Arild Johannessen, CEO Professor Olav Hanssens vei 15, 4021, STAVANGER Norway M: +47 93465292 E: email@example.com W: www.bioprotein.no
Biosentrum AS Contact: Arild Johannessen, CEO Prof Olav Hanssensv 15 , 4021, STAVANGER Norway T: M: +47 93465292 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.biosentrum.no
Proprietary technology for large scale fermentation of natural gas to single cell protein. Recently merged with US-based Calysta, a specialist in metabolic engineering of methylotrophic bacteria.
Contract manufacturing company for large scale fermentation of recombinant proteins
BioSyntha Technology Limited
Biotec BetaGlucans AS
Contact: Ann Kramer, CEO BioPark Hertfordshire, Broadwater Road, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 3AX T: 01707 356133 M: E: email@example.com W: www.biosyntha.com BioSyntha is developing microbial technology to produce chemicals from renewable resources via fermentation of syngas. Biosyntha also offers bespoke research services in metabolic engineering, biocatalysis, fermentation and metabolite production.
Contact: Ingrid Skjæveland Sykehusveien 23, TROMSØ Norway T: +47 77 64 89 00 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.biotec.no Biotec BetaGlucans AS, a wholly owned subsidiary of publicly listed Biotec Pharmacon, develops and manufactures immune modulating compounds for the human health sectors. Basic research on the mode of action of the various proprietary beta-1,3/1,6-glucan products at a cellular/molecular level has been the foundation for testing the products in animal models and in clinical trials.
Biotec Pharmacon ASA Contact: Svein Lien, CEO Sykehusveien 23 Forskningsparken, 9294, TROMSØ Norway
M: +47 922 89 323 E: email@example.com W: www.biotec.no
Discovery and manufacturing of bioactive compounds and enzymes from marine sources. Drug discovery program related to cancer.
Borregaard Industries Ltd Norge Contact: Gudbrand Rørsrud, Technology Director Business Development Hjalmar Wessels vei 10, 1721, SARPSBORG Norway M: +47 481 40 603 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.borregaard.com
Boundless Horizons Ltd Contact: Alexander Bushell, Director (Innovation Centre, 189 Carver Drive, Kent Science Park, Sittingbourne, Kent ME9 8NP T: 01634 314287 E: email@example.com W: www.boundlesshorizons.co.uk
Borregaard operates one of the world’s most advanced biorefineries. By using natural, sustainable raw materials, the Group produces advanced and environmentally friendly biochemicals, biomaterials and bioethanol that replace oil-based products. Borregaard also holds strong positions in ingredients and fine chemicals.
Renewable energy horticultural crop growing systems
Contact: Charles Gordon, Senior Innovation Specialist The Heath Business & Technical Park, Runcorn, WA7 4QX T: 01928 515683 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.britest.co.uk
Britest is a global leader in the development of innovative tools and methodologies to support process understanding and process design in the chemical and industrial biotechnology processing sectors.
Contact: Robert Brocklesby, Managing Director Brocklesby House, Crosslands Lane, North Cave, Brough, East Yorkshire HU15 2PG T: 01430 424900 E: email@example.com W: www.brocklesby.org
Brocklesby Ltd are recycling specialists of used cooking oil and fatty acids.
A-Z LISTINGS Building Research Establishment Contact: Alan Yates, Technical Director, Sustainablility Bucknalls Lane, Watford, WD25 9XX T: 01923 664000 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.bre.co.uk
We provide independent, third-party certification of fire, security and environmental products and services. Our status as a UKAS accredited laboratory reflects our competence and impartiality.
Burdica Biomed Ltd Contact: Kevin Burd, CEO 33 Research Avenue North, Edinburgh, EH14 4AP T: 0845 625 1044 E: email@example.com W: www.burdica.com
Daresbury Science & Innovation Campus, Vanguard House, Keckwick Lane, Daresbury, WA4 4AB T: 01925 742 000 W: www.byotrol.co.uk
Burdica Biomed Limited (BBL) is a fast-growing biotechnology and medical devices company. It is engaged in manufacturing and marketing of products based on the application of advanced biopolymers, and in research and development relating to biopolymer technologies.
Byotrol is based on cationic biocides and hydrophobic polymers which are commonly used under European registration.
C-Tech Innovation Ltd
Contact: Tony Hutchings, Technical Director Alice Holt Lodge, Wrecclesham, Farnham, Surrey GU10 4LH T: 01420 526261 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.ccuresolutions.com
Contact: David Gardner, Managing Director Capenhurst Technology Park, Capenhurst, Chester, Cheshire CH1 6EH T: 0151 347 2900 E: email@example.com W: www.ctechinnovation.com
C-Cure Solutions Limited offers a unique combination of contaminated land and ecology expertise. Our proprietary products are produced from renewable sources and provide a low carbon solution to contaminated land remediation.
C-Tech Innovation provides a wide-ranging consultancy service designed to maximise your innovation and business opportunities. We help organisations to implement new processes and create new products; assist them in knowledge transfer and in commercialisation and business support.
Contact: John Turvill, Director Nuneaton, Warwickshire, T: 01242 545200 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: http://czero.co.uk
Contact: Gunnar Rørstad, CEO Stakkevollvegen 65, P.O. Box 2489 Langnes, 9272, TROMSØ Norway M: +47 913 65 942 E: email@example.com W: www.calanus.no
Sustainable energy systems.
Calanus AS is a Norwegian bio-marine company founded on competence on ecologically sustainable harvesting of the zooplankter Calanus finmarchicus and on scientific and technological expertise related to development, manufacture and use of health- and nutrition products and bioactive compounds based on this abundant resource present in the North Atlantic Ocean.
Cambridge Biopolymers Ltd.
Contact: Pål Jahre Nilsen, R&D Manager Skysstasjon 11 A, 1383, ASKER Norway M: +47 992 91 277 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.cambi.no
Build and manage processing plants for biosolids and biowaste throughout the world. Uses a thermal hydrolysis technique to produce biogass and nutrients for farming.
Contact: Colin Chappell, Product Development, Composition & Legislation Ickleton Road, Duxford, Cambridge CB22 4FB T: 01223 832026 E: email@example.com W: www.cambridge-biopolymers.com
Cambridge Biopolymers develop and commercialise patented technology for the manufacture of thermosetting ‘bioresins’ made from plant oils.
Cambridge Research Biochemicals Contact: Emily Humphrys, Commercial Director 17-18, Belasis Hall Technology Park, Billingham , Cleveland TS23 4AZ T: 01642 567 180 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.crbdiscovery.com
Campden BRI Contact: Steven Walker, Director General Station Road, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire GL55 6LD T: 01386 842000 E: email@example.com W: www.campdenbri.co.uk
Cambridge Research Biochemicals, CRB, specialises in custom peptide and custom antibody production for research and industry.
We provide technical support to the food, drinks and allied industries. We serve 2,000+ member companies and other clients in 65+ countries.
Carbon Sequestration Ltd
Contact: Jim Mills, CEO 155 Cambridge Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge, CB4 0GN T: 01223 423 413 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.cantabbio.com
Contact: Norman Taylor, Director The Sheffield Bioincubator, 40 LeavyGreave Road, Sheffield, S3 7RD T: 0114 222 4555 E: email@example.com W: www.carbondioxidesequestration.co.uk
Cantab Biopharmaceuticals Ltd is a biopharmaceutical company committed to the discovery and development of innovative drugs and drug formulations. Extensive experience in biopharmaceutical discovery, process development and GMP manufacturing to expedite the development of biosuperiors from inception through clinical development.
CSL was originally set up by a team of scientists and business development professionals dedicated to the research and commercial optimisation of carbon sequestration technologies.
Contact: Jon Halverson, Guinness Road, Trafford Park, Manchester, M17 IPA T: 0161 872 0225 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.cargill.co.uk
Contact: Eric Whale, Director, Founder & Head of Technology Unit 3, West Dock, Harbour Place, Burntisland, Fife KY3 9DW T: 01592 870335 E: email@example.com W: www.cellucomp.com
Cargill is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. Founded in 1865, the privately held company employs 142,000.
CelluComp is a dynamic new material science company based in Scotland that develops high performance products based on sustainable resources.
Cellular Systems (Grantham) Limited
Celtic Renewables Ltd
Contact: Andrew Stacey, Founder T: 07802 888742 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cellular Systems is a consultancy working in the Bio Sciences. We currently have projects running in recovering valuable materials from food processing waste, early, predictive animal diagnostics, detection of diseases of high economic impact in agriculture and extended supply chain monitoring.
Contact: Martin Tangney, Founder & CSO Sighthill Campus, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, EH11 4BN T: 0131 455 3313 E: email@example.com W: www.celtic-renewables.com Celtic Renewables Ltd is an innovative start-up company formed to commercialise a process for producing a superior next generation biofuel and other high value sustainable products, from the by-products of biological industries.
Centre for Process Innovation (CPI-Wilton)
Contact: Chris Dowle, Director of Sustainable Processing Wilton Centre, Witon, Recar, TS10 4RF
E: Chris.Dowle@uk-cpi.com W: www.uk-cpi.com
The Centre for Process Innovation is a UK-based technology innovation centre and part of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult. We use applied knowledge in science and engineering combined with state of the art facilities to enable our clients to develop, prove, prototype and scale up the next generation of products and processes.
A-Z LISTINGS Chemoxy International Limited Contact: David Randall, R&D Manager All Saints Refinery, Cargo Fleet Road, Middlesbrough, Cleveland TS3 6AF T: 01642 248555 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.chemoxy.com Chemoxy International serve many sectors from pharmaceutical, electronic and flavour & fragrance through to oil drilling, fuel additives and industrial solvent users. Our own products serve the paint and coatings sector.
Chitinor AS Contact: Bjarte Langhelle , Commercial Director Postboks 193, 9387, HAUGESUND Norway
T: +47 52 85 94 80 E: email@example.com W: www.chitinor.no
Chitinor AS manufactures and supplies marine derived Health & Nutritional and Pharma & Personal Care ingredients. The Company has established a comprehensive know-how on extraction and processing of biopolymers from the Atlantic Ocean.
Climostat Ltd Contact: Michael Fothergill, Director The Heath Business Park, Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 4QX T: 01928 515015 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.climostat.co.uk
Climostat Ltd is developing technology to recycle CO2 from power plant flue gas emissions as valuable saleable products. © Centre for Process Innovation Ltd (CPI) (www.uk-cpi.com) – All Rights Reserved
Critical Processes Contact: Peter Hammond, MD
Contact: Richard Wood, CEO E: email@example.com
Unit 2A, Brickyard Road, Roecliffe, North Yorkshire YO51 9NS
T: 01423 325238 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.criticalprocesses.com
Coressence is an emerging research-based, functional food ingredient, cosmetics and pharmaceutical company committed to developing innovative products based on the defined epicatechin composition and branded under the Evesse™ Trademark.
Applied clean technology exploiting supercritical fluids and superheated water.
Croda Europe Ltd
Contact: Surinder Chahal, Research & Technology Director Foundry Lane, Widnes, Cheshire WA8 8UB T: 0151 423 3441 E: email@example.com W: www.croda.com
Contact: Nick Allenby, Senior Bioscientist Newcastle Biomedicine Bio-Incubators, 1st floor William Leech Building, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH T: 0191 223 5608 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.demuris.co.uk
Croda is a global manufacturer and supplier of speciality chemicals to a wide range of markets, including Personal Care, Health Care, Crop Care, Home Care, Polymer Additives, Coatings and Polymers, Lubricants and Geo-Tech.
Demuris is an antibiotic discovery company with unique and world leading expertise in key technologies of genome engineering, natural product sourcing and target-based screening.
Desktop Genetics Ltd
Contact: Edward Perello, Director M: 07775770533 E: email@example.com W: www.deskgen.com Provides biotechnology companies with software solutions to rapidly and accurately recycle existing DNA constructs into new goal DNA. Our products reduce reliance on external gene synthesis providers, eliminate the need to plan cloning protocols, and maximise organisational efficiency and corporate memory of internal gene constructs.
Contact: Hugh Ilyine, CEO West Mains Road, Edingburgh, EH9 3JJ T: 0131 650 4821 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.destinagenomics.com DestiNA Genomics Ltd (DGL) is a University of Edinburgh spin-out company, formed to commercialise a revolutionary chemical based system for detecting nucleic acids and single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP’s). The technology is unique and distinguishable from ALL existing enzymatic methods of nucleic acid analysis.
Dextra Laboratories Contact: Andy Hacking, Research Director Science and Technology Centre, Earley Gate, Whiteknights Road, Reading, Berkshire RG6 6BZ T: 0118 935 7282 E: email@example.com W: www.dextrauk.com
Diageo Contact: Paul Walsh, CEO Lakeside Drive, Park Royal, London, NW107HQ T: 020 8978 6000 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.diageo.com
Carbohydrate Synthesis and Analysis, the Dextra team are carbohydrate specialists with an international reputation in all areas of research, synthesis and analysis of carbohydrates and complex sugars.
Diageo is the world’s leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of beverage alcohol brands across spirits, beer and wine
DNA Electronics Ltd
Contact: Christofer Toumazou, CEO Ugli Campus Block C, 56 Wood Lane, London, W12 7SB T: 020 7036 2100 E: email@example.com W: http://dnae.co.uk
Contact: David Chaplin, Head of R&D Chirotech Technology Centre, 410 Cambridge Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge, CB4 0PE T: 01223 728055 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.drreddys.com
DNA Electronics is creating a suite of electronic microchip-based solutions to enable faster, simpler and more cost-effective DNA analysis
Dr Reddy’s is a global pharmaceutical company, headquartered in India. In Cambridge we specialise in using technologies including biocatalysis and chemocatalysis to make pharmaceutical intermediates and APIs.
Due Miljø AS
Contact: Eddy Torp, Director Lilleakerveien 4A, 283, OSLO Norway T: +47 22736850 M: +47 90035846 E: email@example.com W: www.duemiljoe.no
Contact: Frank DeGennaro, Manager Strategy & Business Development T: 302 892 7488 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
DUE MILJØ create values through Developing Processes and Providing Membrane Molecular Separation Plants to the Food/BioMarin, Pharma and Technical/Chemical Industries.
Through our knowledge of material science, we are providing safer, betterperforming, higher-quality, and more environmentally sustainable products in the global chemical industry to meet the needs of a growing world.construction to transportation and communications.
Contact: Nick Burgin, Managing Director European Knowledge Centre, Mosquito Way, Hatfield, Hertfordshire AL10 9SN T: 0845 676 1400 E: email@example.com W: www.eisai.co.uk
Contact: Michael Wright, Managing Director T: 01865 274591 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Eisai is one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical companies.
EKB Technology Ltd has recently been spun out from the University of Oxford to commercialise a revolutionary Bioprocessing Technology developed in conjunction with C-Tech Innovation Ltd.
Contact: Rebecca McDowell, Principal Product Scientist Sutton Bonington Campus, Sutton Bonington, Leicestershire LE12 5RD T: 0115 748 4130 E: email@example.com W: www.eminate.co.uk
Eminate specialises in sourcing ideas for new products and services and turning them into commercial reality. We reduce risk by developing novel ideas in partnership with representative customers before exiting.
Contact: John Pinkney The Granary, 17a High Street, Yarm, TS15 9BW T: 01642 794040 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.ensusgroup.com
Our aim is to become a leading biorefiner of European cereal grains to produce greener food and fuel.
A-Z LISTINGS EPAX Norway AS Contact: Irene Stoknes, R&D Manager Aarsætherveien 17, 6006, ÅLESUND Norway T: +47 70 13 59 60 E: email@example.com W: www.epax.com
Global supplier of highly purified ultra-concentrated omega-3 ingredients for nutracuticals and international branded food products.
Epistem Ltd Contact: Saba Alzabin, Senior Inflammation Research Scientist 48 Grafton Street, Manchester, M13 9XX T: 0161 603 7731 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.epistem.co.uk
Epsitem provides molecular biomarkers to measure drug-induced gene expression.
Ewos AS Contact: Atle Kvist, CEO Tollbodallmenningen 1 B, 5004, BERGEN Norway M: +47 905 43 500 E: email@example.com W: www.ewos.com/no
The Norwegian branch of Cermaq’s R&D division. Active in various aspects of aquaculture R&D, including feed and fish health (mainly salmon).
Farmaceutical Innovations Contact: Kevin Wall, Director Unit 2 Llanfair Workshops, Ffordd Caergybi, Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Anglesey LL61 5SX T: 01248 208086 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.farmaceuticals.biz
Felleskjøpet Forutvikling AS Contact: Knut Røflo, CEO Nedre Ila 20, 7018, TRONDHEIM Norway M: +47 95123635 E: email@example.com W: www.fk.no/forutvikling
Developing processes for the clean extraction of phytochemicals from sustainable sources.
Developing new feed and feed ingredients for agricultural and pet markets.
Felleskjøpet Rogaland Agder SA
Fine Organics Limited
Contact: Stein Lima, R&D Director Sandvikveien 21, 4016, STAVANGER Norway T: 51 88 73 17 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.fkra.no
Contact: Simon Rowell, Commercial Director Seal Sands, Middlesborough, TS2 1UB T: 08451 254251 E: email@example.com W: www.fineindustries.co.uk
Major producer of animal feed (livestock, pigs, chickens) and fertilizers.
Fine Organics Limited is a UK based manufacturer of high quality fine chemicals, operating within three main market segments, Intermediates and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs), Agrochemicals and Specialty Chemicals.
Firmenich Bjørge Biomarin AS
FMC Biopolymer AS
Contact: Karl Inge Slotsvik, CEO 6057, ELLINGSØY Norway M: +47 905 86 047 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.firmenich.com
Flavour ingredients and Nutraceuticals extracted from marine sources. Part of the Swiss based company Firmenich.
Contact: Trond Helgerud, CEO Industriveien 33, 1337, SANDVIKA Norway M: +47 97164465 E: email@example.com W: www.fmcbiopolymer.com
Products based on alginate with main manufacturing plant in Haugesund and Drammen. Two business units within human and veterinary medicine, respectively
Frutarom Contact: Steven Jackson, Technical Manager North Gare, Seaton Carew, Hartlepool, TS25 2DT T: 01429 863555 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.frutarom.com
Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies Contact: Daniel Ozanne, Senior Business Development Manager Belasis Avenue, Billingham, TS23 1LH T: 01642 363511 E: email@example.com W: www.fujifilmdiosynth.com
Frutarom creates, develops, manufactures and markets an extensive variety of high quality flavours and fine ingredients for customers in the food, beverage, functional food, flavour, fragrance, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, and cosmetic industries.
Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies offers significant experience in the development and manufacture of recombinant proteins, vaccines and monoclonal antibodies, expressed in a wide array of microbial, mammalian and insect cell systems.
FUJIFILM Imaging Colorants Ltd
GC Rieber Oils AS
Contact: Mark Kenworthy, Toxicology & Regulatory Affairs Manager PO Box 42, Hexagon Tower, Blackley, Manchester M9 8ZS T: 0161 7211874 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.fujifilm.eu
Contact: Jan Roger Bjerkestrand, CEO Strandgata 84, 6512, KRISTIANSUND Norway T: +47 71 68 30 12 M: +47 911 20 565 E: email@example.com W: www.gcrieber-oils.no
FUJIFILM Imaging Colorants (FFIC) is a global leader in the development and supply of innovative, high performance colorants that are enabling new possibilities in digital print, and a range of specialty applications.
Supplier of highly concentrated omega-3 lipids from fish and other marine oils.
Contact: Sverre BjĂ¸rnstad, CEO Holsetgata 22, 2317, HAMAR Norway T: +47 95020600 M: +47 91125599 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.geno.no
Contact: Henry Featherstone, Public Affairs Director 4620 Kingsgate, Cascade Way, Oxford Business Park South, Oxford OX4 2SU T: 01865 405200 E: email@example.com W: www.genzyme.co.uk
Cooperative owned by 10.500 dairy farmers. Geno is also the globalization behind the internationally recognized live stock breed, Norwegian Red (NRF). The breeding program is based modern breeding technologies and artificial insemination.
One of the worldâ€™s leading biotech companies, Genzyme has long been known for our expertise in the class of rare genetic diseases known as lysosomal storage disorders (LSDs).
Contact: Joe Adams, SM Manager, Synthetic Biochemistry, Product Development Medicines Research Centre, Gunnels Wood Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire SG1 2NY T: 01438 768605 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Charlie Bavington, Founder & Managing Director European Centre for Marine Biotechnology, Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory, Dunbeg, Oban, Argyll PA37 1QA T: 01631 559 370 E: email@example.com W: www.glycomar.com
GSK is a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative medicines and brands. With our headquarters in the UK, we have a wide geographical reach.
Marine Biotechnlogy, GlycoMar is a biotechnology company developing products and services for the human healthcare and personal care markets.
Green Biologics Ltd
Contact: Gary Shepherd T: 07799 635283 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Gradsol is a sustainability consultancy practice within the renewables and environmental industry.
Contact: Edward Green, Founder & CSO 45A Western Avenue, Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 4RU T: 01235 435712 E: email@example.com W: www.greenbiologics.com Green Biologics Ltd. (GBL) is a leading industrial biotechnology company focused on the production of biobutanol and other C4 chemicals from various renewable feedstocks, including sugar, starch and cellulosic biomass.
A-Z LISTINGS GW Pharmaceuticals Contact: Peter Gibson Porton Down Science Park, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP4 0JQ T: 01980 557000 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.gwpharm.com
Hebridean Seaweed Company Ltd Contact: Martin Macleod, Managing Director Arnish Point, Arnish Point Industrial Estate, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS2 9JY T: 01851 701255 E: email@example.com W: www.hebrideanseaweed.co.uk
GW is developing a portfolio of cannabinoid medicines, of which the lead product is Sativex, an oromucosal spray for the treatment of MS symptoms, cancer pain and neuropathic pain.
Hebridean Seaweed Company Limited is the largest industrial seaweed processor in Great Britain. The company manufactures seaweed products for use in the animal feed supplement, soil enhancement, alginate and nutraceutical sectors.
Hockley International Ltd
Contact: Romain Viguier, Operations Manager 32/8 Hardengreen Industrial Estate, Dalhousie Road, Dalkeith, EH22 3NX T: 07908 593489 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.herboreal.com
Contact: Frank Howard, Managing Director Hockley House, 3 Ashbrook Office Park, Longstone Road, Manchester, M22 5LB T: 0161 209 7400 E: email@example.com W: www.hockley.co.uk
HERBOREAL LTD offers the largest range of naturally occurring Coumarins and Furocoumarins standards for analysis. We provide reference compounds to research institutes, food, cosmetics, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.
Manufacturers and Exporters of products for Agricultural Crop Protection, Environmental Health, Animal Health and Application Equipment used in over 90 countries worldwide.
Hofseth Biocare ASA
Contact: Jon Olav Ødegård, CEO Smuget 1, 1383, ASKER Norway M: +47 936 32 966 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.hofsethbiocare.no
Contact: Siv Østervoll, CEO 5397, BEKKJARVIK Norway
M: +47 48 04 10 76 E: email@example.com W: www.hordafor.no
High end marine ingredients for human consumption or pharmaceuticals. Proprietary enzymatic process preserving the quality of protein, calcium and oil extracted from fish.
Production of ingredients and co-products from marine biomass for use in animal and fish feed.
Contact: Job Schipper, CEO Norwegian branch c/o Solund Rekneskap AS, 6924, HARDBAKKE Norway T: +31 6 29 23 78 45 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.hortimare.com
Contact: Harald Nordal, CEO Industriveien 42, 6155, ØRSTA Norway M: +47 908 59 397 E: email@example.com W: www.hyperthermics.com
Propagating Seaweed for a Sustainable Future. Concepts: Seaweed Genetics & Hatchery - Integrated Aquaculture Services Seaweed Bio-Refinery Plant.
Hyperthermics develops applications of hyperthermophilic organisms to renewable energy solutions and industrial processes.
Hyperthermics Energy AS
Contact: Erik Norgaard, CEO Industriveien 42, 6155, ØRSTA Norway
T: +47 48104670 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hyperthermics Energy AS deliver high temperature biohydrolytic pretreatment reactors to AD biogas plants.
Contact: Jonathan Steele, Research Director The Russell Building No.1, Brunel Science Park, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3PQ T: 01895 814585 M: 07790 356823 E: email@example.com W: www.hyphadiscovery.co.uk Hypha Discovery Limited is a leading natural products library company, specialising in the identification of novel, biologically active small molecules for pharmaceutical development. Hypha provides small molecule natural products discovery and production services to the pharmaceutical and agrochemical industries.
ImmBio Ltd Contact: Chris Bailey Babraham Research Campus, Babraham, Cambridge CB22 3AT T: 01223 496117 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.immbio.com
InCrops Ltd Contact: Beatrix Schlarb-Ridley, Scientist University of East Anglia, NRP Innovation Centre, Norwich Research Park, Colney Lane, Norwich, NR4 7GJ T: 01603 597248 M: 0777 898 3612 E: email@example.com W: www.incropsproject.co.uk InCrops is part of the Adapt Low Carbon Group, based at the University of East Anglia. Our team of expert business innovation managers work with businesses to commercialise new bio-renewable and low carbon products from alternative and non-food crop feedstock.
Contact: New Technology R&D Manager T: 01324 493954 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.ineos.com
Ingenza Ltd Contact: Ian Fotheringham, President Wallace Building, Roslin BioCentre, Midlothian, EH25 9PP T: 0131 200 6355 E: email@example.com W: www.ingenza.com
INEOS Bio’s advanced bioenergy technology takes wastes and sustainably turns them into advanced biofuel and renewable power.
Ingenza provides efficient scalable bioprocesses to manufacture chemicals, biologics, pharmaceuticals and biofuels, from sustainable sources.
Contact: Richard Dale, Operations Manager Oil Sites Road, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire CH65 4EY T: 0151 355 3611 E: Richard.Dale@innospecinc.com W: www.innospecinc.com
Innospec Specialty Chemicals is an international specialty chemicals company with approximately 900 employees in 20 countries and a turnover of $800 million. We divide our operations into three distinct business areas: Fuel Specialties, Performance Chemicals and Octane Additives.
Contact: Andy Sweetman, Business Development & Sustainability Manager Wigton, Cumbria CA7 9BG T: 01697 342281 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.innoviafilms.com A leading global producer of speciality high performance Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) and Cellulose films for food packaging, tobacco overwrap and labels.
Innu-Science Contact: Nick Winstone, Managing Director Commodore House, Juniper Drive, London, SW18 1TW T: 020 7979 7717 E: email@example.com W: www.innu-science.co.uk
Innu-Science UK is a subsidiary of Innu-Science Canada, biological cleaning products for industry and domestic use. © Centre for Process Innovation Ltd (CPI) (www.uk-cpi.com) – All Rights Reserved
International Flavours and Fragrances Inc (IFF) Contact: Tim Ridgway, R&D Manager Duddery Hill, Haverhill, Suffolk CB9 8LG T: 01440 715000 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.iff.com
Combining consumer understanding, innovative materials, and technology, our perfumers and flavorists elevate scents and tastes beyond base sensations to the level of unique experiences.
Invista Contact: Graham Aird, Intermediates R&D Manager The Wilton Centre, Redcar, Wilton, Cleveland TS10 4RF T: 01642 572200 E: email@example.com W: www.invista.com IPT provides the resources and know-how to deliver world-scale technology for licensing to a growing portfolio of technologies in the value chains of polyester (PTA, polymer, fiber, R2R), polyurethane (BDO, PTMEG) and nylon (N2O abatement).
A-Z LISTINGS IRIS - International Research Inst. Stavanger Contact: Ole Ringdal, CEO IRIS Management Professor Olav Hanssens vei 15, 4068, STAVANGER Norway M: +47 482 56 960 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.iris.no
Independent contract research organisation within the fields of technical, natural and social sciences. Target areas include off shore oil production, environmental monitoring and fermentation technologies.
Isle Utilities Ltd Contact: Fiona Griffith, Environmental Scientist PO Box 621, Epsom, KT17 9JT T: 07875 446 657 E: Fiona.email@example.com W: www.isleutilities.com Isle Utilities is a technology and innovation consultancy specialising in cleantech. We have a proven track record in accelerating the development and commercialisation of emerging technologies through our Technology Approval Group (TAG), the industry forum that drives innovation.
Contact: Liz Rowsell T: 0118 9242239 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.matthey.com
Johnson Matthey is a leading speciality chemicals company underpinned by science, technology and our people. A leader in sustainable technologies, many of our products enhance the quality of life for millions of people around the world
Jotun AS Contact: Bent Haflan, F&U Director Hystadveien 167, 3209, SANDEFJORD Norway M: +47 97086580 E: email@example.com W: www.jotun.com
Keracol Limited Contact: Richard Blackburn, Founder School of Chemistry, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT T: 0113 343 3757 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.keracol.co.uk
Internationally leading supplier of paint and coating solutions.
Keracol develops novel approaches to the extraction of active molecules from plant sources for existing and novel applications. Our extracts are effectively applied in cosmetic products for hair coloration, hair care and skin care.
KEW Royal Botanic Gardens
KrĂźger Kaldnes AS
Contact: Monique Simmonds, Director on Kew Innovation Unit Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB T: 0208 332 5328 E: email@example.com W: www.kew.org
Contact: Kathrine Dursett, Market and Project Coordinator Hegnasletta 11, 3217, SANDEFJORD, Norway M: +47 414 05 963 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.krugerkaldnes.no
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is one of the worldâ€™s leading plant and fungal science and conservation organisations. Through our work we aim to find plant-based solutions to global challenges such as biodiversity loss, food and water security, poverty, disease and changing climate.
Supplier of technology and products for biologically based wastewater treatment. Applications related to oil&gass industry, aquaculture and medical manufacturing plants.
KWS UK Ltd
Leatherhead Food Research
Contact: Hinrich Harling, Head R&D Services 56 Church Street, Thriplow, Nr Royston, Hertfordshire SG8 7RE T: 01763 207300 M: 49(5561)311652 E: email@example.com W: www.kws-uk.com
KWS SAAT AG is one of the world s four leading plant breeding companies, represented in more than 70 countries.
Contact: , CEO Randalls Road, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 7RY T: 01372 376761 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.leatherheadfood.com Leatherhead Food Research delivers scientific research, global regulatory advice and market insights to the food and related industries. Works with Nordic companies on NPD, microbiology, nutrition, sensory and regulatory research.
Lerøy Seafood Group ASA Contact: Anders Tennefoss, Team Leader Value Added Products Bontelabo 2, NO-5003 Bergen, Norway T: +47 55213666 M: email@example.com W: www.leroyseafood.com
LGC Contact: Maria Chisholm, Head of Commercial Development and Partnerships Queens Road, Teddington, Middlesex, TW11 OLY T: 020 8943 8968 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.lgcgroup.com
The leading exporter of seafood from Norway and the world’s second largest producer of farmed salmon and trout.
LGC is an international leader in the delivery of measurement solutions, laboratory services, measurement standards, reference materials, genomics and proficiency testing.
Lonza Biologics plc
Contact: Malcom Bailey, Director 1-3 Bigby Street, Brigg, North Lincolnshire DN20 8EJ T: 01652 601750 E: email@example.com W: www.link2energy.co.uk
Contact: , Learning and Development Manager 228 Bath Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 4DX T: 01753 777000 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.lonza.com The Slough site is the center of excellence for mammalian biopharmaceutical process development and small-scale cGMP manufacturing. The site also specializes in offering a full range of analytical services, process scale-up activities and process optimization.
Lucite International Contact: David Johnson, Operations Manager Wilton Centre, Wilton, Redcar TS10 4RF T: 01642 447163 E: email@example.com W: www.luciteinternational.com
Lucite International is the global leader in the design, development and manufacture of acrylic-based products. Our ICI and DuPont heritage is further strengthened by our current ownership by Mitsubishi Rayon Group.
M Power World Ltd Contact: George Robertson, CFO Elvingston Science Centre, Near Gladsmuir, Tranent, East Lothian EH33 1EH T: 01875 408020 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.mpowerworld.co.uk MPowerWorld Ltd has developed a highly efficient bio-electrochemical system for purifying organic waste streams - whilst simultaneously generating electrical energy.
Marbank (University of Tromsø) Contact: Kjersti Lie Gabrielsen, CEO Tromsø Science Park, Sykehusveien 21, 9019, TROMSØ Norway
M: +47 915 63 533 E: email@example.com W: www.imr.no/marbank/en
Norwegian national repository for marine samples. The collection offers wellcharacterised aquatic or organic extracts and metagenomic libraries for bioprospecting.
Marealis AS Contact: Jaran Rauø, CEO Forskningsparken, 9294, TROMSØ Norway M: +47 909 81 162 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.marealis.com
Discovery and development of marine derived bioactive ingredients for health applications. Owned by Stella Polaris AS
Marine Biopolymers Ltd Contact: David Mackie, Director Unit 54, Heathfield Industrial Park, Boundary Road, Ayr, KA8 9DJ T: 01292 262680 M: 07595 024967 E: email@example.com W: www.marinebiopolymers.com
Manufacturer of high value components extracted from brown seaweeds.
A-Z LISTINGS Marine Harvest Ingredients Contact: Bjørn Erik Flem, CEO 4130, HJELMELAND Norway M: +47 920 24 515 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.marineharvest.com
MicroA AS Contact: Svein Dahle, CEO Oljevegen 4, 4056, TANANGER Norway M: +47 90591583 E: email@example.com W: www.microa.no
Manufacturing omega-3 fatty acids and other ingredients. Daughter company of Marine Harvest, a major producer of fish filet and processed fish products for the consumer market.
Proprietary reactor technology for cultivation of autotrofic microalgae.
Microbial Developments Ltd
Modern Water plc
Contact: Tim Nelson Spring Lane North, Malvern Link, Worcestershire WR14 1BU T: 01684 891055 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.microbialdevelopments.com
Contact: Anna Whittaker, Sales Manager Europe Bramley House, The Guildway, Old Portsmouth Road, Guildford GU3 1LR T: 01483 696000 E: email@example.com W: www.modernwater.com
Microbial Developments Limited has 15 years experience in the manufacture of m icro-organisms, exporting to 47 countries across the globe.
Modern Water’s Monitoring division has developed some of the world’s most advanced systems for monitoring water quality. The Monitoring division provides market-leading toxicity monitoring systems, trace metal and environmental monitoring systems.
Mylnefield Research Services
Contact: Jonathan Snape, Commercial Director Invergowrie, Dundee, DD2 5DA T: 01382 568568 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.mrsltd.com The remit of MRS remains unchanged, to undertake contract research, especially plant breeding, license plant varieties internationally and deliver analytical services. Profits made by MRS will be gift aided to the James Hutton Institute.
Contact: Hogne Vik, CEO Kirkeveien 59B, 1363 Høvik, Norway
T: +47 40 00 90 08 E: email@example.com W: www.nattopharma.com
Develops and manufactures vitamin K2 extracted from natto, soybeans fermented by Bacillus subtilis.
Navamedic ASA Contact: Olof Milveden, CEO Box 107, 1325, LYSAKER Norway T: +47 67 11 25 40 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.navamedic.com
Develops and markets pharmaceutical product for osteoarthritis (OA) based on glucosamine HCl, a marine biproduct from shrimps. © Centre for Process Innovation Ltd (CPI) (www.uk-cpi.com) – All Rights Reserved
NCIMB Contact: Samantha Law, Deputy Curator Ferguson Building, Craibstone Estate, Aberdeen, AB21 9YA
T: 01224 711100 E: email@example.com W: www.ncimb.com
A microbiology and chemical analysis company that houses the biggest reference collection of microorganisms in the UK. An International Depository Authority (IDA) for organisms that are the subject of patent applications.
Contact: Tommy Torvanger, CEO or Arne E. Karlsen, CFO Strandgata 9, NO-9008, Tromsø, Norway T: +47 900 98 691 M: +47 901 60 635 W: www.nergard.no
Integrated fishery group whose business activities includes catching, processing and sales. Supplier of seafood from pelagic fish ( e.g. herring, capelin and mackerel) and whitefish ( e.g. cod, haddock and saithe).
New Horizons Global Limited
Contact: Stephen Chestnutt, CEO Penrhyn Road, Business Park South, Liverpool, Merseyside L34 9HY T: 0151 632 8104 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Arve Gravdal, COO Gate 1, 116, 6701, MÅLØY Norway M: +47 92422933 E: email@example.com W: www.niri.com
New Horizons Global Ltd continues to explore innovative areas of Science and Technology for commercialization, and employs or is in contract with a range of individuals including Scientists, Micro biologists, Molecular biologists, Researchers, Engineers, Computer and Technology professionals, Marketing and Sales and many more.
On land aquaclulture of saltwater species.
Contact: Xiong-Wei Ni, Founder & Director 10 Cammo Place, Edinburgh, EH4 8EN
M: 07795096838 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.nitechsolutions.co.uk
Contact: Øyvind Fylling-Jensen, CEO Muninbakken 9-13, 9291, TROMSØ Norway M: +47 917 48 211 E: email@example.com
NiTech is focused on helping companies to improve their competitiveness, whether this is through greater innovation, lowering cost of production, or delivering significant improvements through the supply chain.
Oil and bioactive peptides and protein hydrolysate isolated from marine sources.
Nordic Pharma Inc AS
Contact: Jørgen Blikra Lødemel, CEO Fr. Nansensplass 6, 9008, TROMSØ Norway M: +47 41 33 88 66 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.probio.no
Contact: Inge Berge, CEO Industriveien 13, 8450, STOKMARKNES, Norway T: +47 76 11 81 00 E: email@example.com W: www.nordlaks.no
Discovery and development of arctic nutrients and ingredients, particularly marine lipids. Owned by Probio ASA.
Major producer of farmed salmon and trout. Food consumer products as well as by-products/ingredients.
Contact: Morten Sollerud, CEO Lørenveien 38, 513, OSLO Norway M: +47 90 05 53 73 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.norilia.no
Contact: Morten Lundquist, Research Director Asdalstrand 291, 3960, STATHELLE Norway M: +47 915 50 892 E: email@example.com W: www.norner.no
Subsidiary of Nortura, a major farmer’s cooperative, focusing on new opportunities within co-products from meat and poultry.
Norsk Protein AS Contact: Lars Aashammer, CEO Smiuhagen 25, 2323, INGEBERG, Norway M: +47 913 91 977 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.norskprotein.no/
Major company exploiting by-products from livestock and poultry production for ingredients and bioenergy. 5 processing plants in Norway.
Norsvin SA Contact: Olav Eik-Nes, CEO Furnesvegen 223 , 2319, HAMAR Norway M: +47 95109167 E: email@example.com W: www.norsvin.no
Farmers co-operative focusing on breeding of pigs. Pedigree registers and production of active semen and genetic material. R&D through several daughter companies: Geninova AS, Team Semin AS, Biobank AS.
A-Z LISTINGS Nortura SA Contact: Egil Olsvik, Konserndirektør fjørfe og egg Lørenveien 37, 585, OSLO Norway
M: +47 908 33 254 E: Egil.Olsvik@nortura.no W: www.nortura.no
Main farmers cooperative organisation for Norwegian meat and poultry production. © Centre for Process Innovation Ltd (CPI) (www.uk-cpi.com) – All Rights Reserved
NovaBiotics Contact: Derry Mercer, Principal Scientist Cruickshank Buildings, Craibstone, Aberdeen, AB21 9TR T: 01224 711377 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.novabiotics.co.uk
Novus Biologicals Contact: Andy Walker, European Manager 12 Cambridge Science Park, Cambridge, CB4 0FQ T: 01223 426001 E: email@example.com W: www.novusbio.com
NovaBiotics Ltd is a clinical-stage speciality biotechnology company focused on the application of first-in-class anti-infective technology for difficult-to-treat, medically unmet fungal and bacterial conditions.
The mission of Novus Biologicals, LLC is to accelerate scientific discovery by developing and marketing unique products for the lifesciences.
Contact: Kristbjørn Bjarnason, CEO 7266, Kverva, Norway M: +47 469 05 385 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.nutrimar.no
Contact: Justin Perry, Commercial Director Ellison Building, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST
T: 0191 227 3550 E: email@example.com W: www.nzomics.com
Produces food grade quality marine oils and protein extracts from salmon.
Nzomics Biocatalysis offers products, services and expertise to those companies looking to use biocatalysis in a post-genomic era. This presents opportunities for R&D teams to exploit state of the art advances in enzyme production and optimization.
Contact: May Britt Manin, CEO Vestregate 27/31, 9008, TROMSØ Norway M: +47 91 58 15 99 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.olivita.no
Contact: Janet Worrell, Production Manager Unit 14, Asfordby Business Park, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire LE14 3JL T: 01664 810354 E: email@example.com W: www.omtca.com
Functional food based on a patented process for processing of oils isolated from marine organisms.
Omniceutica offers a contract product development and pilot scale manufacturing service to the pharmaceutical and the food and drink industries.
T: 01235 841700
Oxford Catalysts Group PLC is the leading technology innovator for clean synthetic fuel production.
Contact: Gordon Sanghera, CEO Edmund Cartwright House, 4 Robert Robinson Avenue, Oxford Science Park, Oxford OX4 4GA T: 0845 034 7900 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.nanoporetech.com Oxford Nanopore Technologies is developing the GridION system and miniaturised MinION device. These are a new generation of electronic molecular analysis system for use in scientific research, personalised medicine, crop science, security/defence and more.
Oxyrane Contact: Jev Binns, Financial Director Greensheys, Manchester Science Park, 10 Pencroft Way, Manchester M15 6JJ T: 0161 227 8887 E: email@example.com W: www.oxyrane.com
Paper and Fibre Research Institute (PFI) Contact: Philip André Reme, Research Director Høgskoleringen 6B, 7491, TRONDHEIM Norway
M: +47 92246537 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.pfi.no
Oxyrane develops enzyme replacement therapies (ERTs) for the treatment of lysosomal storage diseases (LSDs) - where an inherited, deficient enzyme leads to undesired cellular waste accumulation and disease.
PFI is an independent research institute within wood fibre, pulp, paper and new biobased chemicals, materials and biofuels (biorefinery processes). PFI is a subsidiary of INNVENTIA AB, an internationally leading Swedish R&Dcorporation.
Pentagon Fine Chemicals
Contact: Alister Lloyd, Commercial Director Lower Road, Halebank, Widnes, Cheshire WA8 8NS T: 0151 422 3244 E: email@example.com W: www.pentagonchemicals.co.uk
Contact: Alan Pettman, Senior Research Fellow Discovery Park, Sandwich, Kent T: 01304 644040 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.pfizer.co.uk
Pentagon is a leading UK based chemical manufacturer of organic intermediates for use in the life science, petrochemical, and speciality chemicals markets.
Pfizer Worldwide R&D – Advancing Medicines and Vaccines
Contact: Hans Vassgård Eid, Dir. Strategic Business Development Skogmo Industriområde, 7863, OVERHALLA Norway M: +47 482 48 632 E: email@example.com W: www.pharmaq.com
Contact: Tim Sharpington, CEO Lakeview House, 2 Lakefield Court, Ermine Business Park, Huntingdon PE29 6UA T: 01480 437697 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.phytopharm.com
Develops vaccines and health products to the global aquaculture industry.
Phytopharm plc is a development stage pharmaceutical Group developing novel treatments targeting diseases with high levels of unmet need, with the objective of developing products to key value inflection points before seeking late-stage development and/or commercial partners.
Contact: Robert Nash, Managing Director Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3EB T: 01970 823200 E: email@example.com W: www.phytoquest.co.uk
PhytoQuest owns science to innovate natural ingredients and compounds in the high-margin healthy-living products emerging from the convergence of food, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics.
Contact: Andrew Beggin, CEO Units 8&9 Zone 6, Cibyn Industrial Estate, Caernarfon, Gwynedd LL55 2BD T: 01286 671666 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.phytovation.co.uk
Phytovation is a young company, located in North West Wales, dedicated to the production of high quality plant extracts for use in the pharmaceutical and allied industries.
Piramal Healthcare Contact: Bob Holt, Research Director Biocatalysis R435, The Wilton Centre, Redcar, Cleveland TS10 4RF
T: 01642 438 122 E: email@example.com W: www.piramal.com
Pharmaceutical contract manufacturer specializing in the development and application of enzyme catalysis in organic synthesis.
A-Z LISTINGS Plant Bioscience Limited (PBL) Contact: Tracy Benttinson, Corporate Affairs Norwich Research Park, Colney Lane, Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7UH T: 01603 456500 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.pbltechnology.com
Plaxica Contact: Ed Marshall, Head of Research Level 1, Bessemer Building, Imperial College, London SW7 2AZ T: 0207 594 3575 E: email@example.com W: www.plaxica.com
Plant Bioscience Limited (PBL) is an independent technology management company specialising in plant, food and microbial science. Our services are available to any researcher or research organisation that is seeking assistance and advice with protecting and commercialising new technology.
Plaxica’s technology allows high performance polylactic acid (PLA) to replace traditional polymers produced from oil. It enables the manufacture of a range of PLA polymers and intermediates, important as replacements for today’s petrochemical products as part of a more sustainable future.
Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) Applications
Contact: Mike Allen T: 01752 633100
Contact: John Burt, CEO The London Bioscience Innovation Centre, 2 Royal College Street, London, NW1 0NH T: 0207 691 3580 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.polytherics.com
PML Applications provides you with access to over 30 years of expertise in international marine research. We work with developers, manufacturers and end-users on issues related to ballast water management, biofouling, marine renewables, bubble columns (algae growth techniques) and biodiscovery.
PolyTherics provides a range of proprietary technologies to enable the development of better biopharmaceuticals.
Procter & Gamble
Produs Aqua AS
Contact: Elena Lurie-Luke, P&G Open Innovation & Global Bioscience Business Development London Innovation Centre, Whitehall Lane, Egham, TW20 9NW T: 01784 474900 E: email@example.com W: www.pg.com
Contact: Bjarne Ravnøy, CEO Gjertrudveien 11E, 5353, STRAUME Norway M: +47 47308994 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.produsaqua.no
P&G is the world’s largest consumer goods company and a leading innovation investor in its category, with operations in 75 countries, brands sold in 180 countries, and over 8,000 R&D experts located around the globe.
Supplier of optimized feed ingredients based on in-house research on their nutritional value. Norwegian partner for Alltech and products from their Aquate platform (yeast).
Pronova Biopharma ASA
Protein Technologies Ltd
Contact: Gunnar Berge, Dir Bus Dev Vollsveien 6, 1366, LYSAKER, Norway M: +47 901 04 306 E: email@example.com W: www.pronova.com
Contact: Paul Goddard, CEO Williams House, Manchester Science Park, Llyod Street North, Manchester M15 6SE T: 0161 226 2366 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.protein-technologies.com
Global leader in omega-3 based health care products, including prescription drugs (Omacor), dietary supplements and clinical nutrition. HQ in Norway. Recently acquired by BASF.
PTL has the necessary skills and a full, in-house suite of equipment for the production of all types of recombinant proteins from gene design to protein production to biophysical characterization.
Robinson Brothers Limited
Contact: Simon Charnock, Business Development Station Court, Haltwhistle, Northumberland, NE49 9HN T: 01434 400455 E: email@example.com W: www.prozomix.com Prozomix Limited is a privately owned research orientated UK biotechnology company that develops, produces and supplies a large, diverse and rapidly expanding range of novel enzymes and related advanced products and services for Biocatalysis and other focus areas, such as Biofuels and the Biorefinery.
Contact: Adrian Hanrahan, Business Development Pheonix Street, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B70 0AH T: 0121 553 2451 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.rbltd.co.uk
Established in 1869, we are today one of the UK’s largest independent manufacturers of speciality organic chemicals.
Roslin Cells Ltd Contact: Jonny McMichael, New Business Manager Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine, 5 Little France Drive, Edinburgh, EH16 4UU T: 0131 658 5189 E: email@example.com W: http://roslincells.com
SABMiller Contact: Francis Bealin-Kelly, Corporate Affairs SAB Miller House, Church Street West, Woking, Surrey GU21 6HS T: 01483 264000 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.sabmiller.com
Roslin Cells is a world leader in the development and manufacture of cell therapies and pluripotent stem cells for applications in research, drug discovery and therapy.
We’re one of the world’s leading brewers, operating across six continents
Scanbio AS Contact: Carl Fredrik Eide, CEO
Contact: Ronan Bellabaraba, Principal Scientist W: www.sasol.com
Stiklestadveien 1, 7041, TRONDHEIM, Norway
T: +47 73 99 21 70 M: +47 924 15 015 E: email@example.com W: www.scanbio.com
Sasol is an international integrated energy and chemical company that leverages the talent and expertise of our more than 34 000 people working in 38 countries.
Producing protein hydrolysate and oil from fish waste.
Contact: Geir Håvard Kvalheim, CEO Sykehusveien 23, 9294, TROMSØ Norway
M: +47 908 59 214 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.scandiderma.com
Contact: Kelley Dealhoy, Director T: 1(908) 298 4262 E: email@example.com
Development of topical cream for treatment of psoriasis
Scotmas Group Contact: Alistair Cameron, Microbiologist Spylaw Road, Kelso, Borders, Scotland TD5 8DL
T: 01573 226901 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.scotmas.com
Best known for our extensive range of chlorine dioxide systems, developed with over 25 years experience in the market, we are now actively involved in developing microbial biotechnology, insect repellents, insecticidal textiles and consumer product ingredients.
Scottish Bioenergy Contact: David Van Alstyne, Chief Executive Hillhead-Kirkside, St. Cyrus, Scotland, DD10 0DA T: 01674 850061 E: email@example.com W: www.scottishbioenergy.com
Scottish Bioenergy was founded in 2007 with the objective of making biofuels from algae. The company has licensed patent pending systems and methods of biofuel production using novel bioreactors and refining systems.
Seagarden AS Contact: Bjarte Langhelle, Commercial Director Karmsund Fiskerihavn , 4262, AVALDSNES Norway T: +47 52 85 94 80 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.seagarden.no Seagarden AS is producing and supplying Seafood Ingredients and marine Health & Nutritional Ingredients. The product portfolio consists of more than 50 commercial product varieties, used as ingredients in consumer food products in the form of ready-meals (ready-to-eat, ready-to-cook, etc.), soups, seasonings, powder mixes, dietary supplements, functional foods and speciality feeds.
A-Z LISTINGS Seaweed Energy Solution AS Contact: Pål Andreas Bakken, CEO Bynesveien 48, 7018, TRONDHEIM Norway M: +351 967 477 563 E: email@example.com W: www.seaweedenergysolutions.com
SERE-Tech Innovation Ltd Contact: Narinder Bains, Director T: +44 1215808517 M: +44 7917365187 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.seretechinnovation.com
Cultivation, harvesting and processing of seaweed.
Servier Laboratories Limited Contact: Sarah Jane Brennan, R&D Rowley, Wexham Springs, Slough, Berkshire SL3 6PJ T: 01753 662744 E: email@example.com W: www.servier.co.uk
Shell Global Solutions Contact: Jeremy Shears, Manager Biodomain Shell Technology Centre Thornton, PO Box 1, Chester, Cheshire CH1 3SH T: 0151 373 5000 E: J.Shears@shell.com W: www.shell.com
The Group’s key goal, the discovery of innovative drugs and their development for use by the worldwide healthcare community, is a long-term undertaking marked by challenges that are scientific, human, industrial and financial.
We are committed to responsible energy, innovative technology solutions and environmentally friendly approaches. Our technologies have been developed in response to the challenges that emerge when operating complex process plants in demanding operating environments.
Silvanus Biofuels AS
SINTEF Energy AS
Contact: Jan Fredrik Garvik, CEO Søvittvegen 7, 3830, ULEFOSS Norway M: +47 90152001 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Trond Ellingsen, Research Director Sem Sælandsv 11, 7465, TRONDHEIM Norway M: +47 930 59 489 E: Trond.E.Ellingsen@sintef.no W: www.sintef.com
Young company pioneering thermochemical conversion of wood to bio-coal and biofuel.
Branch of SINTEF, Scandinavia’s largest contract research organization. Focus areas include production and conversion and transmission of energy. Extensive expertise on industrial biotechnology including microbiology, strain development, enzymology, fermentation technologies, bioenergy and process scale up.
SINTEF Fisheries and Aquaculture AS
Skretting Aquaculture Research Centre AS
Contact: Karl Almås, President Fisheries and Aquaculture Brattørkaia 17 C, 7010, TRONDHEIM Norway M: +47 930 59 485 E: email@example.com W: www.sintef.com
Contact: Alex Obach, CEO Sjøhagen 3, 4016, STAVANGER Norway M: +47 91828021 E: Alex.Obach@skretting.com W: www.skretting.com
Branch of SINTEF, Scandinavia’s largest contract research organization. Major R&D supplier for the Norwegian aquaculture industry. They are also hosting the Norwegian national center for seaweed research and cultivation.
Global supplier of aquaculture feed.
Contact: Janne S. Mathisen, R&D Director Gaustadalléen 23, 373, OSLO Norway M: +47 93208702 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.smartfish.no
Market health drinks with omega-3 fatty acids from salmon based on proprietary emulsion method. Medical effect being studied in clinical trials.
Contact: Kris Wadrop, CEO The Wilton Centre, Wilton, Recar, Cleveland TS10 4RF T: 07870 802492 E: email@example.com W: www.solvertltd.co.uk
Solvert has developed technology to produce renewable chemicals from waste biomass. Using waste biomass diverted from landfill Solvert can produce chemicals such as n-butanol, acetone, hydrogen and lactic acid.
Stiftelsen Dey Norske Skogfrøverk Contact: Øyvind Meland Edvardsen, CEO Birkebeinerv 11, 2316, HAMAR Norway M: +47 99511266 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.skogfroverket.no
The Norwegian Forest Seed Center is a seed bank and a commercial provider of seeds.
Stratophase Contact: Sam Watts, Technical Business Development Director Unit 10a The Quadrangle, Premier Way, Romsey, Hampshire SO51 9DL T: 01794 511226 E: email@example.com W: www.stratophase.com
Sun Chemical Contact: Rudi Lenz, President & CEO Wrexham Springs, Framewood Road, Slough, Berkshire SL3 6PJ T: 0203 139 0000 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.sunchemical.com
Stratophase products monitor nutrient status, with optical microsensors, to enable real-time continuous control. Biomanufacturers are then able to constantly refine and manipulate fermentation bioprocesses, to improve yields and consistency of product, and avoid the costs of wastage in biopharmaceutical manufacture.
An industry leader - Sun Chemical, the world’s largest producer of printing inks and pigments, is a leading provider of materials to packaging, publication, coatings, plastics, cosmetics and other industrial markets.
Contact: Stuart John Dunbar, Senior Syngenta Fellow Jealotts Hill Research Station, Bracknell, Berkshire RG42 6EY T: 01344 414512 E: email@example.com W: www.syngenta.com
Contact: Laurent Malivert, Principal Scientist The London Bioscience Innovation Centre, 2 Royal College Street, London, NW1 0NH T: 0207 554 5877 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.synthace.com Synthace Limited is the UK’s first dedicated synthetic biology company, spun out of University College London in January 2011, based on a platform technology for the rapid engineering and optimization of complex biological processes.
TATA Chemicals Europe
Contact: Pete Shaw, CSO
Contact: Cyrus Mistry, Chairman
Central Road, Templefields, Harlow, Essex CM20 2BH T: 01279 436211 E: email@example.com W: www.synthomer.com/
T: 01606 724000 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.tatachemicals.com/europe
Mond House, Winnington Lane, Northwich, Cheshire CW8 4DT
Synthomer is one of the world’s major suppliers of latices and speciality emulsion polymers supporting leadership positions in many market segments including coatings, construction, textiles, paper and synthetic latex gloves.
Tata Chemicals Europe is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of soda ash and associated alkaline products, with manufacturing operations in Cheshire, UK. Soda ash is a vital constituent in a wide range of manufacturing processes including those for glass, detergents and industrial chemicals.
Contact: William Bardosh, CEO Centre for Process and Innovation, Suite J2, Wilton, Redcar, TS10 4RF E: email@example.com W: www.terraverdae.com
Contact: Simon Thain, Director Unit 3B, Industrial Estate, John O’Groats, Wick, Caithness, Scotland KW1 4YR T: 07801 438719 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.tainlab.co.uk
Our novel bioprocess converts C1 feedstocks including waste-derived methanol into bioplastics and industrial metabolites. We also offer high efficiency protein expression, metabolic engineering and bioprocess development services.
A-Z LISTINGS The Food and Environment Research Agency (FERA) Contact: Elaine Fitches, Senior Molecular Biologist/Biochemist Sand Hutton, York, YO41 1LZ T: 01904 462564 E: email@example.com W:
www.fera.defra.gov.uk/scienceResearch/specialInterestGroups/biorene wables We are a small group of scientists interested in the valorisation of waste. Current areas of interest include optimisation of anaerobic digestion; risk appraisal for sludge treatment processes; novel fermentation products from food waste and insect biotechnology. Our members include those with expertise in molecular biology; microbial ecology; chemistry; biochemistry; fermentation technology; economics and business development.
Tine SA Contact: Johanne Brendehaug, R&D Director Dronning Eufemias gate 6, 191, OSLO Norway M: +47 915 95 136 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.tine.no
Major farmer’s cooperative developing and producing a wide variety of dairy products.
TL Science Limited Contact: Simon Thain, Managing Director Unit 3b, Wick, Caithness, Scotland KW1 4YR
T: 01955 611385 M: 07801438719 E: email@example.com W: www.thainlab.co.uk
Research and consultancy services for Identification and quantification for natural compounds, Food and product chemical and toxin testing, Metabolite analysis, Biomarker discovery programmes, and Bioenergy & biofuel chemistry characterisation.
Treklyngen Holding AS Contact: Ole Petter Løbben, Dir. Business Development Follumveien 100, 3515, HØNEFOSS Norway M: +47 90411604 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.vikenskog.no/default.php?aid=724
Trofi - Tromsø Fiskenindustri AS Contact: Jens Petter Jøstensen, CEO Stakkevollveien, 9010, TROMSØ Norway T: +47 77621550 M: +47 482 59 279 E: email@example.com W: http://www.trofico.no/?lang=eng
Innovation branch of Viken Skog, one of the largest forest owner cooperatives in Norway
Producer of feed for aquaculture.
Uni Research AS
Unilab Analyse AS
Contact: Tor Solberg, Research Director Thormøhlens gate 55, 5008, BERGEN Norway M: +47 91 63 40 53 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.miljo.uni.no
Contact: Ingar Wasbotten, CEO High North Research Centre, 9296, TROMSØ Norway E: email@example.com W: www.unilab.no/en
Multi-disciplinary research institute with 450 staff, closely associated with University of Bergen. Industrial biotechnology related topics include studies on composition of marine organisms, bioprospecting in hypothermal vents, molecular and microbial biology and environmental monitoring. Major initiative on cultivation of microalgae.
Analysis and Consulting within pollutants, toxicology, lipids and petroleum
Vectron Biosolutions AS
Contact: Neil Parry, Research Director / Biotechnology Science Leader Quarry Road East, Bebington, Wirral CH63 3JW T: 0151 641 3581 E: Neil.Parry@unilever.com W: www.unilever.com
On any given day, two billion people use Unilever products to look good, feel good and get more out of life.
Contact: Trond Erik Vee Aune, CEO Havnegaten 9 Pirsenteret, 7462, TRONDHEIM Norway M: +47 950 27 449 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.vectronbiosolutions.com
Novel technology related to metagenome cloning and high yield recombinant protein expression
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Contact: Estelle Brachlianoff, CEO 8th Floor, 210 Pentonville Road, London, N1 9JY T: 0845 60 60 460 W: www.veolia.co.uk
Major Norwegian producer of traditional fish meal and fish oil. Exploring new processes and markets for marine co-products, following merger with Danish company TripleNine.
The UK leader in environmental solutions, Veolia provides a comprehensive range of waste, water and waste water management services designed to build the circular economy and preserve scarce raw materials.
Viridian International Limited
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Vernalis takes promising product candidates along a commercially-focused path to market. We derive pipeline candidates both from successful collaborations with a number of global pharmaceutical businesses and our own research activities.
Viridian Nutrition launched in December 1999 with just 24 products. The company now offers sales, technical and marketing expertise to support more than 180 products and is available in more than a dozen countries.
Vivergo Fuels Limited
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Vivergo Fuels are working to create a world scale biofuels business, which puts something back into the community and region – economically and socially - in which we live and work.
Production of bioethanol based on proprietary technology related to acid hydrolysis of cellulosic material to fermentable sugars.
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Contact: Douglas McKenzie, Director Marine Resource Centre, Barcaldine, Argyll, PA37 1SG T: 01631 720632 E: email@example.com W: www.xanthella.co.uk
Wheyfeed offers companies in the food, drink and biofuel industries an economic and environmentally beneficial answer to their co-product streams, supplying quality assured liquid co-products as animal feed materials.
Xanthella’s systems enable our customers to be able to produce algal fuels locally in quantities that not only meet their needs but can be accommodated without causing severely intrusive changes to the local environment.
Zymtech Production AS
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We focus on delivering value-added solutions to our clients and partners’ needs. XstalBio has successfully formulated over 40 APIs working with many of the world’s top pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies together with the vaccine and animal health industries.
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Large scale production of protein hydrolysate and amino acids from fish protein, intended initially for health food.
MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING between INNOVATION NORWAY and the TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY BOARD 1. INTRODUCTION a. In order to share costs across governments and maximise exploitation of research and development in areas of common interest the above parties have the intention of first evaluating possible opportunities for bilateral programmes, and then potentially jointly funding R&D activities under the auspices of the following Partnership. b. The purpose of this document is to describe the arrangements for the collaboration between the Innovation Norway (IN) and the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) in the
3. PARTNER DETAILS a. Innovation Norway is a government owned and financed organization offering advisory services and financial support in order to nurture business innovation and entrepreneurship, foster regional development, international cooperation and market access. Innovation Norway acts as an advisor to the Government on industry policy in close cooperation with the Norwegian Research Council. It is a main priority for Innovation Norway to help Norwegian companies become leaders in the utility of renewable resources, e.g. efficient value creation from wood or marine derived biomass, areas where Norway by tradition is strong.
funding and management of the Partnership. c. The activities of the Partnership are jointly administered by the TSB and IN. d. The Partnership will support a number of activities based on Industrial Biotechnology and Biorefining. Both parties believe that these technologies underpin the bioeconomy, which in
Europe has a market size of €2 trillion and employs 21.5
million people. Investment in these technologies can help to meet the increasing demand for a sustainable supply of food, industrial products and fuels. Both organisations believe that through joint activities such as knowledge
b. The Technology Strategy Board’s role is to stimulate technology-enabled innovation in the areas which offer the greatest scope for boosting UK growth and productivity. We promote, support and invest in technology research, development and commercialisation. We spread knowledge, bringing people together to solve problems or make new advances. The UK has strong capabilities in bioscience through a combination of world-class academic research and a vibrant mix of small and medium-sized companies, particularly with an industrial biotechnology expertise. The Technology Strategy Board believes that we can support the UK to realise its potential to become world leader in this area - at the heart of the most dynamic region in the developing bio-based economy.
exchange and research and development projects, they will generate economic growth. 2. DEFINITIONS “IN” means Innovation Norway, whose contact details are set out at paragraph 3 below; “TSB” means Technology Strategy Board, whose contact details are set out at paragraph 3 below; “MOU” means this memorandum of understanding;
c. Contact Details Party Name Name Title Address Address Address Address Address Tel: Email:
Technology Strategy Board Merlin Goldman Lead Technologist A1, North Star House North Star Avenue Swindon UK SN2 1UE +44 1793 442700 firstname.lastname@example.org
Party Name Name Title Address Address Address Address Address Tel: Email:
Innovation Norway Ole Jørgen Marvik Sector Head, Health and Life Sciences Innovasjon Norge P.O. Box 448 Sentrum (Akersgata 13) 0104 Oslo Norway +47 22 00 25 00 email@example.com
“Partnership” means the plan of shared activities defined in Appendix 1; “Industrial Biotechnology” is the use of biobased feedstocks and biotechnologies, such as biocatalysis, to develop new, more efficient and sustainable methods to produce energy, chemicals and materials. “Biorefining” is the identification, extraction and modification of valuable components from a biobased feedstock.
d. Other organisations may choose to support or fund elements of the Partnership. If this happens, their additional contributions and requirements may be documented as an Appendix.
b. IN’s contribution to the funding for each activity is expected to be in line with standard Innovation Norway policy and criteria. c. TSB’s contribution to the funding for each activity is expected to be in line with standard Technology Strategy
4. DURATION It is planned that this MOU will be in place for the duration of the Partnership. The proposed duration of the Partnership is
Board policy and criteria. d. For any jointly funded activities the balance due to one party will be settled by invoicing the other party in arrears.
3 years plus an additional 2 years to complete and evaluate ongoing projects. However, this is an estimate only and is
8. CONTRACTING AND RISK
subject to alteration by the IN and TSB at any time.
a. The joint IN and TSB grant support for co-funded Projects
Partnership activities will be planned and budgeted on a yearly basis.
will be awarded through TSB and IN grant offer letters which are legally binding. Any special monitoring or reporting requirements should be included in the offer letters.
5. PROJECT APPLICATION, ASSESSMENT AND MONITORING a. A joint project application, assessment and monitoring
b. IN and TSB are only responsible for their own part of cofunded projects according to the respective grant offer letter.
process will be designed, based on existing methods where possible. Organisations that receive funding from the
Partnership for research projects will be funded by their own
a. Except as permitted by this paragraph, IN and TSB agree
relevant national funding organisation. Decisions on the
not to make or permit any disclosure of the existence or the
appropriateness of settling claims rest with the relevant
terms of or any negotiations related to grant applications.
organisation. Also if there are any non-routine matters to be dealt with, such as any concerns related to Project progress,
b. Disclosure about grant applications is permitted to the extent
issues requiring resolution, or if there is any doubt as to the
that it is required by law or the general policies of the
appropriateness of settlement of any particular claim or set
funding parties, e.g. the disclosure of the name and content
of claims, then these will be discussed in reviews to be
of the grant letter for successful applicants.
arranged by IN and the TSB. c. Announcements, grant calls and press releases about the b. The application and monitoring process may be added as an Appendix when completed.
partnership should be mutually agreed by written approval. Permission to publicise the Partnership in general should not be unreasonably withheld or delayed. The MOU document
6. USE AND EXPLOITATION OF INTELLECTUAL
itself is public.
PROPERTY a. IN and TSB agree not to cause or permit to be done
d. Authorised signatory on behalf of the Technology Strategy
anything which may damage or endanger the intellectual
property of the project participant’s title to such intellectual
Name: David Bott
property, or assist or allow others to do so.
Director of Innovation Programmes Technology Strategy Board
b. The use of all intellectual property rights is to be determined by the project participant which owns those rights.
North Star House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire SN2 1UE
7. FINANCIAL ARRANGEMENTS
Authorised signatory on behalf of Innovation Norway
a. As a general principle, TSB and IN will support the activities
Name: Gunn Ovesen
of project participants from their respective countries, i.e.
TSB will support UK driven research and IN Norwegian
Akersgata 13, 0104 Oslo, Norway
Appendix 1 – Proposed Activities 1. Consultancy – identifying opportunities Tender and manage the completion of a report on the high level opportunities and synergies for Norway and the UK. A follow up report focusing on more specific market or technology areas may be commissioned on completion of the initial study. The initial report will be funded jointly by the UK’s Biosciences KTN (a networking organisation funded by the Technology Strategy Board) and Innovation Norway. 2. Online Networking Innovation Norway intends to build a national Industrial Biotechnology web portal. Technology Strategy Board will generate a UK-Norway group on its Connect site to promote online networking. One could envision building a system for functional integration between the national relevant web sites, and this integration may involve some cost. Management time will be required on both sides. 3. Physical Networking In order to identify and encourage collaborative projects, the partners intend to organise networking events in both the UK and Norway. These events could be study trips, seminars, matchmaking or could also focus on knowledge transfer within a specific topic or opportunities for venture capital. They might also be aligned to other events e.g. conferences or site visits. The parties envision 2-4 events per year, contingent on each party’s annual budget. Management time will be required on both sides. 4. Pilot and Demonstration Facilities Industrial biotechnology and biorefining projects often require access to pilot or demonstration facilities and expertise on process development and scaling-up. The UK and Norway has a number of centres of excellence that provide these capabilities. These facilities will be highlighted to stakeholders in both countries, through presentations or study tours. If such facilities identify areas of cross-border complementarity , for instance if one UK facility focuses on fermentation technologies, while a Norwegian facility focuses on separation technologies, the facilities may wish to form a business relationship involving co-marketing, exchange of personnel and joint management of specific projects. Exchange of technical personnel to encourage knowledge transfer and technical interaction might be supported. Management time to organise visits and stimulate partnerships will be required on both sides. 5. Norway-UK collaborative R&D projects Projects may include companies, research and technology organisations and academic research groups, funded through a competitive process. Projects could be at any stage along the
technology or product development chain, but the specifications and budget for joint funding programs will need to be worked out and agreed before any calls are announced. Management time will be required for working out program details and potentially for managing calls. Based on previous programs the parties envision that a budget of 5 mill GBP could support 5-15 projects over the term of the agreement. Successful projects will be competing with other opportunities, hence this number is only indicative, reflecting the expected amount of opportunities and associated funding requirement and not a commitment on the parties to a specific budget frame. Whether projects involving only academia will be funded will depend on the participation of the respective Research Councils. The general principle is that all grants should be based on predefined policy and quality criteria. Moreover, each country would only be obliged to fund their own organisations (i.e. their part of the budget of successful projects). Each call for grant applications will have its own requirements e.g. topic, timing, minimum size of project, assessment criteria or a minimum level of bilateralism. Examples of potential topics: a. Feasibility projects where marine or terrestrial feedstocks are used to create high value products and biofuel b. Development of novel technologies for biocatalytic conversion c. Pilot scale demonstration of novel processes An alternative funding scheme would follow the Norwegian IFU contracts, where cost is split between a larger business partner (a so called “demanding customer”), a technology developer (typically an SME) and Innovation Norway. This scheme would be suitable for projects involving a UK large chemical company and a Norwegian SME developing a relevant process. Knowledge Transfer Partnerships is Europe’s leading programme helping businesses to improve their competitiveness and productivity through the better use of knowledge, technology and skills that reside within the UK knowledge base. It might be possible for UK companies to accept graduates from Norwegian universities or vice versa. 6. European Projects The Parties have the intention to monitor EU calls for funding and encourage consortia containing UK and Norwegian partners to bid into the calls assisted by the activities 1-3 above. For instance, the ERANET in Industrial Biotechnology or the CSA action on Marine Biotechnology.
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