Sustainability database

People

Prof Nicholas Turner

Professor
Interdisciplinary themes: 
Education
Energy

Connections

Course

Contemporary Themes in Chemistry

The role chemistry plays in tackling societal problems relating to sustainability, energy, manufacturing and healthcare.

Research

Rapid Evolution of Enzymes

The use of biocatalysts in the manufacture of chemicals presents significant advantages in terms of enhanced reaction selectivity, reduced cost of raw materials, lower energy costs, safety and importantly sustainability.

http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/pa/grants/AwardDetails.aspx?FundingReference=BB/K...

Research

CHEM 21

Developing novel catalytic technologies for chemical synthesis. Will also provide a source of the latest information on green chemistry metrics.

http://www.imi.europa.eu/content/chem21

Research

SUPRABIO

Economic and sustainable production of fuels, chemicals and materials from biomass requires capture of the maximum energy and monetary value from sustainable feedstock.

http://www.suprabio.eu/

Research

Profit - 21C

Develop low energy/sustainable materials platform technologies that utilise renewable resources to produce bulk chemicals, intermediates, fine and specialty chemicals.

http://www.chemistry.manchester.ac.uk/our-research/grants-and-awards/

Research

BIONEXGEN

Looking at the next generation of biocatalysts for eco-efficient manufacturing processes, especially in the chemical manufacturing industry.

http://ec.europa.eu/research/bioeconomy/biotechnology/projects/bionexgen...

Research

Sustainable Laboratories

Academic, Technical, Estates and Facilities and Health and Safety staff meets quarterly to focus on laboratory sustainability issues, driving and promoting best practice for the operation of successful sustainable and energy efficient labs.

http://www.sustainability.manchester.ac.uk/campus/sustainablelabs

Group

Centre of Excellence for Biocatalysis, Biotransformations and Biocatalytic Manufacture

Welcome to the Centre of Excellence for Biocatalysis, Biotransformations and Biocatalytic Manufacture (CoEBio3) website. The CoEBio3 is the UK’s new organisation designed to provide a world-class scientific environment in which the necessary research and development can be carried out to create new biocatalyst-based processes to meet the changing needs of industry in the next 10-20 years.

Keywords: 
Biocatalysis, Biology, Biochemistry

Group

Manchester Institute of Biotechnology

The Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre (renamed the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology in Autumn 2012) was completed in 2006 and represented the first university-based, purpose-built interdisciplinary research institute of its kind in the UK.

Keywords: 
Biology, Innovation, Biotechnology