BNC to lead environmental nanotechnology project
Bio Nano Consulting
Environmental nanotechnology project
Bio Nano Consulting (BNC) has been chosen to lead the UK arm of a collaboration with a research institution in the Middle East in a multi-million pound environmental nanotechnology endeavour.
The two projects will focus on the applications of nanotechnology to environmental issues: 'nano-catalysts for wastewater treatment' and 'nano-catalysts for the synthesis of fine chemicals'.
BNC will provide knowledge of nano structure development in solar cells and nanometrology to complement the in-house catalysis and characterisation expertise of its collaborator in the Middle East.
BNC will also provide access to the nanotechnology facilities at the LCN for the development of environmentally-friendly heterogeneous catalysts in the second project.
Many current chemical synthesis processes rely on homogenous catalysts in the liquid phase; as a result, a lack of catalyst regeneration, side reactions and salt formation cause problems with effective waste disposal.
The development of heterogeneous nano-catalysts could result in a reduced waste stream, facile separation and reuse of the catalyst.
Bio Nano Consulting (BNC) has announced the signing of two consultancy agreements with academics based at China's Tsinghua University.
Bio Nano Consulting (BNC) has announced the availability of a technique that screens low-yielding proteins, facilitating the evaluation of both protein denaturation and protein-drug interactions.
Bio Nano Consulting, a specialist in bio and nanotechnology partnerships between academia and industry, has signed a service level agreement (SLA) with the School of Pharmacy, University of London.
The Institute of Physics (IOP) has awarded Bio Nano Consulting (BNC) collaborator Dr Rachel McKendry the Paterson prize for her work developing label-free nanomechanical cantilever sensors.
7 December 2009 - BNC has been shortlisted for the Genesis Awards' UKTI assisted newcomer of the year and Company Newsflow of the Year.