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QUT engages with WeatherTex and FWPA for a new pilot program

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has begun engaging with WeatherTex as a result of a webinar organised by FWPA Bioenergy and Biomaterials interest group, and have been in frequent contact with them ever since.  Dr Mark Harrison and Professor Ian O’Hara had visited the facility in March of this year, and as a result, are…

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QUT's Animal feeds research team on Landline

Queensland University of Technology researchers Dr Mark Harrison, Associate Professor Robert Speight and Dr James Strong have been featured on this seasons Landline, Episode 26: Sugarcane growers fight their own war on waste. Landline is an Australian national rural issues television program broadcast on ABC.The episode features Dr Mark

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QUT secures first Australian Research and Innovation Bridges project in Mauritius

Converting sugarcane trash to bioplastic will be the focus of an Australian-first research project involving QUT, the Mauritius Sugarcane Industry Research Institute (MSIRI) and major Mauritian sugar milling company Omnicane Ltd. The project will be co-led by Dr Mark Harrison, Senior Research Fellow with QUT’s Centre for Tropical

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QUT represents at BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology 2018

Queensland University of Technology’s leading academics – Professor Sagadevan MundreeProfessor Ian O’HaraDr Zhanying Zhang and Dr Darryn Rackemann joined Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning, the Hon. Cameron Dick and others at the BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology in Pennsylvannia…

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BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology

The BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology is the world’s largest international conference dedicated to industrial biotechnology…

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Biofuels the gateway to Australia’s bioeconomy

Increased use of 10 per cent ethanol-blended petrol (E10) in Australia could create more than 8600 direct and indirect jobs, attract $1.56 billion in investment and generate more than $1.1 billion in additional revenue each year in regional areas, a new report by QUT researchers has found. Biofuels to bioproducts: a growth industry for

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The Commonwealth Innovation Forum

The Commonwealth Innovation Forum will be held at Brisbane Convention Centre and will coincide with the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, the Commonwealth Innovation Forum (TCIF) will showcase examples of innovation from across the Commonwealth…

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QUT forges new connections in Mauritius

Innovation is paving the way for new and emerging areas of research in Mauritius, with QUT recently being invited to attend the Australia-Mauritius Research and Innovation Forum to explore potential collaborations. Held on 19 February 2018, the forum brought together more than 120 participants including Australian and Mauritian policy…

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QUT Researchers help accelerate the biofuel boom in North Queensland

Your browser does not support iframes. Click here to view the linked content in a separate window. Executives from a US bio refinery including Karl Seck, CEO of Mercurius  Biorefining, visited the Mackay Renewable Biocommodities Pilot Plant annd held talks with Mackay Sugar around…

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QUT Researchers make headlines

Your browser does not support iframes. Click here to view the linked content in a separate window. Researchers at Queensland University of Technology make headlines with their latest project to turn sugarcane biomass into jet fuel and diesel. The project is in collaboration with Mercurius…