CNAP - Centre for Novel Agricultural Products

Funding


CNAP research is funded from a wide range of competitive sources including the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, US government, UK and international industries, and the European Commission.

Current open funding is circa £34M.

 

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Latest News

GINs to improve UK crops! Agri-Tech Strategy funding award for Ian Bancroft led OREGIN Network.

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Potential for strengthening natural plant defence to reduce crop waste Research by Katherine Denby and team with colleagues at Warwick published in ACS Synthetic Biology.

Ian Graham appointed to BBSRC Council Congratulations to Ian, who takes up his new role from April 2018.

Ancient insects hold the key to future biofuel production? New research led by CNAP and published in Nature Communications  reveals surprising ability of ancient insects to efficiently digest cellulose.

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Contacts

CNAP Director, Professor Simon McQueen-Mason

CNAP Manager, Dr Caroline Calvert

CNAP, Department of Biology, University of York, Wentworth Way, York YO10 5DD, UK