Better Together

Scot Bio natural blue colouring pioneers win collaboration award Researchers from the University of Edinburgh and biotech firm Scot Bio have won a prestigious Scottish Life Sciences Award for their pioneering collaboration on natural blue colourants. Polly...

Scot Bio Beef Up The Board

Scot Bio are excited to announce that two Food Industry experts and former Executive Directors of Robert Wiseman Dairies plc have been appointed to the company’s board. In addition, Nick Trott has also joined the board bringing valuable financial expertise...

SCOTBIO secures £2M. Ready to scale up production

We are excited to announce that we successfully closed a second, oversubscribed funding round with investment syndicate Kelvin Capital, Investing Women, Oghma Partners and private investors in the UK and USA. This is one of the largest private investment...

Investing Women – Ambition & Growth Conference

Our COO - Polly Van Alstyne has been invited to join the World Class Women in Science & Tech Investing Women : Expert Panel at the upcoming ‘Ambition & Growth’ Conference Taking place on International Women’s Day, Thursday 8 March 2018, at the Sheraton...

Algae could now feed and fuel the planet

Scientists at the University of Edinburgh have improved the efficiency of gene-editing leading to massively increased yields when using algae. The study suggests that vast quantities of medicines and renewable fuels could be produced by algae using a new...

AccelerateHer Awards

Scottish Bioenergy Director of Operations, Polly Van Alstyne is back in the headlines as one of this year’s AcceleratehHER Awards winners, securing investment of over £500k to develop our technology. Click on the button below to read the full article on...

A Nutritional Outlook

Scientists in Scotland have announced plans to scale up production of C-phycocyanin (C-PC), a blue pigment protein found in spirulina algae that's a popular option for natural coloring in the food, pharmaceutical, and nutraceutical industries. The project...

Rocky Gets Hired

January 1st 2016 Roslin Scotland Rocky Kindt, our BBSRC sponsored PhD has joined the company as Head of Production. Whilst engaged in Scottish Bioenergy's business since 2014, Rocky officially joined the company as head of production in January 2016. He runs the lab...

Scottish Bioenergy win Phyconet Grant

December 2015 The University of Edinburgh, Cambridge University and Scottish Bioenergy win Phyconet Grant in Synthetic Biology. Many thanks to Phyconet and BBSRC and all our Partners. Phyconet Award Notice A molecular toolbox to commercialise cyanobacteria: synthetic...

3rd Party Test Results are in

October 2015 Scottish Bioenergy are pleased to announce that our Phycocyanin has tested free of Phycotoxins and pathogens. Links to the third party Toxicity and Human Pathogen Test Results Link to PSP, ASP and DSP test results Link to Human Pathogen Test Results...

We Have Moved

May 2015 We Have Moved. We are very excited to announce that Scottish Bioenergy has moved to the renowned Roslin BioCentre, only a few miles from Edinburgh city centre. The space includes a main laboratory, production area and a temperature controlled stock culture...

Patent Published

September 2014 Scottish Bioenergy are extremely pleased to announce  that our Miro-evolution patent has been published.  

Rocky Speaks!

June 2014 Rocky Kindt, our newest PhD candidate presented at the SETN Annual Cleantech Conference. It was his first public speaking engagement. He was thrown into the deep end; 300 people at a plenary session; the feedback was fantastic. Well done, Rocky!...

2 Patent Applications Filed

December 2013 As with the end of any year it has been a bit of a rush, but we are incredibly pleased and proud to announce that we have managed to file two important patent applications. More to follow in the months to come.