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IBioIC - Realising the Opportunity

Rob Elias will be speaking at the IBioIC Annual Conference being held in Glasgow on 28th and 29th January 2016.

The Conference aims to attract over two hundred biobased professionals, academics and students from across the UK and is set to showcase and exemplify IBioIC's current and...

IBioIC - Realising the Opportunity

Innovation Opportunities from Waste

BEACON staff have been invited to attend the "Innovation Opportunities from Waste" workshop hosted by KTN and Innovate UK to be held on 14th January 2016 at the Studio in Manchester.

The aim of this scoping workshop is to identify innovation challenges or opportunities related to the...

Innovation Opportunities from Waste

BEACON Secures Further £12 Million Investment

The award winning BEACON green technology operation has secured an additional £12m funding via Welsh Government to continue developing the green economy in Wales over the next four years.

The new £12 million investment is announced today (Thursday 3 December) by Welsh Government...

BEACON Secures Further £12 Million Investment

BEACON Exhibits at VentureFest Wales SWALEC Stadium Cardiff

This years’ VentureFest Wales was held in the SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff City Centre on Tuesday 29th September.

With over 900 delegates registered to attend the event, VentureFest brings together entrepreneurs, investors, and innovative companies to inspire business growth. A free...

BEACON Exhibits at VentureFest Wales SWALEC Stadium Cardiff

Collaboration with University of Windsor, Canada

We are happy to share the news about receipt of Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships. These prestigious three-year scholarships are funded through the Community Foundations of Canada, the Rideau Hall Foundation and the Association of Universities and Colleges of...

Collaboration with University of Windsor, Canada

11th International Conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries

The 11th International Conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries this year took place on June 3-5 2015, in York. The conference attracted a range of delegates from university, industry, governmental and non-governmental organizations and venture capital providers presenting...

11th International Conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries

Bright Horizons Holiday Club

On 27th May Elaine Jensen visited children at the Bright Horizons holiday club during half term week. There were 23 children aged 4-11 and they listened attentively, interacted well, and asked and answered lots of questions around the areas of fossil fuels, carbon, energy sources, and...

Bright Horizons Holiday Club

Dr Preeti Nandal, Stapledon Fellow

Dr Preeti Nandal joined the BEACON team at IBERS, Aberystwyth University, in May 2015 as a Stapledon Fellow for six months.  Preeti will be working on “Xylooligosaccharides production from grass fibres” under the supervision of Dr Sreenivas Rao Ravella and Dr Joe Gallagher. Her area of...

Dr Preeti Nandal, Stapledon Fellow

Brewer & Distiller Intenational Review April 2015 Issue

This month's issue of "Brewer and Distiller International" magazine boasts a great review of the BEACON seminar on "Enhanced Utilisation of Alcoholic Beverage By-Products", held in Neuadd Reichel, Bangor University late January this year. BDI's Wales correspondent Mike Butterworth who...

Brewer & Distiller Intenational Review April 2015 Issue

3rd BEACON Annual Conference

The 2015 BEACON Annual Conference was held at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff on Wednesday 25 March and, by the number of complimentary comments received, delegates had an enjoyable and informative day.

The Conference sessions included:

  • Integrated Supply Chains
  • ...
3rd BEACON Annual Conference