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More equipment moving

    

 

The Screw Press on the move and in its new location! (click Read More for photos)

More equipment moving

Move to the AberInnovation Biorefining Centre begins!

The equipment move to the new AberInnovation Biorefining Centre has begun and looking good in new location!  (Click Read More below for photos)

   

 

 

 

   

Move to the AberInnovation Biorefining Centre begins!

New Biorefining Centre

Exciting times ahead for BEACON.  Rhian Hayward MBE, CEO AberInnovation, received the keys for the new Biorefining Centre from the contractors, Willmott Dixon.  Equipment move will begin soon!

      

New Biorefining Centre

Building Sustainability - Growing the perfect insulation

Listen to the new podcast by our low carbon expert, Judith Thornton - click here

Building Sustainability - Growing the perfect insulation

How Scientists Can Predict the Properties of Energy Crops for Biomass Feedstock

Analytical Biochemist and BEACON scientist, Dr Gordon Allison, discusses his work on profiling energy crops using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) and vibrational spectroscopy, including infrared and Raman techniques, in an editorial article published in the May edition...

How Scientists Can Predict the Properties of Energy Crops for Biomass Feedstock

Chief Scientific Adviser visits BEACON

 

Professor Peter Halligan, Welsh Government Chief Science Adviser, visited the BEACON facility today as part of a visit to the opening of the brand new Seed BioBank facility at AberInnovation. Professor Iain Donnison, Director of BEACON, and Dr Judith Thornton, Low Carbon Manager...

Chief Scientific Adviser visits BEACON

Stairway to Excellence

The BioComposites Centre, Bangor University, and BEACON have been highlighted in a new technical report from the Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European Commission’s science and knowledge service, published this month. The publication forms part of the Stairway to Excellence...

Stairway to Excellence

Opportunities for Welsh agriculture in the future?

BEACON Low Carbon Manager, Dr Judith Thornton, and BEACON Director, Professor Iain Donnison, have been writing in The Conversation recently on the difficulties of decarbonizing agriculture in Wales, with the vast numbers of sheep and cattle producing large quantities of methane, a...

Opportunities for Welsh agriculture in the future?

Visit of Chief Scientific Officer of Wales & Team

Welsh Government Officers Robert Hoyle (Chief Scientific Officer), Adam Wadding (Science Policy Officer) and Luci Collingwood (Senior Science Officer) visited the BEACON pilot scale biorefining facility at IBERS today as part of an Aberystwyth University Industry/Academic...

Visit of Chief Scientific Officer of Wales & Team

Another successful workshop on Sustainable Packaging and Waste!

 

BEACON, in conjunction with AberInnovation (Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus), hosted a very successful workshop on Sustainable Packaging and Waste at IBERS Gogerddan, Aberystwyth University on Wednesday 13th March. The workshop informed delegates of the latest...

Another successful workshop on Sustainable Packaging and Waste!