Dr Mike Morris conducted a tour of the BEACON pilot plant facility for a visit by farmers and researchers from the Republic of Ireland with Germinal Ireland – to demonstrate that grass can have different, novel uses.
Mike Morris and Steve Fish attended a meeting in the Visualisation Centre, UWA. Mike has had a feasibility study funded to look at the biorefining potential of IBERS crops.
A meeting took place with representatives from CPI, Wilton, regarding building collaboration and potential synergy between IBERS and CPI.
A meeting with BBSRC was held at Celtic Manor regarding Industrial Biotechnology. Steve Fish, Iain Donnison and Wayne Powell attended.
Steve Fish and Mike Morris attended a meeting at Park Place, Cardiff aimed at developing potential new projects with a number of commercial partners including Celbius and Biosep. The meeting was also attended by representatives of Welsh Government.
Selwyn Owen and Steve Fish went to Southampton to attend the Praxis Conference on Knowledge Exchange in Universities. As a result they were both able to build business links.
Gethin Allen and Selwyn Owen manned the BEACON stand at the Urdd Eisteddfod which was held near Caernarfon. They demonstrated alternatives to oil based products.
In April Steve Fish, Trisha Toop, Adam Charlton and Ray Marriott visited NREL, Golden, and attended the International Biomass Conference and Dinner.
The BEACON biorefining centre at Aberystwyth University’s Institute of Biological Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS), today (Thursday 29 March) unveiled new research facilities as part of a £20m initiative.
The research, officially opened by the Deputy Minister for European...
Yesterday we had a big day on site and achieved a major milestone in the BEACON Pilot Facility build and installation programme; we took delivery of all of the pilot-scale equipment from Axium Process Ltd!
This included the two membrane filtration skids, the pasteuriser skid and last...