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Annual BEACON Researchers’ Meeting

Thursday, 06th December 2012

The annual BEACON Researchers Meeting was held at Gogerddan, Aberystwyth.

Annual BEACON Researchers’ Meeting

Role Models of Innovation for Tackling Climate Change

Thursday, 06th December 2012

BEACON Business Development Managers Mike Morris and Selwyn Owen attended the Climate-KIC event to highlight innovation developments held at the Wroclaw Congress Centre in Lower Silesia, Poland, 3-5 December 2012.


What was the conference about?
Climate-KIC showcased innovative...

Role Models of Innovation for Tackling Climate Change

Farwell

Friday, 30th November 2012

The BEACON team said farewell to Dr Bernd Van Houten who has taken up a new post lecturing in biorefining in the Netherlands.  All the BEACON team wish him good luck for the future.

Farwell

Winter Fair

Wednesday, 28th November 2012

BEACON was present at the Royal Welsh Winter Fair, Builth Wells, Powys, where Steve fish gave a presentation at the IBERS breakfast.

Winter Fair

New Appointments

Monday, 19th November 2012

Two new biorefining technicians have been appointed.  Joe Nunn will take up his position on 1st December 2012 and Laurence joins the project from 1st January 2013.

New Appointments

Activating Impact Competition

Friday, 16th November 2012

BEACON has entered the BBSRC Activating Impact Competition.

Activating Impact Competition

Welsh Potato Day

Friday, 09th November 2012

The Inaugural Welsh Potato day took place on the 8th November at the Cleddau Bridge Hotel, Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire. A range of topical issues were addressed to help producers tackle new legislation and production techniques to meet the ever-increasing demands for quality and...

Welsh Potato Day

Flintshire Business Week

Friday, 19th October 2012

Mike Morris presented an overview of the BEACON project on the final day of the Flintshire Business Week event at the Sustainable Building Envelope Centre (SBEC) at the Tata steel works in Shotton, North Wales.

Flintshire Business Week

Amsterdam

Wednesday, 17th October 2012

Steve Fish and Dave Bryant travelled to Amsterdam to meet with Martin Patel, Utrecht University, for discussions on new projects.

Amsterdam

BEACON helps Welsh business to support the green economy

Thursday, 04th October 2012

Deputy Minister for European Programmes, Alun Davies, will today meet businesses collaborating with universities through a £20m EU-backed programme to develop sustainable products and services using plant crops grown in Wales. Aberystwyth University’s Institute of Biological,...

BEACON helps Welsh business to support the green economy