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,...
Wednesday, 03rd October 2012
Climate-KIC Innovation Festival, Bologna was attended by Dr Steve Fish, Dr Ed Hodgson and Dr Dave Bryant. They gave a presentation to the bioeconomy platform and successfully identified a number of future collaborations and partners.
Tuesday, 25th September 2012
Zsolt Gemesi, Innovation Leader, Climate-KIC UK, visited IBERS and gave a departmental presentation on Climate-KIC and opportunities for the Insitute to collaborate on new projects.
Tuesday, 18th September 2012
Elaine Jensen and Mike Morris gave the gardening club a tour and overview of the BEACON project.
Thursday, 13th September 2012
Mike Morris presented an overview of the BEACON project and an introduction to grass based biorefining at the IB KTN event held at Aston University.
Thursday, 23rd August 2012
Dr Elaine Jensen had a chat with the holiday club as part of their recycling week activities. Armed with a variety of props, she introduced them to grass juice, various packaging produced from renewable resources and some very tall Miscanthus!
Wednesday, 22nd August 2012
Dr Steve Fish, Dr Joe Gallagher and Dr David Bryant visited the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) in Belfast to discuss potential collaborations between AFBI, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) and BEACON.
Wednesday, 08th August 2012
Ed Hodgson and Mike Morris visited Andreas Hornung's EBRI (European Bioenergy Research Institute) pilot scale gasifier at Harper Adams University College.
Thursday, 02nd August 2012
The Board visited the pilot plant facility and received a presentation from Dr Steve Fish on the excellent progress of the project in the last year.
Members of the External Advisory Board are:
• Professor Russell L Jones, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of...
Friday, 27th July 2012
BEACON Business Development Manager, Selwyn Owen, busy working at the Royal Welsh Show, Builth Wells, Powys.