Who Could We help?

Who can we help?

BEACON offers businesses with interests in the biorefining sector access to the research, expertise and knowledge base of universities in Wales.

We can help:

  • Welsh companies in the construction, packaging and manufacturing industries by developing new biocomposite materials
  • The Welsh bioscience industry – for example, developing new microbial or enzyme systems and technologies for the processing of biomass
  • The chemical industry in Wales by providing new sources of ‘green’ chemicals
  • Fuel producers by offering ‘green’ fuels, impacting on the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO) and reducing carbon emissions
  • Rural communities by applying biorefinery technology to the processing of non-food crops

This encompasses a huge range of businesses in areas as diverse as:

  • Agrochemicals
  • Bio Fuels
  • Coatings and Adhesives
  • Cosmetics and Personal
  • Care
  • Essential Oils
  • Lubricants
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Speciality Polymers
  • Surfactants
  • Water and Effluent Treatment