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EBRI’s business support boosts the low carbon economy

Posted on Friday 2nd August, 2019

A study, conducted by Focus Consultants, has forecast that the work of Aston University’s European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI) will create more than 150 jobs over the next two years EBRI’s work will also generate nearly £20 million gross added value for the West Midlands economy

An independent assessment and evaluation of the work of the European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI) at Aston University in Birmingham – undertaken by Focus Consultants – has forecast the creation of more than 150 jobs and the generation of nearly £20 million gross added value (GVA) for the West Midlands economy over the next two years. Read More >>

Company born out of university project to tackle ‘stubble burning’ wins prestigious award

Posted on Friday 19th July, 2019

An energy start-up in India, formed out of an Aston University scheme, has won a prestigious award for its work A2P Energy Solution, which harnesses technology and expertise developed through the Energy Harvest initiative, converts rice straw waste into energy products including pellets, oil, gas and biochar By establishing a market for rice straw waste, A2P helps to improve air quality by eliminating open field burning

An energy start-up in India, born out of an Aston University scheme aiming to tackle the international challenge of dealing with agricultural waste, has won first prize in a prestigious award ceremony in Russia. Read More >>

Mayor Andy Street opens new Bioenergy research facilities

Posted on Tuesday 30th October, 2018

European Bioenergy Research Institute at Aston hosts industry showcase West Midlands Mayor opens new £1.5-million labs

Aston University welcomed West Midlands Mayor Andy Street to open new facilities at the European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI), Aston University on Thursday (25thOctober). Read More >>

Cork recycling

Recorked UK – the UK’s first cork recycling scheme

Posted on Wednesday 16th May, 2018

Consumption of sparkling wine and champagne is rapidly on the rise in the UK

In 2017, the UK consumed 1.62m hectolitres of sparkling wine – that is the equivalent of 162 Olympic-size swimming pools

For every bottle popped there is a cork stopper, which up until recently in the UK had no immediate use other than to go into the waste bin. Read More >>

Looking for Funding?

Posted on Monday 30th October, 2017

Join us at this one day event organised by EBRI, and gain access to a wide range of funding opportunities to help your business. Read More >>

Opinions Count

Posted on Monday 16th October, 2017

95% of EBRI Master Class attendees rated it ‘Excellent’ or ‘Very Good’ according to our latest research. Read More >>