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Pyrofab - technology
Jul
22
Baby wipes from Birmingham? Manure from Eindhoven? Leftovers from the Alps? – British developed clean energy technology to go on tour in search of waste
  • Pyrofab technology developed at Aston University produces carbon neutral fuel from waste that would otherwise have gone to landfill.
  • Demonstration prototype set to travel to France, Germany, the Netherlands and Sweden this summer to identify sustainable sources of bioenergy.
  • Expected growth in the bioenergy sector means the Pyrofab’s compact size and mobility has huge potential ...

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Nov
07
Invitation for quotation: PR services to support the promotion of Pyrofab technology

Aston University’s European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI) invites you to quote for the supply of PR services to support the EU INTERREG IVB BioenNW project it is leading.

The services required are to promote and maximise awareness of mobile technology units which will be moving throughout five locations in North West Europe (UK, France, Germany, ...

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Pyrofab
Nov
07
Pyrofab bioenergy demonstrator production commences

Dytecna Environmental has commenced production of Pyrofab Bioenergy demonstrators. The Pyrofab is a demonstration system based on the core technology of the Pyroformer™, a patented intermediate pyrolysis system developed by Aston University within the European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI). The system derives fuels in the form of gas and oils by processing organic matter and ...

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The European Bioenergy Research Institute at Aston University
Oct
28
New facilities to enhance bioenergy research

The European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI) unveiled brand new facilities today (Monday 28 October), which will allow the expansion of its world-class bioenergy research and knowledge transfer activity.

The Lord Mayor of Birmingham officially opened EBRI’s new ‘home’ at Aston University and spoke at the opening event, alongside Vice-Chancellor Professor Dame Julia King and EBRI ...

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EBRI waste to energy technology awarded ‘Best Technological Breakthrough’
Aug
05
Call for UK (West Midlands businesses) to provide waste to fuel revolutionary new bioenergy technology

The European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI), based at Aston University in Birmingham, is asking West Midlands businesses and manufacturers to send their waste for testing in a new bioenergy technology developed by its researchers.

Bioenergy is energy derived from organic matter – the bioenergy market is forecast to generate in excess of £12 billion of ...

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Harper Adams University, Shropshire, UK
Mar
25
Harper Adams awarded full university title

THE UK now has its own university dedicated to agri-food science thanks to the decision in December 2012 by the Privy Council, to award Harper Adams full University Title.

Harper Adams University, a partner in the BioenNW project, will continue to build upon the solid foundations of more than a century of agricultural heritage and ...

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EBRI waste to energy technology awarded ‘Best Technological Breakthrough’
Mar
06
EBRI energy from waste technology awarded ‘Best Technological Breakthrough’

Lead Partner of the BioenNW Project, the European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI) at Aston University has won ‘Best Technological Breakthrough’ for its innovative bioenergy technology, which transforms multiple waste products into cost effective heat and power.

EBRI’s Pyroformer™ won the breakthrough category at this week’s national Climate Week Awards held at the House of Commons ...

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Professor Andreas Hornung, EBRI
Jan
23
Aston University bioenergy expert appointed Fraunhofer director

A leading expert in the field of renewable energy has been announced as the new director of the Institute branch Sulzbach-Rosenberg of Fraunhofer UMSICHT in Bavaria, Germany.

Professor Andreas Hornung, Director of the European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI) at Aston University will be combining his innovative work at Aston University alongside developing the Fraunhofer Center ...

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Nov
22
Free bioenergy advice event for West Midlands businesses

5 November 2012

Companies interested in developing bioenergy schemes within the West Midlands are being urged to attend a free information session taking place at Aston University on Monday 12 November 2012 to find out how they could be part of a competition unique to the region.

The competition in question is part of an ...

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BioenNW
Nov
22
Bioenergy investment opportunities and advice for West Midlands businesses

3 October 2012

An innovative business competition has been launched in the West Midlands for companies keen to develop opportunities in renewable bioenergy.

This pilot project, unique to the West Midlands, is looking for five organisations within the region which have the potential to site innovative small-scale bioenergy power plants. These plants are capable of ...

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