Bioenergy Demonstrator Plant Tour

EBRI Pyroformer

On Friday 2nd November, Aston University and Harper Adams University College will be offering local businesses interested in entering into the bioenergy sector a free tour and briefing of the European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI) innovative Bioenergy Demonstrator plant.

EBRI acts as a focus for pan-European activities on scientific and technological aspects of biomass production, conversion and utilization of products used for renewable power, heat, transport fuels, hydrogen and chemicals.

In the next decade, the bioenergy sector will generate more than £12billion of new business opportunities across the UK. The European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI) at Aston University is offering support to companies within the West Midlands to ensure that businesses in the region take full advantage of this high-growth market opportunity. The event on 2nd November is an opportunity to learn more the innovative bioenergy technology and find out how local businesses can get involved.

The schedule for Bioenergy Demonstrator Plant Tour will run as follows:

Friday 2nd November 2012

09.45 – 10.00: Welcome (tea & coffee) at Aston University

10.00 – 10.30: Bioenergy Briefing Session

10.30 – 11.30: Travel to EBRI Bioenergy Demonstrator Plant at Harper Adams University College

11.30 – 12.00: Tour of the EBRI Bioenergy Demonstrator Plant. You will see EBRI’s 400kW Pyroformer™ and Bio-Activated Fuels (BAF) Reactor in operation

12.00 – 12.30: Lunch and refreshments will be provided

12.30 – 13.30: Travel back to Aston University

For further information about EBRI, visit http://www.bioenergy-midlands.org/index.htm.

To book a place at this event please contact Tom Anderson, Business Development Manager, on 0121 204 3345 or at t.anderson1@aston.ac.uk.


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