Below you can find a selection of short films about how EBRI is working to combat climate change, lead research into sources of sustainable energy, and help companies achieve their sustainability goals. 

EBRI runs a series of highly acclaimed Master Classes to help business decision makers and entrepreneurs explore the growing bioeconomy and the opportunities it offers. To hear what previous delegates say about our master class and the benefits of attending, click HERE

EBRI Urban Biochar & Sustainable Materials Demonstrator

Discover about new biochar technology installed by the Energy & Bioproducts Research Institute (EBRI), Aston University and its partners to combat climate change in Birmingham, UK and the surrounding area. In this short video you will hear how the ‘Urban Biochar & Sustainable Materials Demonstrator’ project led by EBRI is developing biochar for the benefit of city and town environments, and local economies; researching how biochar can be used as a soil enhancer in urban landscapes; conducting scientific modelling to assess the carbon capture merits of biochar.

Helping you to meet your Sustainability Goals

Discover how the Energy & Bioproducts Research Institute (EBRI) at Aston University helps companies get to grips with their sustainability goals and solve energy, waste and environmental challenges. EBRI’s Director of Engagement, Tim Miller, describes how organisations can benefit from the support of EBRI’s world leading team of scientists and business advisors.

Intro to The Energy and Bioproducts Research Institute (EBRI)

The Energy and Bioproducts Research Institute (EBRI) at Aston University carries out world-leading research into new and innovative ways of converting biomass and waste into sources of sustainable energy and low carbon products, using thermochemical, biological and catalytic processes. Discover more from Professor Patricia Thornley, Director of EBRI, about the work that EBRI’s academic and industry-facing teams are doing to help the world meet its ambitious targets for reducing carbon emissions and combating climate change.

How EBRI can help you on the path to Net Zero

Tim Miller, EBRI’s Director of Engagement gives an overview of the support that we can give your business to develop new low carbon goods and services, helping you on the path to Net Zero.

Highlights – Short Film

Feedback from a cross-section of EBRI ‘Value from Waste‘ Master Class attendees from a whole host of industries including engineering services, manufacturing, energy, marketing and waste.

EBRI ‘Value from Waste’ Master Class

During 2017 and 2018, EBRI ran a roadshow of its Value from Waste Master Class across the West Midlands region. Devised to help local companies to develop new products and services from unwanted material such as manufacturing, agricultural and food waste, the two-day course has been highly acclaimed by the business community.
96% of attendees of the EBRI Master Class have rated it ‘Excellent’ or ‘Very Good’.

Bioenergy Explained

The work of EBRI at Aston University.
Over 7 billion people need energy to live but with fossil fuels in decline, how will we keep the lights on? Fossil fuels are no longer the only, the best or even the cheapest solution to our energy demands.