AFBI Hillsborough hosts Anaerobic Digestion demo for farmers

Date published: 26 October 2016

“On-Farm Small-Scale Anaerobic Digestion” is a one-day event taking place on Wednesday the 2nd November at the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) Hillsborough.

The AD Plant at AFBI Hillsborough

Hosted by Gary Lyons of AFBI and supported by the AD Network, it will feature presentations by experienced practitioners and researchers who will outline the latest innovations in this field.

This event will consist of a series of specialist presentations on the subject of Farm Small-Scale Anaerobic Digestion (AD) and provides a real opportunity for farmers to expand their networks in this area. It will showcase and examine the current state of research and activity and should be of interest to Industry and academia alike.  During the presentations, funding opportunities for collaborations will be highlighted, so, if you are actively involved in small-scale AD, or want to be, this is the place for you!

Dr Gary Lyons (AFBI) host of the “On-Farm Small-Scale Anaerobic Digestion” one-day event taking place on Wednesday the 2nd November at AFBI Hillsborough
Dr Gary Lyons (AFBI) host of the “On-Farm Small-Scale Anaerobic Digestion” one-day event taking place on Wednesday the 2nd November at AFBI Hillsborough
There has never been a better time to explore collaborations with the research community as the UK government focuses its attention on industrial biotechnology.  Funding streams available range from small £10,000 Business Interaction Vouchers, £60,000 Proof of Concept awards and the prospect of larger-scale funding.  Join us to explore the topic further and benefit from expert discussion in this specialist area.

This event is free to attend for all AD Network members (free membership available in advance, see here, or contact adnet@soton.ac.uk).

See here for a flyer on the event.

Notes to editors: 

AD Network is one of 13 collaborative Network in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy (NIBB) supported by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council to the tune of £18M

AFBI carries out high-quality technology research and development, statutory, analytical, and diagnostic testing functions for DAERA and other Government departments, public bodies and commercial companies.

AFBI's Vision is “Scientific excellence in Northern Ireland …  serving the world”.

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