Update

September 2013 We have been extremely busy dealing with the intellectual property on several important fronts. This ties in with a 'data harvesting' phase which is proving extremely valuable for both the commercial scale up and IP protection. My apologies for being...

Collaborative Partnership

February 2013 Scottish Bioenergy spinout Codiscovery (Naas, Ireland) has formed a collaborative research and development relationship with University College Dublin and The National University of ireland at Galway. Through this agreement the company will accelerate...

New Patent Family Filed

December 2012 David Van Alstyne in conjuncton with Dr Gary Calwell and Chelsea Brain of Newcastle University have filed a new patent family relating to the micro-evolution of microbes without the use of genetic modification.  The species have proven increased high...

CASE Student

July 2012 We won CASE studentship at Edinburgh University. Welcome to the gang, Rocky.  

Co-Author Patent

January 2012 Scottish Bioenergy are very pleased to be able to announce that we are co-authoring a patent with Chelsea Brain at Newcastle University. We'll let you know when it becomes public.  

Roundtable with Prince Charles

April 2011 Scottish Bioenergy were happy to accept an invitation to a Foreign Office and British Embassy sponsored roundtable in Madrid attended by HRH Prince Charles, accompanied by Camilla Parker (Duchess of Cornwall). HHHH The Prince and Princess of Asturias. Dr...

Hosted Chinese Delegation

March 2011 Scottish Bioenergy were proud to host the Chinese delegation to foster collaboration between UK-China. Many thanks to Dr Michelle Stanley (KTN) and Doreen Reid (Scottish development International). Also a special thank you to Minister of the Environment...

On a Mission for the Foreign Office

January 2010 Foreign Office Sends Scottish Bioenergy, Scottish Association of Marine Sciences ("SAMS") and Newcastle University to China for Algae Mission: We were invited to China with two of our colleagues; Scottish Association of Marine Sciences and Newcastle...

Destructive Testing – The Old Fashioned Way

December 2000 Company completes important ( but unplanned) destructive tests with favorable results.  Scotland had pretty rough weather over the holidays. We had minus 12 degree weather and 2 weeks of snow. The distillery shut down for 2 weeks, so there was no waste...

We are Operational!

October 2009 The system is operational! (see press release below) Robin Harper, MSP officially launched the system. It was a great day with interesting people from Industry, Government and Academia. Algae demonstrator project goes live at Glenturret Green MSP Robin...

Transparent Meeting of Minds

August 2009 We had a great meeting with the crew and close affiliates at the distillery. We're having a serious look at the revenue models and hoping to gain some additional insights in the next phase of discovery e.g. how much co2 is actually captured and what can we...

Tanks Installed

August 2009 The effluent tank reactors have been installed. A huge step in the right direction. Many thanks to the people who helped with the construction including Neil Cameron and the crew at the distillery, Harry Maiden ( steel frame fabricator). A very special...

Fantastic Grant Award

July 2009 Scottish Bioenergy are pleased and proud to announce that we have been awarded a grant from The Scottish Environmental Technology Network to explore the use of algal co-products from the Glenturret reactor. We'll be growing and analyzing indigenous species...