R&D Hub programme day one


Day one – 1 July

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11:00 – 11:30 Cultivating microalgae in anaerobic digestate Matthew Pearce, Algae Laboratory Manager, Cranfield University
11:30 – 12:00 Mixing macroalgae with food waste Miriam Cogan, PhD candidate, Institute for Infrastructure and
Environment, University of Edinburgh
12:00 – 12:30 A novel biomethanation process: energy storage and biogas upgrading Professor Sandra Estevez, Director, Wales Centre of Excellence for
Anaerobic Digestion
12:30 – 13:00 Innovate UK – supporting R&D in the AD sector Dr Jon Wood, Lead Technologist – High Value Manufacturing, Innovate UK
13:00 – 14:00  Break
14:00 – 14:30 Latest R&D from the AD Network Angela Bywater, Network Manager, BBSRC NIBB
14:30 –15:00 Case study: An assessment of gas yield potentials from selected feedstocks  Amina Stokes, Managing Director, Cohort Learning Ltd
15:00 – 15:30 Utilising conservation biomass for bioenergy David Wynne, Managing Director, A B Systems
15:30 – 16:00 Funding AD research Charlotte Bell, Senior Business Interaction Manager, BBSRC