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Aston University is a long established research-led University known for its world-class teaching quality and strong links to industry, government and commerce. Based in the centre of Birmingham, it is home to over 65,000 students and one of Europe’s liveliest and most welcoming cities.

Innovative research and development of bioenergy technologies has taken place at Aston University for over 40 years, led by Professor Tony Bridgwater of Aston’s Bioenergy Research Group (BERG). In 2008, the University’s bioenergy research capabilities were joined together to create the European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI) – an Institute to deliver world-class bioenergy research and technology development.

Aston University is committed to sustainability in all its operations and has considerable expertise in bioenergy and sustainability research to suppprt businesses and the public sector.

Our contact is Professor Paul Maropoulos, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research and Enterprise.