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Zero Waste Scotland

Zero Waste Scotland

April 22, 2019

Thanks to Louise McGregor, Head of Circular Economy Zero Waste Scotland for visiting Drochaid Research Services labs last week.  We look forward to pursuing the various opportunities we identified.   At Drochaid Research Services we believe that catalysis has a critical role in delivering the circular economy, this could potentially involve enabling the use of …

Bright SCIdea Challenge

Bright SCIdea Challenge

April 2, 2019

Non-Executive Director Dr David Prest recently attended the final of Bright SCIdea Challenge, a competition for teams of students to pitch a business idea to a panel of industrialists, organised by the Society of Chemical Industry.  Drochaid Research Services is a corporate supporter, providing training to the students for the event;  David spoke about market …

Bob Tooze -EPSRC

Bob Tooze -EPSRC

March 8, 2019

Managing Director Bob Tooze has been appointed to serve on two EPSRC Strategic Advisory Teams (SATs), Manufacturing the Future and Physical Sciences (https://epsrc.ukri.org/about/governance/sats/) . Bob attended his first meeting of the Manufacturing the Future SAT this week, he commented “this is a time of great change both for the EPSRC and of course more widely, …

National Apprenticeship Week

National Apprenticeship Week

March 5, 2019

I am Jonathan McLeish I  am an apprentice Laboratory Technician here at Drochaid Research Services. I have been in this position for 6 months and I am currently working toward my SVQ level 2 and 3.  I am gaining practical laboratory skills whilst working with gasses and on our fixed bed reactors.  I am also …

Bob Tooze visits Oxis Energy

Bob Tooze visits Oxis Energy

February 27, 2019

Bob Tooze, Drochaid Research Services Managing Director, visited Oxis Energy’s main site in Culham and was impressed with the progress made in commercialising their lithium-sulfur battery technology.  Drochaid Research Services look forward to maintaining and strengthening our links with this innovative company.   To read more about Oxis Energy see their website https://oxisenergy.com/       …

Drochaid announced as partner in Oxicfm (Oxford Inorganic Chemistry for Future Manufacturing)

Drochaid announced as partner in Oxicfm (Oxford Inorganic Chemistry for Future Manufacturing)

February 26, 2019

Bob Tooze attended the launch of Oxicfm (Oxford Inorganic Chemistry for Future Manufacturing  http://www.oxicfm.ox.ac.uk)   a new £10.4 million EPSRC centre which will train the next generation of synthesis scientists. Drochaid Research Services are pleased to be a partner in this enterprise and believe this will provide fantastic training opportunities for students in this critical …

Ian Fotheringham, MD Ingenza Ltd

“We value our collaboration with the group; not only have they brought to bear their considerable and complementary technical expertise but have shown an open minded willingness to get involved in areas of technology entirely new to them. Together we have rapidly generated exciting new results.”

- Ian Fotheringham, MD Ingenza Ltd

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Zero Waste Scotland

Thanks to Louise McGregor, Head of Circular Economy Zero Waste Scotland for visiting Drochaid Research Services labs last week.  We…

Bright SCIdea Challenge

Non-Executive Director Dr David Prest recently attended the final of Bright SCIdea Challenge, a competition for teams of students to…

Bob Tooze -EPSRC

Managing Director Bob Tooze has been appointed to serve on two EPSRC Strategic Advisory Teams (SATs), Manufacturing the Future and…

National Apprenticeship Week

I am Jonathan McLeish I  am an apprentice Laboratory Technician here at Drochaid Research Services. I have been in this…

Bob Tooze visits Oxis Energy

Bob Tooze, Drochaid Research Services Managing Director, visited Oxis Energy’s main site in Culham and was impressed with the progress…

Drochaid announced as partner in Oxicfm (Oxford Inorganic Chemistry for Future Manufacturing)

Bob Tooze attended the launch of Oxicfm (Oxford Inorganic Chemistry for Future Manufacturing  http://www.oxicfm.ox.ac.uk)   a new £10.4 million EPSRC…

Bob Tooze presents at “Industrial Biotechnology for a sustainable future”

The fifth annual IbioIC (industrial biotechnology centre) conference “Industrial Biotechnology for a sustainable future” took place in Glasgow on January…

Willie Rennie visits Drochaid

Willie Rennie, MSP for North East Fife, visited the Drochaid facilities last week.  He met some of the scientific team…

Drochaid attending Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative

Bob Tooze our Managing Director is part of the UK delegation attending the Biennial meeting of the Commercial Aviation Alternative…

Drochaid invited to SCI/CGP Innovation Conference

Bob Tooze our Managing Director was happy to be invited to the “SCI/CGP Innovation Conference: Communicating the Strategy and Developing…

Juan María González Carballo joins the team

We continue to build the team at Drochaid, this month we welcome Juan María González Carballo as our latest recruit.…

Bob Tooze on The Naked Scientist Podcast

Robert Tooze contributes to the latest edition of The Naked Scientists podcast.  This edition is titled “Catalysts: Our Tiny Chemists”…

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