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

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

February 1, 2019

The fifth annual IbioIC (industrial biotechnology centre) conference “Industrial Biotechnology for a sustainable future” took place in Glasgow on January 30th and 31st. This is now the “go to” event for those in the field and reflects the progress made by the IBioIC team in building and nurturing a community.   Drochaid’s Bob Tooze was …

Willie Rennie visits Drochaid

Willie Rennie visits Drochaid

January 21, 2019

Willie Rennie, MSP for North East Fife, visited the Drochaid facilities last week.  He met some of the scientific team and heard about the first year in operation.  His interest and support over the last eventful 18 months is appreciated and we are glad to report our continued strong progress.  His visit was covered in …

Drochaid attending Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative

Drochaid attending Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative

November 28, 2018

Bob Tooze our Managing Director is part of the UK delegation attending the Biennial meeting of the Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative (CAAFI www.caafi.org) in Washington DC this December. Thanks to the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) for their support through their Sustainable Aviation Fuels Special Interest Group

Drochaid invited to SCI/CGP Innovation Conference

Drochaid invited to SCI/CGP Innovation Conference

November 28, 2018

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

Juan María González Carballo joins the team

Juan María González Carballo joins the team

November 28, 2018

We continue to build the team at Drochaid, this month we welcome Juan María González Carballo as our latest recruit. Trained as an engineer he has extensive experience of industrial catalysis including porous materials as well as microscopy and will add an additional breadth of experience to the Drochaid team    

Bob Tooze on The Naked Scientist Podcast

Bob Tooze on The Naked Scientist Podcast

November 28, 2018

Robert Tooze contributes to the latest edition of The Naked Scientists podcast.  This edition is titled “Catalysts: Our Tiny Chemists” and Bob discusses the use of catalysts in the production of synthetic fuels with Katie Haylor, Naked Scientist Producer.  The link to the podcast is here.     The full transcript is available from the …

Ian Fotheringham, MD Ingenza Ltd

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- Ian Fotheringham, MD Ingenza Ltd

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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”…

Bill MacDonald appointed CEO of ScotCHEM

Congratulations to our Non-Executive Director Bill MacDonald on being appointed CEO of ScotCHEM (https://www.scotchem.ac.uk/)

Modern Apprentice joins Drochaid Research

Another first for Drochaid Research Services; our first Modern Apprentice, Jonathan McLeish who has started with us as a Laboratory…

Robert Tooze at ECP Summer Summit 2018

Robert Tooze presented at ECP Summer Summit 2018 and with the organiser Dr Holger Bengs CEO of BCNP Consultants GmbH.

Bob Tooze quoted in selective Fischer-Tropsch paper

Interesting article by Jamie Durrani published in Chemistry World on a selective Fischer-Tropsch paper.  Robert Tooze was asked for his…

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