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New Bioeconomy Research Project will Examine Potential for Available Bioresources

UCD & Cré are delighted to announce funding for a two-year research project “Agri Bio Circular Economy” (ABC Economy).

The project is kindly co-funded under the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland Research Development & Demonstration Funding Programme 2018 with the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

Professor Da-Wen Sun Conferred with Certificate of Foreign Member of Polish Academy of Sciences

On 24th August 2018, a special Admitting Ceremony was held in Polish Embassy to confer Professor Da-Wen Sun the certificate of Foreign Member of Polish Academy of Sciences.

UCD Engineers Tech start-up CALT Dynamics selected for TechStars US accelerator

CALT Dynamics, the Irish based tech start-up that is developing high precision photolithography based 3D printers, has been accepted into a prestigious TechStars accelerator program in the US.

Professor Da-Wen Sun Elected Academician of International Academy of Refrigeration

Professor Da-Wen Sun, UCD School of Biosystems and Food Engineering, has been elected Full Member - Academician of International Academy of Refrigeration at its recent General Assembly held on 26 April 2018 in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Professor Da-Wen Sun Presented with iAABE Founding President Gavel and iAABE Fellow Certificate

During the 19th World Congress of CIGR held in Antalya, Turkey in 22-25 April 2018, at the opening ceremony on 22nd April, the iAABE fellow induction ceremony was held. Professor Da-Wen Sun, UCD School of Biosystems and Food Engineering, was presented with the iAABE Founding President Gavel, and awarded with an iAABE Founding Fellow certificate. The CIGR World Congress is organised every 4 years, and the 19th World Congress was attended by hundreds of participants from about 40 countries.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar Announces International Bioeconomy Research Agreement to Support Rural and Farming Communities

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Irish-based BEACON SFI Research Centre for Bioeconomy and the US-based HARVEST (Helping Agriculture Remain Vital through Engineering, Science and Technology). HARVEST is a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded Research Coordination Network (RCN) based out of Virginia Tech.