21/06/2019
Ben Jones

On Thursday 20 June, BioAccelerate 2019 was brought to a close as a panel of investors and industry experts heard pitches from nine aspiring entrepreneurs.The programme, running for a second year after last year’s success, was an 8-week hands-on business accelerator helping to commercialise...

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23/05/2019
Ben Jones

On Thursday 2 May 2019, the latest BioAccelerate cohort assembled at the Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus (AberInnovation) to begin an 8-week business accelerator programme. Following an extensive selection process, ten ambitious innovators were invited to join BioAccelerate’s...

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04/04/2019
Ben Jones

A new venture designed to help Colombian farmers improve crop productivity is the winner of the latest edition of Aberystwyth University’s ‘Dragon’s Den’ style student entrepreneurship competition InvEnterPrize.Developed by an inter-disciplinary team led by PhD student...

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04/04/2019
Ben Jones

A major audit report setting out the research and innovation strengths of Wales has been presented to the UK Government today Friday 8 March 2019.The Science and Innovation Audit Report has been produced by the South Wales Crucible, which is backed by the Welsh Government and brings together...

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07/03/2019
Ben Jones

Back for a second year, BioAccelerate is seeking up to twelve budding innovators for its 2019 cohort.BioAccelerate 2019 is a business accelerator helping to commercialise innovation in the biosciences, healthcare, agri-tech and food and drink sectors. The programme will help participants develop...

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19/11/2018
Ben Jones

The latest stage of construction at the Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus has been marked with a special ceremony.Funders, university staff, community stakeholders and industry representatives gathered for a steel signing ceremony on Monday 12 November 2018 at Aberystwyth...

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04/10/2018
Ben Jones

An ancient drink has been given a modern twist by the first manufacturing company to set up on the Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus.Shire Meadery was established by Benjamin Guscott and Nelson Almeida in early 2018 to produce a contemporary version of mead, an alcoholic drink made...

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19/07/2018
Ben Jones

On 19 June, one of AberInnovation's newest members, Nemesis Bioscience, announced the completion of a seed funding round of £1.4m from a syndicate of new investors including Shionogi & Co Ltd, Coastal International Holdings and Wren Capital in addition to existing investors the...

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13/07/2018
Ben Jones

On Wednesday 5 July, nine ambitious entrepreneurs were given the opportunity to pitch to a panel of investors and industry experts at the Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus. The final pitch day marked the end of the 12-week BioAccelerate programme, Wales’ first business accelerator...

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13/07/2018
Ben Jones

AberInnovation held its first Office Block social gathering on Saturday 30th June 2018 with a litter pick along Borth Beach.Members of AIEC staff, office block tenants, and their relatives worked their way along Borth Beach towards Ynyslas picking up litter, taking time out for a quick dip in the...

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