31/05/2019
Ben Jones

We were delighted to mark a significant milestone in the Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus build this month with the handover of the Seed Biobank. On Friday 24 May, Professor Iain Donnison, Head of IBERS, was able to accept the keys to the building on behalf of Aberystwyth University,...

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30/04/2019
Ben Jones

As construction work on the Seed Biobank and Biorefining Centre nears completion, a lot of the project team’s work this month has been focused on procuring the equipment for the new buildings and on planning the decant of equipment from the University’s existing buildings into the new...

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31/03/2019
Ben Jones

Most of last month’s work on site has revolved around completing the cladding and roofing on both the Seed Biobank and the Biorefining Centre, as seen below. For the Seed Biobank especially, there is now a lot to see within the building, so please do feel free to get in touch with us if...

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28/02/2019
Ben Jones

Much of the activity on site in February has seen our main contractors, Willmott Dixon, carrying on with the cladding of the Seed Biobank and Biorefining Centre. Last month’s bulletin showed the completion of the inner cladding for both buildings, whereas February has seen a lot of progress...

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31/01/2019
Ben Jones

Owing to the Christmas shutdown period and less activity on site in December 2018, it has been two months since our last progress bulletin and the Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus has changed beyond all recognition since our last update.Instead of steel skeleton structures, we are now...

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30/11/2018
Ben Jones

The AberInnovation team were delighted to celebrate a key milestone in November as they welcomed funders, University staff, community stakeholders and industry representatives to a Steel Signing Ceremony on 12 November. It was a chance to celebrate our construction progress and our innovation...

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31/10/2018
Ben Jones

As expected, October saw lots changes to the site following the arrival of the first batch of steel early in the month. We’ve also been busy planning for our Steel Signing Ceremony on 12 November, which will be a chance for the team, our supporters, and members of the local community to come...

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30/09/2018
Ben Jones

The Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus build continues to progress well.  September saw the completion of the foundation work for the Aberystwyth University’s Seed Biobank and work beginning on the foundations of the Campus Biorefining Centre.Site hoarding arrived at the...

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31/08/2018
Ben Jones

We are sure that those of you who pass the site regularly have noticed some changes as the month has progressed. August has mostly comprised of continued groundworks, more service diversions, and - more excitingly - the laying of the first foundations for the University’s new Seed Biobank and...

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31/07/2018
Ben Jones

Construction of our £40.5m Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus began on 2 July 2018. The project is funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government (£20m), BBSRC – part of UK Research and Innovation (£12m) and Aberystwyth University...

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