May 12th 2015

 International Gums & Oils  Limited wins first prize in the  Coras Business Awards in  Newbury, England.  Dr Ahmed Ali  receives award on behalf of the  company.


  January 6th 2016

 Somali frankincense featured on BBC  Wales    News!

 Welsh researchers uncovering    secrets    of 'Wise Men's' gift  wales-north-west-wales-  35241344

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  June 2nd 2011

  In 2011 Dr Ahmed Ali and Dr Emma    Blain (Cardiff University) publicised    their scientific discovery to the  world; the medicinal properties of    Somali frankincense. Boswellia    frereana can reduce the biochemical  markers of inflammation and  arthritis both invitro and invivo. The  technology has been patented  internationally and published in peer  reviewed journals.


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 March 6th 2014

 Dr Ahmed Ali was invited to address  the breakfast session of BioWales  2014 conference, on sustainability      and product life cycle assessment of  botanical products at Cardiff Bay.

 May  25th 2017

 Dr Ahmed Ali was an invited speaker at the, Welsh government sponsored, Beacons 2017 Conference.    

Dr Ali gave an insight into the setting up a botanical start up company. 


December 3rd 2015

 Dr Ahmed Ali discusses the  medicinal properties of Somali  frankincense with Welsh  government Finance minister  Jane Hutt  AM, at the institute of  Life Sciences, Swansea  University.