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
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk- wales-north-west-wales- 35241344
International Gums & Oils Limited
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.
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.