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Our work

Biorefining is set for rapid expansion in the next decade with the bioeconomy already worth around € 2 trillion across the EU. Learn about what we are doing to de-risk industry innovations.

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Where there’s muck there’s brass: high value products from agricultural waste

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Where there’s muck there’s brass: high value products from agricultural waste

BioVale guest article reports on panel discussion with NFU, BDC, UCL and others on high-value products from agri-wastes.Latest news

Check out our facilities

Check out our facilities

Read all about our open access facilities that have been set up with a breadth of projects in mind, such as breeding new types of plants, turning biomass into energy or improving cosmetic products
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Cashing in the chips

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Cashing in the chips

The BDC has been working with Landplan on modelling effective processes for wood chip drying, and has helped fund the equipment to dry them.Case study

Meaty opportunities from waste

Case Study

Meaty opportunities from waste

Using novel processing equipment available at the BDC, Quorn is exploring new uses for by-products from their vegetarian food production process.Case study

High-value chemicals from household waste

Case Study

High-value chemicals from household waste

Read all about our work with Wilson BioChemicals to turn household waste into high-value chemicals and fuels using steam treatmentCase study