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The BDC lab and scale up facilities are now open again

The Biorenewables Development Centre laboratory and scale up facilities have remained closed for the last two months while our staff have continued working from home on desk-based business assists available to regional SMEs through the various grant-funded Economic Development projects.

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The BDC is part of a new initiative to help Yorkshire SMEs future proof their business

The Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC) has partnered with Leeds-based consultants Green Gain and Resource Futures to help Yorkshire’s SMEs become more resilient and sustainable as part of the Resource Efficient Business (REBiz) programme. The REBiz programme provides advice and financial

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Funding received to support Yorkshire’s bioeconomy innovations

The Biorenewables Development Centre has been awarded additional funding of £0.5M to drive the growth of the emerging bioeconomy sector. The BDC will be supporting businesses that deliver innovative products, processes or services related to renewable, biological resources as part

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BDC Operations During the COVID-19 Lockdown

The Biorenewables Development Centre has now closed all lab and scale up facilities, in line with University of York policy, during the COVID-19 lockdown period. Please see University of York coronavirus (COVID-19) updates page for the latest information and advice. All BDC staff

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BDC partners with University of York and industry in PhD pilot

Employees from regional and national industries could study for PhDs under a new £1m pilot scheme to be introduced at the University of York in the area of circular, sustainable manufacturing. Up to eight funded places will be available for

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