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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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Almost £1 million of funding secured for bioeconomy research.

A project using waste from pea processing to clean water is one of seven projects which have just received funding from the THYME project to boost the region’s bioeconomy. These projects join 13 THYME projects already funded in 2019, bringing

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Supporting young entrepreneurs in the bioeconomy

As part of the THYME project, BioVale and the Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC) invited BIO-HEX to a one-day entrepreneurial workshop after seeing their innovative biobased idea pitched at the University of York’s 2019 The Big Deal enterprise competition. BIO-HEX was

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Let’s play with rubbish: a new board game for the bioeconomy

Focus Games Ltd has developed the Bioeconomy Game, an educational board game that challenges players to create value from waste and develop their community. The game was developed in collaboration with MeLoop Foundation, India, and the THYME Project, a North

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