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European SMEs pilot their innovative green technologies at the Biorenewables Development Centre

The Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC) has provided two innovative European SMEs with access to its unique scale-up facilities and industrial biotechnology expertise through the KET4Clean Production project.  The Horizon 2020-funded KET4CleanProduction (KET4CP) project funds game-changing, market-creating innovations that support the

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Funding boost for sugar beet project

Scientists at the University of York are developing a low cost, environmentally friendly method of processing sugar beet without the need for major industrial processing plants The Betabeet project is developing innovative new processing techniques to refine sugar beet into

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Novel bioenergy pellets being developed to reduce Yorkshire’s carbon footprint and help its wildlife

A feasibility study, led by the Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC) will investigate the commercial production of sustainable, locally sourced materials, such as municipal and woodland waste, to produce biomass boiler pellets. The new, cheaper, pellets will help to reduce the

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BioYorkshire: Leading the region’s green ambitions for a post-Covid economic recovery

Biorenewables Development Centre is proud to be part of BioYorkshire, a ten year initiative to transform North Yorkshire into the UK hub for green innovation and enterprise. BioYorkshire aims to tackle some of the world’s major economic and environmental challenges, and contribute to

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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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