Centre for Novel Agricultural Products


Current projects led by CNAP with their own website

High Value Biorenewables Network: https://www.highvaluebiorenewables.net

Lignocellulosic Biorefinery Network: https://lb-net.net

CNAP Artemisia Project: https://www.artemisiaf1seed.org 


Websites of recent projects

High Value Chemicals from Plants Network: https://hvcfp.net

SCPRID rice project: https://www.york.ac.uk/org/cnap/resilientrice/index.html

Multi purpose hemp for industrial bioproducts and biomass (MultiHemp): http://www.multihemp.eu/project/

P4fifty: http://www.p4fifty.eu/index.html

Sustainable Liquid Biofuels from Biomass Biorefining (acronym SUNLIBB): http://www.sunlibb.eu/

The Arabidopsis Acyl-Lipid Metabolism collaboration (ARALIP): http://aralip.plantbiology.msu.edu/about


Some other useful external links

BioVale: Building the Bioeconomy: http://www.biovale.org

Biorenewables Development Centre Ltd: http://www.biorenewables.org/

FERA Science Ltd: https://www.fera.co.uk

Biotechnology Knowledge Transfer Network: https://www.ktn-uk.co.uk/interests/biotechnology

Agri-food Knowledge Transfer Network: https://ktn-uk.co.uk/interests/agri-food 

NNFCC: www.nnfcc.co.uk


Latest News

  • CNAP celebrates its 20th anniversary!

Ian Graham interviewed on Radio 5 live and podcast

Secret to making renewable energy from wood? The digestive system of the gribble may hold the key!

Biofuels from marine bugs

2 new Networks in Industrial Biotechnology awarded! Congratulations to Ian Graham and Simon McQueen-Mason, who will each lead a phase II NIBB.

New bioeconomy initiative launch in York BioYork established.

Poppy genome decoded DNA code of the opium poppy genome determined.

Poppy (x70)

Strengthening links with India: 2 major new research projects Funding secured by CNAP PIs.

Oilseed rape


CNAP Director, Professor Neil Bruce

CNAP, Department of Biology, University of York, Wentworth Way, York YO10 5DD, UK