Providing industry with new processes to convert plants and biowastes into products. The BDC bridges the gap between the world-class science base at the University of York and the needs of industry to develop and scale-up new greener processes and products.
The Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC) offer a broad variety of services in the fields of chemistry and biology to help businesses convert plants, microbes and biowastes into profitable green products. Take a look at our core areas of expertise below and do get in touch with any queries. In a nutshell, the BDC can help at any point in the biorenewables supply chain, whether you are looking for a use for waste tomato leaves, new fuels for your biomass boilers, or a plant-based source of chemicals for fertilisers or cosmetics.
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The Biorenewables Development Centre web pages provide additional information about:
- Services for the business community
- Facilities for Feedstock development & molecular analysis; pre-processing; processing; microbiology & anaerobic digestion; analytical assessments
- Glossary of biorenewables sector terms
- Funding for regional SMEs