• Supporting members
  • York, United Kingdom


The Bio-renewables Development Centre is a not-for-profit company, based at the University of York that helps businesses develop ways to convert plants, microbes and biowastes into profitable biorenewable products.

Using cutting-edge science and technology, they bridge the gap between academia and industry to assist companies both in the development and scale up of new greener processes and products. Established through a collaboration between the world-renowned Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence and the Centre for Novel Agricultural Products, their expertise, services, open-access facilities and access to over 100 scientists across the fields of chemistry and biology puts the BDC in a strong position to help develop bio-based projects. They offer a unique combination of expertise across the areas of pre-processing, process development, genetic analysis, plant science and microbiology. In addition, they have a dedicated business development team to help ensure that their projects always have their clients business needs at heart. Many SMEs in Yorkshire and Humberside are eligible for two days funded business support or capital equipment grants, through the BDC ERDF Project. So get in touch to find out more.



The Biocentre

York Science Park


York, YO10 5NY

United Kingdom

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