BBNet is pleased to announce that the Proof of Concept (POC) funding competition “Biobased technologies for a sustainable textile economy” is now open. Deadline to submit the 1-page (1 side of an A4 sheet) outline application form is: 23 April 2021 For more information and to download the 1-page application form click here
New Report: “Pre-treatments to enhance the enzymatic saccharification of lignocellulose: technological and economic aspects” Available here!
This report reviews the literature on the wide-range of pre-treatment technologies available, in relation to their functionalities and efficacies and relative economic benefits indicated from techno-economic assessments (TEAs). For more information and to download the report click here
We are happy to announce that the 1st BBNet Conference will take place on the 13th, 14th and 15th October 2021 (government guidelines permitting). We are hoping to make this a stimulating conference with the participation of policy makers, industrialists and academics . There will be invited speakers from the UK and abroad and there […]
This report was commissioned by the LBNet, a phase I NIBB, and the newly funded Biomass Biorefinery Network (BBNet), a Phase II BBSRC NIBB. This report summarises: The current status of compostable plastics; How the market for compostable plastics could grow; What the most suitable biomass resources are that could be used as feedstock; and […]
The UK government should focus on 10 specific bio-based chemicals, in order to boost industrial growth, jobs, trade and investment in the UK, says a new report. Bio-based chemicals represent a dynamic area of innovation in the UK, which could become a world leader in this emerging industry. The UK has an important research lead […]