NO CARBON LOST: Eliminating CO2 Production from Biomass-based Fermentation Processes. This call is now closed. More more information visit the funding
The BBNet and HVB NIBB held a joint ‘Early Career Researcher Workshop: A toolkit for the bioeconomy’ on 5-6 July. This event was organised in collaboration with an organising committee made up of ECRs from BBNet and HVB. The event was well attended by around 50 ECRs, who each got the opportunity to present their […]
Policy paper overview: “Biomass policy statement: a strategic view on the role of sustainable biomass for net zero“ This document sets out the strategic aims for the role of biomass across the economy in the short, medium and long term to deliver towards net zero.
Our first BBNet annual conference attracted 102 delegates who actively enjoyed 3 days of engaging presentations and networking opportunities with leading academics and industrialists in the field of bio-manufacturing. Here are some of the plaudits we received: “Another great conference from which I picked up a couple of interesting contacts relating to food waste, we […]
BBNet, Algae-UK and IBioIC, have launched a joint funding call on “Biorefining Marine Biomass” This call is now closed. Successful applicants have been invited to submit full proposals.
New Blog about “The unique benefits of bioenergy and bioproducts on the path to net zero”, written by Adrian Higson (NNFCC)
To read the blog click here
BBNet contributed to a joint response to the recent Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Call for Evidence on the role of biomass in achieving net zero. The evidence submission was developed in collaboration with the Supergen Bioenergy Hub, the Carbon Recycling Network, and the High Value Biorenewables Network. The joint evidence submission considered the supply […]
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
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 […]