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Acknowledgement, not Action: UK Clean Growth Strategy and the Bioeconomy
BEIS has published its Clean Growth Strategy, but where, if anywhere, does the bioeconomy feature?
Press Release: The launch of Pilots4U heralds a boost for the bioeconomy in Europe
Pilots4U is a European project funded by the Bio Based Industries Joint Undertaking under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.
Press Release: Former NNFCC project wins EU Regiostars award
Bio Base NWE, an EU project in which NNFCC was the UK partner, has won an EU Regiostars award for SME Innovation.
Positive Response to BioBase4SME Innovation Biocamp
BioBase4SME Innovation Biocamp 2017 trained and inspired 17 enthusiastic, biobased start-ups and SMEs.
The Bioeconomy opportunity in the North of England
North of England has potential to lead the UK's bioeconomy, government SIA finds.
Press Release - DfT announces biofuels reforms
The DfT has announced its intention to raise the target under the RTFO, paving the way for future growth of the UK biofuels industry.
Last chance to hop on the SuperBIO experience!
SuperBIO: only 10 applications for new value chains left Hurry up to take advantage of SuperBIO’s funded innovation services
Promoting bio-innovation in Europe via co-funded innovation support services
For over 13 years NNFCC has been guiding organisations through the bioeconomy through market insight and value chain development.
Biomass leads the Bioelectricity Charge
With the release of BEIS's quarterly energy statistics, where does Bioenergy fit into the overall electricity picture?
Croda’s renewable ethoxylates add another string to ethanol’s bow
Ethanol is already established as a biofuel, but when converted into ethylene can have a huge role to play in biobased chemicals.
Press Release: BioBase4SME announces LCA Workshop
BioBase4SME Workshop aims to encourage SMEs to apply for Bio-Innovation Coupons for Environmental Assessements and Life Cycle Analysis (LCA).
NatureWorks Licenses Plaxica’s D-Lactic Acid Technology
NatureWorks Licenses Plaxica’s Optipure D-Lactic Acid Process Technology to Expand its Ingeo Product Portfolio
Press Release: Ensuring Healthy AD Plants Deliver a Healthy Profit
Press Release: The launch of a new service to help anaerobic digestion (AD) plant operators assess the health of their facility.
Press Release: WRAP publishes Organic Recycling Report authored by NNFCC Consultants
New WRAP report discusses the state of the UK's Organics Recycling Sector, including Anaerobic Digestion and Composting.
Press Release: EUBCE: A Cross-Border Platform for Contacts, Knowledge, Discussion and Solutions
With a full agenda of horizontal topics the EUBCE is a key event for the biomass and bioenergy community.
Press Release: NNFCC publishes 4th annual Anaerobic Digestion Deployment Report
Press Release, 27th April 2017: NNFCC publishes fourth annual ‘AD Deployment in the UK’ report
Press Release: BioBase4SME Innovation Biocamp
Press Release, March 29th, 2017: BioBase4SME Innovation Biocamp
Press Release: BioBase4SME Natural Fibertastic Workshop
Press Release, March 27th, 2017: BioBase4SME Natural Fibertastic Workshop
EUBCE Chairs Announced
Lena Ek and Henrik Ehrnrooth will co-chair the European Biomass Conference and Exhibition 12-15 June 2017, in Stockholm Sweden
Press Release: NNFCC to moderate bioeconomy roundtable at FDI Expo
Press release, York, 14th March 2017: NNFCC to moderate bioeconomy roundtable at FDI Expo (London 17 & 18 May)
Press Release: NNFCC Work influences National Economic Strategy
Press release, York, 6th March 2017: NNFCC has developed new specialty crop value chains for the Island State of Jersey.
Brand Perspectives on Biomaterials
Our partners Sustainability Consult have released a survey on bio-based products, to encourage uptake of biomaterials in leading brands.
BIC General Assembly: Growing Membership Deepens Bioeconomy Cooperation
A large increase in membership has solidified the Bio-based Industries Consortium as a leading driver of the European Bioeconomy.
Feed-In-Tariff Reforms: what is the future for AD?
The UK Government has reformed its Feed-In-Tariff scheme to bring Anaerobic Digestion into its fold, but is this a disaster for the sector?
Boost for Biobased Products and Anaerobic Digestion following European Committee Vote
The European Parliament's ENVI committee has voted in favour of amendments to waste and packaging directives. What does this mean for biobased products and anaerobic digestion?
European Circular Economy Action Plan - How fared its first year?
It has been just over a year since the European Commission announced its Action Plan on the Circular Economy. A lot has been proposed in the months since.
People and the Bioeconomy – Missing the Levers and Pulleys
At the NNFCC we do not believe in coincidence, but sometimes they are difficult to explain...
SuperBIO developed its first new and innovative value chains
SuperBIO Press Release, January 31, 2017
Bioeconomy Innovation – More than just technology development
At NNFCC we have proven understanding of how innovation works, and it goes far beyond technical development.
What does the UK's Industrial Strategy mean for the Bioeconomy?
Following the UK's Industrial Strategy Green Paper, where does the Bioeconomy fit in?
RHI consultation response to impact bioenergy industry
Press release, York, 15th December 2016
Landmark alliance launched to support the growth of the UK bioeconomy
Five established R&D centres across the UK have announced a new alliance, BioPilotsUK.
One year anniversary of RHI sustainability criteria – are you ready for your audit?
Have you organised your audit yet? NNFCC can help.
SuperBIO workshops announced
SuperBIO have announced a number of workshops across Europe, open to SMEs developing biobased value chains in the EU.
Agri-food industry survey - What are the Barriers and Opportunities to utilising agri-food wastes?
This survey should take about 5 mins to complete.
New project BioBase4SME to boost growth in North-West Europe: NNFCC partners to provide services
The BioBase4SME network, representing leading biobased economy experts, will advise SMEs from across North-West Europe on how to develop new ideas into marketable products.
Press Release: NNFCC partners in new €3.8 million SuperBIO project to support industrial innovation
SuperBIO is a €3.8 million Horizon 2020 project, to support the development of promising industrial value chains in the bioeconomy.
What does the UK Government reshuffle mean for climate change and low carbon industry?
The new Prime Minister Theresa May has been busy reorganising departments and top positions in Government. How will this affect policy and impact on the renewables industry?
Is Cellulac looking to advance its PHA bioplastic platform?
Speculation is growing that Cellulac are in talks to acquire Metabolix’s PHA technology.
UK funders announce £17M of support for industrial biotechnology development
A total of 16 projects have today received a share of £17M to bring innovative challenge-led biotechnology concepts to market.
Press Release: Sustainability Consult And NNFCC Launch New Bioeconomy Services
Leading bioeconomy advocates Sustainability Consult and NNFCC announced a partnership to offer new integrated consultancy services to the biobased industries.
Press Release: NNFCC teams with Inspire Biotech to increase consultancy capabilities
NNFCC and Inspire Biotech collaborate to focus on strategic bioeconomy development and industrial biotechnology.
Press Release: NNFCC and FNR agree to collaborate on Bioeconomy development
NNFCC and FNR have announced a partnership to collaborate on the development of the bioeconomy in the UK and Germany.
NNFCC publishes third annual ‘AD Deployment in the UK’ report
NNFCC publishes third annual ‘AD Deployment in the UK’ report
Total Food 2017
Focus on Feedstock
BioBase4SME Training: 'Communicating Sustainability'
European Biomass to Power
Future of Biogas Europe
European Biosolids & Organic Resources Conference
European Bioplastics Conference
Energy from Waste 2017
BBI JU Stakeholder Forum
Bioeconomy Investment Summit
IBioIC's 4th Annual Conference
World Bio Markets
Global Bioeconomy Summit 2018
PHA Platform World Congress