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Sustainability is no longer a fringe issue but a key corporate responsibility for businesses seeking to develop and grow. BC Technologies will help you meet your environmental obligations... and your commercial objectives
3rd & 4th July
Timber 2019, London
Organised by the Wood Technology Society
Follow the link to find out more Timber 2019 October 2019
8th & 9th October
Llandudno, North Wales
Click here to find out what is on the programme IPPS 2019
26th & 27th June
IOM3, 297 Euston Road, London October 2017
4th & 5th October
Venue Cymru, Llandudno
AWARDS AND REPORTS
Best LIFE Environment Projects Award
Our highly sucessful Bread4PLA project received an Enviroment LIFE Programme LIFE Citizens Award.
The project demonstrated that 175,000 tonnes of bakery waste can be made into biodegradable film in closed loop recycling.
Since 1989, BC (or The BioComposites Centre) has been at the forefront of research, development and the commercial application of bio-based alternatives to synthetic materials in manufacturing and industry.
Today, in a world where sustainability and the environment are moving to the top of the agenda, we offer businesses of all kinds the knowledge and the technical means to put those alternatives into practice, helping them lower costs, increase productivity and make their activities more environmentally and socially responsible.
We're pleased to see a paper by Dr Magdalena Broda from Poznań University of Life Sciences in Poland published this month. Dr Broda visited BC during a Short Term Scientific Mission ... Read more...
The BioComposites Centre will be running IPPS 2019 in Llandudno, 8-9 October 2019. The call for papers has been extended to 15th March, giving researchers some extra days to submit their abstracts for the event. Read more...
BioComposites Centre is now launching a new platform of research on crop biostimulants and biofungicides, using marine resources (seaweeds, microalgae, marine plants, etc), and terrestrial biomass that would grow in coastal regions, in the BioNASPA project. Read more...
A new book Designing with Natural Materials, has been written and edited by members of the BC team. Read more...
Two of our PhD students successfully defended their theses in viva-voce examinations in December and January. Read more...
BC is collaborating with Fibre 7 Ltd, Millennium Lasers Ltd and Coventry University in an Innovate UK funded research project to improve the permeability of wood. Read more...
BREAD4PLA, a green science and technology project in which Bangor University's research played a significant role, has been awarded one of the two ''Green Awards'' as one of the best LIFE Environment Projects of the last 25 years. Read more...
The BioComposites Centre recently hosted 15 Phd students and early career researchers from across Europe at a training school organised for COST Action FP 1407: Modwoodlife. Read more...
Applications are invited for a full time post of Senior Process Engineer to work in the BC Pilot Plant facility located on Anglesey. Read more...
As part of the ongoing BISIGODOS project, BC are presenting at the upcoming University of Warwick workshop which will discuss the exploitation of algae as a feedstock. The Workshop will be held on Thursday, 20 April 2017. Read more...
Bangor University has been awarded a prestigious plaque in recognition of its contributions to the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO). Dr Rob Elias, Director of the BioComposites Centre accepted the plaque on behalf of Bangor University. Read more...
Pollywood, in collaboration with the BioComposites Centre, are developing a new range of green electricity or telephone transmission poles. Read more…
MDF Recovery, who have been working closely with the BioComposites Centre at Bangor University to develop their innovative technology for recycling MDF, are making the national news. Read more...