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UPCOMING EVENTS

October
4th & 5th October
IPPS 2017
Venue Cymru, Llandudno
Full programme and details here

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.

BioComposites Centre
Annual Report

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.

CURRENT NEWS ITEMS

New project: using lasers to improve the modification of wood

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...

BC Process Engineer recruitment

Fancy joining our team as a Process Engineer working in our Pilot Plant facility? Are you able to help companies develop their ideas? If so please get your application in before the 25th of Oct 2017. Read more...

Bangor science project wins EU award

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...

BC host COST Action FP 1407: Modwoodlife

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...

BC Senior Process Engineer recruitment

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...

Algae-based Materials and Products Workshop

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...

Celebrating Bangor University's contributions to the United Nations

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...

BEACON Conference 2017 "Developing a Sustainable Bioeconomy for Wales: A Future Roadmap"

Registration is now open for the BEACON Conference 2017 which will be held in Venue Cymru, Llandudno on 24th & 25th May 2017. Read more...

Bio-composite wood product offers a green alternative

Pollywood, in collaboration with the BioComposites Centre, are developing a new range of green electricity or telephone transmission poles. Read more…

MDF Recovery work on solution to recycling MDF is gaining recognition

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...

BC strongly involved in research on the performance of Biobased materials in buildings

The BioComposites Centre had a strong representation at the recent COST Action FP1303 Conference in Sofia, Bulgaria. Read more...

Talking about wool with the University of the Third Age

On Thursday 2nd February, Dr Simon Curling gave a presentation to the University of the Third Age in Bangor. Read more...

World first as recycling of MDF waste moves a step closer

The world's first ever technology to recycle MDF waste has moved a step closer to reality. Read more...

BC and Wood Knowledge Wales to jointly host Timber Cladding event - 8 February 2017, Bangor

The aim of the event is to introduce the new external timber cladding standards and to highlight important durability considerations. Read more...

IPPS 2017 Call for Papers

The call for papers for IPPS 2017 is now open. Read more...

WRAP Cymru Sustainable Resource Management Programme

BC is working with WRAP Cymru to support the sustainable resource management programme in Wales. Read more...

 

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