BioVale promotes and develops the circular bioeconomy across Yorkshire and the Humber

As the world faces up to its challenges, one solution is to shift away from fossil fuels in favour of a greener economy which uses renewable, biological resources. As Yorkshire and the Humber’s innovation cluster, BioVale promotes our region as a thriving centre for this new, bio-based economy and helps enterprise profit from its high-growth, future-proofed business opportunities.

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Contact us to see how we can help your business or research benefit from opportunities in the green, post-Covid recovery

We can provide you with supply chain introductions, access to investment and specialised business support as well as keeping you up-to-date with the latest developments and opportunities.

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Our upcoming bioeconomy events

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15 November 2022

Building capacity and connectivity for the UK hemp textiles supply chain

17 November 2022

Opportunities in York’s Green Economy

Project in focus - Pre-funded support for Yorkshire businesses

We can provide eligible Yorkshire businesses with approximately two days worth of our time to support bio-based start-ups or the commercialisation of new bio-based products/services. This support is part of the BDC’s ERDF-funded business support programme.

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Our region's bioeconomy

Watch this short animation to find out why our region is one of the best places in the world for the bioeconomy.

Site visit to AD plant

Business Support

We can help your bio-based business with contacts, investment and access to expertise.

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BioVale pitch fest


Support for entrepreneurs to develop and commercialise their bio-based business idea.

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We can connect you to international opportunities and collaborations through our links with other bioeconomy clusters.

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11 October 2022

Pilot programme to support 10 bioeconomy businesses from the Scarborough District funded by Anglo American

Following on from two workshops held at Anglo American’s offices earlier this year to identify regional bioeconomy businesses, a pilot …