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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29–30 March 2023

BioVale at World Biogas Expo 2023

10–11 May 2023

BioVale at ChemUK 2023

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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16 March 2023

BioVale part of UKRI Board visit the University to hear more about our bioeconomy research

Members of the UKRI (UK Research and Innovation) Board visited the University (14 March) to hear more about our world-leading …