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BioVale regularly brings together a select group of key regional stakeholders to:

  • provide expert opinions and thought leadership on key topics
  • share knowledge and updates from their organisations and sectors
  • create synergies, partnerships and opportunities across bioeconomy

The BioVale Roundtable includes:

  • Elspeth Bartlet, BioVale Cluster Manager, BioVale
  • Clive Blacker, Head of Arable & Produce, Map of Ag
  • Kristy Blakeborough, Environment Officer, Drax
  • Simon Brereton, Head of Economic Growth, CYC
  • Will Cannon, Project Development Director, Croda
  • Adrian Charlton, Principal Scientist, Fera Science
  • James Clark, Director of GCCE, University of York
  • Julian Davies, Agronomy Director, Stockbridge Technology Centre
  • Ron Gatenby, Chairman & Chief Executive, Simpson
  • Ian Graham, Director of BioYork and Weston Chair of Biochemical Genetics, University of York
  • Charlotte Hill, Research & Innovation Engineer, Drax
  • Lucy Hopwood, Company Director, Executive: Lead Consultant – Bioenergy & Anaerobic Digestion, NNFCC
  • Christine Parry, Co-Products Development Manager, AB Agri
  • Joe Ross, Director, Biorenewables Development Centre
  • Katie Thomas, Low Carbon and Circular Economy Lead, YNYER LEP

Bees & buildings - opportunities for the bioeconomy

In October 21 we discussed using sensor technology to monitor insect populations and developments in the sustainable construction industry. Read the Blog.

Hemp growing opportunities in Yorkshire

In June 2021 we discussed Yorkshire’s potential to exploit the growing opportunities in the hemp industry. Read the Blog.