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

Welcome to BC

UPCOMING EVENTS

May
24th & 25th May
BEACON Conference 2017
Developing a Sustainable Bioeconomy for Wales: A Future Roadmap
Venue Cymru, Llandudno

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

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...

Nano-biomaterials for water purification Workshop - December 2016, India

A five-day researcher links workshop on “Nano-biomaterials for Water Purification” has been jointly conducted by BioComposites Centre, Bangor University with Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India. Read more...

BC Annual Report 2016

The latest BC Annual Report is now published. Read more...

BC contribute to new book

BC staff have contributed to a new book 'Advanced High Strength Natural Fibre Composites in Construction'. Read more...

BC is part of new BioPilotsUK alliance

BC is delighted to be part of a new UK alliance – BioPilotsUK, launched to support the growth of the UK bioeconomy.  Read more…

The CO2 Lab Spins out to form Suprex

The Minister for Skills and Science, Julie James, officially opened Suprex on Monday 10th October. Suprex is a spin out company from the CO2 Lab. Read more...

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