CNAP - University of York

York, United Kingdom

Biorenewables are a major research focus of CNAP - Centre for Novel Agricultral Products, with well-established programmes in industrial biotechnology and bioenergy encompassing areas such as plant oils and high value chemicals for a range of industrial applications, along with projects aimed at biomass development for use as biofuels.  We routinely use molecular breeding technologies for the rapid improvement of both domesticated and wild species for food and other high value chemical based applications.

Building on the successful CNAP model, the University of York has recently established the Biorenewables Development Centre as a not-for profit company that provides industry with new processes to convert plants and biowastes into high value products (

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