The IBLF is a dedicated team to drive and support uptake of industrial biotechnology (IB) in the UK manufacture of chemicals and materials.
£12bn potential UK market for IB in chemicals manufacture by 2025.
Many commercialised UK manufactured IB products and processes already, including >300 biocatalytic processes; >400 fermentations; >1000 bio-based products.
UK Research Councils and Innovate UK has recently committed significant investment in facilities and R&D projects for IB: 13 Networks focussing on IB and Bioenergy; £45m IB Catalyst Fund for R&D and innovation projects in 2014.
All DayGreater interface efficiency in chemical value chains–challenges & potential 3 March 2015...