BioVale York

  • Client: University of York
  • Sector: Education
  • Project Type: New Build
  • Project Size: 9,520 sqm
  • Project Start: Subject to grant funding
  • Project Completion: Subject to grant funding
  • Project Value: £15 million

Biovale was focused upon the bioeconomy defined as ‘the production of renewable biological resources and their conversion into food, feed, bio-based products and bioenergy’. It included:

– Highly flexible laboratory business incubation space which includes flexible laboratory based business incubator space to provide a base for people working in a range of small bioeconomy-related businesses. Also included was flexible lab/workshop spaces.

– Biorenewables Development Centre, a dedicated area to house the Biorenewables Development Centre. A new purpose-built space would provide a superb opportunity for the University to further establish the BDC as a show-case centre using innovative sustainable building materials and practices and demonstrating York’s commitment to connecting academia with industry.

– Bioeconomy support centre
Office space was also provided for the YNYER LEP, Science City York and the National Non-Food Crop Centre.