Project Leader: Professor Adisa Azapagic
Project Duration: February 2010 - April 2013.
Funding Value: €2m.
Funding Source: European Commission
BIOCHEM has developed a toolkit for SMEs in the bio-technology sector to improve the innovation capacity of bio-based chemistry start-ups and SMEs.
It provides the development of a business support toolbox for entrepreneurs in order to assess their potential to enter the bio-based products market and to overcome their barriers to innovation. BIOCHEM aims to reach at least 250 companies across seven European countries with these resources.
The Sustainable Industrial Systems Group is developing a carbon footprinting tool based on CCaLC and aimed at SMEs operating in the bio-technology sector.