Irish Bioeconomy Foundation
Shannon ABC are partners in the Irish Bioeconomy Foundation (IBF). The mission of IBF is to promote the conversion of Ireland’s natural land & sea resources to high value products for the development of a sustainable bioeconomy that is globally competitive and creates local development. Limerick IT are founder members of the IBF, which is headquartered in Lisheen, Co. Tipperary. The 455-hectare property is a converted mining site and boasts an €80m infrastructure including roads, electrical substation, wind turbines, weigh bridges, water, buildings.
BiOrbic, Bioeconomy SFI Research Centre
Shannon ABC signed an memorandum of understanding with BiOrbic in June 2020 establishing a strategic partnership and committing to exploring opportunities with BiOrbic. BiOrbic is Ireland’s national bioeconomy research centre, established to promote and develop Ireland’s bioeconomy through excellent research and innovation. It is a national collaboration of over 100+ researchers, focused on the development of a sustainable circular bioeconomy and is hosted by UCD with parnter institutes including TCD, Teagasc, NUIG and UL.