Irish Bioeconomy Foundation

Ireland's Bioeconomy Together

Discover with us the full potential of the Irish Bioeconomy which covers all economic and social sectors. Irish Bioeconomy Foundation will help you to 
build your bioeconomy project through our competitive range of services.


Our Integrated Pre-Competitive Support Services


Bioprocess Design & Scale-up

IBF will soon operate a modern Bioprocess pilot plant covering 1,700 sq. metres floor area. Our facility will contain the most up-to-date and versatile…


Access to financing

Support in confidential fundraising while leveraging IBF established International networks and relationships. Public and private financing avenues can be explored…


Promotion & Outreach

Support in positioning and promoting your products, processes and brand within the Irish and EU Bioeconomy arena. IBF has a strong network of bioeconomy…


A Few Words About Us

IBF is headquartered on the National Bioeconomy campus in Lisheen.

Our mission 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.

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The Irish Bioeconomy Foundation is developing a National Bioeconomy Campus at Lisheen, Co. Tipperary – with a view to exploiting the significant opportunities which existed to produce high-value bio-based chemicals from domestically available low-value biomass residues

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