• 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Innovation In County Durham

Matching what's needed with what's possible.
bioforce-north-east

Bioforce North East

Bioforce North East, a wood fuel business in the east of County Durham with ambitious plans is now well on their way to growing their business with innovative products that are even kinder to the environment.

The business has grown from a small woodland management company and with the foresight of its directors, they are taking steps to producing fuel products that are more efficient.

By working with Business Durham, they have overcome some of the hurdles relating to environmental and business planning, and product development. 

Billy Myers, one of the directors, said: “We were frustrated on a number of fronts last year but Business Durham helped us to unpick and tackle the issues one by one. Few months later, our planning issue has been resolved and that means we can get on with implementing our growth plan.

NETPark Net, the innovation network run by Business Durham, also helped to identify the right experts to get our business plan right for fundraising and advised on our next steps for developing our product.”

Phil Murray, Commercial Director at Harlands Accountants, said: “We usually meet very interesting businesses through our affinity partnership with NETPark Net, as they are innovative businesses by default.  

I am delighted to have had the chance to work with Bioforce North East with their business planning, not least with all the savings they can make with R&D tax credit.”

Contact Business Durham

Contact us today to find out how we can help you.

Telephone

03000 261261

Address

Second Floor
Salvus House
Aykley Heads
Durham
DH1 5TS

Email

enquiries@businessdurham.co.uk

Did You Know

  • Kromek, a company at NETPark, started with 2 employees, now employs 60, is a plc and is building the largest radiation sensor network in the United States
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7

Durham Powered by People

Innovation News

County Durham entrepreneurs on track for success

Entrepreneurs are set to boost their businesses by taking part in a six-month accelerator Show Details
  • 1

Innovation Case Studies

UKSPA

NETPark has been instrumental in changing perceptions of the North East, as Paul Wright, Show Details
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14

Useful Events

Durham Energy Institute – 10 Year Anniversary Research Symposium

‘Where Energy meets people’ Today we celebrate ten years of bringing people together, and Show Details
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 1