Biorenewables Development Centre

Biorenewables Development Centre is a subsidiary company of the University of York focusing on research and development in the biorenewables industry. Though they are based in York, BDC’s network of partners means they can connect clients locally, nationally and internationally!

They specialise in making the most out of biorenewable materials. Their facilities provide a variety of technical services covering a broad spectrum of biorefining technologies, from feedstock assessment to product evaluation.

The Problem

The team at Biorenewables reached out to us in 2022 following their recent rebranding. They wanted to revitalise their website to reflect the organisation’s new direction, as their existing website wasn’t fit for purpose for both their online audience and BDC themselves. They needed their website to be more intuitive to navigate, to better exhibit their facility’s capabilities and to demonstrate case studies of their technical services.

Their prior website’s content management system was not tailored to the specific needs of their team and offered functionalities that simply weren’t relevant to their use cases. With SeeGreen’s content management system, SeeCMS, we’re able to provide adaptable functionalities that are custom to their particular requirements.


The Solution

After many discussions and tweaks later we in collaboration with Biorenewables decided the best route was to start from scratch and modernise the website and restructure the website to improve user experience and lead them towards the main goal of getting in touch.

From thorough collaborative discussions and iterative amends, it became clear that the old site needed significant restructuring to meet user’s needs. The site needed to simplify and encourage users’ to get in touch with the Biorenewables team. The best solution was to provide an entirely new, modernised website that kept user experience at the forefront of its development and allowed users to easily connect with the Biorenewables Development Centre.



The incremental, client involved development resulted in a website that understands both BDC and their user’s needs, and reflects BDC’s identity as a technologically innovative research company.

We look forward to continually supporting the Biorenewables Development Centre with their online presence.


Customer Quote

“The Biorenewables Development Centre have recently worked with See Green to develop and build a new website for our company. Right from the word go we were impressed with See Green's approach, enthusiasm and ideas. We are very happy with the final result as well as the on-going support we receive now that the website is live.

- Thank you to Charlotte and the team.”

Rosie and Leo in the BIT lab

Every site needs a bit of revitalising from time to time.

If your business’s website could also benefit from a fresh redesign and a reevaluation of its functionality, we’d love to help! Our custom-built content management system will give you the freedom to manage your own copy, images and more. We develop websites with our clients’ involvement throughout, and we continue to offer support well after the site goes live.