Auto21 KTT Workshop

23 March, 2016

The BDDC hosted an Auto21 KTT Workshop on March 23rd, 2016 in the Arboretum Centre at the University of Guelph. The workshop featured 3 talks and a roundtable from industry experts in the area of biomaterials for automobile components.

Meet Prof. Amar Mohanty

23 May, 2016

Amar Mohanty is a professor in our Department of Plant Agriculture and Director of the Bioproducts Discovery and Development Centre. More information on Amar and his research is available at:

Club Coffee PurPod100

22 December, 2015


CTV Kitchener: Biodegradable coffee pods

25 September, 2015


See video by CTV Kitchener:


2015: AUTO21 Video Contest - Bioplastics for High Performance Durable Automotive Applications

by Ryan Vadori and Dr. Yury Yuryev

20 May, 2015


PURPOD100™ - 100% Fully Certified Compostable Single Serve Pod.

15 April, 2015



13th International Symposium on Bioplastics, Biocomposites & Biorefining (ISBBB) 2014 Highlights

11 November, 2014

13th International Symposium on Bioplastics, Biocomposites & Biorefining – Moving Towards a Sustainable Bioeconomy, took place during May 20 to 23, 2014 in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. 

The meeting attracted 261 participants from 31 countries across the world. Please visit for other conference updates and information.


2014: AUTO21 Video Contest- Hybrid Biocomposites for Automotive Interior Parts-C507 CGP


Premier Wynne visits Bioproducts Discovery and Development Centre at University of Guelph

23 April 2013


BioTalk: Bioproducts Discovery & Development Centre (BDDC) corporate video

21 September 2013


2012: Auto21 Video Contest - Renewable Resourced Based Biocomposites - C507- CGF