The UBC Biorefining Research and Innovation Centre (BRIC) is a globally unique, pilot-scale, biomass research, development, and demonstration facility. It aims to reduce the barriers and risks of technology scale-up to market new biofuels and bioproducts which have been identified by industry as the largest challenges to developing successful bioproducts.

Research Areas

Scientists inside the lab

Pyrolysis Research

Scientists working in a lab

Forest Products Biotechnology/ Bioenergy

Scientist working inside Biomass Feedstock Facilities

Biomass Feedstock Preparation Facilities

Equipment used in bio oil upgrading

Lignocellulosic Bio-Oil Upgrading