On Thursday 11th July 2019, the Biorefinery Glas EIPAgri
Operational Group in collaboration with Teagasc will host a free small-scale
biorefinery field demonstration event at Shinagh farm in
Bandon, Ireland. Funded by the Department of
Agriculture, Food and the Marine through the 2014-
2020 Rural Development Programme, Biorefinery Glas
is among the worlds first small-scale biorefinery
demonstration projects and and is working with Carbery
farmers to demonstrate an opportunity for farmer
diversification into the circular bioeconomy. Over a twoyear
period the project will use a multi-product
biorefinery to improve protein efficiency and produce a
range a value-added products from grass, while offering
added environmental benefits. The demonstration day
invites farmers and stakeholders from the wider
agricultural/bioeconomy sectors to come and see the
system in operation and meet key project personnel.

Morning Tour 11am-1pm


Afternoon Tour 2pm-4pm

Participants will be introduced to the concept of
bioeconomy and biorefineries as potential
diversification opportunities for the agri-sector. They
will learn about the process being used to improve the
resource efficiency of grass, the new products
produced, and will be able to see a live demonstration
of the biorefinery in operation. They will also hear
about opportunities for improved nitrogen use
efficiency and other environmental benefits of the
More information on https://biorefineryglas.eu/