Join our BIODIRECT Innovation Roundtables

Unlocking the future of Sustainable Innovation: Join the BioDirect Circular Bioeconomy Innovation Roundtables


Are you an industry leader looking for new bio-based solutions? Are you a bio-based solution provider seeking the latest insights on what the market wants?  

Be at the forefront of transformative change by participating in the BioDirect Innovation Challenge – an opportunity to shape the future of sustainable solutions in packaging, construction, textiles, and agriculture.

About BioDirect:

This All-Island BioDirect initiative, funded by InterTradeIreland’s Synergy Programme, led by Circular Bioeconomy Cluster South-West in partnership with Ulster University and ATIM Cluster, aims to accelerate the adoption of circular bio-based products across 4 key sectors of the Ireland Economy, Agriculture, Textiles, Packaging, and Construction boosting innovation in these industries and fostering cross-border collaboration.

Why participate in the roundtables:

Participating in the BioDirect Roundtable places you at the forefront of the circular bioeconomy cross-border collaboration in Ireland.

  • Deep dive into new innovation opportunities in your sectoral value chain to meet sustainability requirements
  • Set the challenges for the main BioDirect competition event
  • Discover new partners to meet your circular bio-based needs
  • Learn about existing grant funding for projects
  • Meet in-person with strategists, innovators, SME’s, researchers, and funders who can help you
  • Influence the sectoral innovation hotspots and future funding for circular bio-based materials
If you have any queries please contact Stephen Barry-Hannon at
BioDirect Roundtables Venues and Dates:
  • Textiles: All Ireland Sustainability Summit, La Mon Hotel, Belfast, 20th of March, 2pm – 5pm
  • Construction: The Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise, Laois, 27th of March, 11am – 2pm
  • Packaging: ATIM Cluster, Technological University of the Shannon, Athlone 14th of May, 11am – 3pm
  • Agriculture: The Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise, Laois, 22nd of May, 11am – 3pm

If you are interested in taking part in the roundtables please register here: