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Profile of registrant

Technology Centre for Biorefining & Bioenergy

Identification number in the register: 725945011026-09
Registration date: 19/04/13 19:43:49

The information on this organisation was last modified on 24/03/14 09:19:09
The date of the last annual update was 24/03/14 09:19:09

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Technology Centre for Biorefining & Bioenergy
Acronym: TCBB
Legal status: Association governed by contract, hosted by university
Website address:


Section: IV - Think tanks, research and academic institutions
and more precisely: Think tanks and research institutions

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Bart Bonsall
Position: Technology Leader

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Bart Bonsall
Position: Technology Leader

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: Room 121 Orbsen Building National University of Ireland Galway
Galway None
Telephone number: (+353) 91 495 020
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: TCBB is an association of industrial and academic members collaborating in R&D of apoplications in the biorefining and bioenergy sector, with the objective of successfully developing this sector in the Irish market
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 24
Complementary information: TCBB operates as an association of industrial and academic members with activities governed by by laws

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

bioeconomy development
Lead market initiative - bio based products
Sustainable Development Strategy

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Research and Technology


Total number of members that are natural persons: 7
Number of member organisations: 4
Member organisations (Number of members) :
  • National University of Ireland Galway (4 members)
  • University of Limerick (1 members)
  • Trinity College Dublin (1 members)
  • University College Dublin (1 members)
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 03/2012 - 03/2013
Total budget: 1,020,000
of which public financing: 1,000,000
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources: 1,000,000
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 20,000
- donations:
- contributions from members: 20,000
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.