Waste or resource? Stimulating a bioeconomy - Science and Technology Committee Contents


APPENDIX 5: ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS


AD    Anaerobic Digestion

ADBA    Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association

AHRC  Arts and Humanities Research Council

BIS    Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

BBSRC  Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

BSBEC  BBSRC Sustainable Bioenergy Centre

CHP    Combined Heat and Power

CIWM  Chartered Institute of Waste Managers

CPI    Centre for Process Innovation

DCLG  Department for Communities and Local Government

DECC  Department of Energy and Climate Change

DEFRA  Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

DfT    Department for Transport

EA    Environment Agency

EPSRC  Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

ESRC    Economic and Social Research Council

ETI    Energy Technologies Institute

EU    European Union

GHG    Greenhouse Gas

GIB    Green Investment Bank

IBBE    Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy

IBLF    Industrial Biotechnology Leadership Forum

KTNs    Knowledge Transfer Networks

LCA    Life Cycle Assessment

MBT    Mechanical and Biological Treatment

MRC    Medical Research Council

MwH    Megawatt Hours

NERC  Natural Environment Research Council

OECD  Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

PPP    Public-Private Partnerships

RC    Research Council

RCUK  Research Councils UK

RDF    Refuse Derived Fuel

ROC    Renewables Obligation Certificate

RSB    Roundtable of Sustainable Biomaterial

RSC    Royal Society of Chemistry

RTFC    Renewable Transport Fuel Certificate

RTFO    Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation

SRF    Solid Recovered Fuel

STFC    Science and Technology Facilities Council

TRL    Technology Readiness Level

TSB    Technology Strategy Board

UN    United Nations

WRAP  Waste and Resources Action Programme


 
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