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Since BDI was founded in 1996, developments and innovations have been the company's top priorities. Our highly qualified employees work continuously on finding and implementing new ideas for industrially applicable technologies. Visions have been realized and new technological standards set.

The following awards and recognitions crown this innovative company path:


  • Living Standards Award
    (Awarded by: Austrian Standards)


  • 3rd place at the "Wirtschaftsoskar 2018" award ceremony
    (Awarded by: Styrian Chamber of Commerce)


  • "GreenTech Award" in the category "Energy"
    (Awarded by: German private TV station Pro7)

  • BDI researchers rank among the Top 5 in the "Houska Prize" with the project "Fuel production with the bioCRACK process" in the category "University Research"
    (Awarded by: B&C Industrieholding)

  • Nomination for the “Styrian Research Award 2017” with the project bioCRACK/bioBOOST in the category “Earth”
    (Awarded by: Land Steiermark)


  • "Energy Globe Styrian & Austrian Award" for the BioGas project made of brewer's spent grains
    (Awarded by: Energy Agency Styria)

  • Austrian State Prize for Innovation 2016, special prize "VERENA" for its bioCRACK technology
    (Awarded by: VERBUND AG)

  • BDI ranks among the Top 7 of the international “Platts Global Energy Award” in the category “Industry Leadership Award - Biofuels"
    (Awarded by: S&P Global Platts)


  • At the BEES 2015 (Business of Energy Efficiency in Serbia) corporate conference, BDI receives the award for the development of the latest "Waste to Value" technologies


  • BDI awarded "Niche World Champion" status
    (Awarded by: Austrian Chamber of Commerce)


  • BDI honored with the "Energy Globe Styria Award 2010”
    (Awarded by: Styria Energy Agency. With 182 participating countries, the Energy Globe is the world's most important environmental award today. All project submissions are evaluated by the jury for the regional, national and international Energy Globe World Award.)


  • BDI receives the “Austrian State Prize” Equal Opportunities in Research and Development
    (Awarded by: Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology)


  • BDI receives the "Styrian Innovation Award" for extraordinary success in biodiesel R&D
    (Awarded by: Energy Agency Styria)