Biorefining in a Circular Economy

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Success stories in the biobased economy

The Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) is continuously updating a list with success stories in the biobased economy. Many of them are biorefinery related. More information can be found here.

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New Work Programme 2019-2021 started

The aim of IEA Bioenergy Task42 ‘Biorefining in a Circular Economy’ is to facilitate the commercialisation and market deployment of environmentally sound, socially acceptable, and cost-competitive biorefinery systems and technologies, and to advise policy and industrial decision makers accordingly.   In the 2019-2021 triennium, Task42 will focus on: Provision of quantitative, scientifically sound, and understandable […]

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Presentations Austrian Biorefining Stakeholder Workshop online

Presentations Austrian Biorefining Stakeholder Workshop online: nachhaltigwirtschaften.at.  

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New Work Programme 2019-2021: Request for Input

Early 2018, Task 42 will draft a first work programme for the 2019-2021 triennium. All stakeholders, e.g. SMEs, industry, policy makers, NGOs, research institutes, universities, etc., active in the biorefinery/BioEconomy sector are invited to come-up with specific ideas for this new work programme. Questions we have are: What biorefinery/BioEconomy data are you looking for? What […]

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ExCo79 Workshop publication ‘The role of industrial biorefineries in a low-carbon economy- Summary and Conclusions’

Biorefineries are generally expected to play an important role in decarbonising the energy and transport sectors with bioenergy and biofuel products. In addition, national and regional economies would benefit the most from a production portfolio that favours high-added value products, such as advanced materials, chemicals and food/feed ingredients. Industrial symbioses and increased integration with versatile […]

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FREE ISSUE: Biobased Products News Review

The October 2017 issue of the NNFCC Biobased Products News Review is FREE this Month Each month the NNFCC reviews the latest news and select key announcements and commentary from across the biobased chemicals and materials sector. Click here to download newsletter of NNFCC

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Presentations Thematic Stakeholder Workshop on Bioenergy and Biorefining in a Circular (Bio)Economy, Brussels, Belgium, 27 September 2017 online

IEA Bioenergy Task42 organised a Thematic Stakeholder Workshop (TSW) on Bioenergy and Biorefining in a Circular (Bio)Economy in Brussels, Belgium on 27 September 2017. This was an invitation-only workshop at which the following organisations presented their views on the subject: IEA Bioenergy TCP, IRENA, FAO, ETIP Bioenergy, EERA Bioenergy, EC DG JRC, DOE, IEA Bioenergy […]

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Biorefinery Engineering Master’s Programme

Biogenic resources are a central component of a sustainable economic system in Europe. Biorefinery engineers develop, plan and implement innovative, technical products and processes for using biogenic resources economically and in an ecologically sustainable manner. You will acquire all the knowledge necessary for this from the very wide-ranging technical specialisations covered in the Master’s degree […]

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New report available: Proteins for Food, Feed and Biobased Applications: Biorefining of protein containing biomass

This publication provides an overview of protein containing biomass sources & refining technologies; and protein types, markets & market trends. It is prepared to inform non-protein experts, for example stakeholders from the energy sector, to show the market opportunities for the sustainable valorisation of biobased protein fractions to increase the overall market competitiveness of full […]

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