Task 42 provides an international platform for collaboration and information exchange between industry, SMEs, GOs, NGOs, RTOs and universities concerning biorefinery research, development, demonstration and policy analysis. This includes the development of networks, dissemination of information, and provision of science-based technology analysis, as well as support and advice to policy makers, involvement of industry, and encouragement of membership by countries with a strong biorefinery infrastructure and appropriate policies. Gaps and barriers to deployment will be addressed to successfully promote sustainable biorefinery systems market implementation.

News and Highlights

LignoCOST newsletter July 2021 online

The LignoCOST network (CA17128 -Establishment of a Pan- European Network on the Sustainable Valorisation of Lignin) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2nd LignoCost Newsletter, which describes who they are, their working groups, an overview of achievements and...

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Recent Events

4 Nov: Task 42 Webinar on Sustainable Lignin Valorisation

November 4, 2021 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Central European Time The webinar will provide an in-depth look at opportunities and challenges of lignin exploitation, emerging trends in research and Development. Lignin is the second most abundant biopolymer of land-based biomass,...

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Latest Publications and Reports

The IEA Bioenergy Technology Collaboration Programme (TCP) is organised under the auspices of the International Energy Agency (IEA) but is functionally and legally autonomous. Views, findings and publications of the IEA Bioenergy TCP do not necessarily represent the views or policies of the IEA Secretariat or its individual member countries.