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

CBE JU social media campaign on biorefineries

CBE JU is launching its "Biorefineries" social media campaign on Monday 13 March. The campaign will run until Friday 24 March. It will feature the latest publication, "A competitive bioeconomy for a sustainable future", showing how the 14 first-of-their-kind...

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Recent Events

Italian Bioeconomy Day 2023

The fifth edition of the National Bioeconomy Day is celebrated on Thursday 25 May 2023. The Bioeconomy Day involves the organization of numerous events, initiatives and on-site and online demonstrations throughout the national territory, an important opportunity to...

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Latest Publications and Reports

New factsheets published on Gasification based biorefineries

Four new factsheets are now available based on the recently published report ‘Technical, Economic and Environmental (TEE) Assessment of Integrated Biorefineries – Gasification based biorefinery case studies’: 3-platform (biocrude, synthesis gas, electricity &...

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