Biorefining in a Circular Economy

Welcome to the new website of IEA Bioenergy Task 42

Our goal 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.

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Past events

Request to fill in questionnaire on TEE Assessment
June 16, 2020
Recent Bioenergy Australia Webinar supported by IEA Bioenergy Task42: Lignin and other sustainable carbon sources as metallurgical coal substitutes
May 11, 2020
Four new IEA Bioenergy Task42 factsheets
February 25, 2020
Italian IEA42 workshop on ‘New industrial models in the bioeconomic era: the biorefineries’
January 15, 2020
Avantium to build FDCA flagship plant at Chemie Park Delfzijl, Netherlands
January 8, 2020

More news

Newsletter LignoCOST May 2020
July 8, 2020
Sweden Country Report 2020
April 22, 2020
2‐platform (C6 sugar, lipids) biorefinery to produce the biopolymer PLA & animal feed from food waste
February 25, 2020
2‐platform (C5&C6 sugars, lignin) biorefinery to produce bioethanol, electricity & heat from corn stover
February 25, 2020
2‐platform (C5&C6 sugars, biogas) biorefinery to produce the biopolymer Polyhdydroxybutyrate (PHB), electricity & heat from sugar beet or sugar cane
February 25, 2020

Publications overview


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