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Joint Call 9: Bioenergy concepts

In the framework of ERA-NET Bioenergy, the ninth joint call was launched on Nov 11th 2014 for proposals on the topic “Innovative bioenergy concepts”.

Six countries participated with their national programmes in this coordinated activity: Austria, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

Six projects were recommended for funding. While grant negotiations for two of these projects are still ongoing, four of these projects have already started their work in early 2016. These four are listed below

List of funded projects

1. Clean and flexible use of new difficult biomass fuels in small medium scale combustion (BIOFLEX)

Partners:
  • SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden (S, coordinator)
  • Umeå University, Department of Applied Physics and Electronics (S)
  • Mutag Polska Sp. z o.o. (PL)
  • Luleå University of Technology, Division of Energy Science (S)
  • Chalmers University of Technology, Division of Fluid Dynamics (S)
  • Opcon AB (S)
  • Technology and Support Centre of Renewable Raw Materials (D)
  • AMANDUS KAHL GmbH & Co. KG (D)
  • Institute of Power Engineering (PL)
  • BTI – Biuro Techniczno Inżynierskie Jan Gumkowski (PL)
  • BIOS BIOENERGIESYSTEME GmbH (A)
  • POLYTECHNIK Luft- und Feuerungstechnik GmbH (A)
  • KWB Kraft und Wärme aus Biomasse GmbH (A)

2. Resource-efficient fuel additives for reducing ash related operational problems in waste wood combustion (REFAWOOD)

Partners:
  • SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden(S, coordinator)
  • Umeå University(S)
  • Luleå University of Technology(S)
  • ENA Energy AB(S)
  • Gips Recycling AB(S)
  • Utrecht University(NL)
  • Avans University of Applied Sciences(NL)
  • Dekra(NL)
  • Instytut Technologii Drewna (PL)
  • EcoPowerPlant Sp. z o.o.(PL)
  • DBFZ Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum gemeinnützige GmbH(D)
  • Endress Heizanlagen(D)
  • Bioenergy 2020+ GmbH(A)
  • Fritz Egger GmbH & Co. OG(A)
  • LASCO Heutechnik GmbH(A)

3. European harmonisation of methods to quantify methane emissions from biogas plants (MetHarmo)

Partners:
  • Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum gemeinnützige GmbH (D, coordinator)
  • Universität Stuttgart (D)
  • Institute of Waste Management, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (A)
  • Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics (A)
  • Energiforsk – Swedish Energy Research Centre(S)
  • Technical Research Institute of Sweden(S)
  • Bioenergy 2020+ GmbH(A)
  • Avfall Sverige (S)
  • Technical University of Denmark (DK, Associated Partner)
  • Boreal Laser Inc. (CAN, Associated Partner)

4. Advanced adjustable grate solutions for future fuel flexible biomass combustion Technologies (GrateAdvance)

Partners:
  • BIOENERGY 2020+ GmbH (A, coordinator)
  • Verenum Research (CH)
  • Graz University of Technology (TUG), Institute for Thermal Engineering (A)
  • Umea University (S)
  • Lulea University of Technology (S)
  • Lucerne University of Applied Sciences (CH)
  • Ariterm AB (S)
  • Schmid AG energy solutions (CH)
  • Ligno Heizsysteme GmbH (A)