Events

Events

Spring School invitation: 2nd Generation Biofuels, 17-19 March 2021(online)

Online event: Spring School on 2nd Generation Biofuels       Spring-School-2021-Flyer

At our Spring School you will learn how researchers from different disciplines can improve their scientific outcome by combining their strengths and setting up successful biofuel projects. More information and registration: https://dlr.expert/spring-school-biofuels/

 

Past events

Webinar – COMSYN & FLEXCHX projects

WEBINAR on Compact Gasification and Synthesis for Flexible Production of Transport Fuels and Heat

19 January 2021,  10:00 – 12:30 CET

Latest results of two research projects funded by the EU Horizon 2020 programme: COMSYN and FLEXCHX.

Thank you all who joined the webinar on 19 Jan 2021!

WEBINAR PRESENTATIONS:

      The material presented is available to download:

Johanna Kihlman (VTT): Welcome and introduction 

Sanna Tuomi (VTT): Concepts for distributed primary biomass conversion and central refining

Esa Kurkela (VTT): Gasification technologies for small-to-medium scale syngas plants

Harald Balzer (GKN Sinter Metals Filters): Hot filtration

Benjamin Rollins (Johnson Matthey): Catalytic reforming

Christian Frilund (VTT): Sorbent-based final gas clean-up

Tim Boeltken (INERATEC): Compact Fischer-Tropsch synthesis

Use of FT product at oil refineries/  Mikko Wuokko (NESTE Engineering Solutions): Processing alternatives   

 Use of FT product at oil refineries/ Jan Jencik (ORLEN UniCRE): Vision of ORLEN UniCRE

Vincenzo Tota (Wood): Techno-economic studies for COMSYN process

Ralph-Uwe Dietrich (DLR): Techno-economic studies for FlexCHX process

Esa Kurkela (VTT): Concluding remarks

Agenda of the webinar [PDF]

Webinar will highlight the following themes:

  • Concepts for distributed primary biomass conversion and central final refining
  • Biomass gasification technologies for small-to-medium scale plants
  • Hot filtration, reforming and sorbent-based final cleaning
  • Compact Fischer-Tropsch synthesis
  • Techno-economics and case studies of developed concepts

Best Regards, Project coordinators, COMSYN Johanna Kihlman VTT  and   FLEXCHX Esa Kurkela VTT

Assistance: For any questions, please contact minna.kurkela@vtt.fi

2nd COMSYN workshop

Future of BTL products in Europe – workshop invitation

Unipetrol Centre for Research and Education (UniCRE) is pleased to invite you to the 2nd workshop of the European project COMSYN.

The workshop aims to give an overview about the future of biomass-based liquid fuels in Europe. During the first workshop day in Prague, we hear several presentations from both industrial and academic experts about biofuels. On the second day, we have an opportunity to visit UniCRE and Unipetrol facilities in Litvínov. Preliminary agenda is available below.

Date & Place of Venue

Place of venue will be Prague and Litvinov, Czech Republic, from May 23rd to 24th, 2019.

  • On May 23rd, 2019, National Library of Technology, Prague (Technická 2710/6, 160 80 Praha 6 – Dejvice, Czech Republic).
  • On May 24th, 2019, UniCRE research facility, Litvínov (Areál Chempark, Záluží 1, 436 70 Litvínov).

Participation is free. Please state your attendance immediately and make your own bookings. Please, register to the event by sending email to Bc. Silvie Nikolova (silvie.nikolova@unicre.cz).

Transportation to Litvínov and back to Prague are organized. Nearby hotels in Prague are, for example, Vienna House Diplomat Prague, Hotel Silenzio, Hotel Schwaiger, Romantik U Raka and Hotel Savoy.

WORKSHOP AGENDA

1st COMSYN Workshop

European 2nd Generation Biofuels – Opportunities and Applications

We, DLR and INERATEC, are pleased to invite you to the 1st workshop of the European project COMSYN.

This workshop aims to give an overview about current European research projects (H2020) in alternative fuels and to discuss about the development, the integration and the competitiveness of next generation biofuels in Europe. A preliminary agenda is attached.

Date & Place of Venue

Place of venue will be Stuttgart and Karlsruhe, Germany, from April 18th to 19th, 2018.

  • On April 18th, 2018 the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Stuttgart will welcome you at the hotel campus.guest (Universitaetsstraße 34, 70569 Stuttgart).
  • On April 19th, 2018 you will be guest of the INERATEC.

Participation is free. Please state your attendance immediately and make your own bookings. Please, register to the event at the website of DLR www.dlr.de/tt/comsyn.

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