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WEBINAR on 19 January 2021 – Slides presented are available!

By Minna Kurkela / VTT

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!


      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 highlighted 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

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