Joint Call 11 (2017)

In the framework of ERA-NET Bioenergy, the 11th joint call was launched on Oct 10th 2016 for proposals on the topic “Bioenergy as part of a smart and flexible energy system” (call_text). Six countries participated with their national programmes in this coordinated activity: Austria, Germany, Poland, Sweden, Finland and Switzerland. The following six projects were recommended for funding and have started their work in 2018.

1. Hydrogen energy by solar activation of cellulose (HESAC – Summary)
  • Partners from SE: KTH Royal Institute of Technology (coordinator)
  • Partners from PL: Ekolog sp. z o.o
  • Partners from DE: Zoz GmbH (Associate Partner)
2. Biogas for Future Electric and Gas Grids (BioFEGG – Summary)
  • Partners from FI: Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK) (coordinator), Metener Oy, Mustankorkea Oy, Jahotec Oy
  • Partners from AT: BIOENERGY 2020+ GmbH, Institute of Environmental Biotechnology (BOKU), EVM Energie Versorgung Margarethen am Moos GmbH
  • Partners from SE: Luleå University of Technology
3. Evaluation and reduction of methane emissions from different European biogas plant concepts (EvEmBi – Summary)
  • Partners from DE: DBFZ Deutsche Biomasseforschungszentrum gemeinnützige GmbH (coordinator), Institute for Sanitary Engineering, Water Quality and Solid Waste Management, University of Stuttgart (ISWA), Fachverband Biogas e. V.
  • Partners from AT: Institute of Waste Management, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), BIOENERGY 2020+ GmbH, AAT Biogas Technology (AAT), Kompost & Biogas Verband Österreich (KBVÖ), EVM Energie Versorgung Margarethen am Moos GmbH
  • Partners from CH: Genossenschaft Ökostrom Schweiz, Berner Fachhochschule (FHB), Oester Messtechnik GmbH (Oester)
  • Partners from SE: RISE Research Institutes of Sweden AB (RISE), Avfall Sverige (AVS), Svenskt Vatten (SV)
  • Partner from DK: Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
  • Partner from BE: European Biogas Association (EBA)
4. Value-optimised use of biomass in a flexible energy infrastructure (VaBiSys – Summary)
  • Partners from FI: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd (coordinator), Valmet Technologies Oy, Helen, SFTec
  • Partners from DE: DBFZ
  • Partners from SE: RISE, Falbygdens Energi AB, E.On Gas Sverige AB, Enertech AB
5. Advanced biomass CCHP based on gasification, SOFC and cooling machines (Bio-CCHP – Summary)
  • Partners from AT: Graz University of Technology (TUG), Institute of Thermal Engineering (coordinator), BIOENERGY 2020+ GmbH, REPOTEC GmbH & Co KG (RPT), SynCraft Engineering GmbH (SYC)
  • Partners from DE: Highterm Research Ges.mbH (HTR)
  • Partners from PL: Institute of Power Engineering (IEN), Modern Technologies and Filtration Sp. z o.o (MTF)
  • Partners from SE: RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, Cortus Energy AB (CRT)
6. Development of a heat integrated steam explosion pretreatment process to unlock the biogas potential of manure (ManuMax – Summary)
  • Partners from CH: Bern University of Applied Sciences (BFH) (coordinator), Bürki Electric AG
  • Partners from SE: IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, CIT Industriell Energi AB