Joint Call 9 (2015)

The ninth joint call of ERA-NET Bioenergy was launched on Nov 11th 2014 for proposals on the topic “Innovative bioenergy concepts” (call text). Six countries participated with their national programmes in this coordinated activity: Austria, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. The following five projects were granted subsidy and have started their work in 2016/2017.

1. Clean and flexible use of new difficult biomass fuels in small medium scale combustion (BIOFLEX)
  • SE partners: SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden (coordinator), Umeå University, Department of Applied Physics and Electronics, Luleå University of Technology, Division of Energy Science, Chalmers University of Technology, Division of Fluid Dynamics, Opcon AB
  • PL partners: Mutag Polska Sp. z o.o., Institute of Power Engineering, BTI – Biuro Techniczno Inżynierskie Jan Gumkowski
  • DE partners: Technology and Support Centre of Renewable Raw Materials, AMANDUS KAHL GmbH & Co. KG
  • AT partners: BIOS BIOENERGIESYSTEME GmbH, POLYTECHNIK Luft- und Feuerungstechnik GmbH, KWB Kraft und Wärme aus Biomasse GmbH
2. Resource-efficient fuel additives for reducing ash related operational problems in waste wood combustion (REFAWOOD)
  • SE partners: SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden (coordinator), Umeå University, Luleå University of Technology, ENA Energy AB, Gips Recycling AB
  • NL partners: Utrecht University, Avans University of Applied Sciences, Dekra
  • PL partners: Instytut Technologii Drewna, EcoPowerPlant Sp. z o.o.
  • DE partners: DBFZ Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum gemeinnützige GmbH, Endress Heizanlagen
  • AT partners: Bioenergy 2020+ GmbH, Fritz Egger GmbH & Co. OG, LASCO Heutechnik GmbH
3. European harmonisation of methods to quantify methane emissions from biogas plants (MetHarmo)
  • DE partners: Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum gemeinnützige GmbH (coordinator), Universität Stuttgart
  • AT partners: Institute of Waste Management, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics, Bioenergy 2020+ GmbH(A)
  • SE partners: Energiforsk – Swedish Energy Research Centre, Technical Research Institute of Sweden, Avfall Sverige
  • DK partners: Technical University of Denmark (Associated Partner)
  • CA partners: Boreal Laser Inc. (Associated Partner)
4. Advanced adjustable grate solutions for future fuel flexible biomass combustion Technologies (GrateAdvance)
  • AT partners: BIOENERGY 2020+ GmbH (coordinator), Graz University of Technology, Institute for Thermal Engineering, Ligno Heizsysteme GmbH
  • CH partners: Verenum Research
  • SE partners: Umea University, Lulea University of Technology, Ariterm AB
  • CH partners: Lucerne University of Applied Sciences, Schmid AG energy solutions
5. Scaling up advanced biofuels and biochemical production (Scaling Up)
  • NL partners: Delft Advanced Biorenewables (coordinator), Bioprocess Pilot Facility, Delft University of Technology – Department of Biotechnology, SkyNRG
  • CH partners: Firmenich