From agroforestry waste to bio-based materials: the REHAP project

The REHAP project is transforming agricultural and forestry waste into high added value products for the construction sector, reducing energy-use and CO2 emissions. Agricultural and forestry residues are being used in many new innovative ways, with the bio-based chemical industry now showing greater growth than the petrochemical industry. The development of chemicals and materials from lignocellulosic…

EERA Bioenergy announces new Stategic Research and Innovation Agenda

The “Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda” (SRIA) of the EERA Joint Programme on Bioenergy aligns research efforts across borders and provides guidance for policymakers to help decarbonise the energy sector by means of bioenergy. Researchers from 36 organisations in 18 countries, organised in the EERA Joint Programme on Bioenergy, published yesterday a “Strategic Research and Innovation…

Safe commercial digital services for the European research community – the OCRE Project

The Open Clouds for Research Environments (OCRE) is a Horizon 2020 project funded by the European Union which aims to enable and facilitate research institutions to use commercial digital services in a safe and easy manner. Thus, to accelerate cloud adoption in the European research community by bringing together cloud providers, Earth Observation (EO) organisations…

Valorising municipal solid waste and fish waste for high-added value applications: the DAFIA project

The DAFIA Project is funded by the EU Research and Innovation Programme Horizon 2020. It aims at reducing the heavy dependency on fossil resources by converting municipal solid waste (MSW) and marine rest raw material (MRRM) into high added value products. Nowadays in Europe approximately 150 million tonnes of municipal solid waste (MSW) are landfilled every year. Furthermore, more than…