The CASCATBEL partners discuss main project achievements with external experts at the Stakeholders Event

The CASCATBEL Stakeholders Event on Advanced Biofuels was held on 29th June 2017 in Mülheim an der Ruhr (Germany) organized by the Max‐Planck‐Institut für Kohlenforschung (MPIK) with the collaboration of ENI and IMDEA Energy.

External experts in the nanotechnology, catalyst and biofuel fields joined the event, included representatives from UPM Biorefining, BTG-BTL, Evonik Industries, IFP Enegie Nouvelles, Johnson Matthey, BASF, Neste, the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) on Bioenergy and the Cluster of Excellence on Tailor-Made fuels from Biomass of RWTH Aachen University.

Participants acknowledged the quality of the research performed within the framework of CASCATBEL project and highlighted the major interest in the current and future results of the project. Some critical aspects for process commercial viability were remarked such as the utilization of side streams and catalysts regeneration.

The CASCATBEL project has received funding from the European Community's Seventh
Framework Programme FP7/2007-2013 under Grant Agreement nº 604307