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Annual Conference

Annual conference of the DBFZ ends with new record attendance

How can renewable energy sources be used in a cost-effective, efficient, socially acceptable and sustainable way in a future energy system and a bio-based economy? A question to which the annual conference of the DBFZ on September 16-17 sought answers. With a total of more than 350 participants, a new record number of participants was also achieved.

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Scientists of the DBFZ during the virtual kick-off
Project

Virtual Kick-Off: DBFZ launches major foreign project in Africa

Within the framework of a virtual kick-off meeting in the presence of the Togolese Minister of Education, the Secretary of State, the German Ambassador and numerous project participants, scientists from the DBFZ launched the DBFZ's largest foreign project to date in Togo.

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Project

"Biogas2030" shows concepts for the biogas plant stock

As the EEG fixed remuneration will expire by 2030 for a large number of plants, new requirements will also arise for biogas plants. The aim of the "Biogas2030" project was to show ecologically and economically sensible plant concepts for the biogas plant stock. The final report is available at www.dbfz.de/biogas2030.

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Tagung "Pflanzenbauliche Verwertung von Gärrückständen aus Biogasanlagen"
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DBFZ Annual Conference 2020
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3rd Doctoral Colloquium Bioenergy
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3rd International Bioeconomycongress Baden-Württemberg
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Onlineveranstaltung „Aufbereitung und Nutzung holzartiger Rest- und Abfallstoffe“
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FVEE-Annual Conference 2020
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6th Forum on Hydrothermal Processes 2020
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DBFZ Events

15.09.2020, online

Tagung "Pflanzenbauliche Verwertung von Gärrückständen aus Biogasanlagen"

Die Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe e. V. (FNR) lädt am 15. September 2020 zur Fachtagung „Pflanzenbauliche Verwertung von Gärrückständen aus Biogasanlagen“ nach Berlin ein. Das Institut für Agrar- und Stadtökologische Projekte an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin unterstützt die Veranstaltung als wissenschaftlicher Partner. ...
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16.09.2020, online

DBFZ Annual Conference 2020

The DBFZ Annual Conference on 16-17 September 2020 will be held under the topic "Bioenergy between climate package and bio-economy strategy" and will take place in the newly built conference centre. The event offers scientists and practitioners the opportunity to discuss ways of using biomass as a material and energy source, as well as its development and requirements, and to make a contribution to achieving the goals. ...
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17.09.2020, online

3rd Doctoral Colloquium Bioenergy

We are already looking forward to welcome you to the 3rd PhD doctoral colloquium in Leipzig on 17th/18th September 2020. The one-and-a-half day colloquium will focus on the entire conversion chain of bioenergy - starting with the raw material biomass, the different conversion paths and processes including their technological implementation, the resulting products and services as well as the necessary system analyses and measures for system integration. ...
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21.09.2020, Stuttgart-Hohenheim

3rd International Bioeconomycongress Baden-Württemberg

The 3rd International Bioeconomy Congress Baden-Württemberg 2020 is an inter- and transdisciplinary meeting for experts and stakeholders. Under the title "The contribution of the bio-economy to the Green Deal", it will address the question of how innovative products, processes and principles and regional cycles can contribute to mitigating climate change, reducing pollution, supporting resource efficiency and achieving further sustainability goals. ...
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29.09.2020, online

Onlineveranstaltung „Aufbereitung und Nutzung holzartiger Rest- und Abfallstoffe“

Das Projekt "Abfall-Ende-Eigenschaft naturbelassener, holzartiger Reststoffe durch Aufbereitungsverfahren und Qualitätssicherung" wird vorgestellt (Hintergrund, Ziel, nächste Schritte, Rolle Projektbeirat). Der aktuelle Projektfortschritt wird präsentiert und anschließend folgt eine Diskussions- und offene Fragerunde. ...
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03.11.2020, Berlin

FVEE-Annual Conference 2020

The current implementation of the energy system transformation shows a clear climate protection gap, so that the pressure for action for the development and establishment of a climate-neutral energy system continues to increase. At its annual conference in 2019, the Research Association for Renewable Energies will discuss where the central technological and socio-economic challenges and solution options for a greenhouse gas-neutral society in 2050 lie. ...
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25.11.2020, hybrid event in Leipzig

6th Forum on Hydrothermal Processes 2020

The DBFZ is organising the 6th HTP Expert Forum "Hydrothermal Processes for Material and Energy Value Creation" on 25th and 26th November 2020. The forum will focus on the entire value-added chain of hydrothermal conversion, starting with the starting materials, through the processes and their technological implementation, to the products and the respective associated boundary and general conditions. ...
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IEA Bioenergy
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DBFZ @ IEA Bioenergy

The IEA Bioenergy is an organisation founded in 1978 by the International Energy Agency with the aim of improving international cooperation and the exchange of information on bioenergy research. The DBFZ is currently represented with several scientists in five tasks.

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Frontpage of the broschure "Ten years of biomass research at the DBFZ"
Ten Years Anniversary

Anniversary brochure published

The anniversary brochure "Ten Years of Biomass Research at the DBFZ" provides an overview of ten years of biomass research at the DBFZ in Leipzig on the basis of greetings, interviews, short statements, highlights and selected reference projects.

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Knowledge and Technology Transfer

Despite a rapidly growing rate of photovoltaic and wind turbines within the global total primary energy supply, biomass remains the most important renewable energy source in the world, according to the IEA. However, the potential is limited...

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Funding programm "Biomass Energy Use"
Funding programme

Project ideas wanted

Until 2nd September 2020, new project ideas on the subject of bioenergy can be submitted within the framework of the 7th Energy Research Programme. Please note the new topics such as energetic sewage sludge utilisation, biofuels, biogenic hydrogen production, etc...

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