Open data
DBFZ Webapp - Free accessible research data on bioeconomy
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Network
DBFZ @ IEA Bioenergy
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Project
Competitive Insect Products
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Energy concept
Smart Bioenergy - Innovations for a sustainable future
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Pilot plant synthetic biogas
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Special Issue
Researchers are invited to submit manuscripts!
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Latest News

Evaluation

Science Council confirms DBFZ's positive further development

After an evaluation phase of more than one year by the German Science Council, the DBFZ was once again certified in the final evaluation report as having made great progress and conducting "highly relevant research for a cycle-oriented economic system" for the period examined from 2017 - 2019.

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Project "ETH-Soil"

Carsten Körber (Member of the German Bundestag) learns about the Ethiopia project "ETH-Soil" at the DBFZ

During his visit to the DBFZ, Politician Carsten Körber (Member of the German Bundestag) was informed about details and concrete research developments of the Ethiopia project "ETH-Soil". With a budget of 18.4 million euros, the project is the DBFZ's largest single project.

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Position paper

DBFZ experts see no advantages for converting coal-fired power plants to biomass

In the position paper "Conversion of coal-fired power plants to biomass", the possible use of biomass in coal-fired power plants is examined with regard to the benefits for the energy industry, the availability of suitable biomass potential and sustainability impacts.

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Trade fair
ACHEMA 2022
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Cooperation
16. Rostocker Bioenergieforum
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DBFZ Event
DBFZ Annual Conference 2022 "Green Deal & beyond - The contribution of biomass-based research and innovations"
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DBFZ Event
5th Doctoral Colloquium BIOENERGY 2022
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DBFZ Event
7th HTP Expert Forum "Hydrothermal Processes"
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DBFZ Events

04.04.2022, Frankfurt am Main

ACHEMA 2022

The ACHEMA Congress covers the entire spectrum of chemical process technology and biotechnology. The range of topics includes analytics, energy supply, process design and reaction engineering through to safety engineering. Three topics in particular are in the spotlight: Biotech for Chemistry - chemical and biotechnological processes are growing together; flexible production - digital networking of the value chain; chemical and pharmaceutical logistics - the digitalization of the logistics chain is opening up new avenues in supply chain management and distribution. ...
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16.06.2022, Rostock / Online

16. Rostocker Bioenergieforum

This year, the DBFZ will again enrich the now 16th Rostock Bioenergy Forum, which will take place on June 16/17, 2022, with numerous presentations. The theme of this year's event is "Bioenergy - sustainable contributions for a climate-neutral future!". An extensive and diverse program invites a broad discussion. Registration is open, the event will take place in presence. ...
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21.06.2022, Leipzig / Stream

DBFZ Annual Conference 2022 "Green Deal & beyond - The contribution of biomass-based research and innovations"

Everyone is talking about the European Green Deal. But how can it become reality? What exciting ideas can practitioners build on to create sustainable innovations? And how can politics support this? Our DBFZ Annual Conference 2022 offers participants the opportunity to explore these questions and help shape the answers. Be part of it - actively participate in the DBFZ Annual Conference programme with a poster or a pitch! Would you like to take part in the event, network and discuss with other experts and get to know the DBFZ within the framework of viewing opportunities? Take advantage of our Early Bird rate until 30 April 2022! ...
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13.09.2022, Leipzig

5th Doctoral Colloquium BIOENERGY 2022

The established event, which is mainly aimed at young scientists, is now taking place for the fifth time. It serves as a platform for young scientists to further their qualifications and offers the opportunity for networking and scientific exchange. PhD students from universities and other research institutions present and discuss their latest results and progress. ...
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27.09.2022, Leipzig / Stream

7th HTP Expert Forum "Hydrothermal Processes"

It's that time again! After a one-year break, the DBFZ Deutsche Biomasseforschungszentrum gemeinnützige GmbH is organising the 7th HTP Expert Forum "Hydrothermal Processes for Material and Energy Value Creation" on 27 and 28 September 2022. ...
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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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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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Invitation to submit

Special Issue "Recent Advances in Hydrothermal Carbonization"

The special Issue will focus on recent developments, driven by both fundamental research and applied technology. Researchers are invited to submit manuscripts!

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Funding programm "Biomass Energy Use"
Funding programme

Project ideas wanted

Until 1 March 2022, 2pm 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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