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Pilot plant synthetic biogas
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DBFZ @ IEA Bioenergy
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DBFZ Webapp - Free accessible research data on bioeconomy
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Competitive Insect Products
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Energy concept
Smart Bioenergy - Innovations for a sustainable future
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Latest News

Annual Conference

Bioeconomy, circular economy and innovative bioenergy research are to pave the way for the "GreenDeal"

At the DBFZ´s annual conference, the challenges of the European "Green Deal" were discussed and current research topics in the field of bioenergy were presented. The conclusion of this year's event: bioeconomy, a functioning circular economy and innovative research are key to the successful implementation of the "Green Deal"...

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Dr. Christoph Krukenkamp
Administration

Dr. Christoph Krukenkamp is the new administrative managing director at the DBFZ

As of 1 June 2022, Dr. Christoph Krukenkamp is the new administrative managing director of the DBFZ in Leipzig. He succeeds Daniel Mayer, who moved to the Agency for Innovation in Cybersecurity GmbH in Halle as administrative managing director in September 2021.

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Pilot-SBG

DBFZ starts installation of a pilot plant for the production of "green methane"

Since 2018, the pilot project "Pilot SBG - Bioresources and Hydrogen to Methane as a Fuel", funded by the German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV), has been implemented at the DBFZ. As an essential part of the project, the starting signal was given on 31 May 2022 for the installation of a pilot plant on the DBFZ site in Leipzig.

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Trade fair
ACHEMA 2022
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Cooperation
VI. International Conference on Monitoring and Control of Anaerobic Digestion 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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22.03.2023, Leipzig

VI. International Conference on Monitoring and Control of Anaerobic Digestion Processes

The VI. International Conference on Monitoring and Control of Anaerobic Digestion Processes will take place at Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum gemeinnützige GmbH in Leipzig, Germany on 22-23 March 2023. Please Save this Date! We will be opening a Call for Abstracts shortly and look forward to receiving numerous submissions for talk and poster proposals from you! ...
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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 September 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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