In his PhD thesis, researcher Martin Plöhn lays out a scheme for wastewater treatment using microalgae. Photos by Anna Strom and Umea University photographers.

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Carlos Martín Medina is new Bio4Energy coordinator for the Bio-based Industries' Consortium. Photo by ©AnnaStrom.©AnnaStrom

R&I on Bio Based in EU projects: ‘We Could Be More Proactive’

Bio4Energy’s new coordinator for member organisation Bio-based…
Ulrika Rova, Luleå University of Technology, is new coordinator for Bio4Energy's membership in BioInnovation, Swedish funder. Photo by courtesy of Ulrika Rova.Bio4Energy

Seeing Possibilities: Meet Bio4Energy’s Coordinator for Swedish funder BioInnovation

Bio4Energy’s new coordinator for BioInnovation, Swedish funder…
Senior lecturer and instrumentation expert Fredrik Forsberg, at Luleå University of Technology Geolab in 2022. Photo by courtesy of Fredrik Forsberg.

Bio4Energy Partner LTU Part of ‘Largest Investment in Material Science in Sweden’

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With our warm wishes for a Merry Christmas, as we prepare to exit the year of 2023. Photo by Dreamstime.Dreamstime

Season’s Greetings from Bio4Energy

As the season draws to a close, Bio4Energy wants to wish its…
Bio4Energy Graduate School: New course starts in 2024. Photos by Francesco Gentili and ©AnnaStrom.©AnnaStrom

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Bio4Energy’s core curriculum is contained in the courses of…

Bio4Energy Board Member Receives Prestigious Botany Prize

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Bio4Energy Researchers’ Meeting


This is where Bio4Energy’s researchers and students meet and greet. The conference sessions will be held at the premises of RISE Processum and a study visit to RISE Bioeconomy Arena will be organised. Attendance is by invitation. We look forward to seeing you! Here are your links to the Meeting programme and Registration. Please register […]

Biorefinery Pilot Research, Bio4Energy Graduate School


Bio4Energy’s flagship training on location in industry that develops biorefinery production along the East coast of northern Sweden. Opening of the application for the 2024 edition is planned for May. New for April 2024: Course Brochure Biorefinery Pilot Research

Bio4Energy Advisory Board Meeting


On site event at RISE Bioeconomy Arena, Sweden’s new development park in northern Sweden.

IO ANTONOPOULOU, Bio4Energy Biopolymers and Biochemical Conversion

IO ANTONOPOULOU, Bio4Energy Biopolymers and Biochemical Conversion

Associate Senior Lecturer

Biochemical Process Engineering
Luleå University of Technology

“Bio4Energy has allowed me to develop new research lines within the field of energy and CO2 sequestration. In the Bio4Energy research environment, I had the opportunity to meet with excellent researchers for building new collaborations”.