A snap from a boreal forest in northern Sweden. Photo by Anna Strom ©2022.©AnnaStrom

New Monies for Research to Bio4Energy Scientists from Swedish National Funders

A number of Bio4Energy research leaders have won funds in this…
The timber we take out of forests should go toward constructing houses and furniture. Biorefinery is based on residues. Photo by Bent Christensen.Umea University

‘Getting Prepared to Have Right Material Base’: Chemistry in Biorefinery in New Report

As economies are moving closer to a substantial fossil fuel…
Economics professor Robert Lundmark says that all three aspects of sustainable development should be taken together when assessing the role of forest in climate change perspective. Photo by courtesy of Robert Lundmark.

Role of Forests in Reining in Climate Change, Producing Energy

When it comes to the role of the forest in a perspective of…
Advanced Biofuels Conference 2023, main banner. Courtesy of Svebio Swedish Bioenergy Association.Svebio

Advanced Biofuels Conference 2023: Bio4Energy in Partnership

Sweden is host to an annual event designed to take the pulse…
Scale-up profile picture, by courtesy of BioFuel Region.BioFuel Region

Logistics of Biomass Transport Subject of New European Training

Biomass as an input material for biorefinery needs to be handled…
Do you love nature as much as we do? Let us help manage and use its bounty wisely. Photo by Anna Strom ©2023©AnnaStrom

Greeting to Our Followers

We are taking a break and want to wish our followers and stakeholders…
Carmen Cristescu and Dimitris Athanassiadis are coordinators for Bio4Energy's new training on the history of biorefining. Photo by Anna Strom ©2023.©AnnaStrom

New Training: History of Biorefining in Nordic Countries

Bio4Energy is launching a new course for PhD and postdoctoral…
PhD students at a Bio4Energy event. Photo by ©AnnaStrom.©AnnaStrom

2022 Bio4Energy Annual Report Is Out

The 2022 Bio4Energy Annual Report is out, breathing optimism…
Traditionally, Bio4Energy has been targeting wood from conifers in its research. Photo by Anna Strom ©2023.©AnnaStrom

Bio4Energy is Delivering Methods, Tools to Industry as Promised

Regional collaboration and research in the areas of thermochemical…


Bio4Energy Advisory Board Meeting


Bio-based fertilizers and biomass ash recovery to soils will be in focus at this event.

Wood Biology and Biotechnology


This is a course for PhD student and postdoctoral researchers, adding 5 ECTS to your training curriculum. Register Now

Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference 2024


Welcome to the Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference (NWBC), where the latest discoveries and innovations in bio-based materials, chemicals, and products from biorefineries will be presented.

Jamil Chowdhury, Bio4Energy Forest-based Feedstock

Jamil Chowdhury, Bio4Energy Forest-based Feedstock

Senior Research Engineer

Umeå Plant Science Centre
Umeå University

“Bio4Energy funding allowed for me as a postdoc to engage in a project of my own design, while also attracting external funding for my research on plant-microbe interactions. Bio4Energy thus made it possible to initiate and investigate the potential of new ideas.”