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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…
Pierre Oesterle, PhD student, has been awarded a prize for his research to remove micropollutants from wastewater. Photo by courtesy of Pierre Oesterle.

PhD Student Wins Prize for ‘Outstanding’ Work to Capture Micropollutants

A Bio4Energy PhD student at Umeå University (UmU) has won a…
A model of the Vertisà AB vertical gardening module. Photo by courtesy of Vertisà AB.

Inventions by Bio4Energy Researchers Highlighted by Royal Academy for Future Potential

Zeolite membranes for gas separation, vertical gardens and reuse…
Torgny Näsholm and Rikard Höög of Arevo accept a prize for Best University Spin-off 2023. Photo used with permission.

Spin-off Wins Prize for ‘Great Potential’ of Plant Nutrition Products with Minimal Footprint

A university spin-off headed up by Bio4Energy researchers and…
Longstanding Bio4Energy member Mikael Thyrel is new platform leader for Feedstock Pre-processing. Photo by Anna Strom ©2023.©AnnaStrom

New leader for Feedstock Pre-processing Eyes Critical Raw Materials as New Direction for Research

Bio4Energy's smallest research platform has a new leader with…
A slab in a furnace of a hot strip mill. Photo by courtesy of Luleå University of Technology.LTU

Three-year Project Could Set Steelmaker Well on Way to Hydrogen-based Operations

Industry and academia are teaming up to enable a phase out of…
Bio4Energy scientists Kristiina Oksman (left) and Linn Berglund are showing slivers of the brown kelp used as input material, at their research laboratory.LTU

Breakthrough Innovation: Hydrogels from Norwegian Kelp to Be Commercialised

Bio4Energy researchers are behind a breakthrough innovation…
Field trials of growing genetically modified aspen trees in Sweden. Photo by courtesy of Ewa Mellerowicz.Bio4Energy

Field Trials Confirm: Aspen Trees May be Modified for Easier Access for Biorefinery Production

Field trials of transgenic aspen trees have confirmed that genetic…
Algae production at Dåva, Umeå, Sweden. Photo by courtesy of Francesco Gentili.

New Projects Supported by Bio4Energy Strategic Funds

Twenty per cent of all funding to Bio4Energy is set aside as…
Season Greeting from Bio4Energy. Collage and photos by Anna Strom ©2022.©AnnaStrom

Season’s Greetings from Bio4Energy

Bio4Energy wants to wish its members and followers a Merry…

Events

Back in days timber logs were often transported by waterways. A built up illustration of the beginnings of timber transport in northern Sweden. Photo by Anna Strom ©2023.©AnnaStrom

Course Start: Historical, Technological and Societal Background

Historical, technological and societal background to forestry…
Bio4Energy Advisory Board at an excursion to the Biomass Technology Centre, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. Photo published with permission.

Bio4Energy Advisory Board Meeting

Bio-based fertilizers and biomass ash recovery to soils will…
Spent pharmaceutical drugs end up polluting the natural environment. Photo by courtesy of Umeå University.Umea University

Webinar: Removal of Micropollutants from Wastewater with Bio-based Activated Biochar

Please click here to participate in the Zoom webinar. Access…
Bio4Energy Researchers' Meeting, 21-22 November at Luleå, Sweden.©AnnaStrom

Bio4Energy Researchers’ Meeting

This is where Bio4Energy's researchers and student researchers…
SPIRIT project programme picture.SPIRIT

Workshop om SPIRIT: MAX IV-laboratoriet och European Spallation Source (ESS)

Välkomna till workshop om SPIRIT, en innovationsarena kring…
Mixed forest. Photo by Anna Strom ©2022.©AnnaStrom

Workshop: Raw Material for the Forest-based Industry in Future

This is a WoodWorks! workshop in the Assess4EST project, to…
Bioeconomy Parliment is recurring conference for the bio-based sector in Sweden, including policy makers. Press picture.Biofuel Region

Bioekonomiriksdagen 2023

Bioekonomiriksdagen tar avstamp i förändringarna i vår omvärld;…
Bio4Energy researchers and students assembled at Umeå, Sweden, 16 June; for their biannual Researchers' Meeting. Photos by Anna Strom ©2022.©AnnaStrom

Autumn 2022 Bio4Energy Researchers’ Meeting

This is an event for researchers in Bio4Energy. Attendance is…