Application Form: Biorefinery Pilot Research

Systems' Perspectives on Bioresources

Bio4Energy studentsltu AnnaStromExtent and credits: 7.5 ECTS             


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Objectives

On completion of the course, students will:

  • Be able to understand how to apply a systems' perspective on their own research;

  • Have gained insights into the current global energy and environmental challenges; 

  • Have gained insights into the rational of sustainability; 

  • Have awareness of tools and methods used for environmental, technical and economic systems analysis. 

Dates and locations

Autumn 2017:

9-13 October, Luleå, Sweden: Lectures and workshops;

Followed by independent work on a project assignment.


Contents

The course consists of:

  • Lectures (on sustainability issues, systems analysis approaches and tools) and workshops;

  • Lectures on essential subjects for large-scale biorefinery or bioenergy research and;

  • A project assignment, where the students identify suitable systems analysis tools or methods to be applied to their own research. The outcome will be a draft research proposal, a journal or conference manuscript or a chapter of a thesis.

Application and prerequisites

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Biorefinery Pilot Research

Biorefinery Pilot Research participantsExtent and credits: 7.5 ECTS                                                          Apply Now

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Objectives

On completion of the course, students will:

  • Be able to describe the biorefinery technologies represented in pilot scale facilities within the Bio4Energy infrastructure and know how to get access to them;

  • Be able to explain and discuss models for the roles of academia and functions of technical innovation systems and to critically evaluate real research facility cases based on these models;

  • Be aware of essentials regarding sampling, building of large-scale experimental equipment, fund raising, and intellectual property rights and;

  • Have gained access to interdisciplinary exchange of knowledge and ideas through networking activities.


Dates and locations

Autumn 2018

Piteå, Sweden — 27-29 August 2018

  • RISE Energy Technology Centre and Piteå Science Park


Örnsköldsvik and Umeå, Sweden — 17-21 September

  • Örnsköldsvik: Processum Pilot Park, MoRe Research pilots and Biorefinery Demonstration Plant

  • Umeå: Torrefaction Pilot (Campus Umeå) and Algae Pilot at Dåva/Umeå Energi (local energy utility)


Umeå, Sweden — 22-23 October

Presentation of case studies and final discussion/workshop.


Contents

The course consists of:

  • On-site demonstration of equipment and technology, lectures and laboratory work;

  • Lectures on essential subjects for large-scale biorefinery or bioenergy research and;

  • A project assignment, typically a case study of a technical innovation system at one of the pilot plants in the cluster.


Application and prerequisites

To apply for enrolment in Biorefinery Pilot Research, please click on the link 'Apply Now', at the top of this page. The deadline for applications is 7 August 2018.

This course is recommended for students with an interest in biorefinery at the PhD or postdoctoral level, as well as industry representatives who wish to learn about research and innovation as carried out at the biorefinery-related pilot and demonstration units lining the east coast of Northern Sweden.

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Bio4Energy Graduate School

  • BTM 2017For students at the PhD and postdoctoral levels

  • Two generic courses reflecting the strength of the Bio4Energy cluster, with its unique layout of research and development covering the biorefinery value chain

  • Innovation and development activities in direct connection with Bio4Energy’s industrial partners

  • Close involvement of the Bio4Energy strategic partners: RISE Processum and Piteå Science Park

 

Biorefinery Pilot Research

           

Systems' Perspectives on Bioresources

Bio4Energy Graduate School: 7.5 ECTS Bio4Energy Graduate School: 7.5 ECTS
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