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Sunday, June 25, 2017
Bio4Energy

Event Name

Date

Bio4Energy Researchers' Meeting, Skellefteå, Sweden

Thursday, June 08, 2017 12:00 - Friday, June 09, 2017 13:00
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European Biomass Conference & Exhibition, Amsterdam, Netherlands

The EUBCE is the event in which the members of the bioenergy community can get a broad picture of the situation and trends emerging in today's market.

The Conference provides a high-level scientific programme and parallel events which attract participants from a wide-ranging background: researchers, engineers, technologists, standards organisations, financial institutions, policy makers and decision makers.

This event is supported by European and international organizations. The Technical Programme is coordinated by DG Joint Research Centre of the European Commission.
Saturday, June 06, 2015 11:00 - Tuesday, June 09, 2015 19:00
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Bio4Energy Guest Lecture: Bioenergy in a BioBased Economy and the Role of Torrefaction, Umeå, Sweden

Presentation by professor Japp Kiel whose specilality is the thermal conversion of biomass and who works at the ECN in The Netherlands. 

When: 9 June at 2:15-2:45 p.m.

Where: KB3B3, KBC Building 3rd floor, Umeå University (UmU), Umeå, Sweden

The title of the presentation is "Bioenergy in a BioBased Economy and the role of torrefaction"

Host: Linda Pommer, UmU and Bio4Energy Pretreatment and Fractionation Platform

*Jaap Kiel is opponent as Bio4Energy PhD student Martin Strandberg defends his thesis 10 June 2015 at 1 p.m.
Tuesday, June 09, 2015 14:15 - 14:45
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Swedish Association for Energy Economics Conference, Luleå, Sweden

Hej Anna,



Jag hoppas allt är bra. Jag undrar om du har möjlighet att sprida informationen om en konferens som anordnas i Luleå augusti nästa år till B4E maillista (genom att ta bort denna text och vidarebefordra emailet)? Vi har fått bra keynote-talare att komma (kolla http://www.ltu.se/saee2016) men vi behöver också många forskare som kommer för att presentera sina alster. Hör av dig om du har några frågor.



Hälsningar

Robert Lundmark

Sunday, August 23, 2015 11:00 - Monday, August 24, 2015 19:00
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BioInnovation Workshop: Möjligheter för industriella bioprocesser integrerade i energieffektiva bioraffinaderier, Stockholm, Sweden

Möjligheter för industriella bioprocesser integrerade i energieffektiva
bioraffinaderier
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:00 - 18:00
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Methane Bioengineering Summit, San Diego, CA, U.S.A.

Tuesday, September 01, 2015 11:00 - 19:00
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Bioenergy 2015 Conference, Jyvaskyla, Finland

Bioenergy 2015   2 Sep 2015 - 4 Sep 2015  

Jyvaskyla, Finland
Wednesday, September 02, 2015 11:00 - Friday, September 04, 2015 19:00
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Biofuel Region Seminar: Klimatsmarta transporter i city, Örnsköldsvik, Sweden

Wednesday, September 02, 2015 11:00 - 18:00
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Info Day on the Horizon 2020 Work programme 2016-2017 ‘Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy’, Brussels, Belgium

Info Day on the Horizon 2020 Work programme 2016-2017 ‘Secure, Clean and
Efficient Energy’
Monday, September 14, 2015 11:00 - Tuesday, September 15, 2015 19:00
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Innovation Race 1015, Umeå, Sweden

Monday, September 14, 2015 11:00 - Thursday, September 17, 2015 11:00
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Advanced Biofuels Conference, Stockholm-Arlanda, Sweden

Advanced Biofuels, Stockholm-Arlanda, Sweden
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 11:00 - Thursday, September 17, 2015 19:00
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Innovation Race 2015: Press conference with Sweden's minister for trade, Umeå, Sweden

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 16:00 - 16:45
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Meeting of the National Research Agenda, Stockholm, Sweden

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
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UPSC-Bio4Energy Guest Lecture: Genetic engineering of lignin using a bacterial gene, Umeå, Sweden

Prof. Shinya Kajita (TUAT, Japan) will be coming to Umeå to give a seminar on his latest work strategies to modulate lignin in tree biomass on Thursday 24th September. His breakthrough strategy has been to use genes isolated from bacteria living off the lignin residues from pulp mill stream into poplar wood to modify in vivo the wood structure.

Bio4Energy researchers who would like to discuss with Prof. Kajita on Thursday 24th September should contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to set a meeting time.

Shinya Kajita

Graduate School of Bio-Applications and System Engineering, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology

Title of the seminar: Genetic engineering of lignin using a bacterial gene

Lignin is one of the major components of the plant cell wall. It is an aromatic polymer with different types of chemical linkage. The most abundant linkage unit in typical native dicot lignin is the β-aryl ether (β–O–4) unit, which accounts for over 50% of all units. The benzylic α-positions of β–O–4-units are usually hydroxy-substituted. The α-keto-β–O–4 units, with carbonyl groups at the benzylic positions, are also found in natural lignins at very low concentrations. These α-keto β–O–4 units can be cleaved under alkaline and/or oxidative conditions more easily and faster than the typical β–O–4-units with benzylic hydroxyl groups. Thus, increasing the abundance of α-keto-β–O–4 units as opposed to the typical α-hydroxy-β–O–4 units in the lignin backbone can contribute to a reduction in the cost and energy required for chemical pulping and biomass pretreatment processes in cellulosic ethanol production.


Sphingobium sp. strain SYK-6 , a gram-negative bacterium, can utilize various monomeric and dimeric aromatic compounds that are intermediates in the lignin biosynthetic pathway, such as cinnamic acid, cinnamaldehyde, and β–O–4 dimers. In our previous studies, we isolated and characterized a lot of genes from the bacterium, which were involved in the degradation of these compounds. One of the genes, ligD, encodes Cα dehydrogenase, which catalyzes the first step in the cleavage of the ether bond of β–O–4 dimers. This enzyme oxidizes the alcohol group at benzyl position of the dimers and oligomers to the carbonyl group. Thus, in the present study, we introduced ligD into the plant genome and attempted to generate transgenic plants whose lignin can be easy to remove from the holocellulose fraction. Recombinant LigD , and transgenic Arabidopsis plants with ligD and their lignins have been characterized by chemical, biochemical, and genetic methods.

Reference: Tsuji et al. Plant Biotech J, 13, 821-832 (2015).
Thursday, September 24, 2015
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Conference: Bioenergy Networks and Biomass Potentials: Valorising European Organic Residues, Brussels, Belgium

 

Dear Mr/MS
On behalf of BioenNW Project Consortium, I am pleased to invite you to the:

BioenNW Final International Conference

Bioenergy Networks and Biomass Potentials: Valorising European Organic Residues 24 September 2015, EUBIA Conference Centre, Rond Point Schuman 6, B1040, Brussels, Belgium

 
Download here the Full Conference Programme!
 

The BioenNW Final International Conference will be focusing on the most promising technologies and strategies for an efficient exploitation of European biomass residues. Top level speakers, from the European Commission, leading research centres, universities and industries will be participating, for a full day on...

 

SUSTAINABLE BIOENERGY IN EUROPE

 

Follow the instruction to register: the Conference is completely free!

This event is open to a maximum of 130 participants, therefore, an advance registration is needed to secure your place in time.
Please send us your registration form before 10th of September 2015!
Looking forward to seeing you in Brussels!
Yours sincerely,
EUBIA - Partner of BioenNW Project Consortium

Thursday, September 24, 2015 11:00 - 19:00
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Researchers' Night 2015, Europe wide

Den 25 september är det dags för årets Researchers’ Night i EU. Runt om i hela Europa har du möjlighet att ta del av spännande experiment, workshops, prova-på-aktiviteter, vetenskapsshower, utställningar, science cafés och många andra möjligheter att möta forskare. Se vad som händer på någon av de 28 orterna i Sverige och heja fram din forskare i Forskar Grand Prix. Om ForskarFredag »
Friday, September 25, 2015 2:00 - Saturday, September 26, 2015 2:00
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Innventia Days, Stockholm, Sweden

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 17:00 - 18:00
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Bio4Energy Steering Group Meeting, by phone

Monday, October 12, 2015 15:00 - 18:00
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Scientific seminar: Eco-hydrological optimality explains global patterns in plant hydraulic traits, Umeå, Sweden

Scientific seminar: Eco-hydrological optimality explains global patterns in plant hydraulic traits, Umeå, Sweden, by professor Stefano Manzoni – Department of Physical Geography, Stockholm University
Thursday, October 15, 2015 16:00 - 17:00
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Research seminar: Proteomics to Understand & Alter Plant Biomass Composition, Umeå, Sweden

Simon Hawkins from the University of Lille will give a seminar on Friday 16th October at 10:00 in room KB3B3 on his current work on proteomics and hemi-cellulose on flax to understand and alter plant biomass composition.

Friday, October 16, 2015 12:00 - 13:00
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