Biorefinery Pilot Research participantsExtent and credits: 7.5 ECTS

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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

Winter 2018: Piteå, Sweden Starts early March 2018

Energy Technology Centre at Piteå, Piteå Science Park

March 2018: Örnsköldsvik, Sweden

Processum Pilot Park, MoRe Research, Biorefinery Demonstration Plant

May/June 2018: Umeå, Sweden

Biomass Technology Centre; Umeå Plant Science Centre; torrefaction and algae pilot facilities, respectively


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

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