Webinar: A Framework for Studying Food-Energy-Water Nexus at Regional Scale

Second webinar in the series Sustainable Cities and Circular BioeconomyGanti Murthy OSUGanti S. Murthy, Oregon State University, Oregon, U.S.A.Bio4energy cmyk

Speaker: Professor Ganti S. Murthy, Department of Biological and Ecological Engineering, Oregon State University, Oregon, U.S.A.

GreenTech logoTitle: A Framework for Studying Food-Energy-Water Nexus at Regional Scale: Case Study of Mid-Columbia River Basin

When: 29 April 2019 from 4 p.m. CEST.

Where: Online or by personal attendance at Umeå University, KBC Building, Focus Environment (just off the main hall of KBC)

Registration is available here (please click on the link)

The deadline for registration is 25 April.

For more information, please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Bio4Energy System Analysis and Bioeconomy, Umeå University

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This event is organised by Bio4Energy, in cooperation with Green Technology and Environmental Economics at Umeå University.

Spring 2019 Bio4Energy Researchers' Meeting

B4E RES Meet Fall 2018 AnnaStrom2019 450All the Bio4Energy researchers and student researchers are invited to join the Spring 2019 Bio4Energy Researchers' Meeting.

When: 15-16 May, lunch to lunch

Where: Medlefors konferens, Skellefteå, Sweden

The event will highlight Bio4Energy's Strategic Projects, editions of 2016 and 2018:

  • Bio4Energy Strategic Collaboration Projects on a New and Important Topic
  • Bio4Energy and Green Technology Webinar Series: Sustainable Cities and Circular Bioeconomy
  • PI Discussions: Bio4Energy beyond 2020

The Researchers' Meetings are free of charge for members of Bio4Energy, but registration is required by 26 April.

To the Registration (please click on the link).

Read more: Spring 2019 Bio4Energy Researchers' Meeting

Biobränsle, styrmedel, flygskam – Hur kan flyget minska sin klimatpåverkan?

Den 27 maj är Svenskt kunskapscentrum för förnybara drivmedel (f3 Centre) med och anordnar ett seminarium om flygets klimatpåverkan där bl.a. Maria Wetterstrand, ordförande i Biojetutredningen kommer att medverka. Seminariet är ett samarrangemang med två av Chalmers styrkeområden – Energi och Transport.

Klicka här för mer information om seminariet. 
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Seminariet startar med ett förmingel och wraps kl 11:30.

Preliminärt program
12:00-14:00 Moderator: Maria Grahn Maria Grahn. Välkommen. Ingrid Nohlgren, f3. Introduktion. Flygbränslen i ett systemperspektiv. Maria Wetterstrand. Flygbränsleutredningen. (30 min) Anna Elofsson, Chalmers.

Energy ConFusion Conference

When: 3-5 June 2019

Where: Skellefteå, Sweden

Energy ConFusion is a business meetup and conference for a sustainable future. A three-day international event in Skellefteå, Sweden, with discussions on electrification, energy storage and smart energy solutions. Energy ConFusion is a mix of conference, events, exhibition areas and matchmaking opportunities aimed at building a new business and co-operation ecosystem in the north of Sweden. Do not miss out!

Arranged by North Sweden Cleantech

North Sweden Cleantech is a regional innovation and export platform in northern Sweden that supports cleantech business development and promotes cleaner growth in collaboration with academia, public and private sector.

BioBase 2019


When: 10-12 June 2019

Where: Piteå, Sweden

Zeolite Membrane Meeting, IZMM-2019

IZMM2019Dear colleagues,

You are kindly invited you to participate at the 8th International Zeolite Membrane Meeting (IZMM-2019).

When: 16-20 June 2019

Where: Luleå, Sweden

The IZMM-2019 in Luleå is the continuation of a successful series including the IZMM conferences at Gifu (Japan)-1998, Purmerend (the Netherlands)-2001, Breckenridge (Colorado, USA)-2004, Zaragoza (Spain)-2007, Loutraki (Greece)-2010, Jeju (South Korea)-2013 and Dalian (China)-2016.

At the conference, 8 keynote lectures, 43 oral and 50 poster presentations, both from academia and industry, regarding membranes and gas and liquid separation technologies will be presented, and the future challenges in the field will be discussed. 

Please submit your abstract by e-mail to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We have several deadlines for regular oral/poster presentations and for recent research reports (RRR) posters, the latter ends on 31 May 2019.

Best regards,

IZMM-2019 organizing committee

International Congress on Catalysis for Biorefineries 2019

CatBior2019 logoBio4Energy will be represented at this event by Jyri-Pekka Mikkola, Bio4Energy Chemical Catalysis and Separation Technologies. He is part of the CatBior 2019 Scientific Committee.

CatBior 2019

When: 23-27 September 2019
Where: Turku/Åbo, Finland

The conference covers all aspects of application of catalysis on biorefineries, particularly
• Fundamental and applied catalysis in biorefinery
• Molecular insights in processing of biomass
• Use of lignocellulosic, algal biomass, vegetable oils and other biomass
• Industrial demonstrations
• Catalysis in its variety – homogeneous, enzymatic and heterogeneous catalysis

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