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Tree by water AnnaStrom2021New multiannual research projects have been granted Bio4Energy scientist to spur tree growth and purify water. Photo by AnnaStrom©2021.New research projects on bio-based carbon, sustainable energy, nitrogen use in aspen trees and a new system for water purification have just been granted Bio4Energy scientists by the funder Swedish Research Council Formas.

No less than four of Bio4Energy’s research and development platforms are involved in these multiannual research projects of excellence. The projects and project leaders are acknowledged as follows:

- Innovative carbon with low-level ash from sludge: Evaluation of their properties and function in technological and environmental applications (NOVACAR), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Bio4Energy Environment and Nutrient Recycling, Umeå University;

- Water, food security and environmentally friendly energy: The greatest challenges of our times, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Bio4Energy Feedstock Pre-processing, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences;

- Going towards better efficiency of nitrogen use in aspen trees, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Bio4Energy Forest-based Feedstock, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and;

- New bio-electrochemical system for integrated energy uptake and bio remediation of acid leachate water (BIOeMIND), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Bio4Energy Biopolymers and Biochemical Conversion Technologies, Luleå University of Technology.

The Bio4Energy Partners

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Bio4Energy Industrial Network

Strategic Partners

 RISE Processum

Piteå Science Park/Bothnia Bioindustries Cluster

Industrial Network - Founding Members

AkzoNobel

BillerudKorsnäs

BioFuel Region

CHEMREC

Domsjö Fabriker

Eurocon

Metso Power

MoRe Research

RagnSells

SCA Munksund

SCA Obbola

SEKAB

Skellefteå Kraft

SmurfitKappa

Sunpine

Sveaskog

SweTree Technologies

Umeå Energi

Woodheads

Övik Energi

Holmen Skog