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Day 1 – 29th August 2011

Giving value to the sustainable processing of biomass - Biorefining


Set-up & Co-ordination
IEA Bioenergy Task 42 on Biorefining
Contact: René van Ree / Wageningen University and Researcg centre (WUR)
Telephone number: +31-317-480710
E-mail address: rene.vanree@wur.nl

Aims of Day 1

•    Introduction on the principles of biorefining as driver for a future Biobased Economy
•    Provide a general overview of the current status and developments within the field of biorefining

8:30 – 9:00    Coffee and registration

9:00 – 10:00    General introduction -Giving Value to the Sustainable Processing of Biomass – BIOREFINING – Prof.dr. Johan Sanders, WUR, The Netherlands

10:00 – 10.30    Coffee Break

Biorefinery concepts

10:30 – 11:30    Lignocellulosic Feedstock Biorefinery – Drs. Hans Reith, ECN, The Netherlands

11:30 – 12:15    Green Biorefinery – Dr. Edwin Keijsers, WUR, The Netherlands

12:15 – 13:00    Integration into Conventional Oil Refineries – Dr. Gabriella Fogassy, University of Lyon / CNRS, France    

13:00 – 14:00    Lunch

14:00 – 14:45    Micro-algae / Seaweeds Biorefinery – Dr. Maria Barbosa, WUR, The Netherlands

14:45 – 15:30    Environmental biorefinery: from waste/wastewater to energy using anaerobic digestion – Dr. Philippe Steyer, INRA, Narbonne, France

15:30 – 16:15    Biofuel-driven Biorefinery Systems / LCAs – Dr. Gerfried Jungmeier, Joanneum Research, Austria

16:15 – 16:45    Coffee Break

Biorefining, the Bioeconomy and business strategy

16:45 – 17:30    Biotechnology for a more sustainable production of chemicals - Dr. Sybe Hartmans DSM Biotechnology Center, The Netherlands

17:30 – 18:15    Cereal refining for the production of biofuels, biomolecules and biomaterials - Andreas Redl, Syral, France

18:15 – 19:00    Biorefinery in Practice / C5-sugar based Fuels and Chemicals – Dr. Ed de Jong, Avantium B.V., The Netherlands

20:00        Dinner

Day 2 – 30th August 2011

Bazancourt an integrated multiproduct biorefinery complex


Set-up & Co-ordination
Bioraffinerie recherches et innovation
Contact: Jean-Marie Chauvet (BRI)
Telephone number: +33
E-mail address:  jm.chauvet@bioraffinerie-innovation.fr

Aims of Day 2
•    Discover a working, advanced biorefinery complex and understand the industrial “metabolism” of the site
•    See firsthand industrial equipment and relate this visual experience to technical information

7:45 - 18:00    Bazancourt: a major European biorefinery complex
  • The Biorefinery site 
Cristanol
  • R&D Activities
ARD Presentation
Futurol
CIMV
  • Cellar visit Pommery Reims

20:00        Dinner

Day 3 – 31st August 2011
Supplying and operating a lignocellulosic biorefinery

Set-up & Co-ordination
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique and FP7 BIOCORE
Contact: Michael O’Donohue
Telephone number: +33 632 292797
E-mail address:  Michael.odonohue@insa-toulouse.fr

Aims of Day 3
•    Discover the different technical aspects of lignocellulosic biorefining:
o    biomass production and mobilization
o    biotechnologies
o    valorization routes for LC biomass components

Technologies and issues related to LC biomass production

8:30 – 9:30    Short rotation coppice: advanced feedstocks for biorefining - Dr. Catherine Bastien, INRA, Orléans, France

9:30-10:30    Tailoring plants for biofinery uses – Dr. Herman Höfte, INRA, Versailles, France

10:30 – 11.00    Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:00    Assessing feedstock availability - Mr. Teuvo Paappanen, VTT, Finland

LC biomass to platform intermediates

12:00 – 13:00    Biomass pretreatment -Robert Bakker, WUR, The Netherlands

13:00 – 14:00    Lunch

14:00– 15:00    Enzyme technologies in lignocellulosic biorefining – Dr. Anu Koivula

15:00– 16:00    Engineering microorganisms for lignocellulosic biorefining – Prof. Lisbeth Olsson, Chalmers University, Sweden

Focus on lignins and hemicelluloses

16:00 – 17:00    Lignin chemistry and applications – Michel Delmas, CIMV, France

17:00 – 17:30    Coffee Break

17:30 – 18:30    Upgrading and valorization routes for hemicellulose streams – Dr. Luis Duarte, LNEG, Lisbon, Portugal
Other biorefining topics

18:30 – 19:30 Introduction to safety issues in the field of biorefining – Dr. Guy Marlair, INERIS

20:00     Dinner


Day 4 – 1st September 2011
In-depth view of underpinning technologies

Set-up & Co-ordination
Cordinator : Michael O’Donohue
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique and FP7 BIOCORE
Telephone number: +33 632 292797
E-mail address:  michael.odonohue@insa-toulouse.fr

Aims of Day 4
Working with smaller groups, lecturers in day 4 will provide a more in-depth view into selected state of the art technologies that are underpinning the development of biorefinieries. Trainees will be invited to choose two modules from a total of four options.

8:15 – 12:00 Parallel in-depth training modules

Coffee break 10:30-11:00

Module 1 – Industrial biotechnology: state of the art strategies for the development of efficient biocatalysts

Lecturers: Claire Dumon, INRA-INSA LISBP Toulouse

Module 2 – Design and optimization of biorefinery processes

Lecturers: Antonis Kokossis, Athanassios Nikolakopoulos, NTUA Greece

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 17:00 Parallel in-depth training modules

Coffee break 15:00-15:30

Module 3 - Analytical techniques in biorefining

Lecturers: Stefan Willfor Åbo Akademi University and Richard Gosselink WUR The Netherlands

Module 4 – Multicriteria assessment of complex biorefinery systems and their products

Lecturers: Nils Rettenmeier Institut für Energie und  Umweltforschung Heidelberg GmbH (IFEU)
and Benoit Gabriel INRA Versailles-Grignon


Course diagram
Writing: INRA
Creation date: 14 January 2008
Update: 09 February 2010