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2020.03.27 | Research news

The Future Rotations Explorer from the PREAR project

The FACCE SURPLUS 1st call project PREAR (Predicting and enhancing the Resilience of European Agro-ecosystems to environmental change using crop Rotations) presents their Future Rotations Explorer – a tool designed to support co-creation of rotations that will be suitable in future climates.

2020.03.27 | Research news

Biorefinery research with big impact

The eight projects selected in the FACCE SURPLUS 2nd call – with small-scale bio-refineries as the central theme - relate well to the objectives concerning scientific impact of the call - and they run according to plan. These are the main conclusion of the mid-term report.

Professor Georg Gübitz, Head of Department at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna, presenting recent trends in sustainable biomass production and biorefineries at the FACCE SURPLUS final conference. Photo: FACCE SURPLUS.

2020.03.26 | Conference

Biorefineries provide huge potentials for sustainable production

Lignin biorefineries and biorecycling were the focus of attention, when Professor Georg Gübitz, Head of Department at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna, presented recent trends in sustainable biomass production and biorefineries at the FACCE SURPLUS final conference.

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2020.03.26 | Conference

Lessons from 15 years of bioeconomy

The rise of bioeconomy in the early twenty-first century - and lessons for the future - was the topic, when Dr. Christian Patermann, the “father” of European bioeconomy, gave a presentation at the FACCE SURPLUS final conference in Brussels.

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2020.03.26 | Conference

Technologies for a more sustainable Europe

We have significant technological knowledge to develop the bioeconomy, but we need incentives for farmers and the industry to turn research into business. This was one of the main conclusions of the discussion at the FACCE SURPLUS final conference in Brussels. The discussion was moderated by Christian Patermann who has followed the development of…