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Second Public Workshop

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First Public Workshop


  • The CLARA consortium cordially invites you to participate in the Expert Workshop on Innovative Synthesis Routes for 2nd Generation Biofuels” held on the 22nd April 2021 from 9:45 – 12:45 CEST.
  • The expert workshop will be organized as an online event featuring speakers from politics, research, and industry. You will have the chance to learn more about current endeavors towards carbon neutral and socially viable road transport fuels synthesized from biomass residues. Join for free by registering below.
  • Each session will feature an exclusive Q&A session, where you will have the chance to ask your questions to all speakers. A full workshop agenda is given below.

Workshop Video

You can watch the full workshop below.


R&I policy on bioenergy and biofuels: the European viewpoint
T. Schleker – European Commission

The role of gasification technologies in 2nd generation biofuels value chains from an industry perspective
C. Aichernig – Aichernig Engineering

Interest & potential of 2nd generation biofuels in petro-chemistry from an industry perspective
J. Lederer – Orlen UniCRE

Compact gasification and synthesis process for biofuels: Outcomes from COMSYN project
J. Kihlmann – VTT

Development of a concept for pre-treatment of straw
I. Funcia – CENER

Oxygen carrier selection for chemical looping gasification of biomass based on the results of continuously operated units in the kW-range
A. Soleimani – Chalmers University

Innovative H2O2-based sour gas cleaning concept – basic ideas and status
F. Buschsieweke – RWE

Preparation of a 1 MWth pilot plant for full-chain 2nd generation biofuel production tests based on chemical looping gasification
F. Marx – TU Darmstadt

Q+A Session

You can find all question & answers from the Q+A sessions here.

Alternatively, you can find elaborate answers to most of the questions in the workshop recording (Session 1: 1:21:00 ; Session 2: 3:17:00)


The registration for the workshop is closed. Thank you for your participation!


Click here to view the workshop final agenda.

Workshop Flyer


In case you have any questions contact us.