Entries by Monica Risso

BioSFerA Final Event: Setting the course for aviation and marine fuels for the transport of tomorrow

In this global context of energy transition, the EU-funded project BioSFerA  provides a sustainable solution for jet and bunker biofuels production. The innovative and cost-effective model in which biogenic residues and wastes are valorised to obtain high quality advanced biofuels for aviation and maritime transport represents a valid sustainable alternative to common fossil fuels. After four […]

Project Coordinator CERTH hosts the BioSFerA Consortium in Thessaloniki

Another successful meeting for BioSFerA and its Consortium: project coordinator CERTH has hosted the last General Assembly of this year at their premises in Thessaloniki. The project is getting closer to the end and this meeting was the occasion to make the current state of play of activities and achievements. The Consortium proceeds with the […]

BioSFerA hydrotreatment process: a step forwards to our drop-in biofuels

BioSFerA project is approaching last months of its journey and within it, a new and important activity is closing the loop of its research. The hydrotreatment process represents the final step of the innovative BioSFerA model, based on the combination of a gasification and double-stage fermentation process. Main objective is the upgrading of the extracted […]

Scaling-up the integrated syngas fermentation pilot process

Following the successful integration of the gasification plant and gas fermentation mobile plant at VTT Bioruukki pilot center (Espoo, Finland), VTT and Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant (BBEPP) started the piloting activities last May. The campaigns focused mainly on feeding different purity-grade real syngases to the microorganism to test the effect of impurities on the […]

Find us in ECOMONDO

Even this year, BioSFerA attends to ECOMONDO, the famous international fair and exhibition on green technology held in Rimini (Italy) from 7th to 10th of November. Ecomondo, the ecological transition ecosystem, is the place for industry, stakeholders, policy makers, opinion leaders and local authorities to meet and talk. It brings together and systemises the key […]


BioSFerA was present at POLLUTEC, the international fair on environment and energy. POLLUTEC took place from 10th to 13th of October in Lyone Eurexpo, France, as a showcase of innovative solutions and good practices, dedicated to industry, cities and territories. Our partner Environment Park was there with a stand presenting EU projects, BioSFerA included. Here […]

BioSFerA in the Synergy Info Pack by CORDIS

BioSFerA Project is one of the 33 EU-funded projects managed by CINEA – European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency to advance Europe’s clean energy transition. CORDIS has now published a synergie brochure with the collection of all funded projects involved into the decabornisation and Clean Energy transition goals of Europe. Discover BioSFerA in the SYNERGY […]


“Piloting of gasification and gas fermentation plants: BioSFerA Project” is the title of the article dedicated to BioSFerA where Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant and VTT explain the pilot plant activity to the newsletter’s community of EERA, the European Alliance for excellent research in sustainable bioenergy.  FULL ARTICLE

BioSFerA’s Consortium gathers in Helsinki and visits the project’s pilot plant at VTT

Last May the BioSFerA international partnership met for its 6th General Assembly in Helsinki to discuss the activities of this final year of the project. It was an important opportunity to visit the project’s pilot plant, starting to appreciate concretely the BioSFerA concept scaling-up to TRL5. The General Assembly was the opportunity for the entire […]

EUROPACAT2023: BioSFerA is there!

From the 27th of August until today, 1st of September 2023, the 15th European Congress on Catalysis (EUROPACAT) is ongoing in Prague: a biannual congress dedicated to the studies in the field of catalysis, related industrial areas and beyond. This year, the congress is held in the Prague Congress Centre, Prague, Czech Republic. Sakis Sakis […]