Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Biofuels East Launch Event

Fostering collaboration between academia and industry

Queens' College, Cambridge, 24 March 2009

An opportunity to examine the performance and sustainability of biofuels, learn about the advanced technologies being developed in the East of England and find out how to access funding for collaborative projects.

This event is aimed at academic and industrial researchers working on the development of biofuels as well as those whose activities are impacted by developments in this field. We have an amazing selection of experts such as Aaron Berry, Head of Carbon and Sustainability at the Renewable Fuels Agency, and Professor Chris Howe, Plant Biochemist at the University of Cambridge.

The following topics will be covered:

* The sustainability of biofuels and the rationale for advanced generation technologies
* Biodiesel, bio-alcohols, biomethane and jet fuels: developments and challenges faced by the industry
* Cutting edge research in land crops, algae feedstocks, lignocellulosic fuels and waste derived fuels
* Collaborative projects between academia and industry: challenges, case studies and ways forward
* Funding opportunities for collaborative projects between academia and industry

Information about Biofuels: Advanced Virtual Biofuels Hub for the East of England
Biofuels East Launch Event flier
Registration form