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f3 will put major emphasis on dissemination of results and findings. Find the latest reports, newsletters and other publications from f3, as well as information on calendar events, here.

Posted: 2016-09-09 13:13
Category: News

Elisabeth Wetterlund, scientist at Luleå University of Technology (LTU) and f3 coordinator for Bio4Energy, has been a part of the BeWhere series of projects within f3 since they started in 2011. In July, she took part of the Advanced...

Posted: 2016-08-31 11:50
Category: News

How can the SLCA (Social Life Cycle Assessment) methodology be improved in order to systematically identify all potential positive impacts in the supply chain? How can positive impacts be taken into consideration along with negative impacts in SLCA? These questions are highlighted in an article from the project Integrated assessment of vehicle fuels with sustainability LCA - social and environmental impacts in a life cycle perspective.

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Posted: 2016-08-29 16:22
Category: Reports

An increased share of renewable transportation fuels requires utilisation of new low-cost sources of bio-based raw materials other than what is currently used in the pulp and paper industry and for power and district heat generation in the bioenergy sector. In an expanding bioeconomy, these types of raw materials could typically include forest residues and by-products from pulp and paper industry and saw mills.

However, there are difficulties with handling these types of voluminous and heterogeneous raw...

Posted: 2016-08-29 16:02
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One of f3’s main European partners, the European Biofuel Technology Platform (EBTP), organized its seventh Stakeholder Plenary Meeting (SPM7) in June, at which Sweden and f3 was strongly represented.

The program included a wide range of interesting presentations and discussions, including sessions on decarbonizing transport and the presentation of...

Posted: 2016-08-23 14:18
Category: News

f3 functions as a Swedish, officially appointed, advocacy platform towards renewable fuels R&I in Horizon 2020 and EU-related strategies and priorities for future R&I. During the summer, the Swedish innovation agency Vinnova decided to continue its financial support for f3's activities in this area. The new project runs from August 2016 to July 2018.

The decision is taken in view of an extremely eventful fall ahead of us. The Commission is preparing the post-2020 research strategy for bioenergy and renewable fuels...

Posted: 2016-08-15 12:01
Category: News

Idag öppnar den femte utlysningen inom programmet Förnybara drivmedel och system. Utlysningen...

Posted: 2016-08-09 16:19
Category: News

How can alternative technologies improve bio oil production? What role can renewable fuels play in the marine sector? In which way can different policy instruments contribute to the commercialization of future biorefineries and the production of renewable transportation fuels?

These questions will be investigated in three out of six new projects, starting this fall. They are the result of the spring call for projects within the collaborative research program that f3 runs together with the Swedish Energy Agency. Click on any title below to read more about the specific projects. The full list of active projects is found...

Posted: 2016-06-13 16:08
Category: News

Sweden’s contributions to the global landscape of patented inventions for biofuels and biorefineries: Lessons and challenges for the future of bioenergy - This was the title for a breakfast seminar co-arranged by The West Swedish Chemistry & Materials Cluster, CIIST (Chalmers Initiative for Innovation and Sustainability Transition) and f3 on Friday June 10th at...

Posted: 2016-06-08 14:18
Category: News

The Norwegian application for the establishment for an FME centre* within bioenergy with the ambition of a sustainable production of biofuels and related energy products has recently been awarded, and granted funding. The centre will be called Norwegian Centre for Sustainable Bio-based Fuels and Energy, abbreviated NorSusBio, and is hosted by NMBU,...

Posted: 2016-06-03 15:35
Category: News

Likt många andra aktörer gör f3 ett inspel till Energimyndigheten för deras ...