Supporting Bioenergy Demonstration: Fungible Hydrocarbons Aviation and Shipping

Monday 25th of September 2017, 11-4pm, York.


RCUK plans to invest £5Min a multi-disciplinary Supergen bioenergy hub to act as a focal point for UK bioenergy research. The hub will connect academia with industrial and policy stakeholders to focus on sustainable bioenergy development.

Prof. Patricia Thornley from Aston University has been appointed to lead the hub and is currently carrying out a consultation to establish the research priorities that the new hub will address and identify appropriate research partners and stakeholders.

If you would like to get involved in helping shape this exciting new opportunity you would be very welcome to attend this consultation event.

Aim of the event:

This workshop will focus on pathways for industrial development of sustainable bioenergy systems, identifying key areas where the research community could support this, particularly around medium term demonstration of production of fungible hydrocarbons for aviation and shipping and building investor confidence in the sector.


11:00 Arrival and registration

11:15 Introduction (PT) and icebreaker

11:45 Session 1: Big Burning Questions

12:10 Session 2: Shaping the Questions

12:35 Lunch

13:20 Session 3: Refining the Questions

13:55 Feedback and group discussion

14:30 Tour of Biorenewables Development Centre

16:00 End


This is a free event. Free lunch and refreshments with be provided to attendees.


If you have any questions about this event please or call 0161 306 3804

To register please click here.

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