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2017.01.05 | News from the management

New FACCE SURPLUS Call: Small scale biorefineries

FACCE SURPLUS announces the launch of a second call for transnational research projects on "Small scale Biorefineries". The deadline for the submission of pre-proposals is March 7, 2017.

A new project aims to improve the cultivation of miscanthus, a gigantic plant able to deliver a significant amount of biomass for energy production. Photo: Colourbox

2017.01.02 | Research news

Development of techniques for biomass production on marginal land in Europe

A new project will develop techniques for biomass production on marginal and contaminated land in Europe thus avoiding conflicting with food production.

Previous research indicates that the Sida plant has many advantages, such as contributing significantly to diversified bioeconomy and enhanced biodiversity. Photo: Fritzflohrreynolds

2016.12.21 | Research news

American multipurpose plant may enter the European market

The plant called Sida hermaphrodita might for the first time soon enter the European market, thereby contributing to the development of several bio-based products as well as improving biodiversity. In combination with tree production this could be a great stepping stone towards a bio-based economy.

The project partners in Vitismart will develop biological and environmentally friendly ways of defeating grapevine diseases.

2016.12.21 | Research news

Towards a biological and climate resilient wine production

A new research project will reduce chemical input, prepare for climate changes and improve productivity in grapevine production. A development which is highly needed in order to adapt to future challenges.

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