The overarching aim of IBISBA 1.0 is to support and accelerate the uptake of industrial biotechnology as a key enabling technology for advanced manufacturing. To do this, IBISBA 1.0 will provide a distributed network of research infrastructure facilities to promote R&D in bioprocess development and support this bioeconomy KET. The facilities cover a variety of experimental and in… Read More »


The project goal is to further advance the emerging area of Bio – process – systems engineering (BPSE) by capitalizing the recent advances and ITN of RENESENG (FP7 – PEOPLE – ITN) toward the following project objectives : – Expanding the knowledge for value chains across feedstocks, products and industries, e.g., by looking into the potential of MSW… Read More »


Greece produces more than 4.5 million tons of residential and commercial urban waste annually with commercial and industrial waste steadily increasing. This is equivalent to 440 kilograms per person. FYROM on the other hand, produces more than 750ktons of urban waste equivalent of around 350kg/person. At the area of question only 5-6% of waste is recycled in the… Read More »


LIFE MATHER project objective is to design, implement and demonstrate a new data monitoring tool that will create an interoperable connection between the list of materials used by a company in its products with the material related impacts on environment, health and also regulations. The chemical monitoring data will be available, accessible and comparable allowing for assessment of… Read More »


The BIOPEN project aims at developing and maintaining an open innovation platform capable to involve industries, research centers and universities to share knowledge and stimulate joint development for new products and solutions in the bio-based markets. BIOPEN ambition is to become a single voice for the bio-based industries in Europe, gathering expertise and promoting engagement and involvement of… Read More »


The RESYNTEX project aims at designing, developing and demonstrating new high environmental impact industrial symbiosis between the unwearable blends and pure components of textile waste and the chemical and textile industries. Through an innovative recycling approach and a synthesis of expertise, RESYNTEX will transform textile waste into secondary raw materials, creating circularity and reducing environmental impact.  The project comprises:… Read More »


The Renewable Systems Engineering grant (RENESENG) is a new FP7 Marie Curie project that researches and trains a new breed of engineers with project experience in biorefineries and emphasis on advanced process design, synthesis, model-based screening and analysis and process integration. RENESENG continues and builds on a series of successful EU and national projects and will be training… Read More »


The aim of the D-Factory is to set a world benchmark for a sustainable algal biorefinery. Commercial cultivation technologies for Dunaliella microalgal biomass production will be expanded with biorefinery concepts by drawing in European innovations in biomass processing technologies: combining this force with world-renowned expertise in Dunaliella cultivation and microalgal technologies, the D-Factory will be able to showcase… Read More »

EPIC 2020

The EPIC 2020 project builds capacity and know-how to promote the most efficient use of available bioenergy resources within ports and port regions. To generate sustainable urban economic growth for Cities, ports and regional businesses based on bioenergy resources and environmental and social values EPIC 2020 targets the unused bioenergy resource potential. EPIC 2020 supports the transformation of… Read More »


AI4B has developed a novel accountable IT infrastructure for supply chain management in biomass symbiotic networks at the region of Thessaly in Central Greece. Our Vision was to develop IΤ infrastructures in order to support symbiotic networks of biomass feedstock producers and collectors leading to added value and reduced costs of biomass business cycle and to leverage societal interaction and participation,… Read More »


The EU project BIOCORE conceived and analysed the industrial feasibility of a biorefinery concept that allows the conversion of cereal by-products (straws etc), forestry residues andshort rotation woody crops into a wide spectrum of products including 2nd generation biofuels, chemical intermediates, polymers and materials. Through the development of a range of polymer building blocks, BIOCORE showed how 70%… Read More »


e-SYMBIOSIS is a LIFE+ Environmental Policy and Governance Project co-funded by the European Commission. Its implementation started on 1st October 2010 and was completed in June 2014. The project was implemented in Greece and United Kingdom under the coordination of the National Technical University of Athens and the cooperation of the associated beneficiaries Region of Sterea Ellada, University… Read More »