Tag: BIOFAT

EU-funded BIOFAT project looks to tackle sustainability of algae for biofuel production

EU-funded BIOFAT project looks to tackle sustainability of algae for biofuel production

September 30, 2015 |

In Italy and Portugal, half-hectare pilot projects for algae production were set up under the European Union-funded BIOFAT project and a 10-hectare facility is now under development. The project that runs through April 2016 is putting a major focus on environmental and economic sustainability, attempting to further refine aspects of these issues that have been […]

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Algae fuel, algae research clusters: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to BIOFAT

Algae fuel, algae research clusters: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to BIOFAT

September 16, 2015 |

BIOFAT is a microalgae-to-biofuel FP7 demonstration project that integrates the entire value chain of algae process from optimized growth, starch and oil accumulation, to downstream processing (biorefinery) including biofuel production . The BIOFAT approach integrates and scales up complementary technologies and skills from each partner into a global multidisciplinary project. Partners include: A4F, S.A (Portugal);  Department […]

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The BIOfuel From Algae Technologies project launches in EU

The BIOfuel From Algae Technologies project launches in EU

[ 0 ] May 25, 2011 |

In Belgium, nine partners from seven countries have joined in a project to show that ethanol, biodiesel and bioproducts can be produced from algae on a large scale. The BIOfuel From Algae Technologies (BIOFAT) project, largely funded by the European Commission’s Seventh Framework Program, aims to demonstrate that biofuels made from microalgae can offer energy […]

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