Tag: grant

Montana State University researchers get $5.1M DOE grant to study camelina

Montana State University researchers get $5.1M DOE grant to study camelina

September 30, 2020 |

In Montana, a research team led by faculty in Montana State University’s College of Agriculture received $5.1 million from the U.S. Department of Energy designed to explore camelina, an oilseed with the potential to be an alternative biofuel and multi-use crop. The MSU team will work with collaborators nationwide in administering total funding of $11 […]

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California rail project awarded $20M DOT grant as it works towards including RD

California rail project awarded $20M DOT grant as it works towards including RD

September 15, 2020 |

In California, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded the California Department of Transportation (CalTrans), in conjunction with the San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission (SJRRC), a $20 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Grant to help construct the Stockton Diamond Grade Separation project – the only rail project in the United States […]

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New Zealand awards grant funds to study hand sanitizer production from grape marc

New Zealand awards grant funds to study hand sanitizer production from grape marc

May 26, 2020 |

In New Zealand, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has awarded funding to Bragato Research Institute for a pilot study that explores transforming grape marc – the skins and seeds remaining after pressing – into hand sanitizer. The hand sanitizer from the study will be donated to Marlborough health workers and first responders. […]

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US Forest Service plans to grant exclusive license to Canadian company for 2G tech

US Forest Service plans to grant exclusive license to Canadian company for 2G tech

January 1, 2020 |

In Washington, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, announced its intention to grant to Hunter Farms dba Whispering Green Energy of 684 County Road #2 Hillier, Ontario K0K 2J0, Canada, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent Application No. 15/882,078, “Low Temperature And Efficient Fractionation Of Lignocellulosic Biomass Using Recyclable Organic Solid Acids”, filed on […]

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New Zealand researcher awarded grant to study advanced biomass gasification

New Zealand researcher awarded grant to study advanced biomass gasification

September 18, 2019 |

In New Zealand, a researcher at the University of Canterbury has been awarded NZ$999,999 funded over three years by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Enterprise to study integrated chemical looping and oxygen uncoupling with advanced biomass gasification, for renewable hydrogen production and carbon dioxide capture. This research will develop a new system that combines […]

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University of Arizona researchers score grant to study how biofuels may decrease health impacts on miners

University of Arizona researchers score grant to study how biofuels may decrease health impacts on miners

August 5, 2019 |

In Arizona, with a $1.78 million grant from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, researchers at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health seek to determine the extent to which using alternative fuel mixtures can reduce exposure to hazardous components of diesel engine exhaust in underground mines to […]

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Loughborough University wins grant to develop sustainable transport fuels

Loughborough University wins grant to develop sustainable transport fuels

May 8, 2019 |

In the UK, Loughborough University has been awarded GBP200,000 for two projects which aim to make the transport sector more environmentally friendly. Researchers successfully bid for the grant which will come from the Department for Transport and Supergen Bioenergy Hub – a group of experts focused on developing sustainable bioenergy systems that support the UK’s […]

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Alabama governor awards Auburn University grant to study carinata viability

Alabama governor awards Auburn University grant to study carinata viability

April 15, 2019 |

In Alabama, a $39,757 grant awarded by Gov. Kay Ivey will enable Auburn University to determine if an oilseed crop can be successfully grown and marketed in Alabama as a biofuel and become another cash crop for the state’s farmers. The study will determine not only if carinata can be successfully grown in the state, […]

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Minnesota opens RFP for $150,000 bioenergy pilot project grant program

Minnesota opens RFP for $150,000 bioenergy pilot project grant program

April 1, 2019 |

In Minnesota, a Request for Proposals (RFP) has been launched by the state’s agriculture department under the AGRI Bioenergy/Biochemical Pilot Project Grant program providing funding that would advance a bioenergy or biochemical production technology beyond the bench scale/proof-of-concept scale toward commercial scale, through construction and operation of a pilot plant. A total of $150,000 will […]

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University of York awarded grant to boost bioeconomy of local SMEs

University of York awarded grant to boost bioeconomy of local SMEs

January 17, 2019 |

In the UK, University of York has been awarded GBP1.5 million to support the growth of Yorkshire businesses that deliver innovative products, processes or services related to renewable, biological resources. The funding has been awarded to the Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC), a University of York subsidiary, from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The BDC […]

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