Related Initiatives


The EuroBioRef project (European Multilevel Integrated Biorefinery Design for Sustainable Biomass Processing) deals with the entire process of transformation of biomass, from fields to final commercial products.


CatchBio has initiated an ambitious research program of 8 years in the field of catalytic biomass conversion. Its aim is to process the various components present in biomass (cellulose, hemi-cellulose, lignin, proteins and oils) in useful fuels, chemicals and pharmaceuticals. Also the

Other EU-Japan projects

The European Commission has funded a number of coordinated EU-Japan projects in 2011: LEMSUPER – LIGHT ELEMENT MOLECULAR CONDUCTIVITY ( IRON-SEA – Establishing the basic science and technology for Iron-based superconducting electronics applications (www.ironsea

Project Coordinator: Professor Emiel Hensen, E.J.M.Hensen@TUE.NL Project Manager: Dr Gabriela Dima, G.E.Dima@TUE.NL

NOVACAM is a coordinated EU-Japan project supported by the European Union and the Japan Science and Technology Agency. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 604319.