January 2024
Maritime Methanol - Adaptable, Renewable and Environmentally Friendly: Reducing Marine Fuel CO2 Emissions by more than 80%:  M²ARE Project
On December 1, 2023, the 7 consortium partners met in Frankfurt for the kick-off meeting of M²ARE project. The project aims to develop and demonstrate a novel process for “Maritime Methanol”, a new grade of low-cost low-carbon methanol based on biogenic CO2 and renewable H2, to support the needs of the global shipping sector in reducing their CO2 emissions.
ETA-Florence Renewable Energies is the proud leader for the dissemination, communication and exploitation activities for this project.
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Circular and Innovative Production of Microalgae-Based Fuels for Shipping and Aviation: COCPIT Project
COCPIT project, launched on October 1, 2023, will support the large-scale implementation of microalgae-based fuels for aviation and maritime transport through an innovative and circular process, supplemented by a disruptive decision tool for end-users.
ETA-Florence Renewable Energies is leading the communication and dissemination activities of the project. Check out the COCPIT Project website, developed by ETA-Florence.
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Boosting the Market Deployment of Safe, Effective and Sustainable Innovations for Soil Improvement from Bio-Waste, towards Regenerative Soil Systems: BIN2BEAN Project
On September 13-14, 2023, 11 partners from 7 countries across Europe met in Milan to kick off the BIN2BEAN project, an EU-funded Innovation Action project that aims to support European cities by promoting innovations that aim to valorise bio-waste and optimising their recycling into soil improvers through innovative and economically viable value chains
ETA-Florence Renewable Energies is leading the communication and dissemination activities of the project, as well as contributing to the clustering initiatives with other projects and the drafting of new policy recommendations.
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Creating New Synergies between Solar Energy and AgricultureSYMBIOSYST Project First Newsletter
We are pleased to share the first issue of Symbiosyst project newsletter, designed and edited by ETA-Florence Renewable Energies, keeping you up to date with all the latest news and developments from the project.
The project investigates innovative systems to go beyond the idea of solar energy production and agriculture as two separate sectors, and find a new synergy where land & crops and photovoltaics can have a mutually beneficial relationship.
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Microchcp Hybrid Heating and Cooling System Running on Sustainable Liquid Biofuels: FIT4MICRO New Factsheet 
Learn more on the FIT4MICRO project's first year activities focused on the identification of heating and cooling applications for the micro gas turbine (mGT) systems by reading this new factsheet, designed and edited by ETA-Florence Renewable Energies.
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Powering a Sustainable Future with Integrated Solar Solutions: SEAMLESS Project New Factsheets 
Integration of photovoltaics in infrastructures (IIPV) has an enormous potential and photovoltaic noise barriers (PVNBs) are the example of such emerging market. 
In the architecture world, building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) has started to consolidate in the market, slowly but steadily gaining adoption and settling as a more mature, recognised and reliable technology.
Learn more about Seamless project's goals and activities by reading the first factsheets designed and edited by ETA-Florence Renewable Energies
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FOREST4EU Extended Summaries Booklet Now Available

In its first year, FOREST4EU project has collected best practices, innovations and other relevant knowledge from the selected EIP-AGRI Operational Groups. The collection of this data has brought to 175 Extended Summaries: an incredible result!

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Fit4Micro: A Clean Way to Power Homes Off the Electricity Grid 

Find out more about the impact of Fit4Micro project on the European building sector in the first video-animation of the project, deisgned and made by ETA-Florence.

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6 Projects, 1 Goal: The BIO-MATTER Cluster

NewWave project, AMBIANCE, BIO-UPTAKE, GREEN-LOOP, VITAL and Waste2BioComp have united under the common aim of making sustainable processes and products a norm in the EU.  

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EBIO: Sustainable Electrochemistry from Lab to Demonstration Scale

The EBIO project has demonstrated the development of a specific divided cell from lab-scale to demonstrator-scale. Learn more by reading the project's latest press release.

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Low Carbon Biofuels Forum (LCBF) 3rd Meeting: From Lipids to Check-In: How to Fly Sustainably

17 January 2024, Online 

The Low Carbon Biofuels Forum is an international group of experts in advanced biofuels covering a wide range of biomass conversion technologies, policy, sustainability, and other topics.
Walk through over the whole value chain of HEFA-SAF from field to check-in by participating to this LCB Forum webinar.

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GreenMeUp Project Webinar: Biomethane Dynamics in Emerging European Markets

18 January 2024, Online

During the event we'll hear the voices of those EU countries where biomethane market is still emerging: we'll have CZ Biom representing Czech Republic, PIGEOR for Poland, the Latvian Biogas Association and the Estonian Biogas Association.

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RESILEX Project Webinar: Critical Raw Materials, What is at Stake?

18 January 2024, Online 
During the webinar we will take a look at the Critical Raw Materials Act together with an expert from the European Commission, then, the two projects will present their solutions (under development) aimed at addressing the objectives of the CRM act.
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IEA Bioenergy Webinar: Biohubs and the Role they Play in Biomass Supply Chains

23 Janaury 2024, Online

Bio-hubs can play a central role in collecting, processing, and distributing biomass for renewable energy and bio-based products, vital for a sustainable and reliable bioeconomy. Learn more by participating in this webinar.

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FlexSNG Project Workshop: Competitive Advantage and Risk Mitigation for a Large-Scale Biofuels Process

6 February 2024, Paper Week Canada

The event, organised by PAPTAC, will illustrate how this gasification-methanation process called FlexSNG is being systematically developed, and where the de-risked process is expected to lead to improved economics and a competitive position as the demand for synthetic natural gas grows.

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MED GREEN Forum 7th Edition: GETTING TO ZERO: Beyond energy transition, towards carbon-neutral Mediterranean cities

14-16 February 2024, Florence, Italy
MGF is an international meeting where researchers and experts from all over the World come together to envision and discuss the sustainable future of Mediterranean cities.


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EU Solar Buildings - Strategy Day in Brussels

21 February 2024, Brussels, Belgium

The partners of the SEAMLESS-PV project and Solar Power Europe are inviting you to discuss current developments to define a new set of priorities and solutions for solar buildings, with the goal of defining the main mission areas.

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Workshop: Bridging the Gap between Phytoremediation Solutions on Growing Energy Crops on Contaminated Lands and Clean Biofuels Production

13 March 2024, Athens, Greece
Three projects funded by the European Commission: GOLD Project H2020Phy2Climate Project, & CERESiS project, are coming together to present in Athens, Greece.

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Seconda Conferenza Rete Italiana del Fotovolaico

11-12 Giugno 2024, Bolzano

La conferenza della Rete IFV affronterà i temi della ricerca nel fotovoltaico, le nuove tecnologie, le principali attività di ricerca in corso e le applicazioni del fotovoltaico in contesti utility scale come ad esempio il Building Integrated PhotoVoltaics (BIPV) e l’agrivoltaico.

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32nd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition - EUBCE 2024

24-27 June 2024, Marseille, France
Join the largest biomass scientific & industry-focused conference next June in Marseille. Each year, EUBCE brings together the greatest minds and latest advancements in biomass, with the aim of accelerating research and market uptake across the globe.
Discover EUBCE 2024 Exhibition and Sponsorship Opportunities!

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