CO2BioFuels - Microbial Electrosynthesis of Biofuels from CO2

The CO2Biofuels project pioneers bioelectrochemical technologies for the conversion of carbon dioxide into biofuels (butanol) using innovative electrodes capable of achieving high production rates at low economic costs. Novel high-performance electrodes will be developed during the first year, at the Advanced Water Management Centre of the University of Queensland (Australia). In the second year, at LEQUIA's laboratories, trials of the best materials at bench and pilot-plant demonstration will be performed. Finally, as regards the applications of this technology, on-site demonstration will be arranged to implement the technology in existing BES pilot plant of other R&D projects and commercialised by company/ies interested. 

 

Experienced researcher: Dr Helena Matabosch

Supervisor: Dr Sebastià Puig

Additional Info

  • Start: 2019
  • Duration: 24 months
  • LEQUIA grant: 114978 Euros
  • Funding organisation: ACCIÓ
  • Program: TECNIOspring+ (Marie Sklodowska Curie COFUND)
  • Reference: TECSPR18-1-0101

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Laboratory of Chemical and Enviromental Engineering

Institut de Medi Ambient
Universitat de Girona
Campus Montilivi
17003 Girona

Parc Científic i Tecnològic de la UdG
Edifici Jaume Casademont, Porta B
Pic de Peguera, 15
17003 Girona
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