Our experts

EoW represents the work of 30 professors. Their work can be divided in 5 main working groups (WG). Each WG is specialized in a specific recovery technology and consist therefore of another expert group.

Biochemicals extraction & use

Activities:

  • Recovery of biomolecules
  • Downstream processing
  • Extraction
  • Fermentation
  • Purification
  • Development of biobased additives and testing of their activity

Members:

Biomaterials & Eco-design

Activities:

  • Development of biobased materials
  • Natural fibres
  • Hemp, wood, grass valorization
  • Design for sustainability
  • Socio-technological interaction analysis

Members:

Nutrient & Energy recovery

Activities:

  • Nutrients recovery
  • Thermo-chemical conversion
  • Bio-char
  • Bio-oil
  • Bio-energy
  • Soil (phyto)remediation

Members:

    Water treatment & recovery

    Activities: 

    • Re-use of process water
    • Cultivation of biomass on effluent
    • Biological treatment
    • Membrane treatment
    • Micropollutants removal

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    Value Chain Assessment

    Activities:

    • Technological and Economic (TEA) feasibility
    • Legal framework and approach to innovation based on biomass
    • New business models

    Members: