A circular economy system for multi-source biomass conversion to added value products

LIFE Ref. No: LIFE18 CCM/GR/001180

Area of implementation: Attiki (Greece), Veneto (Italy), Denham (UK)

Duration: 44 months

Project Budget: 2,636,693 Euro

EC Funding: 1,450,181 Euro (55.00%)

The project is co-funded by LIFE, the EU’s financial instrument supporting environmental, nature conservation and climate action projects throughout the EU.

Our Project is also part of the LIFE projects that are co-Funded by the Green Fund. The project team would like to thank the Green Fund for co-funding the NTUA activities. More specifically, according to the Decision Number 181.1/2020 of the Management Board of the Green Fund, the amount of 18,000 Euro was approved for the year 2020.

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The Overall Aim

The overall aim of the CIRCforBIO project proposal is to achieve high GHG emission savings from the substitution of fossil fuels with advanced biofuels as well as to promote the realization of the circular economy concept for biomass. This will be achieved through (i) the implementation and demonstration of an innovative biorefinery concept for the production of bioethanol, used oil (raw material for biodiesel) and other bioproducts from biomass produced from household, catering and industrial food waste and from agricultural residues and (ii) the creation of an interactive platform for facilitating the realisation of the circular economy concept for 2nd generation biomass in Greece.


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