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Mission and Focus Areas of Biogas and Biorefinering


The mission of the biogas and biorefining research programme is to develop innovative and energy efficient biogas and biorefinery systems producing advanced bioenergy, biofuels, and biochemical as well as providing a highly motivating student environment with high grade laboratory facilities and supervision. The biogas and biorefining research programme is dedicated to supporting the circular bio-economy by adding value and sustainability to a wide range of products and to provide a viable route to large scale, sustainable production of bioenergy and bioproducts. Research is conducted to the highest international level in process development and design, optimization and integration, product upgrading and end use applications.

Focus areas

  • Biogas
  • Biomass processing
  • Waste to energy
  • Applied/Industrial microbiology
  • Aquatic biomass and saline biomass biorefining
  • Bioprocess modeling

Collaboration Partners

  • VIA University College
  • Alpha-Aqua
  • ZPD