The tables below summarise the technologies available across the 15 project partners, listed by rig code and topic. Scroll down for the rig code legend. Use the search functions to find biofuels facilities.

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Rigs by Topic

Alcohol water separationKTH1
Ash analysis, VTT2
Biomass characterisation,ASTON1, CENER1 KTH3, SIN2, SIN3, TUD1, VTT2
Biomass fractionation, POL1
Biomass preparationASTON1, CENER1, CENER2, CENER3, POL1, WR5
Biomass pretreatment and fractionation, LNEG1
Bio-oil upgradingASTON1, KIT3, SIN2
CatalysisASTON1, BE4, KTH2, VTT3, WR2
Catalytic pyrolysis, ASTON1
Catalytic reactor up to 35 barKTH1
Combined heat and powerKTH1
Combustion in BFB and CFB, VTT8
Combustion in moving grateBE1
Combustion of solids and slurriesTUG4
Combustion, BE1, BE2, BE3, BE4, BE5, ECN1, ECN2, KTH2, POL2, TUG4, VTT3, VTT8,
Digestion, LNEG2, LNEG5, POL1
FermentationCENER4, CENER5, LNEG2, LNEG4, LNEG5, POL1 SIN3, WR4
Fischer-Tropsch, VTT5
Fuel cellPOL1, POL2, POL3, TUG3
GasificationBE3, BE4, BE5, CENER3, CERTH1, ECN1, ECN2, ENEA4, KTH1, KTH2, POL2, TUD2, TUG1, TUG2, VTT1, VTT3, VTT4, VTT5, VTT8,
Gasification, BFB, CENER3, ECN1, TUD2, TUG1, VTT8
Gasification, BFB and CFB, VTT8
Gasification, downdraft, CERTH1
Gasification, indirectECN2
Gasification, integrated with PV and windKTH1
Gasification updraftENEA4
Hydrogen production, ENEA5
Hydrogen separation, ENEA3
Hydrothermal liquefactionKIT2
Hydrothermal processing, ASTON1, KIT2, LNEG3, TUG2
Membrane reactor.ENEA3
Microalgae production,LNEG4
Photobioreactor, LNEG4
Pressure reactorENEA1
Pressure reactor for pretreatment and fractionationENEA2
Pretreatment,CENER4, CENER5
Product characterisationKTH3, SIN1
Product separationLNEG2
Pyrolysis oil hydrodeoxygenation, ASTON1, KIT3, SIN2
Pyrolysis, ASTON1, BE3, ECN1, KIT1, KTH2, LNEG3, SIN2, TUD1, VTT6, VTT7, WR2
Pyrolysis, analyticalASTON1
Pyrolysis, fastASTON1, KTH2, VTT6
Pyrolysis, fast in twin screw, KIT1
Pyrolysis, fast steam, KTH2
Pyrolysis, intermediateASTON1
Pyrolysis, slowASTON1, VTT7
Screw reactorWR1
Separation processes, LNEG5, WR3, WR5
Separation, ENEA5
Solvolysis, hydrosolvolysisKIT2
Steam reforming,ENEA5
Synthesis, VTT5
Tar analysisBE3, BE5, ECN2, POL2, TUD2, TUG2,
Tar reformingVTT1
Torrefaction, CENER2
Wastewater treatment,LNEG5

Rigs by Code

Rig CodeFacilities Available
ASTON1Biomass characterisation, Biomass preparation, Bio-oil upgrading, Catalysis, Catalysts, Hydrothermal processing, Pyrolysis analytical, Pyrolysis catalytic, Pyrolysis fast, Pyrolysis intermediate, Pyrolysis slow
BE1Combustion in moving grate
BE2Aerosols, Combustion
BE3Combustion, Gasification, Pyrolysis, Tar Analysis
BE4Catalysis, Combustion, Gasification
BE5Combustion, Gasification, Tar Analysis
CENER1Biomass characterisation, Biomass preparation
CENER2Biomass preparation, Torrefaction
CENER3Biomass Preparation, Gasification in BFB
CENER4Fermentation, Pretreatment
CENER5Fermentation, Pretreatment
CERTH1Downdraft gasification
ECN1Combustion, Gasification in BFB, Pyrolysis
ECN2Combustion, Indirect gasification, Tar Analysis/Removal
ENEA1Pressure reactor
ENEA2Pressure reactor for pretreatment and fractionation
ENEA3Hydrogen separation, Membrane reactor
ENEA4Updraft gasification
ENEA5Hydrogen production, Separation, Steam reforming
KIT1Fast pyrolysis in twin screw
KIT2Solvolysis, hydrothermal liquefaction and hydrosolvolysis
KIT3Pyrolysis oil hydrodeoxygenation
KTH1Alcohol-water separation, Catalytic reactor up to 35 bar, Combined heat and power, Gas characterisation, Gasification integrated with PV and wind
KTH2Catalysts, Combustion, Fast steam pyrolysis, Gasification, Gasification, Pyrolysis
KTH3Biomass Characterisation, Product Characterisation
LNEG1Biomass pre-treatment and fractionation
LNEG2Digestion, Fermentation, Product separation
LNEG3Hydrothermal, Pyrolysis
LNEG4Fermentation, Microalgae production, Photobioreactor
LNEG5Digestion, Fermentation, Separation Processes, Wastewater treatment
POL1Biomass fractionation, Biomass preparation, Digestion, Fermentation, Fuel cell
POL2Combustion, Fuel cell, Gasification, Tar Analysis
POL3Fuel Cell
SIN1Product characterisation and analysis
SIN2Biomass characterisation, Pyrolysis, Pyrolysis oil upgrading
SIN3Biomass characterisation, Fermentation
TUD1Autoclave, Biomass characterisation, Pyrolysis
TUD2Gasification in BFB, Tar Analysis/Removal
TUG1Gasification in BFB
TUG2Gasification, Hydrothermal processing, Tar Analysis
TUG3Fuel cell with diagnostics
TUG4Combustion of solids and slurries
VTT1Gasification, Tar reformer
VTT2Ash analysis, Biomass characterisation
VTT3Catalysts, Combustion, Gasification
VTT5Fischer-Tropsch, Gasification, Synthesis
VTT6Pyrolysis, Pyrolysis fast
VTT7Pyrolysis slow
VTT8Combustion in BFB and CFB, Gasification in BFB and CFB
WR1Screw reactor
WR2Catalysis, Pyrolysis
WR3Separation processes for solids
WR5Biomass Preparation, Separation Processes


Rig Codes Key

Rig Codes BRISK2 Partner Country
ASTON1 Aston University UK
BE2, BE2, BE3, BE4, BE5 Bioenergy 2020+ Austria
VTT1, VTT2, VTT3, VTT4, VTT5, VTT6, VTT7, VTT8 VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Finland
CENER1, CENER2, CENER3, CENER4, CENER5 National Renewable Energy Centre Spain
ECN1, ECN2 Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands Netherlands
KIT1, KIT2, KIT3 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Germany
KTH1, KTH2, KTH3 Royal Institute of Technology Sweden
TUD1, TUD2 Delft University of Technology Netherlands
LNEG1, LNEG2, LNEG3, LNEG4, LNEG5 National Laboratory of Energy and Geology Portugal
ENEA1, ENEA2, ENEA3, ENEA4, ENEA5 Italian National Agency for New Technologies Italy
CERTH1 Centre for Research and Technology Hellas Greece
POL1, POL2, POL3 Polytechnic University of Turin Italy
TUG1, TUG2, TUG3, TUG4 Graz University of Technology Austria
WR1, WR2, WR3, WR4, WR5 Wageningen University & Research Netherlands