Kick off Meeting of the GRAIL Project consortium

The kick-off meeting of the GRAIL consortium took place in Barcelona in the 23th and 24th of last january and was hosted by the Project Coordinator IUCT, Spain.
It aimed to bring together all partners of the GRAIL project in order to get to know each other better and to discuss strategic and operational issues of the project implementation.
The core session on methodology refining helped partners to get a better understanding of the project’s methodology, to exchange ideas, to identify ways to support the policy dialogue, to start discussions on the call for proposals and on pilot actions, and to discuss the approach for collaboration with relevant stakeholders.

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  • GRAIL e-NEWSLETTER #3 – February 2016

    March 4, 2016

    Project Progress  BIOTRANSFORMATION OF GLYCEROL TO BIOFUELS The biological processes for the biofuel productions are proceeding with the optimization of the different procedures. Hydrogen, ethanol and butanol were produced through different ways of fermentation (batch, fed-batch and continuous), using different type of crude glycerol as substrates. A meeting among WP2 partners will be held on the […]

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  • GRAIL Open Day – Brussels (Belgium) – March 9th, 2016

    March 4, 2016

    The GRAIL project Open Day will be held the 9th of March in Brussels (Belgium) at ENEA’s facilities. The GRAIL open day is a dissemination event about the project designed to create awareness about it and its impact to key stakeholders of the field. At this event, different experts from biodiesel industry, politicians, etc. have […]

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  • GRAIL – Publishable Summary of the first 18 months

    December 21, 2015

    Project context and main objectives GRAIL is a glycerol-based biorefinery project aimed at providing high quality chemical products from cheap and abundant crude glycerol through highly integrated conversion technologies. Why is glycerol an important bio-based chemical? Crude glycerol is by far the most abundant bio-based chemical in the world economy. The reason is found in […]

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  • BIOLATAM 2015 – Chile – November 2015

    November 12, 2015

    Roberto Horcajada -Inkemia IUCT Group, project coordinator of GRAIL- will have a presentation at the BIOLATAM 2015 event in Chile on Tuesday 17, November 2015 (09:00–10:30). The theme of his presentation is about bioeconomy and industrial biotechnology: The economic model of the future and examples of this industrial reality in Latin America. “White biotechnology includes […]

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