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Inauguration of the new biorefinery plant at AU Foulum

Participate in the inauguration event and learn more about AU’s new demonstration-scale biorefinery plant.

2019.05.21 | Claus Bo Andreasen

Date Tue 25 Jun
Time 16:00 18:00
Location AU Foulum, Blichers Allé 20, 8830 Tjele

Tuesday 25 June, Aarhus University opens a new biorefinery plant able to process “wet” green biomasses to be used in the production of a broad range of sustainable and bio-based products.

The demonstration platform is established with a view to optimizing and validating process-technical solutions and will provide solid datasets used to calculate economic, environmental and climate sustainability.

We expect the plant to play a central role in relation to the development of opportunities for establishing a green, Danish protein production. The plant is central in the green transition of Danish agriculture.

Building costs amounted to approx. 15 million DKK, and the establishment of the plant was facilitated via funding from various foundations and companies, including  Arla, Danish Crown, DLG, DLF, GUDP, the Central Denmark Region and Aarhus University..



4PM     Visit to the facilities that support a circular bioeconomy 

During the visit, you will learn more about growing green biomasses as well as experiments with feeding green protein to pigs. Finally, we visit the experimental biogas plant at AU Foulum.

We meet at the main entrance, Blichers Allé 20, 8830 Tjele. Indicated as “Information” on this map.

5PMInauguration of a new biorefinery plant  

Following the intial welcome and compliments, Associate Professort and Project Manager Morten Ambye-Jensen, Department of Engineering, will introduce the new biorefinery plant.

Next, there will be free access to the building, and employees from Department of Engineering will explain more about the various technologies.

Finally, you may participate in a networking dinner. 

The inauguration event takes place close to building L38 (map). Parking close to the building is possible.

Participation in the inauguration event is free, but registration is required. 

Register here

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