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About the project

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The LogistEC project aims to develop new or improved technologies of the biomass logistics chains. Cost-efficient, environmental-friendly and socially sustainable biomass supply chains are needed to achieve the 2020 EU RES targets that might be impeded by the potential scarcity of lignocellulosic biomass from agriculture.
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Main project deliverables

  • Innovative cropping systems to enhance the sustainability of feedstock production.
  • Adaptations of agricultural machinery for cost-efficient biomass harvesting and handling.
  • Characterization of new pre-treatment technologies to densify biomass prior to transport.
  • Optimization of supply-chain transport logistics and sustainability assessment.
  • Demonstration of improved process operations for all the steps from harvesting to transport at pilot scale.

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