The EU SUNRISE (“Solar energy for a circular economy”) coordination and support action (CSA https://www.sunriseaction.eu) is preparing a large scale research initiative aiming to provide novel technologies for a sustainable production of fuels and chemicals from sunlight and abundant raw materials such as CO2, O2
Content: The basic concepts of the bioeconomy and the circular economy, overview of different industrial companies operating in Finland, guest lectures by the industry professionals, site-visits to observe SME’s research and production facilities and direct interaction with industry representatives.
The basic concepts of the biorefineries and the contribution of photosynthetic organisms to blue and green biorefineries will be discussed.
A BioCity Turku Research Programme 2016-2020
The BioCity Turku Research Programme “SmartBio" (Advanced Bioresources and Smart Bioproducts) utilizes the synergy emerging from basic research, combined with applied science and engineering, as well as extensive cooperation with industry.
DIRECTOR: Associate Professor Yagut Allahverdiyeva-Rinne, University of Turku
VICE-DIRECTOR: Associate Professor Henrik Grénman, Åbo Akademi University