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Sustainable Regional Supply Chains for Woody Bioenergy

Objective

BioRES is proposed by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in cooperation with the European Biomass Association, the Agricultural Chamber of Styria/Austria, C.A.R.M.E.N marketing network for renewable resources (Germany), the Finish Forest Technology Centre METLA, regional energy agencies in Croatia and Slovenia, and the national biomass associations in Bulgaria and Serbia.
BioRES aims at introducing an innovative concept of Biomass Logistic and Trade Centres (BLTCs) in Serbia, Croatia, and Bulgaria on the basis of cooperation with technology leaders from Austria, Slovenia, Germany, and Finland. This will help increasing the demand for woody bioenergy products (processed fire wood, wood chips, wood pellets, and wood briquettes) in these countries and contribute to the achievement of EU targets set out in the RES Directive (2009/28/EC).
BioRES identifies priority locations for new BLTCs, assesses regional potentials for the production and use of woody bioenergy products, and initiates local stakeholder dialogues involving both producers and potential users of woody bioenergy products (WP3). BioRES initiates the establishment of community-based investor groups, conducts feasibility studies and provides support for BLTC business plans as well as for sale agreements on supply and demand side, and helps for the start of operations of new BLTCs (WP4) on the basis of EU best practices (WP2). BioRES promotes local consumer information and awareness building (WP7) as well as the development (WP6) of local capacities at all stages along the regional supply chains for quality-controlled woody bioenergy products from sustainable forestry (WP5). Outcomes of BioRES will be exchanged with stakeholders in all EU28 Member States (WP8).
The innovative concept for new BLTCs builds upon the results of numerous previous and on-going European programs, in particular BIOMASS TRADE CENTER II, FOROPA, SolidStandards and BIOREGIONS.

Call for proposal

H2020-LCE-2014-2015

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Sub call

H2020-LCE-2014-3

Coordinator

DEUTSCHE GESELLSCHAFT FUR INTERNATIONALE ZUSAMMENARBEIT (GIZ) GMBH
Net EU contribution
€ 434 156,25
Address
Dag Hammarskjold Weg 1-5
65760 Eschborn
Germany

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Region
Darmstadt Main-Taunus-Kreis
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (8)

BIOENERGY EUROPE
Belgium
Net EU contribution
€ 241 437,50
Address
Place Du Champ De Mars 2
1050 Bruxelles

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Region
Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/ Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale/Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
LANDESKAMMER FUER LAND UND FORTWIRTSCHAFT IN STEIERMARK
Austria
Net EU contribution
€ 232 687,50
Address
Hamerlinggasse 3
8010 Graz

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Region
Südösterreich Steiermark Graz
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
CENTRALES AGRAR-ROHSTOFF-MARKETING-UND ENERGIE-NETZWERK E.V.
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 51 187,50
Address
Schulgasse 18
94315 Straubing

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Region
Bayern Niederbayern Straubing, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
LUONNONVARAKESKUS
Finland
Net EU contribution
€ 200 875,00
Address
Latokartanonkaari 9
00790 Helsinki

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Region
Manner-Suomi Helsinki-Uusimaa Helsinki-Uusimaa
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ZAVOD ENERGETSKA AGENCIJA ZA SAVINJSKO SALESKO IN KOROSKO
Slovenia
Net EU contribution
€ 213 380,00
Address
Koroska Cesta 37a
3320 Velenje

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Region
Slovenija Vzhodna Slovenija Savinjska
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
REGIONALNA ENERGETSKA AGENCIJA SJEVEROZAPADNE HRVATSKE
Croatia
Net EU contribution
€ 193 125,00
Address
Andrije Zaje 10
10000 Zagreb

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Region
Hrvatska Grad Zagreb Grad Zagreb
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
NATIONAL BIOMASS ASSOCIATION SERBIO
Serbia
Net EU contribution
€ 130 875,00
Address
Doze Djerdja 6
21100 Novi Sad

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Region
Србија - север Регион Војводине Јужнобачка област
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
NACIONALNA ASOCIACIA PO BIOMASA
Bulgaria
Net EU contribution
€ 167 687,50
Address
Ulica Antim Parvi 22
4000 Plovdiv

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Region
Югозападна и Южна централна България Южен централен Пловдив
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00