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BIKE - Biofuels production at low - Iluc risK for European sustainable bioeconomy

Project description

A closer look at farmlands diverted to biofuel production

Indirect land use change (ILUC) occurs when agricultural land previously destined for the food and feed markets is diverted to biofuel production. This implies land use change and may cause the release of greenhouse gas emissions. The EU’s shift towards renewable energy has thrown a spotlight on ILUC and the question of how to achieve the lowest possible ILUC risk. With this in mind, the EU-funded BIKE project will study pathways to keeping that risk low. Specifically, it will map and assess increases in the production of crops grown on abandoned or degraded land and evaluate the feasibility of a new biogas-to-liquid production route. A detailed assessment of existing policy and legal frameworks influencing the deployment of low ILUC-risk value chains will also be performed.

Field of science

  • /social sciences/economics and business/economics/production economics/productivity
  • /agricultural sciences/agricultural biotechnology/biomass
  • /engineering and technology/industrial biotechnology/biomaterials/biofuels
  • /engineering and technology/environmental engineering/energy and fuels
  • /agricultural sciences/agriculture, forestry, and fisheries/agriculture

Call for proposal

H2020-LC-SC3-2020-RES-IA-CSA
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Funding Scheme

CSA - Coordination and support action

Coordinator

CONSORZIO PER LA RICERCA E LA DIMOSTRAZIONE SULLE ENERGIE RINNOVABILI
Address
Viale Kennedy 182
50038 Scarperia E San Piero
Italy
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 447 976,25

Participants (12)

STICHTING WAGENINGEN RESEARCH
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 194 625
Address
Droevendaalsesteeg 4
6708 PB Wageningen
Activity type
Research Organisations
CENTRE FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES AND SAVING FONDATION
Greece
EU contribution
€ 226 900
Address
Marathonos 19Th Km
19009 Pikermi
Activity type
Research Organisations
MALINS CHRISTOPHER
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 149 250
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ENI SPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 164 250
Address
Piazzale Mattei Enrico 1
00144 Roma
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
UPM-KYMMENE OYJ
Finland
EU contribution
€ 189 250
Address
Alvar Aallon Katu 1
00100 Helsinki
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
THE FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Italy
EU contribution
€ 250 017,50
Address
Viale Delle Terme Di Caracalla
00153 Roma
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
EXERGIA ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT CONSULTANTS AE
Greece
EU contribution
€ 197 025
Address
15 Voukourestiou Str
106 71 Athina
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
CIB-CONSORZIO ITALIANO BIOGAS E GASSIFICAZIONE
Italy
EU contribution
€ 189 875
Address
Via Einstein Snc Localita Cascina Codazza Parco Tecnologico Padano
26900 Lodi
Activity type
Other
IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY AND MEDICINE
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 348 000
Address
South Kensington Campus Exhibition Road
SW7 2AZ London
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
ETA - ENERGIA, TRASPORTI, AGRICOLTURA SRL
Italy
EU contribution
€ 233 125
Address
Via Antonio Giacomini 28 Stradario M2192
50132 Firenze
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
NEMZETI AGRARKUTATASI ES INNOVACIOS KOZPONT
Hungary
EU contribution
€ 109 125
Address
Szent Gyorgyi Albert Utca 4
2100 Godollo
Activity type
Other
ISCC SYSTEM GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 271 000
Address
Hohenzollernring 72
50672 Koln
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)