Clariant successfully concludes testing of energy crop miscanthus
INA has chosen Clariant’s sunliquid® technology to assess usability of miscanthus for conversion into lignocellulosic sugars & ethanol within the EU-funded GRACE project.
Grace project participated at the BBI Day in Rome on 14th May
On Tuesday 14th May the GRACE project participated at the BBI Day in Rome.
Kick off meeting of GRACE Demonstration Case 1 in Straubing
Kick off meeting of GRACE Demonstration case 1 was held on April 16th 2019 in Straubing.
First miscanthus biomass for cellulose-based ethanol harvested by INA
In February 2019, INA - the Croatian GRACE project partner - harvested around 30 tons of miscanthus.
GRACE participated at the Joint ADVANCEFUEL-SEEMLA Workshop
On 20 to 21 November GRACE participated at the Joint ADVANCEFUEL-SEEMLA Workshop in Brüssel.
Opening of the biorefinery technology center
On 31 October the chancellor of the University of Hohenheim officially opened the on-farm biorefinery technology center.
Interview in Il Bioeconomista
Andreas Kiesel, the coordinator of the GRACE project, gave an interview to Il Bioeconomista, which is one of the leading bioeconomy blogs in Europe.
Open day at research station Ihinger Hof
The open day at the University of Hohenheim’s research station “Ihinger Hof” took place on 10th June.
TV Crew visited research station
On 5th June, a television crew visited the research station of the University of Hohenheim.
GRACE at the EUBCE
Several GRACE project partners participated in the European Biomass Conference and Exhibition in Copenhagen.
Miscanthus successfully established
At the end of April, the miscanthus plot-scale and field-scale trails were planted at Oberer Lindenhof.
GRACE participates in Common Dissemination Booster
GRACE together with 9 other projects sucessfully applied for the Common Dissemination Booster (CDB).
GRACE at BBI Stakeholder Forum
GRACE set up a project booth at the BBI Stakeholder Forum in Brussels at 6 and 7 December 2017.
Multistakeholder Workshop at MEG conference
GRACE organized a multistakeholder at the annual conference of the "International Society for Miscanthus and perennial Energy Grasses (MEG) e.V." in Bonn.
The project coordinator Andreas Kiesel presented the GRACE project to the participants of the Italian Forum on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioeconomy (IFIB) 2017 in Rome.
Article about GRACE in daily press FAZ
An article on the GRACE project and consortium appeared in the "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ)", one of the largest daily newspapers in Germany.
GRACE Kick-off Meeting at University of Hohenheim
The GRACE Kick-off Meeting was organized in the Balcony Hall of the University of Hohenheim.
GRACE press release published
An official GRACE press release was published in June 2017 to provide information on this unique bioeconomy project to a broad audience.