Mission Statement

Our overall vision is to become a world leader in biomass to energy and biomass to goods conversion and to become a leading member of the biobased economy community.

Based on the matchmaking between the economic needs of a private company and the requirements of high level research we aim

  • to increase the performance of Austrian industry by being industry’s scientific and technological backbone,
  • to establish and assure critical mass for successful R&D,
  • to provide technology transfer services for industry partners (become a one-stop-shop along the value chain, respectively),
  • to educate and mentor young scientists,
  • to develop and care for human capital for industry,
  • to establish and care for successful R&D networks,
  • to significantly contribute to achieve the targets of the Austrian and the EU Biomass Action Plan,
  • and to significantly contribute to the formation of a biobased economy.