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Area 1 Biorefineries

We use thermochemical, biochemical and syngas technologies for the development of biomass-, residues- and waste-based biorefineries.

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Area 2 Digital Methods and Solutions

We consistently use digital tools for technology development, technology integration into sustainable energy and resource systems and optimization of operation.

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Area 3 Sustainable Supply and Value Cycles

We examine the entire value cycle from the resource to the end product and its market, including recycling and energy / material recovery.

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Projekte

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In order to ensure long-term sustainable biomass availability, the use of available biomass potentials...

A challenge for electrical energy supply networks is maintaining the constant balance between demand...

The use of biomass or biogenic waste is increasingly shifting from purely energetic use for electricity...

The aim of the Speed-up Algorithms project is to massively accelerate the computational time of a CFD...

The project "KLAR - Sewage Sludge Inorganic Recycling" aims to make sewage sludge usable as...

  BM Retrofit is dedicated to the development and demonstration of holistic retrofitting and...

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions depict the European flagship funding program for doctoral education and...

Energy storage is of central importance in order to be able to reliably provide renewable energy, the...

Fossil fuels are still frequently used in food production, which is associated with significant emissions...

The goal of the project is to implement decentralized optimization measures for district heating (DH)...

The Alps4GreenC project, funded by INTERREG Alpine Space, aims at setting-the-scene for transnational...

Next-generation district heating systems with a high share of renewable and volatile energy sources are...

ÖVGW is committed to making a contribution to climate change and is converting the natural gas grid...

In order to provide heating and cooling in the most sustainable and CO2-neutral way possible, the trend...

The TCP SHC has set itself the goal that solar energy technologies will cover more than 50 % of the heating...

The Austrian Renewable Energy Expansion Act (Erneuerbaren-Ausbau-Gesetz) envisages a significant increase...

In the REal project, a holistic, scalable and user-friendly concept is created. Thereby sector-coupled,...

Das Projekt GreenCarbon Lab dient dem Aufbau von Infrastruktur zur Untersuchung einfacher Bioraffineriekonzepte...

The ongoing and rapid expansion of wind and photovoltaic power generation is an undisputed principle...

IEA Bioenergy Task 39: Biokraftstoffe zur Dekarbonisierung des Verkehrs (Arbeitsperiode 2022-2024) Das...

Batteries are a key technology to enable the extensive utilization of renewable energies in the future....

The main objective of the IEA AMF Task: Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) is to identify the main challenges...

The IEA DHC Annex TS5 focuses on the integration of renewable energy sources into existing district heating...

The project goal is a standardized and easy-to-implement procedure for the communication, monitoring...

Climate protection requires a massive reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from existing buildings....

A research project of the Technikum Wien GmbH, ENFOS e. U., AEE INTEC and BEST GmbH on behalf of the...

Das Ernährungsbewusstsein hat sich in den letzten Jahren stark verändert. Es treten vermehrt...

In order to facilitate the energy transition, the civil society should be involved and agree on measures...

Recent findings indicate that electro-fermentation provides an efficient tool to influence bacterial...

Success Stories Hydrogen from solid biogenic residues Models for the future The right material...

Establishing a sustainable energy and economic system and dealing with the opportunities and risks of...

BEST has been quite active in terms of equality and can also present some major achievements. The number...

Starting point / motivation In the efforts to make urban energy systems more environmentally friendly...

The Interreg-project ATCZ221 – Algae4Fish aims at the utilization of agro-industrial residues as...

Construction and start-up of a new pilot plant in Vienna, Austria, which will demonstrate the conversion...

The transition towards a bioeconomy will rely to a large extent on the advancement in technology of a...

Die Gasreinigung stellt einen großen Unsicherheitsfaktor in Vergasungsprozessen dar. Wenn...

BEST - Bioenergy and Sustainable Technologies GmbH, will establish parts of the municipality of Mureck...

Wir brennen für saubere Luft Die Verbrennung von Biomasse trägt immer noch deutlich zur...

Synopsis: In the last 10 years R&D was focused on the utilization of FT products for the production...

More flexibility for more renewables in district heating networks - the lead project "ThermaFLEX". Starting...

The "Clean Energy for Tourism" project, which will run until the end of 2022, aims to find...

Meat processing companies generate large amounts of waste that require complex and costly treatment based...

Absorption heat pumping systems (AHPS, comprising heat pumps and chillers) use thermal instead of mechanical...

SHIP2FAIR (Solar Heat for Industrial Process towards Food and Agro Industries commitment in Renewables)...

The project “EvEmBi – Evaluation and reduction of methane emission from different biogas...

Synopsis: Fischer-Tropsch (FT) synthesis is capable to convert renewable syngas (CO and H2) to hydrocarbons...

BEST – Bioenergy and Sustainable Technologies GmbH is a technological pioneer in the field of control...

Synopsis: Heat-to-Fuel is a Horizon 2020 EU-funded project carried out by 14 partners from across...

BIOENERGY 2020+ publishes the bulletin Biobased Future, which is financed by the Austrian Ministry for...

Der derzeitige Markt für Spezial-Kunststoffprodukte wie z.B. wasserlösliche oder biologisch...

Funded by the EU, the project BRISK II aims to improve the success and usage of biomass and biogenic...

The Austrian scientific project „ Optimization of Heating, Electricity, and Cooling Services in...

Due to increased efforts to reduce CO2 emissions, the utilization of biomass for energy purposes has...

By anaerobic digestion of organic residuals and wastes high amounts of digestate and sludge arise. The...

Starting point/motivation In future city districts, the focus on a reasonable combination of different,...

The overall objective of ENERGY BARGE is to foster sustainable usage of biomass for energy production...

In the last years the research on algae cultivation as well as algae production for food and feed additives,...

Some traffic and parking areas in the urban environment are only used during limited periods. This is...

For the operation of pellet heating systems (boilers, furnaces) electrical energy for fuel transportation,...

Thermal gasification in dual fluidized bed systems is an efficient method to generate electricity and...

Wood pellets may release various component during transportation and storage. Thus, relatively high concentrations...

Waste wood combustion provides economic advantages compared to the use of virgin biomass fuels but also...

Pellet and log wood stoves are still very popular. However, these have the disadvantage that they are...

Flexibly adjustable grate systems are major prerequisites for combustion systems that can be operated...

In BIOENERGY 2020+ research and development on the synthesis of mixed alcohols is done since 2010. Within...

ROMEO is a European Research and Innovation Project funded by the European Commission. It is developing...

In today's biomass furnaces, problematic biomass fuels such as agricultural fuels (e.g. straw), waste...

Plants based on dual fluidized bed (DFB) gasification are a season- and weather-independent, sustainable...

The overall objective is the upgrading of forest residues, residues of the wood processing industry and...

Heat grids are an excellent way to integrate renewable energy sources into a universal heat supply system...

The objective of the COMET project "Barrel / day Fischer Tropsch" is the planning, construction...

Die Energieversorgung der Zukunft wird zu einem großen Teil von erneuerbaren Quellen abhängen....

Steam gasification of biomass offers a great potential for polygeneration concepts, which aim at the...

Highlights

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The project “Strategies for the optimal bioenergy use in Austria from societies point-of-view – Scenarios up to 2050” (BIOSTRAT) is funded by the Austrian Climate Research Programme (ACRP) 15th Call (2022) and started in September 2023.

Publications

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Efficient Gathering, Storing, Distributing and Validation of Data

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Bubbling fluidized bed co-combustion and co-gasification of sewage sludge with agricultural residues with a focus on the fate of phosphorus

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An econometric analysis of the sawmill by-product market to explore bioeconomy options in Austria

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Effect of time-dependent layer formation on the oxygen transport capacity of ilmenite during combustion of ash-rich woody biomass

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Integration of dual fluidized bed steam gasification into the pulp and paper industry

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