Bioenergy retrofits for Europe's industry

Project: EU project

Project Details


The BIOFIT project will support and initiate bioenergy retrofitting opportunities in five industry sectors, namely first-generation biofuels, pulp and paper, fossil refineries, fossil firing power and Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plants.
Effective start/end date1/10/1831/03/22

Collaborative partners

  • VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
  • BTG Biomass Technology Group BV (Project partner) (lead)
  • Biocarburantes de Castilla y León SA (Project partner)
  • Hellenic Petroleum S.A. (Project partner)
  • Swedish Biofuels AB (Project partner)
  • Stichting Wageningen Research (Project partner)
  • Technip Benelux B.V. (Project partner)
  • Elektroprivreda BiH d.d. (Project partner)
  • Energikontor Sydost AB (Project partner)
  • Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas (CIEMAT) (Project partner)
  • Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH) (Project partner)
  • German Biomass Research Center gGmbH (DBFZ) (Project partner)
  • BIOENERGY 2020+ GmbH (Project partner)
  • WIP Renewable Energies (Project partner)

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Funding category

  • EU-H2020


  • bioenergy
  • retrofit
  • industry
  • renewable energy