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    BABET-REAL5 end of project meeting in Pau and Mourenx, France

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    From 29 to 31 January 2020, the BABET-REAL5 consortium met for the last time in the South-West of France to discuss the final results achieved during the project. On 31 January, the project meeting culminated with the last workshop, in which the French business case was presented to and discussed with local and national stakeholders from the agriculture and biofuel sectors.



    3rd BABET-REAL5 workshop

    25 September 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina

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     Participants of the 3rd BABET-REAL5 workshop before the event

    The 3rd BABET-REAL5 workshop took place on 25 September 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and was organized in cooperation with the Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Agropecuaria (INTA).



    BABET-REAL5 progress meeting in Buenos Aires

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    Illuminated Teatro Cervantes in Buenos Aires

    The BABET-REAL5 partners met this time from 23-25 September 2019 for the sixth progress review meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After already two workshops (in Germany and Uruguay), in Buenos Aires also the 3rd BABET-REAL5 Workshop and a meeting with the Latin American USAB members were organized on 25 September.



    2nd BABET-REAL5 workshop

    27 June 2019 in Las Brujas, Uruguay

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     Participants of the 2nd BABET-REAL5 workshop following the programme

    The 2nd BABET-REAL5 workshop took place in Uruguay, and was organized by the National Institute for Agricultural Research in Uruguay (INIA) on 27th June in INIA Las Brujas (near Montevideo) and simultaneously in INIA Tacuarembó (by video conference) and was attended by 77 participants.



    BABET-REAL5 presented at RRB in Toulouse

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    Gérard Vilarem speaking at RRB-15 in Toulouse

    On 4 June 2019, Gérard Vilarem presented the BABET-REAL5 project at the 15th International Conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries (RRB-15) in Toulouse.



    Four times BABET-REAL5 at EUBCE 2019

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    BABET-REAL5 colleagues presented results at EUBCE 2019

    At EUBCE 2019 in Lisbon, Portugal, between 27 and 30 May 2019, altogether four presentations were given by colleagues who are working together to realize the new BABET-REAL5 2G bioethanol production concept that shall be sustainable, economic viable and create jobs in rural regions. Susana Marques (LNEG), Aleta Duque (CIEMAT), Carmina Montiel (UNAM) and Ingo Ball (WIP Renewable Energies) presented results from their work carried out until the time of the conference.



    Dynamic strategies of hemicellulases production presented by URCA in Toulouse, France

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    Corinne Ivaldi in front of the poster presented at CBM13

    During 19 and 22 May 2019, Corinne Ivaldi from project partner URCA (France) presented results about dynamic strategies of hemicellulases production for an efficient lignocellulosic biomass fractionation at CBM13 (Carbohydrate Bioengineering Meeting) in Toulouse, France.



    INIA presented BABET-REAL5 results at Biometrans Workshop  in Uruguay

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    Leonidas Carrasco and Cecilia Rachid in front of their poster at the Biometrans workshop

    On 15 May 2019, Cecilia Rachid and Leonidas Carrasco from INIA, Uruguay, participated at the Biometrans workshop which was organized by the Biometrans Project and is dedicated to the use of biomethane as fuel for cars.



    1st BABET-REAL5 Workshop

    21 March 2019, Straubing, Germany

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    Discussion during the 1st BABET-REAL5 Workshop



    BABET-REAL5 Fifth progress meeting

    19-21 March 2019, Straubing, Germany

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    City Tower of Straubing, a landmark with an interesting history, Germany

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    1st BABET-REAL5 Workshop to be held in Germany

    21 March 2019, Straubing, Germany

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    LNEG presented the BABET-REAL5 Project in Campinas, Brazil

    26 November 2018, Campinas, Brazil

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    On 26 November 2018, Dr. Susana Marques from the Portuguese BABET-REAL5 project partner LNEG, presented the BABET-REAL5 project at the bioenergy conference "A Era da Bioenergia" in Campinas, Brazil.



    BABET-REAL5 at 4 CIAB (4th Ibero-American Congress on Biorefineries)

    24 - 26 October, Jaén, Spain

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    Between 24 and 26 October 2018, the BABET-REAL5 project was again presented at an international congress, the 4th Ibero-American Congress on Biorefineries in Jaén, Spain.
    Dr. Aleta Duque (CIEMAT, Spain) and Ingo Ball (WIP Renewable Energies) presented results about their work in the project.



    BABET-REAL5 results presented at ENZITEC 2018

    18 September 2018, Florianopolis, Brazil


    Also in South America, research results from the BABET-REAL5 project for a more sustainable bioethanol production were presented to the public. At the congress ENZITEC 2018, which was held from 16 to 19 September in Florianopolis, Brazil, Dr. Eleonora Campos presented results obtained in the laboratories of project partner INTA, Argentina.



    BABET-REAL5 results presented at ELB 2018

    28 June 2018, Reims, France

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    Before the summer break started, from 26 to 29 June 2018, Harivony Rakotoarivonina and Caroline Rémond from the University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne, presented results from their work for the BABET-REAL5 Project at the "Exploring lignocellulosic biomass: challenges and opportunity for bioeconomy" (ELB 2018) meeting in the Centre des Congrès in Reims, France.



    The BABET-REAL5 Project at the ETIP Bioenergy Workshop Emerging Technologies

    4 June 2018, Brussels, Belgium

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    On 4 June 2018, Ingo Ball from WIP Renewable Energies, Germany, participated as speaker in the ETIP workshop Emerging Technologies that was held in the framework of the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2018. He presented the BABET-REAL5 project to other experts of the sector and representatives of EU policy makers.



    BABET-REAL5 results presented at RRB-14

    30 May - 1 June 2018, Ghent, Belgium

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    At the 14th International Conference on Renewable Resources & Biorefineries (RRB-14), Monica Fong from INTA, France and Dr. Aleta Duque from CIEMAT, Spain presented their research results to other experts of the sector.



    Project results presented at EUBCE 2018

    14 -18 May 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark

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    In the last month, results from the BABET-REAL5 project were presented at several high-level scientific events. The begin was made at the 26th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition.



    BABET-REAL5 Fourth progress meeting

    4-6 April 2018, Montevideo, Uruguay

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    Salvo Palace, iconic building in Montevideo, Uruguay



    BABET-REAL5 research results from Argentina published

    Biomass bioconversion results, obtained by Dr. Eleonora Campos’s research group from Argentina, were recently published in Bioenergy Research journal, Springer. The work focused on the development of xylanases to complement commercial enzymatic cocktails, which is part of the key innovation issues concerning to BABET-REAL 5 project.

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    The research team from Argentina (from left): Dr. Ornella Ontrañon, Dr. Silvina Ghio, Dr. Eleonora Campos and MSc. Florencia Piccinni



    BABET-REAL5 research results presented at Symposium in Lund, Sweden

    10 November 2017, Lund Sweden

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    BABET-REAL5 Third progress meeting

    21-22 September 2017, Sintra, Portugal

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    Palace of Sintra, view from west, Sintra, Portugal



    BABET-REAL5 Second progress meeting

    22-24 March 2017, Madrid, Spain

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    Entrance to the CIEMAT reserach centre in Madrid, Spain



    BABET-REAL5 First progress meeting

    22-23 September 2016, Mexico City, Mexico

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    First progress review meeting at the idyllic campus of UNAM, Mexico





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