Workshop on Feedstock flexible chemical biorefinery concepts

  Cutout of an biorefinery plant Copyright: AVT

Monday, February 1, 2021 8:30 am


AVT will host a virtual workshop on "Feedstock flexible chemical biorefinery concepts" on February 01, 2021 at the Center for Next Generation Processes and Products. GreenSolRes, a project funded by the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking under the EU's Horizon 2020 program, will present progress and results on levulinic acid production from lignocellulosic feedstocks. Find more information here.


Aachener Verfahrenstechnik
Process Systems Engineering

Kaan Karacasulu, M.Sc.
Tel: +49 (0) 241 80-94637



Live from Aachen via GoToMeeting


Welcome & Opening

Prof. Andreas Jupke, Spokesman Aachener Verfahrenstechnik (AVT)

08:45 Introduction to GreenSolRes Prof. Andreas Jupke (AVT)
09:00 Levulinic acid biorefinery: from process model to pilot scale production Dr. Jörn Viell, RWTH Aachen (AVT)
09:45 An on-farm biorefinery Prof. Andrea Kruse, University of Hohenheim
10:30 Protect and serve: using acetal formation to fight unfavorable
kinetics and create new platform molecules from biomass
Prof. Jeremy Luterbacher, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
11:15 Coffee and networking
11:45 Virtual biorefinery tour
12:15 Introducing renewable raw materials into chemical industry value chains Dr. Cordula Mock-Knoblauch, BASF Ludwigshafen
13:00 Xylose biorefinery and the reactivity of furfural in biorefinery plants Dr. Robert Bischof, Lenzing
13:45 Closing Remarks Prof. Andreas Jupke (AVT)