Symposium 2009

Together with the ARGE Kompost & Biogas, klima:aktiv the Consortium organised a biogas Symposium in Wels, Austria. The two-day event was launched on the 25th of November with the well-known national congress and has been added by an EU Symposium which was new this year. The EU Symposium mainly presented the results of this EU-AGRO-BIOGAS project but also invited external experts including experts from the Ministry and the European Commission. On the 25th in the evening a Cooperation event has been organised by CATT Management Gmbh ( where 49 bilateral meetings on potential cooperation and technology/know-how transfer have been organised.

Around 400 experts met during these two days in the town Wels, Austria (near Linz) from more than 10 different countries in Europe.

Please, find the presentations of the several speakers:

 - Thomas Amon: Overview EU-AGRO-BIOGAS Project -Download

 - Julie Tondeur: European Biogas Strategy -Download

 - Andreas Dorda: Biofuels as a driver for sustainable mobility -Download

 - Anke Niebaum: Online European feedstock database -Download

 - Ralf Kreps: Actual developments and breeding strategies for energy crops -Download

 - Christian Leonhartsberger: Possibilities for sustainable agrarian feedstock production and utilisation -Download

 - Phil Hobbs: Automatic early-warning system for biogas plants -Download

 - Teresa Suarez: Feedstock optimisation and preparation through enzymes and additives -Download

 - Alastair Ward: New possibilities of feedstock pre-treatment -Download

 - Jan Mussgnug: Microalgae as alternative substrates for fermentative biogas production in biorefineries -Download

 - Paul Krampe / Elhussein Abdoun: Optimising the feedstock feeding at biogas plants - Download

 - Friedhelm Hillen: ORC Process and cleaning of biogas - Download

 - Jörn Budde: Optimised heat utilisation concepts for biogas plants -Download

 - Paolo Balsari: Energy Recovery and Reduction of GHG Emission by teh coverage of a digestate storage tank -Download

 - Michael Eder: Economic assessment of best practise biogas technologies in Europe -Download

 - Ursula Roth: Life Cycle Assessment and case studies -Download