Francisco Gírio: The SMIBIO Project
The first presentation was given by Francisco Gírio from LNEG, Portugal, about the SMIBIO Project, of which Mr Gírio is the coordinator.
Eduardo Trigo: Biorefineries in Latin America: Status Quo and perspectives
Eduardo Trigo, of the Argentinian Ministry of Agriculture, gave the next presentation about biorefineries in Latin America.
Rainer Janssen: Biorefineries in Europe – Status quo and future perspectives
Rainer Janssen, Head of the bioenergy department of WIP Renewable Energies from Germany, gave in his presentation an overview about the situation of biorefineries in Europe.
Noemi Zaritzky: Technology perspectives in Argentina
Noemi Zaritzky who is working for CIDCA (UNLP- CONICET- CIC), CENPAT (CONICET) and the Faculty of Engineering of the National University de La Plata showed in her presentation an example how chitosan can be obtained when using the residues of the crab fishing industry.