Alfredo Martinez: Fuel ethanol production from corn stover with ethanologenic bacteria
Starting the afternoon, Alfredo Martinez from the Institute of Biotechnology at UNAM in Mexico (Department of Cellular Engineering and Biocatalysis) spoke about Fuel ethanol production from corn stover with ethanologenic bacteria.
Germán Aroca: Process design and environmental impacts of biorefineries
The next presentation was given by Germán Aroca, who is a Professor at the School of Biochemical Engineering of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (PUCV) in Chile.
Florbela Carvalheiro: Biomass Fractionation Processes for the Biorefineries
Florbela Carvalheiro, who is a researcher at Bioenergy Unit of LNEG, presented following the Modern Concepts for Biomass Deconstruction under Biorefineries. She started with some historical examples...
Carlos Eduardo Orrego Alzate: Biocatalysts and biomaterials in the context of Colombian Biorefineries
Carlos Eduardo Orrego Alzate, Director of the Institute of Biotechnology and Agroindustry (IBA Colombia), then spoke about Biocatalysts and biomaterials in the context of Colombian Biorefineries.
Ingo Ball: Green Biorefineries in Europe – a possibility for Latin America?
The final presentation of the day was given by Ingo Ball, who is a project manager in the unit Bioenergy & Bioeconomy at WIP Renewable Energies and was about Green Biorefineries in Europe.