BioSPRINT


Scientific Publications

Journal Title Authors Partners Publication Date Link
Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.
Systematic Data-Driven Modeling of Bimetallic Catalyst Performance for the Hydrogenation of 5-Ethoxymethylfurfural with Variable Selection and Regularization
Pekka Uusitalo, Aki Sorsa, Fernando Russo Abegao, Markku Ohenoja, Mika Ruusunen
University of Oulu, Newcastle University
March 2022
Speciality Chemicals Magazine
Process intensification in biorefining: Speeding up production of biorenewable chemicals
Fernando Russo Abegao, Kamelia Boodhoo
Newcastle University
May 2022
Green Chemistry
Aqueous conversion of monosaccharides to furans: were we wrong all along to use catalysts?
Ana Jakob, Blaž Likozar, Miha Grilc
National Institute of Chemistry, Ljubljana, Slovenia; University of Nova Gorica, Nova Gorica, Slovenia; Pulp and Paper Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Faculty of Polymer Technology, Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia;
October 2022
Membranes
Evaluation of Nanofiltration Membranes for the Purification of Monosaccharides: Influence of pH, Temperature, and Sulfates on the Solute Retention and Fouling
Buddhika Rathnayake, Hanna Valkama, Markku Ohenoja, Jasmiina Haverinen and Riitta L. Keiski
University of Oulu
November 2022
Chemical Engineering Research and Design
Modelling, optimal solvent screening and separation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural or furfural from catalytic conversion reactor stream in downstream purification process
Ljudmila Fele Žilnik, Mladen Crnomarkovic, Uroš Novak, Miha Grilc, Blaž Likozar
National Institute of Chemistry, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Maturus Optimi industrial consulting BV, Netherlands
May 2023


Conferences and Workshops

Title Event Partners Event Date
Catalyst Development for Production of Biorenewable Chemicals Using Machine Learning and High-Throughput Experiments
European Congress in Chemical Engineering
UOULU, NIC, UNEW
September 2021
Process Intensification of Hemicellulose Recovery from Biorefinery Process Streams by Precipitation and Membrane Separation
13th European Congress of Chemical Engineering and 6th European Congress of Applied Biotechnology
UOULU, UNEW
September 2021
Dehydration of pentoses and hexoses to hydroxymethylfurfural and furfural over solid acid catalyst
27th Annual Meeting of the Slovenian Chemical Society (SKD)
NIC
September 2021
Catalyst development and purification technologies
Bio2X Biorefining of sugars via Process Intensification (BioSPRINT)
UOULU
March 2022
Machine Learning in catalyst development
Bio2X: Biorefining of sugars via Process Intensification (BioSPRINT)
UOULU
May 2022
Four questions to consider in LCA studies to identify bio-based products that are compatible with a defossilised economy
European Biomass Conference & Exhibition (EUBCE)
IFEU
May 2022
Hemicellulose for high value applications from organosolv fractionation
Renewable Resources and Biorefineries (RRB)
FhG
June 2022
From complex hemicellulose streams to purified platform chemicals
European Workshop on Lignocellulosics and Pulp (EWLP)
FhG
June 2022
Upstream purification, Catalyst Development and Kinetic Modeling for the Production of Lignocellulosic Bio-based Furanics
ACHEMA
NIC
August 2022
63rd International Conference of Scandinavian Simulation Society (SIMS)
UOULU
September 2022
Solvent Selection for Simultaneous Separation of Furans from Catalytic Reactor in Downstream Purification Process
The 12th international conference Distillation & Absorption 2022 (DA)
NIC
September 2022
Biomass derived hexose dehydration over solid acid catalyst in different solvent systems
International Conference Technologies and Business Models for Circular Economy (TBMCE)
NIC
September 2022
Nanofiltration in Purification of Hemicellulosic Sugars in Biorefinery Side Streams
EuroMembrane
UOULU
November 2022
Circular Economy around Biomass Conversion, Biorefining and Bio-processing
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council UK Community Workshop: Manufacturing and The Circular Economy
UNEW
February 2023
BioSPRINT – Biorefining of Sugars via Process Intensification
2nd Biomass Biorefinery Network Conference, York, UK
UNEW
March 2023
Optimisation of Catalytic Production of 5-HMF and Furfural using Phosphotungstic-Derived Heteropoly Acids
31st European Biomass Conference & Exhibit. 2023, Bologna, Italy
UNEW
June 2023
Valorisation Of Hemicellulose By-products Via Antisolvent Precipitation in a Spinning Disc Reactor
31st European Biomass Conference & Exhibit. 2023, Bologna, Italy
UNEW
June 2023
Process Intensification of Upstream Purification of Biorefinery Streams: Lignin Precipitation on a Spinning Disc
ISCRE 27 - 27th International Symposium on Chemical Reaction Engineering. 2023, Quebec City, Canada
UNEW
June 2023
High Speed Imaging Studies of Mixing Mechanisms in Agitated Cell Reactors
14th European Congress of Chemical Engineering and 7th European Congress of Applied Biotechnology
UNEW
September 2023


Public Deliverables

The below Deliverables have been submitted

D7.1: Project website, standard templates and supporting documents

D8.1: Project management handbook

D7.6: TECBP plan and strategy

D3.1: Methodology overview report on downstream purification

D8.2: Interim Technical report

D8.5: Interim QA & RM report

D7.7: Online TECBP modules

D7.8: BioSPRINT TECBP workshops