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
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

Attended Conferences and Workshops

Title Event Partners Event Date
Catalyst development and purification technologies
Bio2X Biorefining of sugars via Process Intensification (BioSPRINT)
March 2022
Machine Learning in catalyst development
Bio2X: Biorefining of sugars via Process Intensification (BioSPRINT)
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)
May 2022
Hemicellulose for high value applications from organosolv fractionation
Renewable Resources and Biorefineries (RRB)
June 2022
From complex hemicellulose streams to purified platform chemicals
European Workshop on Lignocellulosics and Pulp (EWLP)
June 2022
Upstream purification, Catalyst Development and Kinetic Modeling for the Production of Lignocellulosic Bio-based Furanics
August 2022
63rd International Conference of Scandinavian Simulation Society (SIMS)
September 2022
Solvent Selection for Simultaneous Separation of Furans from Catalytic Reactor in Downstream Purification Process
The 12th international conference Distillation & Absorption 2022 (DA)
September 2022
Nanofiltration in Purification of Hemicellulosic Sugars in Biorefinery Side Streams
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
February 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