Esbjerg, Denmark from August 25th - 26th, 2016

4th Inter Baltic Biogas Arena and IBBA Workshop on Pretreatment of Cellulosic Feedstocks, Economizing Biogas Production, Sustainable Biomass and Cheap Carbon Sources



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August 25th, 2016

Welcome to the Inter Baltic Biogas Arena Workshop

Prof. Jens Bo Holm-Nielsen, Center for Bioenergy and Green Engineering, Aalborg University, Denmark

Prof. Frank Scholwin, Institute for Biogas, Waste Management and Energy, Germany

Keynote: Biogas production on the way towards competitiveness – process optimization options and requirements

Dr. Jan Liebetrau, DBFZ, Germany


Sustainable biomass substrates: Potentials and perspectives in Europe. Low cost feedstocks – challenges and solutions 1

Ana Katharina P. Meyer Ph.D., post doc, Dept. of Energy Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark

Low cost feedstocks for biogas plants – challenges and solutions 2

Ph.D. ass. Prof. Piotr Oleskowicz-Popiel, Institute of Environmental Engineering, Poznan University of Technology, Poland


Company presentations

Sponsor/Exhibitor companies: 10 min each company oral presentation

– Farmatic

– Landia

– Xergi

– Agraferm Technologies

– Umwelt- und Ingenieurtechnik, Dresden GmbH


Lunch Break


Speed Dating – Networking




New technology solutions for lignocellulosic materials

– Poldanor

– Xergi

– Cambi

Changes in the daily substrate mix – effects on process efficiency and opportunities of solid manure etc.

Prof. Jens Born, Flensburg University of Applied Science

Aquatic biomass for biogas plants – realistic substrate source or an academic idea – including full-scale experience from Solrod Biogas ltd.

Ass. Prof. Rikke Lybaek, Department of Humans and Technology, Roskilde University (RUC), Denmark

Marine Biogas – A commercial concept to recapture marine nutrients and produce biogas

Ph.D. Fredrik Norén, Marine Biogas, Sweden


Grass and grass-legume biomass as biogas substrate – envoronmental and economic sustainability at different cultivation intensities

Ph.D. Thomas Prade, SLU Dept. of Biosystems and Technology, Sweden


Analysis and optimization of energy flows in existing biogas plants for improved economic performance

Thomas Knauer, Ingenieurbüro für Energietechnik Niebüll / Rostock University, Germany


dinaMETAN: choosing the right substrates and combining it for the optimal digestion output

Michael Niederbacher, CEO of BTS Biogas ltd.


Concluding Remarks

by Frank Scholwin and Jens Bo Nielsen


Social Event

At Esbjerg Conference Hotel

Buffet, Bar and fun

August 26th, 2016


NFG – Nature Energy biogas plant at Holsted, a large-scale facility with production of biogas from cheap biomass feedstocks, manure, deep litter materials and food waste


LinkoGas is a large well-driven biogas plant in the Southwest of Denmark. Very innovative in the entire chain.


Ribe Biogas where new tests are being conducted of full-scale wet ocidation of fibers and will be demonstrated.