Network Meeting November 2014 Cork

Network Meeting hosted by University College Cork, Ireland

The 2nd meeting of the ATBEST consortium took place in the Brookfield Health Science Complex, University College Cork, Ireland, on Tuesday 11th November 2014.  

The presentations and posters can be downloaded from the links below:


Introduction & WelcomeSam McCloskey, ATBEST Coordinator

Introduction to Cork City, University College Cork and Environmental Research InstituteJerry Murphy, UCC

Updates from Project ManagementSimon Murray, ATBEST Project Manager 


Researcher presentations and posters

Work Package 2 - Feedstock Sustainability and Digestion

ESR 2.1: Sustainability and Life Cycle Assessment of feedstock digestion systems; Markus Voelklein (UCC) (Poster)

ESR 2.2: Synergies from co-digestion of grass silage with other feedstocks; Himanshu (TEA) (Poster)

ESR 2.3: The role of trace elements in rheology dynamics, foaming potential and microbial response for efficient biogas production; Luka Šafaric (LIU) (Poster)

ER 2.4: Development of macroalgae as substrate for biogas production; Francesco Ometto (SBF) (Poster)


Work Package 3 – Process Monitoring

ESR 3.1: Genomic optimisation of hydrolysis in biogas productionJoanna Grebosz (QUB) (Poster)

ESR 3.2: Analysis of anaerobic fermentation process by online spectroscopic UV/Vis, NIR and MIR measurement; Robin Eccleston (CUAS) (Poster)


Work Package 4 – Biogas Upgrading and Supply

ESR 4.1: Combined H2S and CO2 removal process for upgrading biogasKeren Jenifer Rajavelu (UDE) (Poster)

ESR 4.2: Novel technologies for integrated biogas separation and compression; Jing-Xiao Liang (QUB) (Poster)


Work Package 5 - Optimum Biogas Utilisation

ESR 5.1: Surplus electricity to biogas via hydrogenNikoletta Giantsiou (UDE) (Poster)

ESR 5.2: Micro-reforming of biogas for micro-combined heat and power generation; Fabio De Rosa (QUB) (Poster)

ESR 5.3: Biogas distribution concepts for the transportation sectorChristian Jenne (UDE) (Poster)

ESR 5.4: Applications of biogas in chemical energy and liquid fuel production; Rawan Hakawati (QUB) (Poster)

ER 5.5: Developing strategies to facilitate integration of biogas into the existing  gas infrastructure; Laura Gil Carrera (BGE) (Poster)

ESR 5.6: Digestate distribution for large biogas plants; storage and transport; Paz Vilanova Plana (UDE) (Poster)


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