The partners behind the project agree in valuing their participation as highly beneficial, with partner comments including:

• Intensive open collaboration
• High quality knowledge sharing
• Technical accomplishments which would not have been possible otherwise
• Spin-off (commercial) projects

The partners express their gratitude for the funding received under the Seventh Framework Programme as well as for always constructive and supportive communication with the administrators of the program.




DONG Energy - Inbicon


Inbicon is a developer and provider of technology for cellulosic bioethanol production. Inbicon provides the Kalundborg cellulosic ethanol plant for this FP7 demonstration project. Inbicon is a fully owned subsidiary of DONG Energy.



Statoil is a leading ethanol supplier in Europe and was the first to offer Bio95 in Scandinavian countries. Statoil has characterized and tested the lignocellulosic ethanol produced in engine test rigs and in cars.

Royal DSM


Royal DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials. The company is pioneering bio-based and environmentally sound solutions within its Bio-based Products and Services unit.

Through the combination of DSM’s life sciences competences with its profound knowledge and experience in chemicals and materials sciences, this unit aims to open up opportunities in the move towards a bio-based economy, particularly in bioenergy such as cellulosic bio-ethanol, advanced biodiesel and biogas, and renewable chemicals and building blocks such as bio-based succinic acid.
DSM focuses on enabling conversion technologies from renewable plant material to biofuels and/or bio-based chemicals, and validates processes at commercial scale with strategic partners along the value chain.

LIFE and Braga


University of Copenhagen LIFE and The University of Minho, Braga, Portugal are considered to be among the world's leading centres in work on enzymes and fermentation. Both have worked on recycling of enzymes to significantly reduce cost of lignocellulosic ethanol.




DBFZ Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum gemeinnützige GmbH is highly respected for its work in environmental and economic assessments. DBFZ has evaluated and validated the process and cost setting as an independent non-industrial partner.