The Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU):
BBI JU is a public-private partnership between the EU and the Bio-Based Industries Consortium to fund R&D projects that aim to develop the biotechnology-based economy in Europe.
EERA is the public research arm of the Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan). The aim of the SET-Plan is to accelerate the development and market adoption of key low-carbon-emissions technologies.
European Committee CEN/TC on Solid Biofuels and/or International Committee ISO/TC 238 on Solid Biofuels:
We are members of both the European and international committees and take part in a number of working groups, such as those focusing on chemical testing, physical testing, specifications, fuel types and terminology, with the aim of creating European and international standards.
Membership of AENOR committees:
- Spanish Committee CTN 164 on Solid Biofuels:
We hold the positions of President and Secretary on the Technical Committee for the Standardization of Solid Biofuels, which is dedicated to the development of standards for solid biofuels for the production of heat and electricity. The Committee’s work includes tasks related to the revision and adoption of European and international standards and the development and drafting of Spanish standards.
- Spanish Committee CTN 301 on Recovered Solid Biofuels:
- Spanish Committee CTN 303 on the Sustainable Production of Biomass for Energy Use:
- Subcommittee CTN/84- SC1 on Essential Oils:
We are a member of this committee, which is dedicated to the standardization of essential oils. The presidency of this committee is held by the National Association of Perfumery and Cosmetics (STANPA). This committee also holds the post of secretary for the ISO/TC54 committee on Essential Oils.
Enlace a la página web del comité: https://www.aenor.es/
Spanish Technology Platform for Biomass (BIOPLAT):
This group provides sector-specific scientific and technical coordination and is comprised of key actors from the Spanish biomass industry. It was set up by the Ministry for the Economy, Industry and Competitiveness with the aim of ensuring that the commercial implementation of biomass within Spain enjoys continued growth while remaining competitive and sustainable.