The Living Lab Biobased Brazil is happy to invite you to this first online event for everyone who is interested in biofuel research and cooperation between The Netherlands and Minas Gerais in Brazil.

In the past 5 years, many Brazilian and Dutch students have done innovative research on biofuels as part of the Living Lab Biobased Brazil. This also lead to some successful cooperations between research groups of Dutch and Brazilian professors. It is a good time to share these successes and to look forward to more and new cooperations in the future.


10 december 2020

The program of the webinar consists of four presentations about innovations and solutions on biofuels.After the presentations, there will be an opportunity for matchmaking on biobased research topics among the participants.

14.00 – 14.10h 
Welcome by Ralph Simons, chairman Living Lab Biobased Brazil.

14.10 – 14.20h    
Pyrolysis of cashew nut shell waste: professor Qian Zhou & student/researcher Nathan Barros de Souza, Avans UAS.

14.20 – 14.30h 
UFMG’s Fuel Testing Laboratory (LEC): professor Vânya Marcia Duarte Pasa.

14.30 – 14.40h    
Biodiesel produced from residual oil from the FIAT company: professor Marcela Menezes, Chemical Engineering Department PUC Minas.

14.40 – 14.50h    
Pyrolysis simulation in Aspen plus: professor Fábio de Ávila Rodrigues & student/researcher Gabriel Abreu, UFV.

14.50 – 15.20h
Q&A – matchmaking – ideas for cooperation.

15.20 – 15.30h    
Living Lab in the future: Jappe de Best, coordinator Living Lab Biobased Brazil.

Next webinars are scheduled on:

February 11, 2021     14.00 – 15.30 CET time (10.00 – 11.30 BRT)
April 22, 2021             14.00 – 15.30 CET time (09.00 – 10.30 BRT)

The topics for these webinars will be tuned with the partners of the Living Lab Biobased Brazil

Contact information: Margot Verwei

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