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The main objectives of the project are the following:
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          Partnership                1)  Formation  of  a  strong,  focused  and  lasting  research  partnership  of
                                                    Objectives
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                                     renowned  European  institutions  to  develop  a  long-term  strategy,  which
                                      AMBITION is dedicated to the definition
          SINTEF (Norway)            defines research priorities, need for technology development and innovation,
          LNEG (Portugal)            simultaneously  embracing  the  complexity  of  bridging  the  innovation  space
                                      and initial execution of an ECRIA on three
                                     between strategic research and implementation in a transnational context.
          ECN (Netherlands)
                                     The  research  partnership  includes  researcher  exchange  and  joint  use  of
          DTU (Denmark)               key unit operations in the production of
                                     installations
          KIT (Germany)
                                      next generation liquid biofuels (biomass on:
          Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)   2) Development of innovative key unit operations in biofuels producti
                                      pre-treatment, gasification and syngas
          CENER (Spain)              • Biomass pre-treatment
          ENEA (Italy)               • Gasification and gas cleaning and conditioning
                                      fermentation) and on linking energy mentation)
                                     • Biochemical syngas conversion to liquid biofuels (syngas fer
                                      systems (grid electricity and biofuels in
                                     3)  Evaluation  of  the  technical,  economic and  environmental  feasibility  of
                                      particular) to improve overall efficiencies.
                                     integrating  biofuels  production  from  lignocellulosic  biomass  into  today's
                                     energy system especially linking hydrogen from intermittent power to biofuel
                                     production
                                      AMBITION is a strong and joint European
          Web page                    effort, closely interlinked with EERA

                                      Bioenergy. The specific advances achieved
          Under construction          in AMBITION can be adapted to existing

                                      biofuel production schemes or integrated
                                      to enable new considerably improved,

                                      environmentally friendly and economically

          Project Duration            competitive processes.
                                      The main objectives of the project are the
          Dec 2016- Nov 2018          following:
                                      Formation of a strong, focused and lasting


                                      research partnership of renowned

                                      Scope of the AMBITION project and its placement in the EU Energy system



                                     EXPECTED OUTCOME OF AMBITION – The definition and start-up of an ECRIA
                                     on  three  key  unit  operations  in  the  production  of  next  generation  liquid
                                     biofuels (biomass pre-treatment, gasification and syngas fermentation) and
                                     linking them into energy systems (grid electricity and biofuels in particular) to
                                     improve overall efficiencies. AMBITION is a strong and joint European effort,
                                     closely  interlinked  with  EERA-Bioenergy.  The  specific  advances  achieved  in
                                     AMBITION  can  be  adapted  to  existing  biofuel  production  schemes  or
                                     integrated  to  enable  new  considerably  improved,  environmentally  friendly
                                     and economically competitive processes
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