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  • Project Description

    Aufwind assesses the capacity of bacterial enzymes for utilizing CO2 as a feedstock for organic chemicals or fuels. Three different commercially available photobioreactor types are constructed adjacent to each other and are evaluted.

    Poroject Lead: Forschungszentrum Jülich

  • Geographical Information

    Region: Europe

    Country: Germany

    City/Town: Jülich

  • Project Boundaries

    Timeline Start - End: 2013-01-06 - 2016-08-31

    Project Status: Completed

    Project Budget: 7700000.0 €

    Funding source: BMEL

  • Technological Information


    - Research (CCU)

    CO2 Source: Power plant (RWE power)

    CCU Tecnology Category: Utilization

    Info On Utilization:

    - Biological conversion

    Facility stage: Completed

    End TRL: 4

  • Technological Details

    CO2 capture/Utilization:

    Production Volume:

  • Product Information

    Product Categories:

    - Fuels

    Specific Product(s): Biokerosene

  • Partners

    - Airbus group

    - Verfahrenstechnik Schwedt

    - Verbio Biofuel and Technology

    - Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung

    - TU München

    - RWTH Aachen University

    - Lausitz University of Applied Sciences

    - Phytolutions GmbH

    - Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum

    - Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum

    - EADS Germany

    - Forschungszentrum Jülich

    - OMV