The Georgia Southern University Annual Research Symposium, a showcase of student and faculty research, will be held on April 15-16. The symposium includes speakers, poster and presentation sessions from all academic disciplines. Dr. Steven Chu, Nobel Prize Winner in Physics and former U.S. Secretary of Energy, will be the keynote speaker.

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Forty-seven companies from around the world now mention natural capital and ecosystem services in publicly available materials, based on findings in a new BSR working paper. This figure is a dozen more than we documented in 2013.  Read More:

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Fortum, UPM and Valmet have joined forces to develop technology to produce advanced high value lignocellulosic fuels, such as transportation fuels or higher-value bio liquids. The idea is to develop catalytic pyrolysis technology for upgrading bio-oil and commercialize the solution.  Read More:

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Kruger Inc. and FPInnovations have announced a joint project to develop a five ton/day cellulose filament demonstration plant at Kruger’s Trois-Rivières paper mill.  Read More:

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25 Mar 2014

National Association of Manufacturers

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The Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) will present a live webinar titled “The Potential for Natural Gas to Enhance Biomass Technologies” on Thursday, February 6, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time.  Read More:

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21 Jan 2014

Georgia Logistics Summit 2014

Don’t miss this opportunity to network, learn and join in at one of the largest logistics events in the country!  Georgia Logistics Summit 2014

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Savannah,GA (January 14, 2014) – The Herty Advanced Materials Development Center today announced the addition of a new mobile pellet development unit (MPDU), a versatile pellet system designed for rapid screening of feedstocks and processing conditions.   MPDU Press Release

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On December 12, 2013, as part of the American Energy and Manufacturing Competitiveness (AEMC) Partnership, the Council on Competitiveness (Council) and the Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) co-hosted the Inaugural AEMC Summit, a first-of-its-kind annual gathering of preeminent leaders from industry, government, academia, labor, and the national laboratories dedicated to building momentum around American innovation, progress and competitiveness in energy and manufacturing.  Read More:

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18 Dec 2013

USDA, DOE Give $8 Million For Energy Crop Research

Seven projects focused on biomass genomics research will receive a total of $8 million from the U.S. DOE and USDA to study energy crops including switchgrass, energy cane, sorghum and pine and populus trees.  Read More:

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