In cooperation with the Association of Applied Biologists, Rothamsted Research, the Supergen Bioenergy Hub and the Logistec Project the Final Conference of ROKWOOD took place in Brussels on the 20 October 2015.

ROKWOOD project partners were presenting at this occasion the outputs of the projects to more than 50 conference attendees:

Rokwood: Fuelling dialogue between biomass research, industry, policy and business
KEVIN LINDEGAARD (Crops for Energy Ltd, Bristol, UK)

Short Rotation Plantations (SRP) Policy History in Europe: Lessons from the past and recommendations for the future
MARTIN HOLLEY (Centre for Sustainable Energy, Bristol, UK)

Rokwood: Developing of direct chipping harvesters for SRP by the Swedish family enterprise
Henriksson Salix AB
ANNIKA HENRIKSSON (SalixEnergi Europa AB, Svalöv, Sweden)

SRC as raw material for medium scale district heating
HANS-GEORG VON ENGELBRECHEN (Agraligna GmbH, Beuchte, Germany

After disscussion with the audience Mirko Hänel (ttz Bremerhaven) opened the Poster and Networking Session as Coordinator of the ROKWOOD project. This session was possibility to network with stakeholders of the sector. Some ROKWOOD partners were presenting their posters:

Storage/drying of willow-effect on the slagging and deposit tendency during combustion
SUSANNE PAULRUD (SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden, Borås, Sweden) & MARCUS ÖHMAN (Luleå University of Technology, Luleå, Sweden)

Ready-made fuel mix of straw, wood chips and additive, from the terminal to the CHP-plant
SUSANNE PAULRUD, ANDERS HJÖRNHEDE (SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden, Borås, Sweden) and MARCUS ÖHMAN (Luleå University of Technology, Luleå, Sweden)

Field Performance of Eucalyptus Stands for Bioenergy in Southern Spain
C R RODRÍGUEZ PLEGUEZUELO (IFAPA Institute of Agricultural and Fisheries Research and Training, Seville, Spain; Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium), V H DURÁN ZUAZO, F PEREA TORRES, J A JIMÉNEZ BOCANEGRA (IFAPA Institute of Agricultural and Fisheries Research and Training, Seville, Spain)& CARLOS PARRA LÓPEZ (IFAPA Centro “Camino de Purchil”, Granada, Spain)

Short Rotation Coppice in Europe: A regional comparison
PATRICK DALY (Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Ireland)