Life cycle perspective highlighted during successful concluding program conference for the collaborative research program Renewable transportation fuels and systems
n October 25-26 the concluding program conference for the Swedish Energy Agency and f3 collaborative research program Renewable transportation fuels and systems was held at SLU in Uppsala. More than 100 participants joined the conference, from academia, industry, research organizations and authorities. Results from 29 projects was presented together with keynotes from politicians and industry and a pitch and match-making workshop for new project ideas. The conference was arranged by the Swedish Energy Agency, f3 centre and the Swedish Life Cycle Center, through the project Platform for the life cycle perspective. Host for the conference was SLU Campus Ultuna.
Swedish Life Cycle Center, through the project Platform for the life cycle perspective (financed by Swedish Energy Agency) was invited to highlight life cycle perspective, and its role in decision making for renewable fuels. Invited key note speakers was Lars Mårtensson, Director Innovation and Environment at Volvo Trucks and Åsa Håkansson, Business Developer at Preem. Other keynote speakers were Jakob Lagercrants from the 2030 secretariat at Karin Svensson Smith chair of Parliament’s committee on transport and communications.
The two-day conference, altogether, brought up many different perspectives along the value chain of renewable fuels and topics, such as; raw materials and processes for production of renewable fuels, obstacles and possibilities for renewable fuels and policies and policy instruments for the needed transition.
We would like to thank all presenters, main organizer of the event f3 and Swedish Energy Agency for two very inspiring and comprehensive days!
The conference presentations are available here.
Photo from f3 centrevehicle
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