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RELEVANCE

Global fossil fuels supplies dwindling


SUSTAINABILITY

Fast-growing, easily utilised marine algae which fix carbon dioxide


BIOTECHNOLOGY

Oil production from cultivated micro-organisms


BIOFUEL

Energy readily convertible from marine plants

Economic, Social and Techno-economic impacts

Led by University of Strathclyde with the University of Ulster


Sub-project 1 - Microeconomic cost-benefit analysis
Supply chains, Financial evaluation and Cost-benefit analysis

Sub-project  2 - Macroeconomic impacts of the development of a mari-fuels industry in Scotland and the North of Ireland

Input-Output Tables and Social Accounting Matrices for the region, Computable General Equilibrium (CGE)  model for the region, simulation results from the new CGE models and estimates of system-wide economic and environmental impacts

Sub-project 3 - Techno-Economic Evaluation of Systems and Options

Bio-refinery techno-economic analysis, Energy scenarios, Infrastructure analysis


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BIOMARA PROJECT FUNDERS

EU

BioMara is supported by the INTERREG IVA Programme managed by the Special EU Programmes Body.

BioMara project is also funded by: