Helmholtz Virtual Institute for Gasification Technology - HVIGasTech
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Engler-Bunte-Institute (EBI) and Institute for Technical Chemistry (ITC)

Fuel conversion and processing technologies are the major fields of research for the department “Fuel Technology” of the Engler-Bunte-Institut (EBI-CEB). The Institute for Technical Chemistry, ITC has its key competence in the field of thermal processes for solid and liquid fuels and in gas cleaning.

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Lulea University of Technology LTU

Division of Energy Science



Luleå University of Technology is Scandinavia's most northerly university of technology. Major research topics in thermochemical conversion area are entrained flow gasification, pyrolysis, combustion, and hydrothermal treatment.

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Technical University of Vienna

Institute of Chemical, Environmental and Bioscience Engineering


TU Wien is the largest University of Technology in Austria with more than 30.000 students. The Institute of Chemical, Environmental & Bioscience Engineering - which will take over the responsibilities in this project - is a department of the Faculty of Chemistry at TU Wien.

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Technische Universität Clausthal

Institute for Energy Process Engineering and Fuel Technology (IEVB)


Institute for Energy Process Engineering and Fuel Technology (IEVB-Institute) at the Clausthal University of Technology focuses on the development and optimization of environmentally friendly processes that require conversion and transfer of energy. The strategy of the IEVB combines fundamental and applied research methods with 30% and 70% split, respectively.

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Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR), Stuttgart

Institute of Combustion Technology, DLR-VT


DLR is the German National Aerospace Research Centre as well as the German Space Agency. DLR’s mission comprises the exploration of the Earth and the Universe, research for the conservation of the environment, for environment-compatible technologies, for promoting mobility, communication, and safety.

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Umea University

Department of Applied Physics and Electronics


Umeå University is with its 34 000 students and 4 000 one of the nation's leading institutions of higher education, and the largest in northern Sweden. Umeå University's departments and units are organised under four faculties; arts, medicine, social sciences and science and technology. In addition, research and education is carried out at seven shools and institutes, and sixteen research centres.

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Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ)

Institute of Energy and Climate Research (IEK)



The research field advanced power plants is carried out by the Institute of Energy and Climate Research (IEK-2). Major projects in this research field focus on the development and characterisation of high temperature Materials for advanced power plants with combined cycle technology and with steam technology with supercritical steam parameters, solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC) and plasma facing materials for future fusion devices.

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Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI)

Combustion Research Laboratory (CRL)




The Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) is a multi-disciplinary research centre for natural sciences and technology. PSI collaborates with national and international universities, other research institutions and industry in the areas of solid-state research and materials sciences, particle physics, life sciences, energy research and environmental research.

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Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II

Diparimento di Ingegneria Chimica, dei Materiali e della Produzione Industriale


Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II (UNINA) is among the oldest Universities worldwide, founded by Frederick II of Hohenstaufen in 1224. The University of Naples Federico II is the third biggest Universities in Italy, offering courses in essentially all academic disciplines through 155 bachelor (Laurea) and master (Laurea Magistrale) programs. The University consists of four Schools and 26 Departments which operate as semi independent bodies for management of teaching and research missions.

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Energy research Center of the Netherlands (ECN)

ECN Biomass & Energy Efficiency


The Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) is the leading institute for energy research in the Netherlands. ECN carries out basic and applied research in the fields of renewable energy sources, fossil fuels, environmental aspects of energy supply, policy studies, and the development and application of new materials.

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RWTH Aachen

Institute of Heat and Mass Transfer (WSA)



Within the last 15 years, RWTH has gained significant experience and competence in pulverised coal combustion for different atmospheres comprising atmospheric and pressurized combustion with air as well as atmospheric combustion under oxyfuel conditions. Starting in 2004, WSA has been leading a joint research group of 6 RWTH institutes and 6 industrial partners within the German COORETEC initiative.

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KTH Stockholm

Institute for Heat and Furnace Technology



The Royal Institute of Technology (Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan), KTH, Sweden, was founded in 1827 and is the largest of Sweden’s universities of technology. Education and research cover a broad spectrum – from natural sciences to all the branches of engineering as well as architecture, industrial engineering and management, urban planning, work science and environmental engineering.

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