Team news

University-Community Cooperation: Insights from the UNICOM meeting in Lund, Sweden

Universities–Communities: strengthening cooperation between universities and communities for sustainable development. From the 6th to the 9th of November, 2023, the Lund University in Sweden hosted the UNICOM project meeting. During the meeting, the Biogas Research Team played a role in sharing the essential experiences in University-Community practices.

A new paper published! Enhancing Ecological Efficiency in Biological Wastewater Treatment: A Case Study on Quality Control Information System

New paper published by Yelizaveta Chernysh, Viktoria Chubur and Hynek Roubík from BRT. Sustainable and cyclical water management is a critical challenge for the water supply and wastewater sector, given its important role in determining the economic value of water. Therefore, there is an urgent need to further explore business opportunities in this sector to maximise water potential. In this case, an important development sector is the addition of digitalisation operations in water treatment plants and wastewater treatment plants, as well as the replacement of industrial devices with more energy efficient options based on sustainable solutions.

New paper published! Biomass potential from agricultural residues for energy utilization in West Nusa Tenggara (WNT), Indonesia

New paper published in prestigious GCB Bioenergy: Bioproducts for a Sustainable Bioeconomy journal by Hidayatul Fitri from BRT.  West Nusa Tenggara (WNT), an Indonesian province celebrated for its contributions to rice, corn, and cacao production, is experiencing a natural consequence of its agricultural success: an increasing volume of agricultural residues. As crop yields surge, so does the residue left behind. This research seeks to address a pivotal question: Can these agricultural byproducts be used to meet the region's energy needs?

Reducing Food Loss and Waste – Youth Hackathon winners at FTA!

Jan Staš, a member of the Biogas Research Team (BRT), has just returned from Sanya, China, where he represented his team NOSATOR-FLOW in receiving their award for their outstanding success in the food waste solution competition.

SCORE project – Meeting in Prague

SCORE project was this time hosted by BRT in Prague from 12th to 13th of October 2023. The event began with a warm welcome and registration, setting the stage for a two-day journey into solution of wicked problems.

BIOECO-UP project meeting in Nitra, Slovakia

Second in person project meeting of Interreg project BIOECO-UP where BRT Group leader Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hynek Roubík was present.