Bioreaktor (c) Peter Grotzinger - eigenes Werk, CC BY-SA 3.0,

It would be a shame to simply burn wood residues. In the biorefinery, valuable raw materials can be extracted from it. At least theoretically. In fact, different residues require different methods and intensive research is still required. A new pilot plant at the TU Vienna is bringing the goal closer.

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Author profile picture Hildegard Suntinger is a writer. She lives in Vienna as a freelance journalist and writes about all aspects of fashion production. She is interested in new trends in design, technology, and business. She is particularly excited about discovering interdisciplinary tendencies and the blurring of boundaries between different disciplines. The key element is technology, which changes all areas of life and work.