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Linneborn Prize


Linneborn Prize 2014 - Prize Conferred to Prof. Yuan Zhenhong

   

Prof. Yuan Zhenhong, Director of Laboratory of Biochemical Conversion and Chief Scientist of the Research Center of Biomass Energy, Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion (GIEC) of CAS is the first winner from China. He is the founder and pioneer of the biomass energy in China with a large and broad contribution to science and technology of the biomass and to the international organizations of this field.

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The Prize was established in 1994 for outstanding contributions to the development of energy from biomass. The Prize is named in honour of Johannes Linneborn, a pioneer of wood gasification. Deeply rooted in human ethics, he had far-reaching visions on the world's development, on health, transport and agriculture.

The Linneborn Prize is awarded every year to an individual for outstanding merits in biomass.

Nominations for the Johannes Linneborn Prize, given each year at the European Biomass Conference and Exhibition for "Outstanding Contributions to the Development of Energy from Biomass", were due by 28 February 2014.

The Awarded International Personalities 1994-2014

1994: Giuliano Grassi - 8th European Bioenergy Conference - Vienna
1996: Ralph Overend - 9th European Bionergy Conference - Copenhagen
1998: David Hall - 10th European Biomass Conference - Wurzburg
2000: Ton Beenackers - 11th European Biomass Conference - Seville
2002: Philippe Chartier - 12th European Biomass Conference - Amsterdam
2004: Spyros Kyritsis - 13th European Biomass Conference - Rome
2005: Wolfgang Palz - 14th European Biomass Conference - Paris
2007: Tony Bridgwater - 15th European Biomass Conference - Berlin
2008: José Roberto Moreira - 16th European Biomass Conference - Valencia
2009: Bryan M. Jenkins - 17th European Biomass Conference - Hamburg
2010: Kyriakos Maniatis - 18th European Biomass Conference - Lyon
2011: Kai Sipilä - 19th European Biomass Conference - Berlin
2012: Hermann Hofbauer - 20th European Biomass Conference - Milano
2013: Liisa Viikari - 21st European Biomass Conference - Copenhagen
2013: Wim Van Swaaij - Special Award - 21st European Biomass Conference - Copenhagen
2014: Yuan Zhenhong - 22nd European Biomass Conference - Hamburg  

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