Speakers' Corner

EU Project

28 April 2021 | 09:00 – 11:00 CEST


Bioroburplus concept | 10 min
Debora Fino, Politecnico di Torino

Materials (IRCE and SUPSI and ENGICER) | 30 min
Yves Schuurman, Institute-of-research-on-catalysis-and-the-environment-of-lyon-(IRCE)
Alberto Ortona , La Scuola universitaria professionale della Svizzera italiana (SUPSI)
Luca Ferrari , Engineered Ceramics (ENGICER)

Key Components (KIT and DBI) | 30 min
Christoph Wieland , Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg (KIT)
Stephan Anger (DBI)

Plant and Results (Acea and HST) | 30 min
Viviana Negro , Acea Pinerolese Industriale Spa
Sorani Montenegro ,  (HST)

LCA | 10 min
Tonia Tommasi, Dept. of Applied Science and Technology, Politecnico di Torino

Question time | 10 min


In the future of the world, there is Hydrogen! This moment of sharing is intended to be a showcase of what the BioRoburplus FCH JU project is doing on the subject. Hydrogen production from low carbon sources represents a valuable possibility to promote the decarbonisation of the energy system in a sustainable way. In this context, the specific challenge of BioRoburplus, is to demonstrate the potential and sustainable utilization of biogas as renewable fuel for a decentralized production biohydrogen. The biogas conversion occurs in a compact and efficient reformer, with no preliminary removal of CO2 and by achieving a high thermal integration of the plant streams, thanks to the exploitation of a PSA-derived (pressure swing adsorption) offgas to preheat the reformer feed.

From the industrial viewpoint, this demo plant (50 Nm3/h of H2 at 99.9% purity and 1.5 bar) could enable real field activities of a significant size for the production of pure hydrogen, contributing to the path of achieving scale economies in various and different production chains by creating important industrial symbioses, still unrealized. This workshop will be an interesting journey to discover the different materials and components developed within the project, used to build the TRL6 demo-plant.

Organised by
Politecnico di Torino



Please note that this Programme may be subject to alteration and the Organisers reserve the right to do so without giving prior notice.