• Oil-based fuels and renewable hydrocarbon biofuels (biogasoline, renewable diesel, renewable jet fuel) from lipids (vegetable oils, animal fats, grease, and algae), and cellulosic biomass (crop residues, woody biomass and energy crops);
  • Bioprocesses for microbial oils production;
  • Innovative processes: Hydrotreating, Biological sugar upgrading, biocatalytic processes, FT-liquids / Biomass to Liquids (BtL), Hydrothermal processing, Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) / Hydroprocessed Esters and Fatty Acids (HEFA);
  • Technology and process improvements;
  • Energy balance and techno-economic analysis;
  • Biofuel blending, distribution and logistics;
  • Progress on FAME production.