Synthesis of GRAAF database

 


The table lists the announcements collected from 2006 to 2013 (activities may now be terminated).

 

​Year ​Project / Initiative ​Purpose ​Country ​Ref.
​2006 ​CAAFI - USA, 2006 ​Promotion, information exchange, networking and coordination. ​USA Link

 

 

​2008 ​Alfa Bird ​Research ​Europe ​Link
​Sustainable Aviation Fuel User Group (SAFUG) ​Promotion, information exchange, networking and coordination ​International ​Link
​British Airways, Rolls-Royce alternative fuels test programme Ground-testing of alternative fuels ​UK Link
 

 

​Year ​Project / Initiative ​Purpose ​Country ​Ref.

 

​2009 SWAFEA Assessment, feasibility study of alternative fuels in aviation ​Europe ​Link
LFV study for the supply of Arlanda Airport ​Study to investigate the technical and financial feasibility of a biorefinery plant to supply Stockholm's Arlanda Airport with 50,000 tonnes of jet biofuel per year ​Sweden ​Link

 

​Year ​Project / Initiative ​Purpose ​Country ​Ref.

 

​2010 ​Flight Path to Sustainable Aviation Fuels Assessment, investigation of possible ways for Australia ​Australia ​Link
Queensland Sustainable Aviation Fuel Initiative R&D for the development of a value chain Australia ​Link
ABRABA Networking, Promotion, coordination Brazil Link
​Boeing / PetroChina sustainable biofuel initiative ​Assessment, analyse of feasibility, issue and benefit of developing a value chain in China ​China ​Link
​CAS Qingdao Institute / Boeing joint laboratory on alternative fuels ​The lab is designed to speed up commercial applications of sustainable aviation biofuels with a focus on developing algae ​China ​Link
​Flight Plan Towards Sustainable Aviation Biofuel in Mexico ​Assessment, feasibility study and roadmapping for Mexico ​Mexico ​Link
​Qatar University Biofuels Project ​R&D on algae ​Qatar Link
​Bioqueroseno ​National programme for the development of a value chain in Spain; feasibility, demo, deployment ​Spain ​Link
​Sustainable Use of Renewable Fuel (SURF) ​Research on algae ​UK
​Sustainable Aviation Fuels Northwest (SAFN) ​Assessment of potential, feasibility and way forward - Roadmapping ​USA ​Link
​DESC / ATTA cooperation agreement ​Cooperation of end-users to develop common practices of purchases ​USA
​Farm to fly ​Coordination and Supporting programme for the development of aviation alternative fuel industry, including R&D ​USA ​Link

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​Year ​Project / Initiative ​Purpose ​Country ​Ref.

 

​2011 Virgin Australia, Renewable Oil Corporation, Dynamotive, Future Farm Industries Co-operative Research Centre, General Electric, Airbus partnership Development of a 2G biofuel value-chain Australia
SG Biofuels, Jetbio, Airbus, IDB, Bioventures Brasil, ... Development of jatropha oil production for biojet Brazil ​Link
AG-West Bio (funded by Canadian Agricultural Adaptation Program) Feasibility of developing crops and processing for bio-jet fuels in Saskatchewan Canada Link
​European Advanced Biofuel Flightpath ​Networking and coordination for the achievement of a biofuel production target in Europe ​Europe ​Link
​BurnFair ​R&D on the operational use of biofuel ​Germany ​Link
​Aviation Initiative for Renewable Energy in Germany (AIREG) ​Promotion, information exchange, networking and coordination ​Germany ​Link
​USA / Australia cooperation agreement ​International cooperation ​International
​USA, Brazil cooperation agreement ​International cooperation ​International
​Algae pilot project (OriginOil, ASA, Genesis Ventures Mexican Government) ​Demonstration of algae production for jet fuel ​Mexico ​Link
​Avinor - Norway, 2011 ​Assessment of biojet production in Norway ​Norway ​Link
​​Iberia airlines, Spanish government, AlgaEnergy, Repsol, AENA Exploration of algae potential for the production of biofuels ​Spain ​Link
​Boeing / EPL sustainable biomass consortium ​Initiative focused on increasing collaboration between voluntary standards and regulatory requirements for biomass used to create jet fuel ​Switzerland ​Link
​Masdar's Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium ​Research for biofuel production from halophytes ​United Arab Emirates ​Link
​Forest Biomass Initiative (Washington State, Washington State University) ​Demonstration project for the production of aviation fuel from forest biomass ​United States ​Link
​Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) - USA 2011 ​Multi-stakeholders project for the development of a bio-jet fuel value chain from forestry product ​United States ​Link
​Boeing, Hawaii bioenergy ​Assessment of potential for biojet products in Hawaii ​United States ​Link
​MOU US Navy, DoE, DoA ​Cooperative effort to support development of a commercial biofuels industry ​United States ​Link
​FAA 7.7 M$ contracts for alternative jet fuel ���Contracts to 8 companies to help advance sustainable alternative jet fuels, UOP, Lanza Tech, Virent, Velocys, Honeywell Aerospace, Metron, Futurepast, Life Cycle Associates ​United States Link

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​Project / Initiative ​Purpose ​Country ​Ref.
​2012 ​Argentinian cooperation agreement National programme - Assessment of potential and feasibility ​Argentina Link
​Qantas/Arena feasibility study on Australian feedstock and production capacity to produce sustainable alternative fuels ​Assessment of potential and feasibility for a short term development of a bio-jet value-chain ​Australia Link
​Australian Initiative for Sustainable Aviation Fuels (AISAF) ​Promotion, information exchange, networking and coordination ​Australia ​Link
​Boeing, CSIRO ​Assessment of potential production ​ Australia
​Sustainable Aviation Biofuels for Brazil (SABB) ​Assessment of potential and difficulties to develop a production, way forward and roadmapping ​Brazil Link
​Brazilian Biojetfuel Platform (BBP) ​Stakeholders group for the development of aviation biofuels production in Brazil ​Brazil Link
​Boeing, Comac joint technology centre ​R&D on fuel efficiency and emissions reductions (including biofuel) ​China Link
​Airbus, Tsinghua University ​R&D (LCA & way to support development of value-chain) ​China ​Link
​Sinopec, Airbus ​Cooperation for certification of fuels and promotion of aviation biofuels ​China ​Link
​Joint venture Airbus, EADS, ENN ​R&D for algae fuel ​China ​Link
​China funding for biofuel development through the Civil Aviation Development Fund ​China ​Link
​Initiative Towards sustAinable Kerosene for Aviation (ITAKA) ​Development of a first of the kind full value-chain in Europe ​Europe ​Link
​United States-Germany cooperation agreement ​International cooperation ​International Link
​Airbus, Boeing, Embraer agreement ​Coordination, lobbying ​International
​KLM, SkyNRG programme for biofuel funding ​Innovative system for funding of biofuel use ​The Netherlands ​Link
​Airbus, Tarom ​Project to establish a sustainable alternative fuels production ​Romania
​Partner Project on the assessment of alternative fuels sustainability ​United States ​Link
​Project Thunderbird (Council of Energy Resource Tribes, Biojet Tartoosh Environmental) ​Creation of aviation biofuel production chain ​United states ​Link
​Midwest Aviation Sustainable Biofuels Initiative (MASBI) ​Assessment of biofuel production potential - Roadmapping ​United States ​Link

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​Project / Initiative ​Purpose ​Country ​Ref.
​2013 ​Aviation Biofuel and Sustainable Agriculture in South East Asia (SEASAFI) Promotion, information exchange, networking and coordination ​Asia ​Link
​GOL Airlines / Boeing cooperation agreement ​ Assessment / investigation of solutions for the production of bio-jet fuels ​Brazil ​Link
​BioFuelNet Canada, airbus, Air Canada ​Research to investigate bio-jet fuel solution for Canada ​Canada ​Link
​CORE-JetFuel, Europe ​Support, networking and coordination ​Europe Link
​Green Aviation Initiative ​National plan for the development of biojet fuel ​Indonesia
​FAA (USA) / Spanish Aviation Safety and Security Agency AESA ​International cooperation ​International Link
​Rotterdam bio-port project ​Creation in Rotterdam of a production chain with a dedicated regional supply ​The Netherlands ​Link
​Rostec Group / Airbus cooperation ​Assessment of potential and solutions for bio-jet production in Russia ​Russia ​Link
​Nordic Initiative for Sustainable Aviation ​Promotion, information exchange, networking and coordination. Definition of targets for Scandinavia ​Scandinavia ​Link
​MOU Boeing - South African Airways ​Assessment of potential and solution for bio-jet fuel production   ​South Africa Link
​Purdue University, Indiana Com Marketing Council, Iowa Corn. Promotion Board - United States 2013 ​Economic assessment of bio-jet fuel production ​United States ​Link
​FAA new centre of excellence for alternative fuels - United States ​Setting of a new centre of excellence for aviation alternative fuels (follow-on of Partner) ​United States Link
​U.S. DoE pilot projects funding  ​18 M$ contract for pilot-scale biorefineries awarded to Frontline Bioenergy LCC, Cobalt Technology, Mercurius Biorefining and Bioprocess Algae ​United States Link
​Farm-to-fly "2" ​National supporting programme ​United States
​U.S. DoD 16M4 contract for biofuels ​Award of three contracts totalling $16 million to Emerald Biofuels, Natures BioReserve and Fulcrum Biofuels for drop-in military biofuels ​United States ​Link
​Farm-to-Fleet initiative ​Programme for Biofuels purchase ​United States ​Link
​NewBio Consortium (Pennsylvania University) ​Research for the development of a biomass supply chain for liquid transportation fuels and jet fuels ​United States Link

 

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