Synthesis of GRAAF database

 


The table lists the announcements collected from 2006 to 2014 (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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​Project / Initiative ​Purpose ​Country ​Ref.
​2014 ​Boeing / Embraer joint research center R&D Brazil Link
​Usa / Chile partnership on biofuels R&D Chile Link
Boeing/COMAC demo plant for gutter oil
​Sponsoring of a demonstration plant for the conversion of gutter oil in jet fuel.
China Link
​Finnish study on the use of biofuel in aviation Assessement of potential solutions for biojet fuel deployment in Finland
Finland Link
​Initiative for Next Generation Aviation Fuels (INAF) Stakeholders action group for the development of a roadmap to establish an alternative fuel supply chain in Japan
Japan Link
Airbus / Malaysia partnership
Assessment of potential and solution for bio-jet fuel production in Malaysia
Malaysia Link
SkyNRG Nordic / Avinor initiative
Airport incentive and commercial supply of biojet fuel at Oslo airport
Norway Link
​Boeing, South African Airways, RSB small holders program Creation of pilot programs to grow crops for sustainable biofuels
South Africa Link
Project Solaris (SkyNRG, Boeing, South African Airways)
Development of jet fuel production from tobacco hydrids
South Africa Link
BIOjet Abu Dhabi
Consortium of stakeholders supporting R&D and investments in feedstock production and refining capability in the UAE
UAE Link
UK sustainable aviation group initiative
Roadmapping towards a 30% take-up of sustainable alt. fuels in 2050 in UK
UK Link
​Embry-Riddle University open-source project Development of a conversion process for vegetable oils
USA Link
​ACCESS II In-flight measurement of alternative fuels' combustion emissions 
USA, Canada, Germany Link
​Airbus / Emerging Fuels Technology cooperation Support to the commercialization of technologies for biojet fuel production
USA Link
Purdue / US Navy partnership
R&D on advanced biofuels production
USA Link
​US DoD contracts for biorefineries construction Construction of 3 refineries
USA Link

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