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Optimat is part of the ERA-LEARN 2020 consortium, a support action (CSA) funded by Horizon 2020. It is a support platform for the Public-Public Partnerships (P2P) community.

Promoting Societal Engagement in Research and Innovation

Optimat is a partner in the EU-funded project PROSO that is studying the barriers and incentives for citizens to participate in such engagement exercises.

Analysis of opportunities for wood-based bio-refining in Scotland

A summary of a recent Optimat report about the potential of wood-based bio-refining in Scotland is now available online.  The report, commissioned by Scottish Enterprise, concludes that large scale bio-refining of forestry material is unlikely to be feasible in the short to medium term in Scotland.  It does, however, identify some smaller pilot and research scale projects that could be of inter…