Events

Past events

  • The eighth progress meeting was held at 5 September 2014.
  • The seventh progress meeting was held at 21 March 2014.
  • The sixth progress meeting was held on 10 January 2013. The meeting was hosted by BTG Biomass Technology Group BV in Enschede, the Netherlands.
  • The fifth progress meeting was held on 14 June 2012. The meeting was hosted by BTG Biomass Technology Group BV in Enschede, the Netherlands.


  • The fourth progress meeting was held on 12 January 2012. The meeting was hosted by BTG Biomass Technology Group BV in Enschede, the Netherlands.


  • The third progress meeting was held on 16-17 June 2011. The host organization was the project partner Stork Thermeq based in Hengelo (OV), the Netherlands.
  • The second progress meeting was held on 13-14 January 2011. The host organisation was the project coordinator BTG Biomass Technology Group BV based in Enschede, the Netherlands.

  • The first project progress meeting was held on 17-18 June 2010. The host organisation was the project partner AK - Amandus Kahl based in Reinbek, Germany.  

  • The kick-off meeting of the EMPYRO project was held at the Brussels office of the Region Twente in Brussels, Belgium on 14 and 15 January 2010.

 EMPYRO project  - Group picture - Pyrolysis Plant in Europe - bio-oil production

From right to left: Patrick Reumerman (BTG), Jan Rusaas (RRC), Bert van de Beld (BTG), Andre Amelink (AkzoNobel), Henk Saeijs (Empyro BV), José Riesgo Villanueva (EC), Huub Ratering (HoSt), Martin Risseeuw (Empyro BV), Stephan Sternowsky (AK), Ardy Toussaint (BTG-BTL), Revor Vos (Stork), Werner Sitzmann (AK), Elisa Martinez Escarti (Stork), Alexandre Thébaud (BTG).