Biomass and Sustainability

Biomass and Sustainability
June 25th, 2020 - 2:00 to 3:30 pm (UTC - 03:00)

The BIOEN-FAPESP Program is pleased to invites the scientific community to a webinar on the latest scientific and technological achievements in bioenergy. Invited speakers will tell us the stories behind the cases of success and bioenergy scientific achievements.

This webinar will be the first of a series of on-line seminars that will bring an enlightening insight into the BIOEN-FAPESP Program and its results in all areas of knowledge: biorefineries, engine and aviation applications, sustainability and impacts.

About BIOEN - FAPESP PROGRAM for Research on Bioenergy

BIOEN is the State of São Paulo Foundation Bioenergy Research Program ( http://bioenfapesp.org).

It has published more than 1,300 research articles in many areas of knowledge: Biomass, Biofuel Technologies, Biorefineries, Engines and Aviation Applications, Sustainability and Impacts.

It funds fundamental and applied science in universities, research institutes, small businesses, and industry partnerships.

BIOEN has 400+ projects funded, come meet the leaders!

Registration: www.fapesp.br/eventos/bioen_webinar1

Language: English (simultaneus translation will not be provided)

Live broadcast

Follow the transmission through Agência FAPESP's channel on YouTube




BIOEN Research Webinars Kick-off and Introduction

Moderators: Luis Cassinelli and Rubens Maciel (BIOEN FAPESP)



Marco Antonio Zago, presidente of FAPESP

Luiz Eugenio Mello, scientific director of FAPESP
R&D in the State of São Paulo in the context of Bioenergy


Module 1

Glaucia Mendes Souza, University of São Paulo (USP)/BIOEN
An Overview of the BIOEN Program Results


Module 2

Stephen Long, University of Illinois Urbana–Champaign (UIUC), USA
Improving crop yields for bioenergy, strategies and potential

Heitor Cantarella, Agronomic Institute of Campinas (IAC) / BIOEN
The soil component in the search for sustainable biomass yield improvements

Glaucia Mendes Souza
Genomics and biotechnology latest developments for sugarcane improvement and future climate resilience breeding


Module 3

Renato Godinho, Biofuture Platform, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MRE)
Biofuture Plataform, countries unite to expand sustainably biomass and bioenergy production for climate change efforts

Marcelo Morandi, Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation ( Embrapa Environment) - Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Food Supply
The science of RenovaBio, how Brazil is innovating and investing in the low carbon economy

Luiz Horta, University of Campinas (Unicamp)/BIOEN
Emerging markets, potential of pastureland use in Latin America and Africa


Module 4

Q&A amongst the speakers and answers to audience

3:30pm End of the 1st BIOEN Webinar


Join the webinar by sending your question to bioen-webinars@fapesp.br

Questions will be answered during the event.

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