RE-CORD’s mission is to contribute to the advancement of the strategic sectors of biomass, bioenergy and bioeconomy, carrying out research for the development of new technologies, new products, new value chains. Special attention is always paid to developing processes and complete value chains in a circular economy perspective, seeking a seamless integration into the existing context, minimizing the residues of the original production process and ultimately providing with new business opportunities.
RE-CORD takes advantage of its expertise and resources (laboratory, pilot plants, personnel and network) to offer highly qualified consulting services to companies and industries that want to innovate their processes and supply chains or evaluate new ones. Services offered span over a wide range, from the characterization of biomass, up to through tests on plants at different scales, including technical-economic feasibility studies of production and conversion plants, commodity studies, design and assessment of overall supply chains for the production of bioenergy and bioproducts.
Beside RE-CORD carries out studies on behalf of industries as well as policy makers, providing them with fresh, first hand market data for specific industrial pathways or markets, or with the state-of-the-art of specific technology, or feasibility studies to support stakeholders and facilitate the development of advanced biofuels projects and technologies, such as the Sugar Platform and Template For First Of A Kind Commercial Sustainable Biofuel Project Feasibility Studies, carried on behalf of the European Commission-DG Energy.