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The aim of the project was to adapt a diesel engine and a micro gas turbine, part of a Combined Heat & Power (and Cooling) system, to enable the combustion of various bio-liquids including pyrolysis oils and blends (advanced biofuels). The project also focused on the required modifications of the engine/turbine, fuel preparation, and emission control (especially NOx). Besides, an assessment has been made of market potential, implementation barriers and sustainability, both for the EU and Russia. In fact the project also aims to developing cooperation in the field between EU and Russia: a consortium has been created of six complementary partners, including industries, universities, research institutes; within them there were a large engine research institute in Moscow and one of the SME’s was established in The Netherlands but owned by persons of Russian origin.