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News and events

SUCELLOG final dissemination workshop

National dissemination workshops

Regional dissemination workshops

Finalization of SUCELLOG project

31 March 2017

SUCELLOG project has been officially concluded on 31st of March, 2017. We thank all our cooperation partners and stakeholders for the continuous interest and contributions to SUCELLOG project activities!

SUCELLOG project results and publications

SUCELLOG presented to FEFAC

Brussels, Belgium
20 March 2017

The European Feed Manufacturers' Federation (FEFAC) was founded in 1959 by five national compound feed associations from France, Belgium, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands. FEFAC membership today consists of 24 national associations in 23 EU Member States as full members as well as Associations in Switzerland, Turkey, Norway, Serbia and Russia with observer/associate member status. FEFAC is the only independent spokesman of the European Compound Feed Industry at the level of the European Institutions.

On 20th of March, 2017 WIP had a bilateral meeting with the Deputy Secretary General of FEFAC. The meeting took place in Brussels at the office of FEFAC. The aim of the meeting was to present the concept of SUCELLOG project, to inform about lessons learned during auditing studies implemented in project countries and with biomass resources available for feed producers, and to discuss further cooperation opportunities in dissemination of SUCELLOG project results.

SUCELLOG trainings in non-participating countries

Greece, Portugal, Croatia
February - March 2017

In order to spread the project knowledge, barriers and main lessons learned, SUCELLOG carried out training sessions in non-participating countries. Contents and courses were provided by CIRCE to 35 stakeholders from the agricultural and bioenergy sector. A total of 3 training sessions were performed in:

  • Greece to agriculture members of INASO-PASEGES (the organisation providing technical support to the PASEGES-Pan-Hellenic Confederation of Unions of Agricultural Co-operatives).
  • Portugal to agriculture members of CONFAGRI (Confederação Nacional das Cooperativas Agrícolas e do Crédito Agrícola de Portugal).
  • Croatia to agriculture members of HPK (Croatian Chamber of Agriculture) and energy stakeholders from EIHP (Energy Institute Hrvoje Pozar). A visit to the Austrian logistic centre developed within SUCELLOG support was carried out.

Training non partic countries

SUCELLOG at AEBIOM Expert Workshop

Brussels, Belgium
25 January 2017

On the 25th of January, 2017 SUCELLOG project was represented at the meeting of experts organised by the European Biomass Association (AEBIOM) in Brussels. Members and non-members of AEBIOM as well as experts and other economic operators have been invited to this workshop to discuss pressing issues and joint actions that may contribute to the uptake of the use of agricultural biomass and energy crops.

SUCELLOG at International Green Week in Berlin

Berlin, Germany
20-29 January 2017

SUCELLOG project was present at the 82. International Green Week (IGW) that took place in Berlin, Germany from 20-29th of January, 2017. SUCELLOG project was a part of the nature.tec stand. The IGW has been used as a platform for the dissemination of SUCELLOG project activities and results, and to meet with the project target groups.

SUCELLOG presented to International Olive Council

Madrid, Spain
16 January 2017

IOC – International Olive Council – is the world’s only international intergovernmental organization in the field of olive oil and table olives. The Council is a decisive player in contributing to the sustainable and responsible development of olive growing and it serves as a world forum for discussing policymaking issues and tackling present and future challenges.

On 16th of January, 2017 Spanish Cooperatives had meeting with the IOC to present the concept of SUCELLOG project, to inform about lessons learned during auditing studies implemented in project countries regarding the use of olive biomass for energy production and to discuss further cooperation opportunities in dissemination of SUCELLOG project results to the members of the association.

SUCELLOG presented to CEEV

Brussels, Belgium
18 November 2016

CEEV – Comité Européen des Entreprises Vins – is a key European professional platform which leads the dialogue and coordination in the combined European and international wine sector. CEEV is the voice of the EU Wine Companies and leads successful dialogue and advocacy of the EU Wine sector towards the European and international institutions in all policy areas affecting the Wine business.

On 18th of November, 2016 a meeting with the Policy Officer of CEEV has been organised. In this meeting the concept of SUCELLOG project and several examples of biomass supply chains regarding utilisation of wine pruning residues in SUCELLOG project countries have been presented. Further opportunites for the cooperation between SUCELLOG and CEEV on the dissemination of the project results have been discussed.

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Amsterdam, the Netherlands
7 June 2016

SUCELLOG was presented on 24th EUBCE during the session 1BO.9 – Mobilisation of biomass for energy use. WIP Renewable Energies presented the concept of the project and results of feasibility studies and business plans of two SUCCELOG cooperation partners – Spain and Austria. Around 60 participants attended this session.


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SUCELLOG presented to CIDE

Brussels, Belgium
2 June 2016

The CIDE, Commission Intersyndicale des Déshydrateurs Européens (European Dehydrators' Working Group) was set up in the 1950s and is a non-profit association governed by Belgian law. The members of the CIDE are national associations of fodder processors, dehydrators and also processors of sun-dried products.

SUCELLOG project concept has been presented on 2nd of June, 2016 in Brussels on the occasion of the meeting of CIDE Board of Directors. During the presentation the opportunities for alfalfa drying facilities for replication of the concept developed in the project has been stressed. The equipment used for alfalfa processing is highly compatible for biofuels production lines. In addition two case studies of SUCELLOG project have been presented, one of them being alfalfa drying facility in Spain – cooperation partner of the project. 

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SUCELLOG training to auditors

Austria, France, Spain, Italy
February - April, 2016

One of the key goals of SUCELLOG project is to build-up skills in the agrarian sector about solid biomass production issues. For this reason regional agrarian associations have received specific training on how to make a techno-economic feasibility study of an agro-industry willing to become a biomass logistic centre. For more information about trainings, please download "Report on the training sessions in the participating countries" which is available on the "Publications & reports" section of SUCELLOG project website.
The following 4 training events have been implemented:
  • on 9 & 14 February 2016 in Paris, France
  • on 4 March 2016 in Böheimkirchen, Austria
  • on 29 - 30 March 2016 in Valladolid, Spain
  • on 20 - 22 April 2016 in Italy
Photos from the training events:
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SUCELLOG at the 39th International Fair on Agricultural Machinery (FIMA)

Zaragoza, Spain
16-20 February 2016

SUCELLOG has been presented at the 39th International Fair on Agricultural Machinery (FIMA) which has been held in Zaragoza the 16-20 February 2016. The FIMA is a key event in Europe for the agro-industrial sector. CIRCE presented the actions and results achieved so far as well as the services available for the agro-industries to promote the sustainable construction of agro-industry logistic centres. Download the presentation.

SUCELLOG within the National Directorate of Legacoop Agroalimentare

Rome, Italy
12 January 2016

on the 12th of January 2016 in Rome (Lazio), a workshop of the Project SUCELLOG was held within the National Directorate of Legacoop Agroalimentare, at the headquarters of Via Giuseppe Antonio Guattani, 9.the focus of the interventions were the opportunities for SMEs/Cooperatives by European funding programmes on specific issues, an example of which is the project SUCELLOG. During the meeting, the project and its activities were shown. In particular, the opportunity for agro-industries to become a logistic center for the production of biomass from agricultural residues was shown. Download the presentation.


Paris, France
4 December 2015

Services Coop de France presented SUCELLOG on the 4th of December in the Galery of the COP 21, the united nations conference on climate change. This offered the opportunity to present this innovative project to industrial companies and French representatives.


Brussels, Belgium
16 November 2015

SUCELLOG participated in the Workshop organised by COPA-COGECA  "What instruments/tools to develop logistics for the agriculture and forestry biomass supply chain" on 16 Novemeber 2015 in Brussels. Download the workshop programme.

Opening of the first Austrian biomass logistic centre for agricultural residues

Tschiggerl Agrar GmbH, 8492 Halbenrain 229, Austria
7 November 2015

On the 7th of September 2015, the first Austrian biomass logistic centre for agricultural residues which is supported by the SUCELLOG project was opened. A tour in the logistic center was organised showing the following:

  • how is the logistic centre constructed
  • how 200,000 Liters of fuel oil can be saved using corn cobs
  • how to use landscape maintenance hay, straw, corn cobs, husks etc as raw material.

For more information please dowload the invitation.


Rimini, Italy
3-6 November 2015

At the annual fair ECOMONDO, held in Rimini from 3rd to 6th November 2015, D.R.E.Am. Italia was present within the area of Cooperambiente, exposure on the supply of energy and environment services to cooperatives (made in collaboration between Rimini Fiera and Legacoop), for the dissemination of the SUCELLOG project, with material and personnel available to provide clarification on the activities and the technical support offered by the project. Download the presentation.


Vienna, Austria
1-4 June 2015

WIP Renewable energies presented the SUCCELLOG project in a dedicated slot. More than 1300 participants from the whole biomass supply chain were present in the event. Download the presentation.
For more information visit the EUBCE website.

News on technical support

SUCELLOG started to provide direct support to 4 agro-industries in Europe to become biomass logistic centres using agrarian residues. A feasibility study and a complete business model were built for them. The agro-industries selected are:

  • Cooperativa Agraria San Miguel - Aragón region - Spain
  • Luzéal- Champagne-Ardenne region - France
  • Le Rene S.C. – Toscana region – Italy
  • Tschiggerl Agrar Gmbh – Styria region - Austria

Download the feasibility studies and the business models from the publications & reports section of the website

News on training

SUCELLOG continues building-up capacity on solid biomass production issues to agrarian associations. Second training sessions were carried out in:

  • Spain: 16 June 2014
  • France: 22 June 2014
  • Italy: 2 July 2014
  • Austria: 11 June 2014

IEE-II Bioenergy projects conference

Brussels, Belgium
22 May 2014

The European Commission organised an event in order to present the impacts and results acheived by IEE bioenergy projects in the biogas and solid biomass sectors. The proceedings of this event are now available on the EASME website.

SUCELLOG at Energy and Environment International Trade Fair

Madrid, Spain
24 February 2015

Logo Fair 200

On the 24th of February, CIRCE presented SUCELLOG inside the Energy and Environment International Trade Fair which took place in Madrid. CIRCE informed about the project concept and achievements in a special event dedicated to discuss with stakeholders about the situation of the bioenergy sector in Spain. Download the presentation.
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Valladolid, Spain
22 October 2014

conecta bioenergia

SUCELLOG project was presented in “Conecta BioENERGÍA-Solutions for the Food and Farming Industries” inside the International Fair of Expobioenergía.

The International Fair of Expobioenergía, which is celebrated every year in Valladolid (Spain), gathers most important professionals of the bioenergy sector from 20 countries and in 2014, it dedicated a special event for agro-industries. The presentation of SUCELLOG was carried out by CIRCE on Wednesday 22nd of October inside an event whose goal is to foster the use of bioenergy inside the agroindustry sector to cover heat demands. Download the presentation.
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Launch of SUCELLOG website

10 June 2014

SUCELLOG Kick-off-Meeting

Zaragoza, Spain
2-3 April 2014

The Kick-off-meeting of the SUCELLOG project took place on 2-3 April 2014 in Zaragoza, Spain. Under the coordination of CIRCE, the consortium planned the work programme for the upcoming three project years and focused on the work of the upcoming 6 months. The Kick-off-meeting is an internal meeting for the consortium only.

Consortium Sucellog

Launch of Sucellog Project

1 April 2014

The project SUCELLOG (Triggering the creation of biomass logistic centres by the agro-industry) has officially started on 1 April 2014

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