What is lignin and where does it come from?

What is lignin and where does it come from?

Lignin is one of the main components of trees or plants, jointly with the cellulose and the hemicellulose. Constituting around 30% of the dry mass of wood, lignin give trees their rigidity but also makes them water resistant and degradation resistant. It is fibrous...
18M meeting held online for the first time!

18M meeting held online for the first time!

On the 11th and 12th of March, the Liberate consortium met virtually through visio-conference due to the lock down restrictions. During the meeting, partners could exchange recent advances in the project such as the finalization of the reactors’ design as well...
Optimization of electrochemical processes

Optimization of electrochemical processes

Design of an electrochemical plant to demonstrate the commercial opportunities of converting low cost lignin feedstock in high value biosustainable chemicals. The Liberate project is about lignin, a chemical compound present in every tree or plant. It is a...
Discover the SPIRE Brochure 2018

Discover the SPIRE Brochure 2018

Each year, the SPIRE publishes a Brochure presenting all projects that were financed during the year. The 2018 edition features a total of 12 projects from three different calls. Click here to read the SPIRE Brochure. SPIRE is the European Association which is...