Joseph gives the talk “Lignocellulosic fractionation by a tandem organosolv pulping and metal-
catalyzed transfer hydrogenolysis” at DICP Symposium, Dalian, China.

Elena presents her her flow results at the “Green and Sustainable Chemistry 8 Conference” in Melbourne, Australia.


Elena Subbotina is welcomed back after a successful stay at Prof. Corma’s lab at ITQ in Valencia.

Maxim presents his fractionation results at the “2017 European Biomass Conference and Exhibition”
in Stockholm.

Joseph gives the talk “Sustainable Sources Need Reliable Standards” at RSC’s Faraday Discussions in

Article in “Ingenjören” about Samec and RenFuel (p58):


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Thanks Timo Repo for hosting us in Helsinki during a fruitful workshop

On the ferry towards Helsinki.


Joseph was appointed to the cooperation group (SU-Stakeholders) at Stockholm University


Congratulations Sveta and Alban (in collaboration with Hashmi’s research group):



Joseph was promoted to full professor


Our research group started a literature digest for Green Chemistry with a Special Emphasis on Biomass Transformations through C-O bond Cleavage, please check it out: Literature Digest, April 2017


Anon receives a poster prize at the Green Chemistry Symposium in Sweden.


Our group successfully hosted the Green Chemistry Symposium in Stockholm, organized together with Charlotta Turner and Ola Wendt (LU).


Congratulations Lena and Maxim:



Renfuel got nominated to one of the 16 most fascinating projects in Europe:



Welcome back Davide and Sari from research exchange with Chulalongkorn University, Thailand.


Joseph was appointed to the Stockholm University Sustainability Forum.


Congratulations to Vanja, Davide, and Sari for receiving funding for conferences.


Joseph gave a talk at the Bäckhammar visit of the conference: Nordic Wood Biorefining.


Congratulations Maxim and Davide (together with Prof. U. Edlund, KTH):

Sustainable sources need reliable standards

Joseph visits Chulalongkorn University and Silpakorn University in Thailand.

Elena goes to Prof. Avelino Corma’s research group at ITQ for a three months exchange.


Davide and Sari went to Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, to initiate collaboration with Prof Duangamol Tungasita for one month.

We welcome Nonnanat Yooyeun from Kasertsart University, Thailand, to our group as a visiting scientist.