Provider's profile

DBFZ (German Biomass Research Centre)

Organizational form Research and Development (R&D) Enterprise
Annual sales/project funds 10 to 50 million euros
Number of employees 50 to 249
Foundation 2008
Website Contact

Scientists of the DBFZ are looking for methods that facilitate an effective and sustainable use of solid, liquid and gaseous bioenergy sources. To achieve this, potential analyses, feasibility studies and practical tests are carried out in the laboratories of our research centre. The objectives are to make the utilisation of bioenergy technically simpler and safer, environmentally friendlier and economically more promising.

Target markets/partner countries

Asia & Pacific


Europe & Central Asia

Bosnia and HerzegovinaSerbia

Latin America/Caribbean

Antigua and BarbudaArgentinaBarbadosBrazilChileCosta RicaSaint Kitts and NevisJamaicaMexicoPeruTrinidad and TobagoUruguay

North Africa/Middle East

AlgeriaIran, Islamic Republic of

Sub-Saharan Africa

GhanaKenyaSouth Africa

Climatically relevant technologies and services

A) Mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions

Cross-sectoral interdisciplinary technologies for emission reduction


Energy- and resource-intensive industries

Low-emission generation of process heat and combustion technologyResource- and energy-efficient product designSubstitution of fossil resources for cellulose, starch and lactic acid

Energy-efficient cities and infrastructure

Utilization of waste heat

Low-emission mobility and transport

Alternative and low-emission fuels

Low-emission power supply (on- und off-grid)

Biogas plants

Other services

Advisory services for planning and implementing the German Renewable Energy Sources Act, emission reduction standards, etc.

Sustainable waste- and recycling management

Planning and implementation of waste prevention consultingComposting and biogas plantsPlanning of regional recycling concepts

C) Cross-sectoral topics

Provision of market information for emerging and developing countriesCapacity BuildingOpening new markets, initiating new contactsPolitical adviceTechnology adaptionMarketing/presentation of reference projects
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