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First steering group meeting

On the 22nd of November 2018 the first COASTAL Biogas steering group meeting took place at Gdansk University of Technology (GUT), Poland.

Project consortia
From left: Tyge Kjaer and Michelle Hansen (RUC), Sebastian Foth (UROS), Anne Roßmann (FNR), Jörgen Held, (BEIC), Frank Scholwin, (UROS), Andrius Tamosiunas and Nerijus Striugas (LEI) and Robert Aranowski, (GUT).  Jan Hupka and Iwona Kopcynska (GUT) participated in the meeting but are not present in the picture.

The meeting was opened by the project coordinator Anne Roßmann (FNR), followed by presentations of the WP leaders. The interactions between the WPs were reviewed in detail and crosslinks were elucidated. The gathering was also used to lively discuss issues, such as requirements of seaweed collection methods on beaches and in marinas, technologies for pretreatment of seaweed prior to anaerobic digestion in biogas plants and options for developing a training kit for project stakeholders. The meeting was rounded off with a study tour in the GUT biogas laboratories.

COASTAL Biogas kick-off

On the 6th of July 2018 the COASTAL Biogas kick-off took place at InterCity hotel in Rostock.

From left: Frank Scholwin, (UROS), Tyge Kjaer, (RUC), Andrea Schüch, (UROS), Jan Hupka, (GUT), Jörgen Held, (BEIC), Wibke Baumgarten, (FNR), Robert Aranowski, (GUT), Alexander Schwock, (German NCP), Nerijus Striugas and Diana Sarauskiene (LEI).

The project officer, Marta Niciejewska, from the Joint Secretariat in Gdansk presented useful and valuable insights how to conduct a project within the Interreg South Baltic Programme.

The meeting was coordinated by Wibke Baumgarten (FNR), the lead partner.