5th Conference – online

The conference was orginially planned to take place in Gdansk, Poland, but due to COVID-19 it took take place as an online event on the 17th of June 2021.

The presentations are now online. Click on the title of the presentation or the virtual study tour you want to view. Please note that it may take some time to download the study tour “Automated seaweed collection” (it is a 800+ MB PowerPoint).


17 June 2021
10:00-10:05 Connecting to the conference
10:05-10:15 Welcome and practical details
Angela Clinkscales, University of Rostock
10:15-10:30 Introduction to the COASTAL Biogas project
Thies Fellenberg, FNR, project coordinator
10:30-10:45 Beach cleaning and pre-treatment methods for seaweed
Tyge Kjaer, Roskilde University
10:45-11:00 Pretreatment laboratory results
Robert Aranowski, Gdansk University of Technology
11:00-11:15 BREAK
11:15-11:30 The Biogas2020 project
Sabine Täuber, Biogas Syd
11:30-11:45 WAB project experiences in co-fermentation of marine biomass
Andrzej Tonderski, POMinno Ltd, Gdynia
11:45-12:00 The Baltic GRASS project and its legacy
Efthalia Arvaniti, SUBMARINER Network for Blue Growth EEIG
12:00-13:00 LUNCH incl. a QUIZ
13:00-13:15 Biogas and biomethane development in Europe
Mieke Decorte, European Biogas Association
13:15-13:30 Biogas development in Poland
Sylwia Koch-Kopyszko, UPEBI
13:30-13:45 Duckweeds and sewage sludge co-digestion in Swarzewo WWTP
Stanisław Cytawa, WWTP Swarzewo
13:45-14:00 BREAK
14:00-14:45 Panel debate
Mieke Decorte, European Biogas Association
Tyge Kjaer, Roskilde University
Sylwia Koch-Kopyszko, UPBEI
Efthalia Arvaniti, SUBMARINER Network for Blue Growth EEIG
Virtual study tour
14:45-15:15 Virtual study tours
Automated seaweed collection
Søren Pallisgaard
, BrainBotics
Water and sewage management in a seaside tourist commune
Stanisław Cytawa, WWTP Swarzewo