970308 Biorefinery and products from renewable resources

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Ribitsch, Doris , Böhmdorfer, Stefan , Neureiter, Markus , Bauer, Alexander , Gronauer, Andreas , Pröll, Tobias , Wimmer, Rupert , Pfeifer, Christoph , Hesser, Franziska , Kral, Iris , Baumgartner, Sabine
Offered in
Wintersemester 2022/23
Languages of instruction


Biorefinery is a concept towards processing biomass to a variety of products. These products may range from materials, base and fine chemicals, to energy such as gasoline, electrical power or heat. In this lecture the broad range of utilizations of renewable resources are demonstrated, also to introduce main focul points of the german-taught master study "Material and energetic use of renewable resources (NAWARO)" (H 066 471).

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Knowledge on major renewable ressources, including oils, fats, proteins, and carbohydrates. Knowledge on major areas taught in the master study "Material and energetic use of renewable resources (NAWARO)" (H 066 471). Be able to report on different material and energetic uses derived from renewable resources. Ability to give definitions and delineations around "renewable resources".
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.