ESEIA International Student Camp 2022

You are invited to take part in the ESEIA Student Camp 2022 to solve complex real world problems together with experts from industry and academia.

  • Familiarize with the current biorefinery products, processes and challenges.
  • Work in small groups and learn about opportunities for market growth with a focus on bioresources.
  • Meet people with similar interests and start networking.
  • Reach beyond your limits at this year’s Student Camp.

Topic: Process Development and Evaluation in Biorefinery Industry

Timing: 21 – 25 March 2022

Host: ESEIA member LNEG, Lisbon, Portugal

Format: Virtual

Registration opening: 17 January 2022

Aim: The aim of the Student Camp is to challenge students to systematically solve complex, real-world problems related to bioenergy and biorefineries together with experts from industry and academia.

Target audience: 

  • Students enrolled in a Master/PhD program with the following backgrounds: Biorefinery/(Bio)Chemical/Mechanical/Material Engineering, Economics and Marketing
  • Early-Stage Researchers (ESRs) working in industry or academia

Expressions of interest:  

  • Deadline for student applications: 15 February 2022. Participation is for free!
  • Students will be selected by 28 February 2022 on the basis of their CV and letter of motivation (support letters are optional).
  • Please register HERE.

Please find the brochure of the ESEIA Student Camp 2022 here.

Contact person: 

EPNOE – ESEIA International Summer School 2022

Topic: Sustainable Materials for RES Applications

Timing: 11 – 15 July 2022

Host: EPNOE Member ICMAB, ES

Format: presence mode

Main topical focus:

Smart Energy Materials have a vast potential to help industry and society grow into a new climate neutral era. The aim is to reduce dependence on rare earths, and enhance performance and efficiency, such as improving light‐weight materials and their manufacturing techniques for renewable energy harvesting, storage, and use.

EPNOE and ESEIA WG Smart Energy Materials organized a Workshop 29 June 2021 followed by a mapping exercise to define sustainable materials and their applications for climate neutrality.

As a result, the epnoe – eseia ISS will study a range of sustainable materials including nano‐cellulose based biomaterials, multi‐material polymers, bioresins, photocatalysts, rare earths, and permanent magnets. These materials will be characterized and their application potential highlighted for RES applications, including in renewable energy provision from solar, wind and hydrogen, storage systems, heating and cooling systems, fuel production systems, inter‐ and multimodal transport.

Target audience: early PhD, master students, post-graduate level

Contact person: EPNOE Member Ana Roig, ICMAB, ES, ESEIA Team:

ESEIA Conference 2022

Topic: Towards Climate Neutral Energy Communities

Host: ESEIA Member The Cyprus Institute, Cyprus

Date: 2 – 3 November 2022

Key topics addressed:

  • Climate change impact on energy needs and sources
  • Distributed energy generation and storage, new systems, approaches and materials
  • Sustainable heating and cooling
  • Positive energy buildings and districts
  • Embedded emissions and circular urban metabolism
  • Community engagement, climate education, behavioural approaches and strategies, energy poverty
  • Decarbonisations of local mobility systems
  • Emerging nature based solutions
  • Green aesthetics and architecture
  • Policy and finance mix for the achievement of climate neutral communties

Delivery mode:

  • Hybrid (Nicosia and online platform)
  • Keynote speeces and panel discussions
  • 5 thematic ESEIA Working Group Sessions
  • Side events from current projeces
  • Innovators’ space

More information coming soon!