A database for the European bio-economy

Pilots4U aims to set up one very visible, easily accessible network of open access pilot and multipurpose demo-infrastructures for the European bio-economy with Europe-wide coverage.

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TECHNOLOGY SCOPE OF THE PILOTS4U ASSET REGISTER

The technology scope that the Pilots4U project covers is presented in the attached document.

Welcome to the Pilots4U database!

The Pilots4U database is an easily accessible database of multipurpose open access pilot and demo-infrastructures for the European bio-economy. Within this particular database, "bioeconomy" is translated into the following technologies: Industrial Biotechnology, Chemical Conversion, Thermal Conversion, Pulping, Fractionation and Purification, Material Technologies, Algal Cultivation, Anaerobic Digestion and Nutrient Recovery.  

Are you looking for a partner to scale-up your innovative process? 
All facilities included in the database are open to any start-up, small, medium or large enterprise looking for equipment and expertise to translate an innovative lab scale process into a viable industrial process. To search the database, please click SEARCH DATABASE

Would you like to add your open access pilot or demo equipment to the database? 
We are continuously expanding the current network and aim to map all existing facilities relevant with regard to the topic and the Technology Readiness Level. 
How can you add equipment to the database? 
STEP 1: Check if your equipment fits the TECHNOLOGY SCOPE of this particular database
STEP 2: Complete the CREATE DATABASE ENTRY form, we will confirm your submission via email
STEP 3: The Pilots4U team REVIEWS your entry
STEP 4: You will receive an email with LOG-IN DETAILS so you can access your data at any time. In this email we MAY ASK to AMEND your entry to fit the database format. 
STEP 5: Your entry will be PUBLISHED in the database   

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SEARCH DATABASE

Active in the bio-economy and looking for a partner to scale-up your innovative process? Search the Pilots4U database to find the equipment that suits your needs.

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ADD EQUIPMENT to the DATABASE

Would you like to add your open access pilot and/or demo equipment to the database? We are continuously expanding the database and aim to map all existing facilities relevant with regard to the topic and the Technology Readiness Level. Complete the CREATE DATABASE ENTRY form to add your equipment to the network.

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TECHNOLOGY SCOPE

You want to add your open access pilot and demo equipment to the database? Check first if your equipment fits the TECHNOLOGY SCOPE of this database.

WHAT IS PILOTS4U?

Pilots4U has set up an easily accessible database of open access pilot and multipurpose demonstration infrastructures for the European bio-economy. How can you make use of this database if you are an enterprise active in the bio-economy and looking to scale up your innovative process? Take a look at this video and find out! 

Latest Updates

Please find here an overview of the latest updates.

  • By Ryan Titley
  • Nov 13 2019

Apply for the Position of Pilots4U Network Coordinator!

Are you interested in taking on the role of coordinator of the Pilots4U Network and further developing the database? Then you should apply for the position of Stakeholder Relations Manager at the Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant

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  • By Ryan Titley
  • Oct 24 2019

Pilots4U Survey Findings

This document contains the findings of the online Pilots4U survey targeting industry participants to understand their needs and wants when it comes to scaling-up a new bio-based process or product.

  • By Ryan Titley
  • Oct 23 2019

"Scale me up, Scotty" Workshop Presentations

The presentations from the Pilots4U workshop "Scale me up, Scotty", which took place on 18th April 2018 in Brussels.

Latest Updates

Please find here an overview of the latest updates.