THE EUROPE-WIDE DATABASE OF OPEN ACCESS PILOT AND MULTIPURPOSE DEMO-INFRASTRUCTURES FOR THE EUROPEAN BIO-ECONOMY

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 10 following main technologies: Industrial biotechnologies, Thermochemical conversions, Material technologies, Mechanical separations, Physicochemical separations, Pre-treatment, Pulping, Algae cultivation and harvesting, Anaerobic digestion.   You can further finetune your search into 35 different technology areas.

SEARCH THE DATABASE

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. Search the Pilots4U database to find the equipment that suits your needs.

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.

ADD EQUIPMENT to the DATABASE

We are continuously expanding the current network and aim to map all existing relevant facilities.

How can you add your open-access pilot or demo 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 that 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

Latest Updates

  • By Stef Denayer
  • Nov 24 2020

VTT's new piloting platform for process chemistry

VTT's new piloting platform for process chemistry in VTT Bioruukki Pilot Centre, will have an impact on our everyday life: on what we wear, on what we eat, on how we move around. It has been designed to accelerate corporate bio- and circular economy projects. The modernisation and digitalisation of processes offer improved tools for developing, for example, chemical plastics recycling. 

  • By Ryan Titley
  • Nov 13 2019

Meet the stakeholder relations manager of Pilots4U

Proud to continue the vast work of the founding partners and to be given the opportunity to further coordinate and expand the Pilots4U network.   

  • 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.