RTD Cooperation on Biofuels between Europe and Latin America

D. Rutz, R. Janssen, J. Rogat, K. Borch, M. Mittelbach, S. Schober, J. Vos, A. Thébaud, M. Ballesteros, P. Manzanares, C. St James, S.T. Coelho, P. Guardabassi, G. Aroca, L. Soler, E. Riegelhaupt, T. Arias, O. Masera, M. Prehn Junquera, G. Nadal & G. Bravo
The transport sector today mainly depends on fossil fuels, and (liquid) biofuels provide opportunities to substitute a significant share of these. Thus, the European Union (EU) has implemented several policies, such as the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) and the Fuel Quality Directive (FQD), to support the use of biofuels, relying on both domestically produced and imported biofuels. Due to the high potential for biofuel production in Latin America (LA), Europe seeks to enhance research cooperation...