CORE-JetFuel taking up its work
A new European project has started. The
supports the European Commission in its dynamic
and informed implementation of research and innovation projects in the field of sustainable alternative fuels for
aviation. It links initiatives and projects at the EU and Member State level, serving as a focal point in this area to
all public and private stakeholders. CORE-JetFuel addresses competent authorities, research institutions, feedstock and
fuel producers, distributors, aircraft and engine manufactures, airlines and NGOs.
The Agency for Renewable Resources (FNR) is coordinating the project development and the team with the partners
from Bauhaus Luftfahrt e.V., SENASA, WIP, EADS-IW, IFPEN. This FP7 Coordination and Support Action has a duration of
three years from September 2013 till August 2016.
Centre of Excellence in Malaysia
Airbus and key Malaysian partners have signed a MoU to assess local solutions for
sustainable bio-mass production in Malaysia. The aim is to
determine the most suitable feedstocks to ensure that any future jet fuel production in the region is based only on
sustainable solutions. The first assessment is expected to be completed by December 2014. Airbus supports the
certification and development of commercial quantities of sustainable alternative fuels for aviation through promoting
innovative regional projects world-wide.