10 años Energylab

Biomasa CAP

NameBiomasa CAP: Capitalization of R&D capacities in the energy use of high-potential non-recovered biomass.
Start DateSeptember 2022
End DateJune 2023
PartnersUniversidade de Vigo, Instituto Energético de Galicia (INEGA), Fundación Empresa-Universidad Gallega (FEUGA), Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo (IPVC), e Instituto de Ciência e Innovação em Engenharia Mecânica e Engenharia Industrial (INEGI).
Financing entitiesEuropean Regional Development Fund (ERDF) - Interreg V-A Spain-Portugal Program (POCTEP) 2014 - 2020.


The main objective of Biomasa CAP is to enhance the visibility and perception of biomass that is not valued but has high potential, as a strategic resource for sustainable economic, technological, social and environmental growth and development in the Galicia-North Portugal cross-border territory. The capitalization actions that will be carried out in the project aim to promote the improvement of the competitiveness of the productive fabric in the cross-border area, generating opportunities for the creation of wealth and employment in rural areas, since it is in these territories where agroforestry farms, generating unvalued biomass.

EnergyLab's Tasks

EnergyLab, besides being in charge of the management and coordination of the project, participates in the following tasks

  • Expansion and strengthening of the Cross-Border Biomass Network, created in Biomasa-AP and which had more than 130 members.
  • Training and awareness on the use of high potential non-recovered biomass as a strategic resource for technological, economic and social development in the cross-border territory.
  • Training and dissemination of the evaluated technologies to the agents of the biomass value chain, through demonstration sessions in entities of the sector and in the R&D centers involved in the project.
  • Dissemination in educational centers to make young people aware of the opportunities and potential offered by endogenous biomasses not valued in the cooperation territory.
  • Strengthening of the process of co-creation of public policies through the detection of common strategies for optimal development and exploitation of non-recovered biomass in the territory, with the collaboration of the agents of the biomass value chain and policy makers