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Fuels of the Future, Berlin, January 18-19, 2016

Being the highlight event for the European biofuel industry, the international conference “Fuels of the Future” at the same time serves as an important forum for discussing European an international politics on biofuel. The conference involves all relevant players on the market and aims at addressing the specific needs of the industry. In January 2016, again more than 500 participants are expected to attend, among them representatives of the primary materials production industry and of logistics, of the mineral oil industry, of automotive engineering and the automotive industry, biofuel producers, auditors and environmental experts, as well as representatives from politics, certi­fication systems, science and research. To interested companies and associations the conference offers…

5th International Symposium on Biofumigation, Harper Adams University, Newport, UK Sept 9-12, 2014

The conference covered the following topics:

New technologies surrounding the biofumigation technique


In memory of Dr James Daun

April 9, 2014 : we are very sorry to hear that "After a life richly blessed and generously lived, Dr James Daun succumbed to cancer on April 4, 2014."Jim Daun joined GCIRC in 1989 and became Honorary Member after receiving the Eminent Scientist Award in Wuhan, PR China in March 2007.  

* Feb.10, 2014 Survey on ‘oilseed Brassica Genetics Research worldwide: Past & Future’

Request from Dr Michel Renard

* Oct 21, 2013 German rapeseed on the verge of collapse? Consequences of a new EU biofuel policy.

The EU is planning to limit the European biofuel production and to make the greenhouse gas balance (GHG balance) subject to much stricter regulations.


We are presently in the process of developing a network for those with research interests in biofumigation.