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Successful start for the Post Master degree "Biorefinery: bioenergy, bioproducts & biomaterials" at Grenoble INP-Pagora

March 5, 2013
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Grenoble INP-Pagora has already received a positive assessment of its first Post Master degree "Biorefinery: bioenergy, bioproducts & biomaterials" which started last September. This one-year degree program is intended for French or foreign students or professionals who wish to specialize in these new and exciting developments.

During the first semester, the students appreciated the diversity and quality of teaching not only by professors and researchers from Grenoble INP-Pagora - drawing notably on the advances in research conducted by the school laboratory (LGP2) - but also by outside specialists. Indeed, many courses were offered by researchers at IFP Energies Nouvelles (IFPEN) on biofuels, and by researchers at the CEA Grenoble, on thermal processes in biomass conversion.

Several visits to factories and R&D sites allowed them to meet industrial players from the biomaterials sector, to approach the practical aspects of their production and use, and also to better understand the development of research in the field. Furthermore, they discovered the manufacture of cellulose acetate from cellulose pulp wood at Rhodia Acetol (Isère) and bioplastic packaging at CiccaPack (Isère), as well as eco-design and packaging life cycle analysis in CGL Pack (Haute-Savoie). Research resources mobilized by the IFPEN and CEA were also presented.
Students of the Post Master at CiccaPack, 2012
Students of the Post Master at CiccaPack

Students of the Post Master at CGL Pack, 2012
Students of the Post Master at CGL Pack

During this second semester dedicated to a research project, the students are currently applying this wide range of academic and practical knowledge at Schneider Electric (energy management), Siegwerk (manufacture of inks), Soprema (waterproofing, insulation) and at Wageningen University in Holland.

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Written by Anne Pandolfi

Date of update March 5, 2013

Université de Grenoble