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Lignofuels 2025

Date: 12th February 2025 - 13th February 2025 Location: Helsinki - Finland

Building on the success of Lignofuels 2024 which brought 150+ senior level industry professionals to Helsinki in February 2024, we will be hosting the next edition on 12th & 13th February 2025 in Helsinki, Finland. The conference will once again bring together key lignofuels and advanced biofuels and materials stakeholders to join our forum discussions and networking, including leaders from advanced generation biofuels companies from across the globe represented by Technical, Strategic and Business Development Executives from First and Advanced Generation Biofuels Producers, Oil Refiners, Process Technology Providers, Enzyme Developers, Engineering Firms and Agribusiness as well as Financiers, Investors, Policy & Regulators, Automotive & Aviation Industries, Consultants, Traders & Brokers and Chemical Companies.

Stay tuned for further information on the conference coming soon!


12th February 2025
13th February 2025
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Dimitri Pavlyk – Marketing, Sales & Media Partnerships
+44 203 141 0610
Sam Cormack – Sponsorship
+44 (0) 20 3141 0609
Ted Hughes – Content
+44 20 31410208
Luca Mircoli – Logistics
+44 20 3141 0619


We will confirm the venue approximately 4-6 weeks before the event to ensure we find the most suitable space because numbers can vary dramatically. There will be a discounted accommodation rate for conference attendees.
Helsinki, Finland

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If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the event with a 30-45 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:

Ted Hughes

Tel: +44 (0)20 3141 0608

Email: [email protected]



VTT is a Finland-based science & innovation company

  • We are objective, technology independent business partner.
  • We have a long history of developing technological innovations to difficult problems and collaborating with organisations around the world.

By working with VTT you get access to

  • Strategic research and new technologies.
  • Globally unique labs and piloting infrastructures to extend your research capabilities, and to scale your business from idea to industrial use faster.
  • Unique solutions in sustainable fuels and chemicals


AFRY provides engineering, design, digital and advisory services to accelerate the transition towards a sustainable society. We are 19,000 devoted experts in industry, energy and infrastructure sectors, creating impact for generations to come. AFRY has Nordic roots with a global reach, net sales of 24 BSEK and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

Providing leading solutions for generations to come | AFRY

Axens group provides a complete range of solutions for the conversion of oil and biomass to cleaner fuels, the production and purification of major petrochemical intermediates, the chemical recycling of plastics, all natural gas treatment and conversion options along with water treatment and carbon capture.

The offer includes technologies, equipment, furnaces, modular units, catalysts, adsorbents and related services. Axens is ideally positioned to cover the entire value chain, from feasibility study to unit start-up and follow-up throughout the entire unit life cycle.

This unique position ensures the highest level of performance with a reduced environmental footprint. Axens global offer is based on highly trained human resources, modern production facilities and an extended global network for industrial, technical supports and commercial services. Axens is an IFP Group company.


ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.

If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:

Sam Cormack

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3141 0609

Email: [email protected]




  • First and Advanced Generation Biofuels Producers
  • Oil Refiners
  • Process Technology Providers
  • Enzyme Developers
  • Engineering Firms
  • Agribusiness
  • Financiers & Investors
  • Policy makers & Regulators
  • Automotive & Aviation Industries
  • Consultants
  • Traders & Brokers
  • Chemical Companies



  • Lignofuels Market Overview
  • Current and Future Regulation Impacting Lignofuels
  • Assessing the Availability of Raw Materials, Improving Sustainability, and Diversifying Feedstocks
  • Minimising Risk in New Lignofuels Production – Panel Discussion
  • Financing New Lignofuels Projects
  • New Technological Advancements in Lignofuels
  • Lignofuels in SAF to Help Meet Climate Targets
  • Project Updates: Operational Plants
  • Establishing a Market in Competition with E-Fuels and different Biofuels
  • Scaling Up Production and the Future of Lignofuels



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  • Andreas Teir, Head of Innovation Platform, Neste
  • Marko Janhunen, Director, Public Affairs, UPM
  • Andrea Martelli, Global Head of Biofuels Trading, Supply & Sustainability, ENI
  • Oskar Meijerink, Head of Future Fuels, SkyNRG
  • Henrik Brodin, Head of Energy, Sodra
  • Mihkel Jugaste, CSO, AS Graanul Invest
  • Daniel Madrid García, Trading Manager, Generandi
  • Michael Maimann, Expertise Director in Biomass and Biofuels, Niras
  • Bharadwaj Kummamuru, Executive Director, World Bioenergy Association
  • André Paula Santos, Head of EU Policy, Nuseed
  • David Carpintero, Director General, ePURE
  • Reberth Machado, Senior Corporate and Business Development Manager, Steeper Energy
  • Jukka Ravaska, Managing Director, Fintoil
  • Harri Haavisto, Senior Specialist, Finland Ministry Of Economic Affairs And Employment (MEAE)
  • Arvid Loken, Senior Advisor, Carbon Reduction Programme, Avinor
  • Jens Price Wolf, General Manager Europe and Vice President Commercial, Enviva
  • Andy Hill, Deputy Chair, Wood Recyclers’ Association
  • Elmar Baumann, Managing Director, Verband der Deutschen Biokraftstoffindustrie e. V.
  • Felipe Ferrari, Technology Innovation Renewable Fuels, GoodFuels
  • Manolis Karampinis, Director, Business Development and Membership Department, Bioenergy Europe
  • Kari Kaskes, Business Development Director, Neste Engineering Solutions
  • Mats Arnberg, Director Biomass Conversion Technology, Valmet



The Bioenergy Association of Finland (Bioenergia)  is the guardian of the interests of more than three hundred member organizations and individual members. As the EU and Finland move towards carbon neutrality, we want to develop the bioenergy sector so that Finland has the best conditions in the world to produce sustainable and even carbon-negative products based on biomass. In our operations, we strive for the highest possible value added and exports, and we support energy self-sufficiency, security of energy supply and supply, employment and the regional economy. We work together with our members as part of a bio- and circular economy where energy is recovered from by-products.

For more information visit us at https://www.bioenergia.fi/

Fecc is a Thought Leadership Platform connecting all parts of the value chain so that distributors of raw materials, ingredients and chemicals can create a sustainable future.
A European federation with a global reach, Fecc is there to listen, be the voice for, inform and serve our industry and its stakeholders.

„Magazyn Biomasa”  is a Polish professional magazine, full covering the biomass market area. The monthly, within several pages, presents the interpretation of legal regulations, professional analysis, usable case study, interview and a package of interesting opinion pieces and commentaries. „Magazyn Biomasa” as a platform for exchange of opinions and information, become an important  element  of the market, acting as its integrator.



Advanced Biofuels USA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting understanding, development and use of advanced biofuels in order to achieve energy security, military strategic flexibility, rural economic development and to mitigate climate change.  Our website, www.advancedbiofuelsusa.org, is a one-stop-shop for information about advanced biofuels for those who are new to the topic, as well as those well versed in some particular area who want to broaden their understanding of this developing industry.

OILMAN is an oil and gas business magazine covering the upstream value chain, including exploration, drilling, and production. Our coverage extends to the midstream pipeline and transportation market, and we report on developments in the downstream petrochemical and refinery segment. For more information, visit https://oilmanmagazine.com

The leading international online publication for the fuel retailing, fuel logistics and car wash industries

With a growing community, PetrolPlaza continues to be the No.1 online information source for decision makers in the petrol retailing, fuel logistics and car wash markets. After going online in 1998, PetrolPlaza has built an excellent reputation amongst industry professionals across the world. PetrolPlaza offers daily updated market news and a newsletter service free of charge. Here you find information on the latest technologies, trends and products, as well as case studies and video reports and can access extensive equipment supplier and fuel retailer listings. Over 17,000 subscribers receive our free of charge weekly newsletters.

EUREC, the Association of Renewable Energy Research Centers, promotes European research and education activities for the renewable energy sector, and supports the development of innovative technologies to enable the transition to a sustainable energy system. The organisation was founded in 1991 as European Economic Interest Grouping (E.E.I.G.).

EUREC’s members are prominent research and development (R&D) groups spread across Europe, operating in all renewable energy technologies. Our members also conduct research into supporting technologies such as energy efficiency, storage, distribution and integration, and undertake studies to evaluate the social and economic aspects surrounding renewable energy.

EUREC is a partner of the European Technology and Innovation Platform Bioenergy – Support of Renewable Fuels and Advanced Bioenergy Stakeholders (ETIP-B2022-2025) project that aims at triggering collaborative efforts of stakeholders from research to innovation to implementation in the field of renewable fuels and bioenergy. The ETIP Bioenergy aims to actively engage with stakeholders and civil society, link their needs to policy making of the European Union and Member States, and provide advice to industry.

For over 20 years, F&L Asia has remained the preferred media choice for industry giants such as Chevron, ExxonMobil, Shell, SK Lubricants, S-Oil, Lubrizol, Infineum, Chevron Oronite, Afton Chemical, BASF, Evonik Industries, Tianhe Chemicals and many more.

Each year, F&L Asia produces F+L Week, the industry conference and exhibition premier event. A sounding board for the latest developments in base oils, lubricants, fuels and additives, F+L Week attracts the very best amongst top industry scientists, market trend setters and decision makers from all around the planet to its economic epicentre in Asia.

Bunkerspot is a key source of quality information for all professionals working in the international bunker industry. Our aim is to provide a comprehensive, accurate – and always independent – view of the multi-faceted global marine fuels industry.

The Bunkerspot website includes a subscription-based real-time news and pricing service, as well as information channels, industry announcements and updates on conferences, exhibitions and other key events. An annual subscription entitles you to see all the subscribers’ newsboard stories and access thousands of articles on the Search Archive.


TD The Market Publishers, Ltd is a stand-alone company with a strong history of promoting and trading market research reports and analytical reviews produced by our many transnational partners, which include both large multinationals and smaller, more specialist concerns.

Our web-based platform, MarketPublishers.com, offers an unmatched collection of market research reports, company reviews, databooks, articles, periodical publications, databases, on-line subscriber services, and much more, delivered by the successful and well-established publishers with whom we are currently in partnership.

Here, at Market Publishers, research experts exploit a wide range of marketing media to efficiently engage with our clients to use these for the benefit of our clients, and so generate enhanced revenue streams for their businesses.

Market Publishers’ team continuously works to update and expand our existing collection of market research reports (more than one hundred thousand) by partnering with new publishers and adding their studies to our web-site’s content. Market Publishers’ support and services, on-line and offline, are at our customers’ disposal twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week throughout the year.

The Austrian Biomass Association represents the largest domestic energy resource, whose raw materials come from agriculture, forestry and the timber industry, as well as from municipal, commercial and industrial biogenic waste which cover the entire sector of energetic biomass use.

The ABA stands for an efficient, resource-saving and sustainable use of biomass to provide heat, cold, electricity and fuel.

The ABA demands a rapid energy transition with clear goals and ambitious measures to reduce energy consumption and to expand renewable, climate-friendly and regional energy sources in order to promote domestic jobs, technological development and exports to the maximum.

Worldoils is a company that combines the power of marketing as well as thein-house expertise for the Oil, Gas, Offshore and the Maritime industries. Worldoils’ web portal www.worldoils.com has become a truly central platform for visitors who need information regarding oil and gas products and services, research, training, conferences, news and events as well as a popular advertising base for providers of Oil, Gas, Marine and Offshore services. Worldoils has also launched the jobs system and a marketplace. In the recent months, Worldoils has strengthened its position as a fast developing central place for buying and selling of land rigs, offshore rigs, barge rigs and other oilfield and subsea equipment.

Renewables Now is an independent one-stop shop for business news and market intelligence for the global renewable energy industry.


Biobased Press (www.biobasedpress.eu) is an independent, non-sponsored website that takes a helicopter view of the biobased economy. It discusses business and research, and links the biobased economy to neighbouring areas like sustainability, biotechnology, energy, agriculture, policy and the economy. Recently, we ran a series on the history of antibiotics.

E-mail: [email protected]
Website : www.biobasedpress.eu
Twitter : @biobasedpress
Address: Lauriergracht 52, 1016 RL  Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone: +31 653 842048

Direct line +44 (0)203 551 5751 www.biofuels-news.com

BIOFUELS INTERNATIONAL magazine is brought out 10 times a year and is the leading global publication in the market. Designed to appeal to those who wish to learn and be kept abreast of this increasingly important area, the magazine encompasses, biodiesel, bioethanol, and biomass.

Every issue includes in-depth news analysis and features on related subjects, including distribution, handling, storage, equipment and second generation technology. Industry experts regularly contributing to the magazine include the European Bioethanol Fuel Association and Will Thurmond, author of Biodiesel 2020: A global market survey.

Biofuels International is mailed to a minimum of 3,100 named individuals within the sector and is the industry’s only audited magazine. These consist of senior engineers, technical managers, project managers, CEOs/managing directors and logistics and distribution managers, as well as the appropriate and relevant financial and trade bodies with a specific interest in the biofuels industry.

For more information please contact Claire Smith on [email protected]
Direct line +44 (0)203 551 5751 www.biofuels-news.com


Biomass events
 promotion resource is the international events bulletin focusing on biomass news, biomass technologies, biomass conferences and exhibitions.

The website has been established to supply information about the latest events in biomass and bioenergy field. Our main objective is to support biomass industries worldwide, promoting key biomass events. We believe that biomass will play one of the decisive roles in creative sustainable bioenergy Europe.


Wood pellets Ukrainian Biofuel Portal – is a specialized B2B platform on biomass and biofuel trade representing extensive base of suppliers and manufactures. Find reliable biofuel traders.

Ukrainian Biofuel Portal carries out mission of a consulting, project management partner, providing professional informational business-to-business service in alternative energy and power supply.

The marketers of Ukrainian Biofuel Portal try their best to find reliable partners from Russia, Belarus and Ukraine.


Worldoils is a company that combines the power of marketing as well as the in-house expertise for the Oil, Gas, Offshore and the Maritime industries. Worldoils’ web portalwww.worldoils.com has become a truly central platform for visitors who need information regarding oil and gas products and services, research, training, conferences, news and events as well as a popular advertising base for providers of Oil, Gas, Marine and Offshore services. Worldoils has also launched the jobs system and a marketplace. In the recent months, Worldoils has strengthened its position as a fast developing central place for buying and selling of land rigs, offshore rigs, barge rigs and other oilfield and subsea equipment.


Bioferefing Blog publishes important, innovative technical aspects about the facilities, processes and technologies encompassed by the field of the green chemical engineering, bioeconomy and biorefining.

BRB’s aim is promote and encourage the development of the biorefineries and the growth of the bioeconomy in Spain, Europe and across the world.





At the event we strive not only to bring you to the same location at the same time as your customers/suppliers/peers, we strive to ensure you meet face-to-face with each and every one of your target contacts and to provide you with the time you need to have multiple unhurried conversations with them and build a lasting business relationship:

• A pre-event informal introduction the evening before the conference
• A minimum of five hours’ networking built into the two day conference agenda
• A networking grid which enables you to make your target contacts aware you are looking for them
• The option to join either social drinks or dinner during the evening of Day One
• ACI’s on-site team will assist you in locating your hard-to-find target contacts & make face-to-face introductions

Of course, if there is anybody you are unable to meet over the two days, ACI’s event team will do their best to initiate contact after the event.





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ACI's Lignofuels 2025 - Conference Pass (inc. documentation package)
With £500 early bird discount applied, valid only until 28th June. Standard rate - £1,995
£ 1,495.00
ACI's Lignofuels 2025 - Documentation Package Only
£ 520.00