R2GAS Members

Anacon GmbH
Austria


Anacon GmbH offers an independent consulting, optimizing of anaerobic digestion (AD) processes and individual concepts for converting your biodegradable residues and wastes to biogas. Biogas, a valuable energy source, can increase your independency on external energy suppliers and decrease your costs for waste treatment. For the achievement of this aims, we can offer our long-term experience gained from many successful projects.

G├╝ssing Energy Technologies GmbH
Austria



Güssing Energy Technologies is a fully independent Austrian private, cooperative, non-profit research institute, which conducts basic and contract research in the field of renewable energy sources and the development of innovative system combinations as well as new processes and procedures.
In order to implement the trans-disciplinary approach GET consists of renowned experts of the disciplines chemical and mechanical engineering, architectural engineering and informatics. GET conducts typically 15 parallel research projects cooperating with 80 international partners a year with a budget of more than 15 Mio. EUR.

KOVACS, Attila
Hungary

Attila Kovacs, PhD in Economics (University of Economics, Budapest), MSc in Chemical Engineering (Institute of Technology, Leningrad). Member of the Executive Board of European Biogas Association between 2009 and 2019. Secretary General of the European Renewable Gas Registry (ERGaR) since September 2016. Board Member of the Hungarian Biogas Association since 2015. Managing Director of First Hungarian Biogas and Solar Ltd – an engineering and consulting company in Budapest; formerly Managing Director of E-A Energy Consulting GmbH, Vienna. He has 37 years of experience in international oil and gas industries and he has been working in the field of biogas since 2004, promoting biogas technology in Hungary and other Central – East European countries. He has published several articles on the subject and has been a speaker on numerous international renewable energy conferences.

KOVACS, Kornel
Hungary

Professor Kornél L. Kovács, graduated from the Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Szeged in 1971. His main affiliation was at the Biological Research Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences between 1971 and 1996. He became a full professor at the Department of Biotechnology, University of Szeged in 1996. Between 1996 and 2012 he served as department chair. He was also the Dean of Biosciences at this University for 12 years, currently Professor Emeritus. Altogether he spent 4.5 years as visiting scientist in the USA (University of California at Berkeley and University of Georgia) and 1.5 years in France (CEA-CENG Grenoble). He participated in several EU FP5-FP7 and H2020 projects in the field of biogas biotechnology. His main scientific interest is to understand the complex biological activity of anaerobic microbial communities via metagenomics and metatranscriptomics, to engineer the community for more efficient P-2-G and for utilization of unconventional substrates. In 2004 he was elected as President of the Hungarian Biogas Association, re-elected in 2008 and 2012. He has published more than 300 publications in various scientific journals and is a co-author of 8 patents.

LIGAROS B.V.
The Netherlands


Ligaros focuses at improving the efficiency of biotech applications, so that these can provide a.o. health, food and energy. Ligaros contributes to this ambition by linking extensive experience and network to new and upcoming biotech ideas.

The company consults in areas like corporate development, innovation, as well as in new product and new business development, related to biotechnology and life-science companies, processes and products, e.g. in (strategic) consultancy, (executive) coaching, interim management, sales team development (change the routines and accelerate growth).

NovaEnergo s.r.o.
The Czech Republic


NovaEnergo is a consultancy company that provides consultancy services relating to development, construction and operation of biogas plants (BGP). Its professional activities are used by financial investors, biowaste processors and agricultural entrepreneurs. Biogas producers are provided with process consultancy (including laboratory services), optimization of current technologies and an increase of the specific production of biogas.

SCHOLWIN, Frank
Germany

Frank Scholwin contributes to the biogas and biomethane development with consulting services and scientific work since 2004. With his Institute for Biogas, Waste Management and Energy he carries out international consulting, research and knowledge transfer in biogas and biomethane – always in search for the most environmental friendly solution for nutrient circulation and substitution of fossil energy. His ambitions for knowledge transfer are reflected in his honorary professorship for biogas and bioenergy at Rostock University since 2009.

Triple E&M
Switzerland

Dissemination and implementation of ideas, strategies and projects in the field of renewable energy in general and of bioenergy in particular.

The company located in Switzerland is involved in R&D projects with industries and national and international research projects in the field of anaerobic digestion and waste management. It consults governmental administrations and members of parliament on renewable energy in general.