The Fraunhofer-Institut für
Umwelt-, Sicherheits- und Energietechnik UMSICHT is a non-profit
technical-scientific institution which conducts contract research on behalf of
industry, the service sector and government. UMSICHT develops,
tests, evaluates and optimizes technical processes in the fields of
environmental, safety and energy technology. UMSICHT acts as an interface
between academic research and industrial practice. New scientific findings are
transformed into saleable products and technologies.
Wood-fuel expertise and fields of application
UMSICHT carries out pre-studies,
feasibility studies, technical plannings / engineering of plants for biomass
gasification. Also measurements at gasification plants for gaseous and
condensible components (tars) are offered. A GFB gasification plant at pilot
scale is available for test runs in Oberhausen.
Region of operation and fields of application