Clúster Bioturbosina is a biojet consortium that began operations in 2016. It is part of the Mexican Innovation Center for Bioenergy that aims to create programmes for specific biofuels. It is supported by the Ministry of Energy and the National Council of Science and Technology.
Headed by the Institute for Scientific and Technological Research of San Luis Potosí, Clúster bioturbosina is comprised by 14 institutions: nine public national research centres, two international research centres, (Masdar Intitute and Joint Bioenergy Institute), two national companies (Aeromexico and QENER) and The Boeing Company. It’s research and development programme has been operational for four years. Clúster Bioturbosina’s main goal is to deploy the alternative aviation fuel supply chain in Mexico. Currently it has four research areas: biomass production, transformation processes; life cycle assessment (LCA) sustainability and market.
Interested in environment & sustainability? Visit the Clúster Bioturbosina website here. Also, make sure to check out the Second ICAO Conference on Aviation and Alternative Fuels (CAAF/2) event that is now taking place in Mexico City, Mexico.