SCCER Biosweet Interview with Gillianne Bowman

Gillianne Bowman, PhD, has dedicated the most recent part of her career to study and promote the sustainable use of biomass in Switzerland. After completing her PostDoc in plant ecology and taking a break to raise her children, she joined the WSL team. Her involvement in BIOSWEET-related projects revolves around the modelling of biomass resources and potential in Switzerland. Hear more about her life experience, career trajectory and perspectives as a woman in sciences.

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Alliance of the Swiss energy sector

Within the Swiss energy sector, an alliance bringing together major energy companies, municipalities and various professional associations, is urging the Federal Council to provide an efficient, market-oriented financing model for renewable energies. This is required to put an end to…

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SCCER Biosweet Interview with Ydna Marie Questell Santiago

Ydna Marie Questell-Santiago fell in love with science at school and fought her way throughout obstacles and gender prejudices to become a successful scientist. Her research is about the conservation and upgrading of three main components of lignocellulosic biomass. Initial depolymerisation and separation of components. Then catalytic upgrading of each component into liquid fuels and chemicals.

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