Welcome to the Pilots4U database!

The Pilots4U database is an easily accessible database of multipurpose open access pilot and demo-infrastructures for the European bio-economy. Within this particular database, "bioeconomy" is translated into the following technologies: Industrial Biotechnology, Chemical Conversion, Thermal Conversion, Pulping, Fractionation and Purification, Material Technologies, Algal Cultivation, Anaerobic Digestion and Nutrient Recovery.  

Are you looking for a partner to scale-up your innovative process? 
All facilities included in the database are open to any start-up, small, medium or large enterprise looking for equipment and expertise to translate an innovative lab scale process into a viable industrial process. To search the database, please click SEARCH DATABASE

Would you like to add your open access pilot or demo equipment to the database? 
We are continuously expanding the current network and aim to map all existing facilities relevant with regard to the topic and the Technology Readiness Level. 
How can you add equipment to the database? 
STEP 1: Check if your equipment fits the TECHNOLOGY SCOPE of this particular database
STEP 2: Complete the CREATE DATABASE ENTRY form, we will confirm your submission via email
STEP 3: The Pilots4U team REVIEWS your entry
STEP 4: You will receive an email with LOG-IN DETAILS so you can access your data at any time. In this email we MAY ASK to AMEND your entry to fit the database format. 
STEP 5: Your entry will be PUBLISHED in the database   

SEARCH DATABASE

Active in the bio-economy and looking for a partner to scale-up your innovative process? Search the Pilots4U database to find the equipment that suits your needs.

SEARCH DATABASE

ADD EQUIPMENT to the DATABASE

Would you like to add your open access pilot and/or demo equipment to the database? We are continuously expanding the database and aim to map all existing facilities relevant with regard to the topic and the Technology Readiness Level. Complete the CREATE DATABASE ENTRY form to add your equipment to the network.

CREATE DATABASE ENTRY

TECHNOLOGY SCOPE

You want to add your open access pilot and demo equipment to the database? Check first if your equipment fits the TECHNOLOGY SCOPE of this database.

CHECK TECHNOLOGY SCOPE

This project has received funding from the Bio Based Industries Joint Undertaking under the European Union’s 'Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme', under Grant Agreement No 730052