The Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum is an interdisciplinary working research institute dealing with technical, economic and environmental aspects of the use of biomass for energy, both theoretically and practically addressed. Currently, DBFZ has a staff of more than 200 employees.
In addition to feasibility studies, expertise, technology assessments, scenario analysis, potential analysis, life cycle assessments, modelling and simulations, the work focuses on experimental research and development work in laboratories as well as in a pilot and demonstration scale.
DBFZ conducts comprehensive projects in the fields of bioenergy production as well as the utilisation of organic waste materials. Particularly with regard to the supply of biomethane, public and private funded research projects, surveys, analysis and potential studies are realised. Nationally and internationally, DBFZ consults energy suppliers and industrial companies as well as public contractors.