Finding a way to convert the most abundantly available raw material on Earth is the key factor to make bacteria produce sustainable jet fuel. This is my challenge in my PhD research, which makes it very interesting and important.
For the first time, a major European research infrastructure project is being led by a country from outside the EU. Trondheim has now become the EU capital of carbon management research, and we have no qualms about emitting just a few grammes of sparkling CO2 in celebration. Starting in June 2017, more than 50 laboratories in five European countries will be coordinated from Trondheim.