carbonSolutions is the exclusive licensee of the patent portfolio of the Max-Planck-Society and is further collaborating under a research contract with the Max-Planck-Institute for Colloids and Interfaces, directly incorporating latest results into the development of CS technology.

In 2008 carbonSolutions was granted a two year support by the state of Brandenburg and the European Union (ERDF – European Regional Development Fund) for developing the HTC prototype plant. carbonSolutions was elected “project of the month 09/2009”.

carbonSolutions is receiving support by the innovation program of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology for improving energy efficiency of the prototype plant.

carbonSolutions is partner in “EuroChar”, supported by the European Union 7th Framework Program. Aim of the project is research on CO2 sequestration upon field application of bio coal and effects on plant growth. Time frame is from 2011 to end of 2013.