Our history

Fall 2023

Pilot plant

Construction of the pilot plant (TRL 5)


Italian Patent Application

First Italian patent application on the technology under development

Spring/Summer 2023

Lab-Scale prototype

Development, construction and testing of lab-scale prototype (TRL 3-4) for the Bioenergy&Biofuels Lab of the Free University of Bozen/Bolzano


R&D project

Grant of R&D fund according to the regional law n. 14 of December 13th, 2006
Project: OSIRHYS – Oxy-Steam gasification setup for Industrial Research on the conversion of residual biomass to a HYdrogen-rich Syngas suitable for biofuel synthesis (CUP n.: B57H22005820001)


Italian Innovation Award 2022

Winner of the Italian Innovation Award (Premio Nazionale per l’Innovazione) in the INDUSTRIAL sector.
Winner of the special award PoliHub – Innovation Park & Startup Accelerator.


Winners of the SmartCup Liguria 2022 – Category Industrial

Winners of the following special awards:
- Ansaldo Energia e Ansaldo Green Tech award
- “Impact 4 Clime” award from Innovatec Venture
- Genova Chamber of Commerce award
- Innovup award
- Audience award “Marco Paganuzzi”


Preliminary phase of R&D projects

Grant of R&D fund according to the regional law n. 14 of December 13th, 2006
Project: OSWAB – Oxy-Steam technology for small-scale conversion of residual Wood to Advanced Biofuels (CUP n.: B57H22002460001)


Incubation at FILSE BIC

Incubation in a co-working space at FILSE BIC incubator of Genoa


Incubation at NOI Techpark

Incubation at NOI Techpark South-Tyrol, whose board evaluated our business plan positively and admitted BiSTEMS as a resident Company



Foundation of the startup BiSTEMS srl

Spring 2021

Pre-Incubation Programme

Award of a Pre-Incubation position at NOI Techpark South-Tyrol