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SMBC Aviation Capital is advancing plans with Trinity College researchers

Plans have been lodged with Dublin City Council for a sustainable aviation fuel research facility that aims to show the way in how to convert leaves, grasses and household waste into sustainable aviation fuel.

Leading aircraft lessor SMBC Aviation Capital Ltd has lodged the application and the facility is to be advanced in collaboration with researchers from Trinity College Dublin (TCD).

It is to be housed in SMBC Aviation’s Dublin HQ at Fitzwilliam Street Lower in Dublin 2.

The planning report says that the research facility “is an analytical chemistry laboratory which will perform microscopic testing in support of research towards sustainable aviation fuel”.

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