Projects


Circular Flooring
Full Title: New products from waste PVC flooring and safe end-of-life treatment of plasticisers
Aim:

Circular Flooring aims to further develop and upscale the patented CreaSolv® Recycling Process that constitutes an exquisite, sustainable way of recycling post-consumer PVC floor coverings.

Concept:
It is an innovative technology to separate specific phthalate plasticizers from the PVC and transform them into substances, which are compliant with the European REACH regulation. At the end of the...
Start date:
01/06/2019
End date:
31/05/2023
ADIR
Full Title: Next generation urban mining - Automated disassembly, separation and recovery of valuable materials from electronic equipment
Aim:

The goal of ADIR is to demonstrate the feasibility of a key technology for next generation urban mining. An automated disassembly of electronic equipment will be worked out to separate and recover...

Concept:
A demonstrator will be developed and evaluated in field tests at a recycling company. The obtained sorting fractions will be studied with respect to their further processing and recovery potential...
Start date:
01/09/2015
End date:
31/08/2019
ADREM
Full Title: Adaptable Reactors for Resource- and Energy-Efficient Methane Valorisation
Aim:

In ADREM, leading industries and university groups in process intensification, catalytic reactor engineering and process control team up to address the domain of resource- and energy-efficient...

Concept:
In order to converge to the optimal design, the project will utilize the unique integral, four-domain process intensification (PI) methodology, pioneered by the consortium. This is the only approach...
Start date:
01/10/2015
End date:
30/09/2019
BAMB
Full Title: Buildings as Material Banks: Integrating Materials Passports with Reversible Building Design to Optimise Circular Industrial Value Chains
Aim:

The aims of BAMB (Buildings as Material Banks) are the prevention of construction and demolition waste, the reduction of virgin resource consumption and the development towards a circular economy...

Concept:
The BAMB-project implements the principles of the waste hierarchy: the prevention of waste, its reuse and recycling. Key is to improve the value of materials used in buildings for recovery. This is...
Start date:
01/09/2015
End date:
28/02/2019

BAMBOO
Full Title: Boosting new Approaches for flexibility Management By Optimizing process Off-gas and waste use
Aim:

BAMBOO aims at developing new technologies addressing energy and resource efficiency challenges in 4 intensive industries (steel, petrochemical, minerals and pulp and paper). BAMBOO will scale up...

Concept:
​​​​​​​In order to maximize their application and impact to plant level, flexibility measures will be implemented in each demo case towards energy neutrality and joined in a horizontal decision...
Start date:
01/09/2019
End date:
28/02/2022
Bio4Products
Full Title: 4x4, demonstrating a flexible value chain to utilize biomass functionalities in the processing industry
Aim:

The innovative approach of BIO4PRODUCTS is to apply a short thermal treatment at elevated temperature enabling the fractionation of the bio-resource, but keeping the key chemical functionalities...

Concept:
BIO4PRODUCTS will demonstrate the use of the resulting intermediate processing streams for the production of wood preservation products, furanic resins, phenolic resins and roofing material as cost-...
Start date:
01/09/2016
End date:
31/08/2020

C2FUEL
Full Title: Carbon Captured Fuel and Energy Carriers for an Intensified Steel Off-Gases based Electricity Generation in a Smarter Industrial Ecosystem
Aim:

C2FUEL project aims to develop energy-efficient, economically and environmentally viable CO2 conversion technologies for the displacement of fossils fuels emission through a concept of industrial...

Concept:
The CO2 present in the blast furnace gas will be selectively removed and combined with green hydrogen generated by electrolysis fed with renewable electricity to produce two promising energy carriers...
Start date:
01/06/2019
End date:
31/05/2023
CABRISS
Full Title: Implementation of a CirculAr economy Based on Recycled, reused and recovered Indium, Silicon and Silver materials for photovoltaic and other applications
Aim:

The main vision of CABRISS project is to develop a circular economy mainly for the photovoltaic, but also for electronic and glass industry. It will consist in the implementation of: (i) recycling...

Concept:
The originality of the project relates to the cross-sectorial approach associating together different sectors like the Powder Metallurgy (fabrication of Si powder based low cost substrate), the PV...
Start date:
01/06/2015
End date:
31/05/2018