Projects

MefCO2
Full Title: MefCO2 (Methanol fuel from CO2) - Synthesis of methanol from captured carbon dioxide using surplus electricity.
Aim:

<p>To develop an innovative green chemical production technology which contributes significantly to the European objectives of decreasing CO2 emissions and increasing renewable energy usage...

Concept:
The overall concept underpinning the project lies in the utilisation of ordinarily emitted greenhouse gas carbon dioxide and hydrogen, produced from redundant electrical energy into a widely-useable...
Start date:
1 December, 2014
MOBILE FLIP
Full Title: Mobile and Flexible Industrial Processing of Biomass
Aim:

MOBILE FLIP aims at developing and demonstrating mobile processes for the treatment of underexploited agro- and forest based biomass resources into products and intermediates. The processes will...

Concept:
Process concepts have been designed around the key technologies pelletizing, torrefaction, slow pyrolysis, hydrothermal pretreatment and carbonisation.
Start date:
1 January, 2015
SteamBIO
Full Title: Flexible Superheated Steam Torrefaction and Grinding of Indigenous Biomass from Remote Rural Sources to Produce Stable Densified Feedstocks for Chemical and Energy Applications
Aim:

SteamBio will demonstrate in fields and forests an innovative mobile superheated steam process. This process will convert agro-forestry residues into stable feedstock for biochemical and bioenergy...

Concept:
The overall SteamBio concept is to create a commercially viable platform that can stabilise biomass materials close to source for subsequent biochemical and bioenergy uses. The platform will be...
Start date:
1 February, 2015