Projects

DEMETO
Full Title: Modular, scalable and high-performance depolymerization by microwave technology
Aim:

Nowadays, Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)-based waste streams are mainly treated by means of mechanical processes, aimed at recovering plastic solid waste (PSW) for re-use; because of the...

Concept:
DEMETO proposes a highly innovative approach to the Process Intensification of the alkaline hydrolysis chemical recycling reaction (de-polymerization) of PET plastic waste, based on the adoption of...
Start date:
01/09/2017
End date:
31/08/2020
ECCO
Full Title: Energy Efficient Coil Coating Process
Aim:

ECCO proposes a novel solution for the curing oven operation, which can not only drastically increase the compactness and energetic efficiency of the system, but leads to an...

Concept:
The main idea is to heat the metal strip by IR-radiation and operate the curing oven well above the Upper Explosive Limit (UEL), thus, performing the drying and curing process in an atmosphere mainly...
Start date:
01/10/2017
End date:
30/09/2021
NOVUM
Full Title: Pilot line based on novel manufacturing technologies for cellulose-based electrical insulation components
Aim:

The new streamlined manufacturing concept developed in NOVUM will aim to a leap in the manufacturing process of electrical insulation components. Remarkable improvement in terms of energy...

Concept:
Cellulose, as a renewable, non-toxic, non-allergic, and abundant forest material, has several benefits to be utilized in a wide range of applications. Currently, it is, however, mostly used in large...
Start date:
03/08/2017
End date:
30/09/2021
PORTABLECRAC
Full Title: PORTABLE SOLUTION FOR THE ELECTROCHEMICAL REGENERATION OF ACTIVATED CARBON
Aim:

PORTABLECRAC has the purpose of developing an environmentally friendly and economically beneficial...

Concept:
PORTABLECRAC is a flexible solution tackling different niches, that will allow an in-site treatment service by compact/portable prototypes able to adapt to client´s needs with huge economic and...
Start date:
01/10/2017
End date:
30/09/2020