Projects

CoPro
Full Title: Improved energy and resource efficiency by better coordination of production in the process industries
Aim:

The goal of CoPro is to develop and to demonstrate methods and tools for process monitoring and optimal dynamic planning, scheduling and control of plants, industrial sites and clusters under...

Concept:
CoPro pays special attention to the role of operators and managers in plant-wide control solutions and to the deployment of advanced solutions in industrial sites with a heterogeneous IT environment...
Start date:
1 November, 2016
DISIRE
Full Title: Integrated Process Control based on Distributed In-Situ Sensors into Raw Material and Energy Feedstock
Aim:

The objective of the DISIRE project is to evolve the existing industrial processes by advancing the Sustainable Process Industry through an overall Resource and Energy efficiency by the...

Concept:
With the DISIRE project the properties of the raw materials or product flows will be fully integrated in a unique inline measuring system that will extend the level of knowledge and awareness of the...
Start date:
1 January, 2015
DREAM
Full Title: Design for Resource and Energy efficiency in cerAMic kilns
Aim:

The DREAM project aims to design, develop and demonstrate a radically improved architecture for ceramic industrial furnaces, characterised by optimised energy consumption, reduced emissions, and...

Concept:
This will be obtained by substantially enhancing specific furnace parts (control system, refractories, emissions abatement system) and by adding new modules and sub-systems (CHP unit, heat pipes) to...
Start date:
1 October, 2016
DRYficiency
Full Title: Waste Heat Recovery in Industrial Drying Processes
Aim:

The overall objective of the DRYficiency project is to lead energy-intensive sectors of the European manufacturing industry to high energy efficiency and a reduction of fossil carbon emissions by...

Concept:
The DRYficiency consortium will elaborate technically and economically viable solutions for upgrading idle waste heat streams to process heat streams at higher temperature levels up to 180 °C. The...
Start date:
1 January, 2016
EPOS
Full Title: Enhanced energy and resource Efficiency and Performance in process industry Operations via onsite and cross-sectorial Symbiosis
Aim:

The EPOS project brings together 5 global process industries from 5 key relevant sectors: steel, cement, chemicals, minerals and engineering. EPOS's main objective is to enable cross-sectorial...

Concept:
The ambition of the EPOS partners is to gain cross-sectorial knowledge and investigate cluster opportunities using an innovative Industrial Symbiosis platform to be developed and validated during the...
Start date:
1 October, 2015
FISSAC
Full Title: Fostering industrial symbiosis for a sustainable resource intensive industry across the extended construction value chain
Aim:

The overall objective of FISSAC project is to develop and demonstrate a new paradigm built on an innovative industrial symbiosis model towards a zero waste approach in the resource intensive...

Concept:
A methodology and a software platform will be developed in order to implement the innovative industrial symbiosis model in a feasible scenario of industrial symbiosis synergies between industries (...
Start date:
1 September, 2015
FReSMe
Full Title: From Residual Steel gases to Methanol
Aim:

To demonstrate feasibility of valorising CO2 and H2 capture from blast furnace gases (BFG) from the steel industry by turning into a versatile chemical platform and renewable fuel such as Methanol...

Concept:
The FReSMe project will produce methanol fuel that will be demonstrated in ship transportation. This green fuel will be produced from CO2, recovered from an industrial Blast Furnace Gases (BFG), and...
Start date:
1 November, 2017
FUDIPO
Full Title: Future Directions of Production Planning and Optimized Energy- and Process Industries
Aim:

The FUDIPO project will integrate machine learning functions on a wide scale into several critical process industries, showcasing radical improvements in energy and resource efficiency and...

Concept:
The approach is to construct physical process models, which then are continuously adapted using “good data” while “bad data” is used for fault diagnostics. After learning, classification of data can...
Start date:
1 October, 2016