Projects

SYMBIOPTIMA
Full Title: Human-mimetic approach to the integrated monitoring, management and optimization of a symbiotic cluster of smart production units
Aim:

SYMBIOPTIMA will improve European process industry efficiency levels by: (a) developing a crosssectorial energy & resource management platform for intra- and inter-cluster streams,...

Start date:
1 September, 2015
TASIO
Full Title: Waste Heat Recovery for Power Valorisation with Organic Rankine Cycle Technology in Energy Intensive Industries
Aim:

The main objective of the project is to develop solutions to recover the waste heat produced in energetic intensive processes of industrial sectors such as cement, glass, steelmaking and...

Concept:
In order to reach this objective several challenging innovative aspects will have to be approached by the consortium. It is planned to design and develop a multisectorial direct heat exchanger to...
Start date:
1 December, 2014
TERRA
Full Title: Tandem Electrocatalytic Reactor for Energy Resource Efficiency and Process Intensification
Aim:

TERRA aims to develop, from TRL 3 to 5, a tandem electrocatalytic reactor (TER) coupling an oxidation reaction to a reduction one, with thus the great potential advantage of i) saving resources...

Concept:
The TER unit may be used in a large field of applications, but will be developed for a specific relevant case: the synthesis of PEF (PolyEthylene Furanoate), a next generation plastic.
Start date:
15 September, 2015
VULKANO
Full Title: Novel integrated refurbishment solution as a key path towards creating eco-efficient and competitive furnaces
Aim:

VULKANO project aims to design, implement and validate an advanced retrofitting integrated solution to increase the energy and environmental efficiency in existing industrial furnaces fed with NG...

Concept:
VULKANO addresses the main challenge when facing furnaces retrofitting, which is tackling the problem from an overall and cost thinking perspective, which will enable overcoming the barriers for...
Start date:
1 June, 2016