Projects

SUSPIRE
Full Title: Sustainable Production of Industrial Recovered Energy using energy dissipative and storage technologies
Aim:

SusPIRE project assimilates in its conception the sustainable energy use challenge described in the European SETPLAN and in SPIRE road map. It addresses its efforts to energy intensive industries...

Start date:
1 October, 2015
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