Projects

CAPRI
Full Title: CAPRI Cognitive Automation Platform for European PRocess Industry digital transformation
Aim:

CAPRI brings cognitive solutions to the Process Industry by developing, testing and experimenting an innovative Cognitive Automation Platform (CAP) towards the Digital Transformation. CAPRI tries...

Concept:
CAPRI project will develop and promote digital transformation through a Cognitive Automation Platform (CAP) involving a Reference Architecture with four levels of cognitive human-machine interaction...
Start date:
01/04/2020
End date:
30/09/2023
Carbon4PUR
Full Title: Turning industrial waste gases (mixed CO/CO2 streams) into intermediates for polyurethane plastics for rigid foams/building insulation and coatings
Aim:

The EU process industry needs to become less dependent of fossils as source of carbon, and – at the same time – to reduce the greenhouse effect by decarbonizing the economy. Carbon4PUR will tackle...

Concept:
The industrially driven, multidisciplinary consortium aims at achieving the goals of the EU Horizon 2020-SPIRE-8-2017 call by focusing on the development and demonstration of a new flexible...
Start date:
01/10/2017
End date:
30/09/2020
CarbonNext
Full Title: The Next Generation of Carbon for the Process Industry
Aim:

The process industries and other crude oil consuming sectors are heavily dependent on fossil inputs for both carbon feedstock and energy, with the consequential CO2 emission problems and import...

Concept:
The work will examine the existing and expected sources of CO2 and CO as well as non-conventional fossil natural resources such as shale gas, tar sands, coal bed methane, gas to liquid, and coal to...
Start date:
01/09/2016
End date:
31/08/2018
CHPM2030
Full Title: Combined Heat, Power and Metal extraction from ultra-deep ore bodies
Aim:

CHPM2030 aims to develop a novel and potentially disruptive technology solution that can help satisfy the European needs for energy and strategic metals in a single interlinked...

Concept:
As a final outcome the project will deliver blueprints and detailed specifications of a new type of future facility that is designed and operated from the very beginning as a combined heat, power and...
Start date:
01/01/2016
End date:
30/06/2019
CIRC-PACK
Full Title: Towards circular economy in the plastic packaging value chain
Aim:

CIRC-PACK project aims at more sustainable, efficient, competitive, less fossil fuel dependence, integrated and interconnected plastic packaging value chain. To this end, three case studies will...

Start date:
01/06/2017
End date:
31/05/2021
CIRMET
Full Title: Innovative and efficient solution, based on modular, versatile, smart process units for energy and resource flexibility in highly energy intensive processes
Aim:

The project aims at designing, developing and validating an innovative solution, the CIRMET solution, so as to make energy and resources more flexible in highly energy intensive...

Concept:
The CIRMET solution addresses the main challenge of the European industry, that is, the issue of reaching efficiency by means of flexible resources and energy. These aspects are the cornerstone of...
Start date:
01/10/2018
End date:
31/03/2022
CO2EXIDE
Full Title: CO2-based Electrosynthesis of ethylene oXIDE
Aim:

The CO2EXIDE project aims at the development of a technology for the conversion of bio-based carbon dioxide into industrially relevant chemicals. In line with the energy turnaround the underlying...

Concept:
The CO2EXIDE technology combines a modular nature for the feasibility of a decentralised application, high energy and material efficiency and the substitution of fossil-based production of ethylene...
Start date:
01/01/2018
End date:
31/12/2020
COCOP
Full Title: Coordinating Optimisation of Complex Industrial Processes
Aim:

The vision of COCOP is that complex process-industry plants are optimally run by operators with the guidance of a coordinating, real-time optimisation system.

Concept:
The project’s objective is to enable plant-wide monitoring and control by using the model-based, predictive, coordinating optimisation concept in integration with plant’s automation systems.
Start date:
01/10/2016
End date:
31/03/2020