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Projects


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 industries. For...

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...
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CO2EXIDE
Full Title: CO2-based Electrosynthesis of ethylene oXIDE
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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:
1 January, 2018
COCOP
Full Title: Coordinating Optimisation of Complex Industrial Processes
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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:
1 October, 2016
CONSENS
Full Title: Integrated Control and Sensing for Sustainable Operation of Flexible Intensified Processes
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The main goal of the CONSENS project is to advance the continuous production of high-value products that meet high quality demands in flexible intensified continuous plants by introducing novel...

Concept:
CONSENS will focus on flexible continuous plants, but the results in the areas of sensing, control, and performance monitoring will be transferable to large-scale processes. The research and...
Start date:
1 January, 2015
CoPro
Full Title: Improved energy and resource efficiency by better coordination of production in the process industries
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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
DEMETO
Full Title: Modular, scalable and high-performance depolymerization by microwave technology
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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:
1 September, 2017
DISIRE
Full Title: Integrated Process Control based on Distributed In-Situ Sensors into Raw Material and Energy Feedstock
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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
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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