Projects

REE4EU
Full Title: Integrated high temperature electrolysis (HTE) and Ion Liquid Extraction (ILE) for a strong and independent European Rare Earth Elements Supply Chain.
Aim:

The REE4EU project will realize a breakthrough in securing the availability of rare earth elements in Europe, providing for the first time, a cost effective and efficient method of extraction and...

Start date:
01/01/2015
End date:
REHAP
Full Title: Systemic approach to Reduce Energy demand and CO2 emissions of processes that transform agroforestry waste into High Added value Products
Aim:

REHAP aims at revalorizing agricultural (wheat straw) and forestry (bark) waste through its recovery, and primary (sugars, lignin, tannins) and secondary (sugar acids, carboxylic acids, aromatics...

Concept:
The project will provide reductions in utilization of fossil resources of 80-100%, and energy utilization and CO2 emissions above 30%. Building blocks (1,4 and 2,3-Butanediol, estherpolyols),...
Start date:
01/10/2016
End date:
30/09/2020
REMAGHIC
Full Title: New Recovery Processes to produce Rare Earth -Magnesium Alloys of High Performance and Low Cost
Aim:

REMAGHIC is focused on contributing to Europe’s rare earth recovery and magnesium recycling technologies, improving the efficiencies of these processes and advancing the technology readiness...

Concept:
REMAGHIC will contribute to the penetration of magnesium alloys in important sectors for the European industry (Transport, Energy, Biomedicine); it will foster the work done by Tier1s, and promote...
Start date:
01/09/2015
End date:
31/08/2018
RESLAG
Full Title: Turning waste from steel industry into a valuable low cost feedstock for energy intensive industry
Aim:

The main aim of RESLAG is to prove that there are industrial sectors able to make an effective use of the 2.9 Mt/y of landfilled slag, if properly supported by the right technologies. In making...

Concept:
To achieve this ambitious goal four large-scale demonstrations to recycle steel slag are considered: Extraction of non-ferrous high added metals; TES for heat recovery applications; TES to increase...
Start date:
01/09/2015
End date:
28/02/2019
RESYNTEX
Full Title: A new circular economy concept: from textile waste towards chemical and textile industries feedstock
Aim:

The objective of RESYNTEX is to create a new circular economy concept for the textile and chemical industries. Through industrial symbiosis, it aims to produce secondary raw materials from textile...

Concept:
The project models a complete value chain from textile waste collection through to new marketable feedstock for the chemical and textile industries. It will focus on the reprocessing of blends and...
Start date:
01/06/2015
End date:
30/11/2018
ReWaCEM
Full Title: Resource recovery from industrial waste water by cutting edge membrane technologies
Aim:

The ReWaCEM project aims at reducing water use, wastewater production, energy use and water footprint by between 30-90% as well as increasing valuable metal resource recovery in the metal plating...

Concept:
To achieve its objectives, ReWaCEM will adopt two cutting edge membrane technologies suitable for the requirements of closed material cycles approaches and recovery concepts in metal processing...
Start date:
01/10/2016
End date:
30/09/2019
ROMEO
Full Title: Reactor Optimisation by Membrane enhanced Operation
Aim:

Industry and academia have teamed up around a new reactor concept using membranes to carry out chemical synthesis and downstream processing in a single step. A new level of process intensification...

Concept:
The new technology concept will be proven by two prominent large volume reactions: a demo plant for hydroformylation will be built while another demo will show the feasibility of the concept for the...
Start date:
14/09/2015
End date:
13/09/2019

SAIS
Full Title: Skills Alliance for Industrial Symbiosis – a Cross-sectoral Blueprint for a Sustainable Process Industry
Aim:
Start date:
01/01/2020
End date:
31/03/2023