Projects

SAMT
Full Title: Sustainability assessment methods and tools to support decision-making in the process industries (2015-2016)
Aim:

The aim of the SAMT project is to review and make recommendations about the most potential methods for evaluating sustainability in the process industry, focusing especially on energy and resource...

Concept:
SAMT is a coordination and support action that promotes cross-sectorial learning and uptake of the most promising tools by conducting case studies, organizing workshops and identifying needs for...
Start date:
01/01/2015
End date:
31/12/2016
SCALER
Full Title: Scaling European Resources with Industrial Symbiosis
Aim:

SCALER aims to increase the uptake of industrial symbiosis across Europe. Under the European Union’s Horizon2020 initiative, the project will develop a set of best practices, tools and guidelines...

Concept:
We work closely with a wide range of stakeholders including industrial networks, consultancies, researchers and policy makers at various geographic and politic levels, to deliver practical tools and...
Start date:
01/11/2017
End date:
SHAREBOX
Full Title: Secure Management Platform for Shared Process Resources
Aim:

Sharebox will develop a secure platform for the flexible management of shared process resources that will provide plant operations and production managers with the robust and reliable information...

Concept:
Industrial symbiosis (IS) is the use by one company or sector of by-products, including energy, water, logistics and materials, from another. IS networks have proven successful not only in diverting...
Start date:
01/09/2015
End date:
31/08/2019
SIDERWIN
Full Title: Development of new methodologieS for InDustrial CO2-freE steel pRoduction by electroWINning
Aim:

The SIDERWIN project aims at developing an  innovative electrochemical process to transform iron oxide into steel metal plates. This process, based on the...

Concept:
The consortium has set five main objectives: 1. develop, build and demonstrate the production of iron metal from its oxide without direct involvement of carbon or fossil fuels and according to the...
Start date:
01/10/2017
End date:
30/09/2022

SIMPLIFY
Full Title: Sonication and Microwave Processing of Material Feedstock
Aim:

SIMPLIFY aims at enabling the electrification of the chemical process industry – and in particular the specialty chemicals industries – by moving from batch to continuous production with...

Start date:
01/11/2018
End date:
31/10/2022
Smartrec
Full Title: Developing a standard modularised solution for flexible and adaptive integration of heat recovery and thermal storage capable of recovery and management of waste heat
Aim:

Waste heat is a significantly underused resource in the process industries. Secondary aluminium recycling and ceramic processing were identified as key examples with economically recoverable waste...

Concept:
Following an end-user analysis and characterisation of exhaust streams and waste products, a life cycle costing and assessment will be carried out with candidate molten salts selected for thermal...
Start date:
01/09/2016
End date:
31/08/2019

SO WHAT
Full Title: The development of a software supporting industries and energy utilities by auditing and mapping their energy processes
Aim:

SO WHAT main objective is to develop and demonstrate an integrated software which will support industries and energy utilities in selecting, simulating and comparing alternative Waste Heat and...

Concept:
The SO WHAT integrated software will be designed to support industries, and energy utilities in auditing and mapping their energy processes. The project ensure a maximum prediction error in energy...
Start date:
01/06/2019
End date:
31/05/2022

SOLPART
Full Title: High Temperature Solar-Heated Reactors for Industrial Production of Reactive Particulates
Aim:

The main objective of the SOLPART project is to develop, at a pilot scale, a high temperature (800-1000°C) 24h/day solar process suitable for particle treatment in energy intensive non-metallic...

Concept:
Hence, the challenges of the project are to demonstrate a pilot scale solar reactor suitable for e.g calcium carbonate decomposition (Calcination reaction: CaCO3 = CaO + CO2) and to simulate at...
Start date:
16/05/2019
End date: