Projects

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
COGNIPLANT
Full Title: Cognitive Platform to enhance 360º Performance and Sustainability of the European Process Industry
Aim:

The project will demonstrate an innovative approach for advanced digitisation & intelligent management of the process industries. A novel vision to data monitoring and analysis will be...

Concept:
The COGNIPLANT solution will provide a hierarchical monitoring and supervisory control that will give a comprehensive vision of the plants production performance as well as the energy and resource...
Start date:
01/10/2019
End date:
31/03/2023
COGNITWIN
Full Title: Cognitive Plants through proactive self-learning hybrid digital twins
Aim:

COGNITWIN aims to add the cognitive elements to the existing process control systems and thus enabling their capability to self-organise and offer solutions to unpredicted behaviours. The...

Concept:
COGNITWIN will set a new standard for the design, development and operation of the European process industry by introducing a platform for virtual component-based architecture that integrates IoT,...
Start date:
01/09/2019
End date:
31/08/2022
COMPASsCO2
Full Title: Components’ and Materials’ Performance for Advanced Solar Supercritical CO2 Powerplants
Aim:

To integrate solar energy into supercritical CO2 Brayton power cycles. Concentrated solar radiation will be absorbed and stored in solid particles and the heat transferred to the sCO2. The...

Concept:
In the envisaged solar-Brayton cycle, supercritical carbon dioxide (sCO2) is used as working media. Unique properties of sCO2 (such as high density and low viscosity) allow reaching high efficiency...
Start date:
01/11/2020
End date:
31/10/2024
CONSENS
Full Title: Integrated Control and Sensing for Sustainable Operation of Flexible Intensified Processes
Aim:

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:
01/01/2015
End date:
31/12/2017
CoPro
Full Title: Improved energy and resource efficiency by better coordination of production in the process industries
Aim:

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:
01/11/2016
End date:
30/04/2020
CORALIS
Full Title: Creation Of new value chain Relations through novel Approaches facilitating Long-term Industrial Symbiosis
Aim:

The main objective of CORALIS is to create pathways for the decarbonisation of resource and energy intensive sector value chains through the implementation of viable industrial symbiosis...

Concept:
Industrial symbiosis (IS) has gain great attention in the last years due to its high potential for energy and resources savings. However, there is still a need for enhancing the knowledge base for IS...
Start date:
01/10/2020
End date:
30/09/2024