Projects


PERFORM
Full Title: PowerPlatform: Establishment of platform infrastructure for highly selective electrochemical conversions
Aim:

The technologies to be developed in the PERFORM project are directed towards highly efficient and integrated electrochemical systems which substantially improve oxidative chemical transformations...

Concept:
PERFORM provides solutions for the need for the electrification of the chemical industry and will establish a flexible PowerPlatform pilot plant to be used also after the end of the project, allowing...
Start date:
01/01/2019
End date:
31/12/2022
PlastiCircle
Full Title: Improvement of the plastic packaging waste chain from a circular economy approach
Aim:

PlastiCircle aims to promote a transition towards a circular economy, contributing to 2030 EU waste management and recycling targets. By rethinking the different phases involved in transforming...

Concept:
Twenty pan-European partners, led by the Packaging and Logistics Research and Innovation Center (ITENE), are working to reinvent the plastic packaging treatment process, making recycling more...
Start date:
01/06/2017
End date:
31/05/2021
PolyCE
Full Title: Post-Consumer High-tech Recycled Polymers for a Circular Economy
Aim:
Concept:
Various activities address the WEEE value chain in order to reduce waste generation and enhance the sustainable resource management through use of recycled materials instead of their virgin...
Start date:
01/06/2017
End date:
31/05/2021

POLYNSPIRE
Full Title: Demonstration of Innovative Technologies towards a more Efficient and Sustainable Plastic Recycling
Aim:

The main objective of POLYNSPIRE is to demonstrate a set of innovative, cost-effective and sustainable solutions, aiming at improving the energy and resource efficiency of post-consumer and post-...

Concept:
POLYNSPIRE also implies the development of a comprehensive business plan, gathering 7 business models and establishing a cross-linked relation between plastic, chemical and steel manufacturing...
Start date:
01/09/2018
End date:
31/08/2022
PORTABLECRAC
Full Title: PORTABLE SOLUTION FOR THE ELECTROCHEMICAL REGENERATION OF ACTIVATED CARBON
Aim:

PORTABLECRAC has the purpose of developing an environmentally friendly and economically beneficial...

Concept:
PORTABLECRAC is a flexible solution tackling different niches, that will allow an in-site treatment service by compact/portable prototypes able to adapt to client´s needs with huge economic and...
Start date:
01/10/2017
End date:
30/09/2020

PreMa
Full Title: Energy efficient, primary production of manganese ferroalloys through the application of novel energy systems in the drying and pre-heating of furnace feed materials
Aim:

Reduced CO2 emissions and consumption of electrical energy in Mn-alloy production​

Concept:
LCA and LCCA methodologies will be implemented from early stages to ensure the technical, economic and environmental viability of the solution across the whole Mn-alloys’ value chain. The vision of...
Start date:
01/10/2018
End date:
30/09/2022
PRINTCR3DIT
Full Title: Process Intensification through Adaptable Catalytic Reactors made by 3D Printing
Aim:

The concept of PRINTCR3DIT is to employ 3D printing to boost process intensification in the chemical industries by adapting reactors and structured catalysts to the requirements of the reaction....

Concept:
The methodology will be applied to three markets of fine chemicals, specialty chemicals and fertilizers, ranging from few tons to millions of tons of production per year. This demonstrates the...
Start date:
01/10/2015
End date:
30/09/2018
PRODIAS
Full Title: PROcessing Diluted Aqueous Systems
Aim:

Key players of the European process industry from the areas of biotechnology, renewable resources, chemistry, process engineering, equipment supply as well as research organizations collaborate to...

Concept:
A re-thinking of downstream process development, the optimization of separation technologies and suitable methodologies for fast-track development of tailored downstream processes are needed to boost...
Start date:
01/01/2015
End date:
31/12/2018