Projects

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:
1 October, 2017

SIMPLIFY
Full Title: SIMPLIFY
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Start date:
15 October, 2018
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:
1 September, 2016
SPOTVIEW
Full Title: Sustainable Processes and Optimized Technologies for Industrially Efficient Water Usage
Aim:

The objective of the SPOTVIEW project is to develop and demonstrate innovative, sustainable and efficient processes and technology components, in order to optimize the use of natural resources,...

Concept:
A total of 14 existing and new technologies will be assessed during the project, including solid/liquid separation, ultrafiltration, deionization, biological treatment, disinfection and chemical heat...
Start date:
3 October, 2016
SPRING
Full Title: Setting the framework for the enhanced impact of SPIRE projects
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Project SPRING’s objective is to increase progression towards the SPIRE goals and enhance project return on investment by addressing the needs and barriers of those who make the...

Concept:
Through partners Britest, INEOS, IRIS and CRIT, Project SPRING represents a consortium of SPIRE projects (EPOS, STYLE, SHAREBOX, IbD, PROPAT, DREAM and CoPro), plus the Factories of the Future...
Start date:
1 September, 2017
SteamBIO
Full Title: Flexible Superheated Steam Torrefaction and Grinding of Indigenous Biomass from Remote Rural Sources to Produce Stable Densified Feedstocks for Chemical and Energy Applications
Aim:

SteamBio will demonstrate in fields and forests an innovative mobile superheated steam process. This process will convert agro-forestry residues into stable feedstock for biochemical and bioenergy...

Concept:
The overall SteamBio concept is to create a commercially viable platform that can stabilise biomass materials close to source for subsequent biochemical and bioenergy uses. The platform will be...
Start date:
1 February, 2015
STYLE
Full Title: Sustainability Toolkit for easY Life-cycle Evaluation
Aim:

Project STYLE ultimately seeks to identify and deliver a practical ‘toolkit’ that can be used by future EU projects and industry to assess the value (in sustainability terms) of new technologies...

Concept:
1. To identify best practice in sustainability evaluation, across multiple sectors in the process industries and through value chains, via inventory and classification of established approaches. 2....
Start date:
1 January, 2015
SUPREME
Full Title: Sustainable and flexible powder metallurgy processes optimization by a holistic reduction of raw material resources and energy consumption.
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Start date:
1 September, 2017