Projects

NOVUM
Full Title: Pilot line based on novel manufacturing technologies for cellulose-based electrical insulation components
Aim:

The new streamlined manufacturing concept developed in NOVUM will aim to a leap in the manufacturing process of electrical insulation components. Remarkable improvement in terms of energy...

Concept:
Cellulose, as a renewable, non-toxic, non-allergic, and abundant forest material, has several benefits to be utilized in a wide range of applications. Currently, it is, however, mostly used in large...
Start date:
03/08/2017
End date:
30/09/2021
OCEAN
Full Title: Oxalic acid from CO2 using Electrochemistry At demonstratioN scale
Aim:

The OCEAN project aims to develop an integrated process for the production of high-value C2 chemicals from carbon
dioxide using electrochemistry. This will be achieved by: 1) improving and...

Concept:
The objectives and main approach of OCEAN are: 1. Demonstration of the industrial feasibility: 3 leading SME’s from several countries in Europe will work together to develop a demonstration reactor...
Start date:
01/10/2017
End date:
30/09/2021
PAPERCHAIN
Full Title: New market niches for the Pulp and Paper Industry waste based on circular economy approaches
Aim:
Concept:
Europe is the second world producer of pulp and paper, manufacturing 130 million tonnes in 2014 and representing 23% of world production. The EU pulp and paper manufacturing and converting industries...
Start date:
01/06/2017
End date:
31/05/2021

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

PLAST2bCLEANED
Full Title: Plastics to be sorted and separated to develop a human and enviromental safe recycling process
Aim:

The overall aim of PLAST2bCLEANED is to develop a human and environmental safe recycling process for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) plastics in a technically feasible and...

Concept:
The impacts are: the increased purity and/or desirable quality of secondary raw materials, the Increased recycling rate for secondary materials and reduced landill and incineration of wastes,...
Start date:
01/06/2019
End date:
31/05/2023
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