Projects

ALGAE4IBD – Health from aquatic resources

Algae4IBD will exploit the health potential of algae to prevent and treat Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD). Macro and micro algae produce compounds with anti-inflammatory activity. These molecules will be identified, extracted and developed into ...

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OMICRON – Intelligent road asset management platform

The project will develop an Intelligent Asset Management Platform including robotised technologies and intelligent decision support tools, to support automated and optimised road maintenance across Europe. ESCI’s role in the project: ESCI conducts ...

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SALEMA – Driving Sustainable Aluminium

SALEMA aims to reduce the critical raw materials such as Magnesium and Silicon in Aluminum alloys used for the automobile industry. To do this, Salema recycles end-of-life metals with creating a new circular ...

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INN-PRESSME – Open Innovation Test Bed

INN-PRESSME, funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 framework programme, is developing materials and solutions for industry to replace fossil resources with sustainable, efficient, and cost-competitive bio-based materials. Through a 360 ...

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ReDREAM – Change your energy

The new user-centric energy ecosystem under the motto “Change Your Energy”, this EU-funded project seeks to empower consumers to rethink how they use energy, helping them move toward a wholly more sustainable approach ...

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iWAYS – Innovative water recovery solutions

The iWAYS project will develop a set of technologies and systems for industrial processes in order to recover water and heat, and in some cases materials, from exhaust streams. The aim is to reduce resource ...

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R-ACES – Energy Cooperation Platform

The vision of R-ACES is to support high-potential industrial parks and clusters to become fully-fledged EcoRegions that reduce emissions by at least 10%. They do so by exchanging surplus energy, making extensive ...

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ULTIMATE – Water smart industrial symbioses

ULTIMATE aims to become a catalyst of a particular type of industrial symbiosis – hence termed “Water Smart Industrial Symbiosis” (WSIS) – in which water/wastewater plays a key role both as a reusable resource. ESCI&#8217 ...

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Sea4value – Developing technologies for sustainable mining of raw materials from marine brines

Sea4Value will develop radical innovative technologies in seawater desalination plants to extract minerals and metals from brines. ESCI’s role in the project: ESCI conducts targeted, effective and hight-impact communications, dissemination and outreach ...

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Model2Bio – A European effort to create mathematical models to reutilize food industry residual streams

Model2Bio will develop and validate a pioneering decision support tool, based on mathematical models, to predict agrifood residual streams and to identify best routes for valorising them. ESCI’s role in the project: ESCI ...

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ebalanceplus – Smart grid solutions

ebalance-plus aims to increase electric grid flexibility and resilience by creating and integrating smart energy technologies into an energy balancing platform. ESCI’s role in the project: ESCI manages communication, dissemination and exploitation ...

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GO-GRASS – Grass based circular business models

The project will develop a set of small-scale bio-based solutions to unlock the overlooked potential of grassland across Europe and create new business opportunities for rural areas. ESCI’s role in the ...

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NOMAD – Mobile Bio-Fertiliser Solutions

NOMAD´s mission is to develop a unique solution for production of high-quality organic fertilisers and soil amenders from anaerobically digested organic waste. Join us as we break new ground on the road to ...

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WEDISTRICT – Heating & Cooling Solutions

WEDISTRICT aims to demonstrate that District Heating and Cooling systems can be built on a combination of renewable energy sources and waste heat recovery solutions and thus be 100% fossil-free. ESCI’s role ...

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RECLAIM – Refurbishment and re-manufacturing of large industrial equipment

European industry innovators hope to benefit the environment and the economy with new recycle and reuse techniques for machinery. Discover how they plan to reduce obsolescence and prove the advantages of high-tech refurbishment. ESCI ...

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EMB3Rs – Heat & Cold matching platform

Determining the costs and benefits related to excess HC utilisation routes for industry and end users. ESCI’s role in the project: ESCI will be in charge of leveraging the project’s results, liaising ...

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Innoveas – INNOVating the uptake of Energy Auditing Schemes for SMEs

The project aims at designing and deploying staff trainings and capacity building programmes to enhance corporate policy towards energy efficiency, energy culture and sustainable supply-chain initiatives. ESCI’s role in the project: Leader ...

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GRECO – Open science in the photovoltaic sector

GRECO is a multinational project funded by the European Commission. Within ist 36 months lifecycle, GRECO scientists pioneered Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) practices like Open Science and its public strand, Citizen Science. GRECO has ...

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nextGen – Circular water solutions

Challenging embedded thinking and practices in water sector by embracing circular economy principles and technological innovation. ESCI’s role in the project: ESCI is taking the lead on Work Package 6: Communicate and Connect ...

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sCO2-flex – Making fossil fuel more flexible and environmentally friendly

sCO2-Flex stands for “supercritical CO2 Cycle for Flexible & Sustainable Support to the Electricity System” and aims to adapt fossil-fuel power plants to the future energy system requirements. ESCI’s ...

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RUBIZMO – Replicable business models for modern rural economies

Rural areas cover more than 50% of Europe´s surface and face numerous challenges. RUBIZMO is a European initiative working to discover the vital ingredients for developing entrepreneurship and successful business models in high potential ...

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Laser4Surf – Nano patterns for industrial applications

European researchers explored how using laser structuring can alter and improve the properties or performance of metals to boost the functionality of batteries, implants and linear encoders. This project was terminated successfully in March 2021 ...

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IRIS – Smart cities

IRIS brings together cities, industry and citizens to improve urban life with more sustainable integrated solutions, including: (1) applied innovation, (2) better planning, (3) a more participatory approach, (4) higher energy efficiency, (5) better transport ...

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ETEKINA – Heat pipe technology

ETEKINA is an EU funded research project aiming to recover more than 40 % of the waste heat stream in energy intensive industries. The project is based on heat pipe technology and is currently being tested ...

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