Projects

PigWeb – An infrastructure for experimental research for sustainable pig production

PIGWEB aims to build a modern European infrastructure for pig research. The project will be essential to address issues related to the European farming industry. ESCI’s role in the project: ESCI leads the ...

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ALGAE4IBD – Health from aquatic resources

Algae4IBD is exploiting 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 is developing 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 is ...

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SALEMA – Driving Sustainable Aluminium

SALEMA is aiming to reduce the critical raw materials such as magnesium and silicon in aluminum alloys used for the automobile industry. To do this, Salema is recycling end-of-life metals with creating a ...

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INN-PRESSME – Open Innovation Test Bed

INN-PRESSME is developing materials and solutions for industry to replace fossil resources with sustainable, efficient, and cost-competitive bio-based materials. Results should ensure a massive change in the handling of bio-based raw ...

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ReDREAM – Change your energy

This EU-funded project is developing a new user-centric energy ecoystem. Under the motto “Change your Energy”, ReDREAM is seeking to empower consumers to rethink how they use energy, helping them move towards a ...

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iWAYS – Innovative water recovery solutions

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

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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 will do so by exchanging surplus energy, making ...

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ULTIMATE – Water smart industrial symbioses

ULTIMATE is aiming 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 and ...

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

Sea4Value is developing radical innovative technologies in seawater desalination plants to extract minerals and metals from brines. ESCI’s role in the project: ESCI is conducting targeted, effective and high-impact communications, dissemination and ...

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

Model2Bio is developing and validating a pioneering decision support tool, based on mathematical models, to predict agrifood residual streams and to identify the best routes for valourising them. ESCI’s role in the project ...

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ebalanceplus – Smart grid solutions

ebalance-plus is aiming 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 is managing the communication ...

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GO-GRASS – Grass based circular business models

The project is developing 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 to produce high-quality organic fertilisers and soil amenders from anaerobically digested organic waste: a truck. Join us as we break new ground on the road ...

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WEDISTRICT – Heating & Cooling Solutions

WEDISTRICT is aiming 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 ...

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RECLAIM – Refurbishment and re-manufacturing of large industrial equipment

European industry innovators are hoping 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 ...

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EMB3Rs – Heat & Cold matching platform

Developing an excess Heat/Cold (re)use matching platform for industry and end users. ESCI’s role in the project: ESCI is in charge of leveraging the project’s results, liaising closely with ...

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Innoveas – INNOVating the uptake of Energy Auditing Schemes for SMEs

The project is aiming 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 ...

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GRECO – Open Science in the photovoltaic sector

GRECO was a multinational project, where scientists pioneered Responsible Research & Innovation (RRI) practices. GRECO has demonstrated how the implementation of Open Science supports and contributes to scientific excellence. GRECO published the Practical Guide on ...

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nextGen – Circular water solutions

Challenging embedded thinking and practices in the water sector by embracing circular economy principles and technological innovation ESCI’s role in the project: ESCI is leading the communication work package. Communication, collaboration, and engagement ...

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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 is aiming to adapt fossil-fuel power plants to the future energy system requirements. ESCI&#8217 ...

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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 ended successfully in March 2021. ESCI ...

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IRIS – Smart cities

IRIS is bringing 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 ...

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ETEKINA – Heat pipe technology

ETEKINA is 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 on three demo sites. Each ...

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