Projects

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 use of renewables and tying everything together with smart energy management systems ...

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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. Turning Wastewater into a Resource ULTIMATE is a 4-year Horizon2020 project under the ...

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

Sea4value will utilise seawater brines as a new source for the sustainable mining of raw materials. The project will develop and upscale novel technologies and processes for the extraction of minerals and metals in seawater desalination plants. Sea4value brings together 15 partners from 7 European countries that ...

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

The tool will be tested and validated for sectors such as meat, vegetables, dairy and alcoholic beverages in Spain, Belgium, Netherlands and Greece. Final results will give a waste management solution for almost 50% of global waste. MODEL2BIO is developing a pioneering decision support tool based on ...

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ebalanceplus – Smart grid solutions

Ebalanceplus project aims to increase energy flexibility and resilience of distribution grids. This will be done by developing and deploying an energy-balancing platform that integrates technologies from various electricity domains, enhances grid observability and predictability and at the same time supports electric operators and energy end ...

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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. Discovering the diverse potential of our forgotten grassland Around 28% of the EU’s total surface area ...

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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 a more sustainable, regenerative agriculture Organic Recovery made possibly for small plants ...

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WEDISTRICT – Heating & Cooling Solutions

Industry innovators from 9 European countries will integrate multiple sources of renewable energy and excess heat at four demonstration sites across Europe to showcase solutions for 100% fossil free district heating and cooling systems. New Ways for our District Heating and Cooling Systems WEDISTRICT aims to demonstrate ...

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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. Productivity, Ressource Efficiency and a Competitive Edge Manufacturing is a pillar of innovation ...

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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. EMB3Rs – User-driven Energy-Matching & Business Prospection Tool for Industrial Excess Heat / Cold Reduction, Recovery and Redistribution The EMB3Rs project will implement a bottom-up, user-driven and open ...

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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. European SMEs are exempt of the obligation to carry out energy audits, nevertheless energy transition is a joint task. Innoveas ...

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GRECO – Open science in the photovoltaic sector

The piloting research project aims to implement Open Science and other Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) approaches in the photovoltaic sector. Fostering a next generation of European photovoltaic society through Open Science Current society challenges require innovative scientific approaches. One such approach is GRECO, a project to ...

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nextGen – Circular water solutions

Challenging embedded thinking and practices in water sector by embracing circular economy principles and technological innovation. Next Generation of Water Systems and Services for the Circular Economy As appetite for the world’s most important resource continues to grow – from water use in industrial processes and agriculture ...

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

sCO2 based technology has the potential to meet EU objectives for highly flexible and efficient conventional power plants, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions, residue disposal and, above all, water consumption. Supporting the electricity system by making Fossil Fuel based Electricity production more flexible The Supercritical CO2 Cycle ...

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RUBIZMO – Replicable business models for modern rural economies

Discovering the vital ingredients for developing entrepreneurship and successful business models in rural areas. The growing Potential of Rural Areas Rural economies play an important role in Europe, with the agricultural sector in particular supporting millions of jobs throughout the EU. However, rural areas face numerous challenges ...

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Laser4Surf – Nano patterns for industrial applications

European researchers are exploring how using laser structuring can alter and improve the properties of performance of metals.  Laser for Mass Production of Functionalised Metallic Surfaces LASER4SURF is an EU-funded research project aiming to remove technical and economic barriers that prevent the use of laser technologies ...

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IRIS – smart cities

The project offers the opportunity to demonstrate and replicate cities great potential to smartly integrate technological solutions. IRIS – Integrated and Replicable Solutions for Co-Creation in Sustainable Cities IRIS is a flagship Smart Cities & Communities project developing sustainable and eco-friendly solutions for urban environments ...

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ETEKINA – Heat pipe technology

European researchers aim to recover more than 40% of waste heat streams in energy intensive industries. Will the simple technology of heat pipes be a cost effective and efficient way to receive this aim? Heat Pipe Technologies for Industrial Applications Ten companies and institutes from across Europe ...

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