Tag: Horizon 2020

Avantium gets $2M to develop electrochemical processes and CO2-based polymers

Avantium gets $2M to develop electrochemical processes and CO2-based polymers

May 30, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, Avantium N.V was awarded over $2 million (€1.78 million) in total by the EU Horizon 2020 program for its participation in the CATCO2NVERS, CO2SMOS and VIVALDI consortia, to be paid out by the EU in 4 tranches over a period of four years. All three consortium programmes aim to reduce greenhouse gas […]

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Climeworks launches DAC-3 plant in Italy

Climeworks launches DAC-3 plant in Italy

November 4, 2018 |

In Italy, Swiss-based Climeworks launched a second-generation Direct Air Capture plant (DAC-3) in Troia, Apulia, it’s third carbon capture plant so far. Installed in July and now in operation, this plant is part of the Horizon 2020 research project STORE&GO and will demonstrate the viability of large-volume energy storage through Power-to-Fuel technology in real life […]

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greenGain completes their Horizon2020 project on biomass

greenGain completes their Horizon2020 project on biomass

February 25, 2018 |

In Germany, project greenGain, which was funded by the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme of the European Union, completed their study of herbaceous and woody biomass from landscape conservation and maintenance work (LCMW) for energy production as an alternative to the cultivation of energy plants that can compete for food or nature conservation. The project showed […]

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Scientists not happy with UK government’s Brexit science policy plans

Scientists not happy with UK government’s Brexit science policy plans

September 9, 2017 |

In the United Kingdom, scientists are not impressed with how the UK government plans on handling scientific relationships with the EU after it exits next year. As part of the Brexit plan, the government published a policy document pledging to “seek an ambitious science and innovation agreement” but the document did not offer any specifics […]

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