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Electrically heated catalytic reforming reactors

Project description

Building biogas reactors to make cleaner synthetic fuels

Using renewable power sources for the industrial production of chemicals from renewable carbon sources could reduce CO2 emissions significantly. The EU-funded eQATOR project plans to show how biogas could play such a role, by developing scalable catalytic reactor technology for the conversion of biogas to syngas. The reactor will be electrically powered and more efficient than existing tech, enabling conversion into higher-value products such as methanol, hydrogen, and synthetic fuels. The efficiency gains will be demonstrated by electrically heating the catalyst, either by resistive or microwave heating. Implementation of the eQATOR technology is estimated to decrease life-cycle CO2 emissions for syngas production by 60-80 % and save from 7 Mt CO2/year in 2030 to 45 Mt CO2/year in 2045.

Coordinator

SINTEF AS
Net EU contribution
€ 1 754 390,00
Address
Strindvegen 4
7034 Trondheim
Norway

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Region
Norge Trøndelag Trøndelag
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 0,00

Participants (13)

NEXTCHEM SPA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 590 187,50
Address
Via Di Vannina 88/94
00156 Roma

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Region
Centro (IT) Lazio Roma
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 252 937,50
MCI MANAGEMENT CENTER INNSBRUCK INTERNATIONALE HOCHSCHULE GMBH
Austria
Net EU contribution
€ 422 943,00
Address
Universitatsstrasse 15
6020 Innsbruck

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Region
Westösterreich Tirol Innsbruck
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,75
UNIVERSITY OF STUTTGART
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 456 183,00
Address
Keplerstrasse 7
70174 Stuttgart

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Region
Baden-Württemberg Stuttgart Stuttgart, Stadtkreis
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 0,75
MICROWAVE ENERGY APPLICATIONS MANAGEMENT
Belgium
Net EU contribution
€ 629 391,00
Address
Dorenstraat 28
3020 Herent

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Vlaams Gewest Prov. Vlaams-Brabant Arr. Leuven
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 269 740,25
PARCO SCIENTIFICO E TECNOLOGICO D'ABRUZZO SRL
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 631 042,00
Address
Via Mazzolani Snc
66100 Chieti

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Region
Sud Abruzzo Chieti
Activity type
Other
Other funding
€ 0,50
WALTER TOSTO SPA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 409 325,88
Address
Via Erasmo Piaggio 62
66100 Chieti

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Region
Sud Abruzzo Chieti
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 175 425,37
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
France
Net EU contribution
€ 786 593,00
Address
Rue Michel Ange 3
75794 Paris

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 0,75
BERTHOLD WALTER HEINRICH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 364 642,00
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 156 275,50
RANIDO, SRO
Czechia
Net EU contribution
€ 308 875,00
Address
Thakurova 531/4
160 00 Praha

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Praha Hlavní město Praha
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 132 375,00
IFEU - INSTITUT FUR ENERGIE- UND UMWELTFORSCHUNG HEIDELBERG GGMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 479 375,00
Address
Wilckensstrasse 3
69120 Heidelberg

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Baden-Württemberg Karlsruhe Heidelberg, Stadtkreis
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 0,00
STEINBEIS INNOVATION GGMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 314 687,00
Address
Adornostrasse 8
70599 Stuttgart

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Region
Baden-Württemberg Stuttgart Stuttgart, Stadtkreis
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 0,50
EUROPEAN BIOGAS ASSOCIATION AISBL
Belgium
Net EU contribution
€ 337 576,00
Address
Rue D Arlon 63-65
1040 Bruxelles

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Region
Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/ Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale/Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Activity type
Other
Other funding
€ 0,25
EQUINOR ENERGY AS
Norway
Net EU contribution
€ 50 750,00
Address
Forusbeen 50
4035 Stavanger

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Region
Norge Vestlandet Rogaland
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 21 750,00

Partners (1)

JOHNSON MATTHEY PLC
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Farringdon Street 25 5th Floor
EC4A 4AB London

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Region
London Inner London — West Camden and City of London
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
No data