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Sustainable Smart Mobile Devices Lifecycles through Advanced Re-design, Reliability, and Re-use and Remanufacturing Technologies

Objective

sustainablySMART will make a change to the life cycle of mobile information and communication devices by developing new product design approaches (including enhanced end-of-life performance, re-use and re-manufacturing aspects; i.e. implementing “Design for a Circular Economy”) for smartphones and tablet computers on the product and printed circuit board level, and by new re-/de-manufacturing processes with improved resource efficiency through (1) enhanced sorting capabilities and speed (optimized sorting efficiency), (2) automated disassembly of mobile IT devices for extraction of reusable components / modules, better material separation and depollution of end-of-life devices (increase value creation out of discarded devices significantly to create an economic advantage over shredding processes), and (3) high-quality performance testing (batteries) and rework (semiconductors and modules) of reusable components/modules (creating a market push for reusable parts through enhanced availability for repair and cascade reuse)

Field of science

  • /social sciences/economics and business/business and management/commerce
  • /natural sciences/physical sciences/electromagnetism and electronics/electrical conductivity/semiconductor
  • /engineering and technology/electrical engineering, electronic engineering, information engineering/information engineering/telecommunications/mobile phone
  • /engineering and technology/environmental engineering/waste management/remanufacturing

Call for proposal

H2020-FoF-2015
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Funding Scheme

RIA - Research and Innovation action

Coordinator

FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V.
Address
Hansastrasse 27C
80686 Munchen
Germany
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 1 144 591,25

Participants (17)

CIRCULAR DEVICES OY
Finland
EU contribution
€ 378 965,88
Address
Maarintie 6
02150 Espoo
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
FAIRPHONE BV
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 133 650
Address
Jollemanhof 17
1019GW Amsterdam
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
MULTIMEDIA COMPUTER SYSTEM LTD
Ireland
EU contribution
€ 530 959,56
Address
Aranleigh House Aranleigh Court Rathfarnham
14 Dublin
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
PRO AUTOMATION GMBH

Participation ended

Austria
EU contribution
€ 278 780,93
Address
Franzosengraben 10
1030 Wien
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
IFIXIT GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 356 250
Address
Trankestrasse 7
70597 Stuttgart
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
REUSE EV
Germany
EU contribution
€ 300 000
Address
Am Forstacker 7A
13587 Berlin
Activity type
Other
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET WIEN
Austria
EU contribution
€ 595 375
Address
Karlsplatz 13
1040 Wien
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
SIEC BADAWCZA LUKASIEWICZ - INSTYTUT TELE- I RADIOTECHNICZNY
Poland
EU contribution
€ 298 500
Address
Ulica Ratuszowa 11
03 450 Warszawa
Activity type
Research Organisations
Semicon Sp. z.o.o.
Poland
EU contribution
€ 380 000,01
Address
Zwolenska 43/43A
04-761 Warsaw
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
GRANT4COM OY
Finland
EU contribution
€ 421 250
Address
Yrttipellontie 6
90230 Oulu
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
RFND TECHNOLOGIES AB
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 313 000
Address
Bror Nilssons Gata 4
417 55 Goteborg
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
AT & S AUSTRIA TECHNOLOGIE & SYSTEMTECHNIK AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
Austria
EU contribution
€ 801 250
Address
Fabriksgasse 13
8700 Leoben
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
SPEECH PROCESSING SOLUTIONS GMBH
Austria
EU contribution
€ 188 055,40
Address
Gutheil-schoder-gasse 8-12
1100 Wien
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
OSTERREICHISCHE GESELLSCHAFT FUR SYSTEM- UND AUTOMATISIERUNGSTECHNIK VEREIN
Austria
EU contribution
€ 300 000
Address
Beckmanngasse 51/28
1140 Wien
Activity type
Research Organisations
BLANCCO OY LTD

Participation ended

Finland
EU contribution
€ 57 593,53
Address
Lansikatu 15
80110 Joensuu
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
PRIMETEL PLC
Cyprus
EU contribution
€ 196 250
Address
Omonoias 141, Maritime Centre
3045 Limassol
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
BLANCCO TECHNOLOGY GROUP IP OY
Finland
EU contribution
€ 314 806,44
Address
Lansikatu 15
80110 Joensuu
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)