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Innovative Solutions in the Process Industry for next generation Resource Efficient Water management

Objective

INSPIREWATER demonstrates a holistic approach for water management in the process industry using innovative technology solutions from European companies to increase water and resource efficiency in the process industry. This will put Europe as a leader on the world market for segments in industrial water treatment which will create new high skilled jobs in Europe.
With extended collaboration between technology providers including innovative SME’s, world-wide active companies in the chemical and steel industries and research organizations, this project also contributes to the aims of the SPIRE SRA, the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on 'Water' and to the aims of the Commission’s Roadmap on Resource efficiency, supporting effective implementation of European directives and policies in the water management area.
INSPIREWATER addresses non-technical barriers as well as technical, as innovation needs both components and demonstrates them in the steel and chemical industry. A flexible system for water management in industries that can be integrated to existing systems is worked out and demonstrated to facilitate implementation of technical innovations. Technical innovations in the area of selected membrane technologies, strong field magnetic particle separator, and a catalyst to prevent biofouling are demonstrated, including valorisation of waste heat. This will increase process water efficiency as well as resource, water and energy savings in the process industry.
The development and demonstration work is combined with a strong emphasis on exploitation and dissemination. Specific exploitation strategies are developed for the different solutions in INSPIREWATER. Dissemination targets different target groups: Stakeholders in different process industry also beyond the involved ones, e.g. Pulp and paper, but also policy makers based on the findings of the project.

Call for proposal

H2020-SPIRE-2016
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Coordinator

IVL SVENSKA MILJOEINSTITUTET AB
Address
Po Box 21060
100 31 Stockholm
Sweden
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 1 102 861,25

Participants (11)

DECHEMA GESELLSCHAFT FUER CHEMISCHE TECHNIK UND BIOTECHNOLOGIE E.V.
Germany
EU contribution
€ 422 750
Address
Theodor Heuss Allee 25
60486 Frankfurt
Activity type
Research Organisations
FACHHOCHSCHULE NORDWESTSCHWEIZ
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Bahnhofstrasse 6
5210 Windisch
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
CLARIANT IBERICA PRODUCCION SA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 1 120 000
Address
Baix Llobregat 3
08970 Sant Joan Despi
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
VDEH-BETRIEBSFORSCHUNGSINSTITUT GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 426 653,85
Address
Sohnstrasse 69
40237 Dusseldorf
Activity type
Research Organisations
AKTIEBOLAGET SANDVIK MATERIALSTECHONOLOGY
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 160 281
Address
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811 81 Sandviken
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
BLUE-TEC B.V.
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 444 675
Address
Industrieweg 16
6871 KA Renkum
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
DOW CHEMICAL IBERICA SL

Participation ended

Spain
EU contribution
€ 191 555
Address
Calle Jose Abascal 56 - 5 A Planta
28003 Madrid
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ARCELORMITTAL INNOVACION INVESTIGACION E INVERSION SL
Spain
EU contribution
€ 477 470
Address
Lugar Residencia La Granda Sn
33418 Gozon
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
MOL KATALYSATORTECHNIK GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 251 150,90
Address
Fritz Haber Strasse 9
06217 Merseburg
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
IMCG LTD
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 609 000
Address
Church Street 31-37
RH2 0AD Reigate
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
PEAK SPAIN SL
Spain
EU contribution
€ 171 482,50
Address
Calle Jose Abascal 56 5
28003 Madrid
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)