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Demonstration of Innovative Technologies towards a more Efficient and Sustainable Plastic Recycling

Objective

The main objective of POLYNSPIRE is to demonstrate a set of innovative, cost-effective and sustainable solutions, aiming at improving the energy and resource efficiency of post-consumer and post-industrial plastic recycling processes, targeting 100% waste streams containing at least 80% of plastic materials. To this end, three innovation pillars are addressed at TRL7: A) Chemical recycling assisted by microwaves and smart magnetic catalysts as a path to recover plastic monomers and valuable fillers (carbon or glass fibres), B) Advanced additivation and high energy irradiation to enhance recycled plastics quality and C) Valorisation of plastic waste as carbon source in steel industry. Innovations A and B can lead up to 34% of fossil fuel direct reduction for PA and 32% for PU. Approach C can lead to reductions of around 80% of fossil carbon sources in electric arc furnaces. The demonstration is completed by the performance of a rigorous holistic environmental and economic analysis (LCA and LCC) to ensure the industrial feasibility and the accomplishment of environmental restrictions. Efforts are dedicated to analyse non-technological barriers (legislative or standardization) that could hinder the proper innovations deployment.
POLYNSPIRE also implies the development of a comprehensive business plan, gathering 7 business models and establishing a cross-linked relation between plastic, chemical and steel manufacturing industries. Its consortium, coordinated by CIRCE, ensures POLYNSPIRE success through the involvement of 4 RTOs, 1 university, 9 large companies, 6 SMEs and 2 multiplier associations. To that end, chemical companies (REPSOL QUIMICA, ARKEMA, NOVAMONT, NUREL and KOR), plastic compounders (BADA) and converters (MAIER), waste managers (IDS), technology developers (CIRCE, NIC, ION, AITIIP, TUe, CSM), equipment and steel manufacturers (FM, CPPE, HTT, FENO), exploitation (VTG), standardisation (DS) and dissemination (EUPC and IKMIB) entities are involved in the consortium.

Call for proposal

H2020-NMBP-ST-IND-2018-2020

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Sub call

H2020-NMBP-SPIRE-2018

Coordinator

FUNDACION CIRCE CENTRO DE INVESTIGACION DE RECURSOS Y CONSUMOS ENERGETICOS
Net EU contribution
€ 1 483 812,51
Address
Parque Empresarial Dinamiza, Avda. De Ranillas, 3D
50018 Zaragoza
Spain
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (27)

REPSOL QUIMICA SA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 304 106,25
Address
Calle Mendez Alvaro 44
28045 Madrid
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 130 331,25
Region
Madrid Comunidad de Madrid
 
ARKEMA FRANCE SA
France
Net EU contribution
€ 132 125,00
Address
Rue Estienne D Orves
92700 Colombes
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 56 625,00
NOVAMONT SPA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 293 562,50
Address
Via Fauser 8
28100 Novara
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 125 812,50
NUREL SA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 146 202,00
Address
Carretera Barcelona Km 329 Sn
50016 Zaragoza
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 62 658,00
KORDSA TEKNIK TEKSTIL ANONIM SIRKETI
Turkey
Net EU contribution
€ 149 828,88
Address
Alikahya Fatih Mah Sanayici Cad 90 Izmit
41310 Kocaeli
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 64 212,37
Region
Doğu Marmara Kocaeli Kocaeli
 
IONIQA TECHNOLOGIES BV
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 827 750,00
SME

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

Yes
Address
De Lismortel 31 1 08
5612 AR Eindhoven
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 354 750,00
Region
Noord-Brabant Zuidoost-Noord-Brabant
 
KEMIJSKI INSTITUT
Slovenia
Net EU contribution
€ 370 437,50
Address
Hajdrihova 19
1000 Ljubljana
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
FRICKE UND MALLAH MICROWAVE TECHNOLOGY GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 617 750,00
SME

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

Yes
Address
Werner Nordmeyer Str 25
31226 Peine
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 264 750,00
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT EINDHOVEN
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 397 373,75
Address
Groene Loper 3
5612 AE Eindhoven
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
FUNDACION AITIIP
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 690 500,00
Address
Poligono Empresarium, Calle Romero N 12-14
50720 Zaragoza
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
BADA HISPANAPLAST SA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 169 653,75
SME

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

Yes
Address
Pg Indust Sepes Cl Indust 153
22006 Huesca
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 72 708,75
MAIER UK LTD

Participation ended

United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 11 399,07
Address
Unit 15 Attwood Road Zone 1 Burntwood Business Par
WS7 3GJ Burntwood
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 4 885,31
Region
West Midlands (England) Shropshire and Staffordshire Staffordshire CC
 
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

MAIER TECHNOLOGY CENTRE S COOP

Participation ended

Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 20 447,44
Address
Poligono Industrial Arabieta
48320 Ajangiz Vizcaya
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Noreste País Vasco Bizkaia
 
RINA CONSULTING - CENTRO SVILUPPO MATERIALI SPA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 489 125,00
Address
Via Di Castel Romano 100
00128 Roma
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 209 625,00
FERRIERE NORD SPA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 407 576,65
Address
Via Zona Industriale Fraz Rivoli
33010 Osoppo Ud
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 174 675,71
Region
Nord-Est Friuli-Venezia Giulia Udine
 
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

COMPAGNIA SIDERURGICA ITALIANA SRL
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 75 785,85
Address
Zona Industriale Rivoli
33010 Osoppo
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 32 479,65
Region
Nord-Est Friuli-Venezia Giulia Udine
 
IDEALSERVICE SOC. COOP.

Participation ended

Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 7 272,09
Address
Via Basaldella 90
33037 Pasian Di Prato Ud
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 3 116,61
Region
Nord-Est Friuli-Venezia Giulia Udine
 
HTT ENGINEERING SPOL SRO
Czechia
Net EU contribution
€ 189 377,75
SME

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

Yes
Address
Cimburkova 567/10
612 00 Brno
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 81 161,89
Region
Jihovýchod Jihomoravský kraj
 
CPPE DOO
Slovenia
Net EU contribution
€ 110 425,00
SME

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

Yes
Address
Bukovzlak 101
3000 Celje
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 47 325,00
Region
Slovenija Vzhodna Slovenija Savinjska
 
FONDEN DANSK STANDARD
Denmark
Net EU contribution
€ 156 820,00
SME

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

Yes
Address
Goteborg Plads 1
2150 Nordhavn
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
EUROPEAN PLASTICS CONVERTERS
Belgium
Net EU contribution
€ 147 031,25
SME

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

Yes
Address
Avenue De Cortenbergh 71
1000 Bruxelles
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale/Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/ Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

POLYMER COMPLY EUROPE
Belgium
Net EU contribution
€ 60 703,13
SME

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

Yes
Address
Avenue De Cortenbergh 71
1000 Bruxelles
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 26 015,62
Region
Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale/Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/ Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
 
VERTECH GROUP

Participation ended

France
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
SME

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

Yes
Address
11 Rue Defly
06000 Nice
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Alpes-Maritimes
ISTANBUL CHEMICALS AND CHEMICAL PRODUCTS EXPORTERS' ASSOCIATION
Turkey
Net EU contribution
€ 163 750,00
Address
Dis Ticaret Kompleksi, Cobancesme Mevki Yenibosna Bahcelievler
34197 Istanbul
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
MAIER SCOOP
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 196 850,93
Address
Poligono Industrial Arabieta S/n
48320 Ajangiz
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 84 364,68
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

MAIER TECHNOLOGY CENTRE S COOP
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 155 302,56
Address
Poligono Industrial Arabieta
48320 Ajangiz Vizcaya
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Noreste País Vasco Bizkaia
 
I. BLU SRL
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 169 040,41
Address
Via Basaldella, 86
33037 Pasian Di Prato
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 72 445,89
Region
Nord-Est Friuli-Venezia Giulia Udine