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Second generation Methyl MethAcrylate (MMAtwo)

Objective

PolyMethylMethAcrylate (PMMA) is a well-established polymer for its optical properties. Although PMMA can be turned back into its monomer, the technology has limited applications. Currently what is collected and reprocessed are mostly production scraps, which is about 10 % of the annual PMMA production but a much larger amount of recyclable product is available. On a world scale basis, 10 % of post-industrial scraps and the equivalent of 10 % of post-consumer products represent a potential of a Billion € market. The MMAtwo project main objective is to construct a novel and fast growing PMMA recycling value chain through depolymerization and recovery of a monomer grade sold at 90 % of virgin MMA price. MMAtwo targets to reduce the energy needs by more than 70 % and the CO2 emissions by more than 60 %. To achieve its objective, MMAtwo integrates representative players along the value chain. During the project, PMMA will be collected from production scraps, but also from End-of-Life vehicles, Electronics goods, construction…. The lead-free depolymerization process will be validated at TRL7 enabling the possibility of a first commercial unit soon after the end of the project. A versatile purification process will be validated through repolymerization of the produced monomer. MMA grades produced will be validated in several optical and non-optical applications. The inorganic fractions from PMMA composites will also be valorized. The project will establish standards for post-consumer and post-production PMMA based products in order to facilitate the recycling. Training and education activities will be organized in order to prepare the next generation of Engineers and Researchers in the field of closed-loop polymer recycling. The new value chain will benefit to the entire PMMA industry, as post-production and post-consumer products will be collected and processed by and independent company servicing the major PMMA producers and their customers.

Call for proposal

H2020-NMBP-ST-IND-2018-2020

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Sub call

H2020-NMBP-SPIRE-2018

Coordinator

HEATHLAND BV
Net EU contribution
€ 1 602 985,13
Address
Arkansasdreef 8
3565 AR Utrecht
Netherlands
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 862 382,37
Region
West-Nederland Utrecht Utrecht
 

Participants (20)

ARKEMA FRANCE SA
France
Net EU contribution
€ 1 082 375,00
Address
Rue Estienne D Orves
92700 Colombes
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 463 875,00
THE JAPAN STEEL WORKS EUROPE GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 817 310,38
Address
Friedrichstr 19
40217 Dusseldorf
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 350 275,87
Region
Nordrhein-Westfalen Düsseldorf Düsseldorf, Kreisfreie Stadt
 
COMET TRAITEMENTS SA
Belgium
Net EU contribution
€ 235 252,50
SME

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

Yes
Address
Rivage De Boubier 25
6200 Chatelet
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 100 822,50
Region
Région wallonne Prov. Hainaut Arr. Charleroi
 
CENTRE DE RESSOURCES TECHNOLOGIQUES EN CHIMIE ASBL-CERTECH
Belgium
Net EU contribution
€ 670 000,00
Address
Rue Jules Bordet Zone Industrielle C
7180 Seneffe
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Région wallonne Prov. Hainaut Arr. Soignies
 
ECOLOGIC
France
Net EU contribution
€ 93 750,00
Address
15 Bis Avenue Du Centre
78280 Guyancourt
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Yvelines
 
QUANTIS
Switzerland
Net EU contribution
€ 254 187,50
SME

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

Yes
Address
Parc Scientifique Epfl Pse D
1024 Ecublens Vd
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 108 937,50
Region
Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera Région lémanique Vaud
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.

QUANTIS SRL
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 56 875,00
SME

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

Yes
Address
Piazzale Biancamano 2
20121 Milano (Mi)
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 24 375,00
Region
Nord-Ovest Lombardia Milano
 
UNIVERSITEIT GENT
Belgium
Net EU contribution
€ 621 250,00
Address
Sint Pietersnieuwstraat 25
9000 Gent
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Vlaams Gewest Prov. Oost-Vlaanderen Arr. Gent
AKG GAZBETON ISLETMELERI SANAYI VETICARETCARET AS

Participation ended

Turkey
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Kemalpasa Caddesi 6170/1 Sokak 7 Isikkent
35070 Izmir
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
SPEICHIM PROCESSING
France
Net EU contribution
€ 226 619,75
Address
Allee Des Pins Parc Industrielle De La Plaine De L Aln
01150 Saint-vulbas
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 97 122,75
Region
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Rhône-Alpes Ain
 
DELTA GLASS BV
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 166 250,00
Address
Deltaweg 4
4691 RX Tholen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 71 250,00
Region
West-Nederland Zeeland Overig Zeeland
 
PROCESS DESIGN CENTER BV
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 199 062,50
SME

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

Yes
Address
Catharinastraat 21
4811 XD Breda
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 85 312,50
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.

KEUKEN & DE KONING BV
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 280 000,00
SME

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

Yes
Address
Catharinastraat 21
4811 XD Breda
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 120 000,00
Region
Noord-Brabant West-Noord-Brabant
 
AYMING

Participation ended

France
Net EU contribution
€ 105 656,25
Address
Rue Chaptal 114
92300 Levallois-perret
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 45 281,25
DELTA SRL
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 147 910,00
SME

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

Yes
Address
Via Grazia Deledda 3
62010 Montecassiano
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 63 390,00
Region
Centro (IT) Marche Macerata
 
SUSTER BV
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 70 000,00
SME

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

Yes
Address
Mooienhof 203
7512 EE Enschede
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 30 000,00
Region
Oost-Nederland Overijssel Twente
 
PROCOAT TECNOLOGIAS SL
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Avda De La Industria 4 (P Ind El Pla Del Cami)
08297 Castellgali
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 112 422,50
TRINSEO NETHERLANDS BV
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Innovatieweg 14
4542 NH Hoek
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 40 625,00
Region
West-Nederland Zeeland Zeeuwsch-Vlaanderen
 
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.

ALTUGLAS INTERNATIONAL SAS
France
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
420 Rue D'estienne D'orves
92700 Colombes
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 40 625,00
Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Hauts-de-Seine
 
BENKEI
France
Net EU contribution
€ 35 218,75
SME

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

Yes
Address
31 Place Jules Grandclement
69100 Villeurbanne
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 15 093,75
Region
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Rhône-Alpes Rhône