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Breakthrough Solutions for the Sustainable Harvesting and Processing of Deep Sea Polymetallic Nodules

From 2016-02-01 to 2020-07-31, ongoing project | Blue Nodules Website

Project details

Total cost:

EUR 7 991 137,50

EU contribution:

EUR 7 991 137,50

Coordinated in:

Netherlands

Call for proposal:

H2020-SC5-2015-one-stageSee other projects for this call

Funding scheme:

RIA - Research and Innovation action

Objective

Deliverables

  • Report on inventory of environmental pressures

    Report on environmental pressures and recommendations for design priorities;

  • Initial design of vehicle propulsion and propulsion test performance

    Report describing the initial design of the vehicle propulsion system for the laboratory test and field test. Fundamental know-how of hydraulic and mechanical collector design parameters and processes. Validation of Fundamental hypotheses of hydraulic and mechanical collector design parameters and processes.

  • Nodule Cracker Tool

    Device for in-situ characterisation of mechanical nodule properties (D3.2), with basic knowledge of crushing behaviour of PMN in deep sea environment

  • Website, templates and general flyer

    Delivery of public Website, Flyer with general project information for dissemination, Project templates (reports, presentations, logo), database for Dissemination (stakeholders, interest groups, contact details)

Publications

Publications not available

Coordinator

IHC MINING BV
Netherlands

EU contribution: EUR 2 022 440


MOLENDIJK 94
3361 EP SLIEDRECHT
Netherlands
Activity type: Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)

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Participants

DREDGING INTERNATIONAL NV
Belgium

EU contribution: EUR 982 250


SCHELDEDIJK 30, HAVEN 1025
2070 ZWIJNDRECHT
Belgium
Activity type: Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)

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CONTITECH RUBBER INDUSTRIAL KORLATOLT FELELOSSEGU TARSASAG
Hungary

EU contribution: EUR 443 800


BUDAPESTI U 10
6728 SZEGED
Hungary
Activity type: Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)

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IHC MTI BV
Netherlands

EU contribution: EUR 839 375


SMITWEG 6
2961 AW KINDERDIJK
Netherlands
Activity type: Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)

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DE REGT MARINE CABLES BV
Netherlands

EU contribution: EUR 307 937,50


ZAAG 2
2931 LD KRIMPEN AAN DE LEK
Netherlands
Activity type: Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)

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UNIRESEARCH BV
Netherlands

EU contribution: EUR 315 281,25


Elektronicaweg 16c
2628XG DELFT
Netherlands
Activity type: Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)

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SEASCAPE CONSULTANTS LTD
United Kingdom

EU contribution: EUR 188 603,75


BELBINS VALLEY BELBINS
SO51 0PE ROMSEY HAMPSHIRE
United Kingdom
Activity type: Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)

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GLOBAL SEA MINERAL RESOURCES
Belgium

EU contribution: EUR 455 812,50


SLIJKENSESTEENWEG 2
8400 OOSTENDE
Belgium
Activity type: Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)

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BUREAU VERITAS - REGISTRE INTERNATIONAL DE CLASSIFICATION DE NAVIRES ET D'AERONEFS
Participation ended
France

EU contribution: EUR 6 342,60


BOULEVARD DU CHATEAU 67-71
92200 NEUILLY SUR SEINE
France
Activity type: Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)

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STICHTING NIOZ, KONINKLIJK NEDERLANDS INSTITUUT VOOR ONDERZOEK DER ZEE
Participation ended
Netherlands

EU contribution: EUR 0


LANDSDIEP 4
1797 SZ DEN HOORN TEXEL
Netherlands
Activity type: Research Organisations

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STICHTING NEDERLANDSE WETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK INSTITUTEN
Netherlands

EU contribution: EUR 1 271 442,50


Van Vollenhovenlaan 659
3527 JP UTRECHT
Netherlands
Activity type: Research Organisations

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RHEINISCH-WESTFAELISCHE TECHNISCHE HOCHSCHULE AACHEN
Germany

EU contribution: EUR 575 675


TEMPLERGRABEN 55
52062 AACHEN
Germany
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments

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NORGES TEKNISK-NATURVITENSKAPELIGE UNIVERSITET NTNU
Norway

EU contribution: EUR 179 786,25


HOGSKOLERINGEN 1
7491 TRONDHEIM
Norway
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments

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AARHUS UNIVERSITET
Denmark

EU contribution: EUR 170 968,75


NORDRE RINGGADE 1
8000 AARHUS C
Denmark
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments

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UNIVERSITAT POLITECNICA DE CATALUNYA
Spain

EU contribution: EUR 102 500


CALLE JORDI GIRONA 31
08034 BARCELONA
Spain
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments

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BUREAU VERITAS MARINE & OFFSHORE REGISTRE INTERNATIONAL DE CLASSIFICATION DE NAVIRES ET DE PLATEFORMES OFFSHORE
France

EU contribution: EUR 128 922,40


8 COURS DU TRIANGLE
92800 PUTEAUX
France
Activity type: Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)

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