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Upscaling and optimizing subsurface, in situ carbon mineralization as an economically viable industrial option

Objective

This CarbFix2 proposal builds upon the success of the recently completed 7th framework CarbFix EC project. The original CarbFix received worldwide recognition for developing novel, safe, and efficient geologic carbon storage method, which successfully converted injected CO2 into stable carbonate rocks within two years. This CarbFix2 project has been designed to make the CarbFix geological storage method both economically viable with a complete CCS chain, and to make the technology transportable throughout Europe. This will be done through a comprehensive project consisting of 1) the co-injection of impure CO2 and other water-soluble polluting gases into the subsurface, 2) developing the technology to perform the CarbFix geological carbon storage method using seawater injection into submarine basalts, and 3) by integrating the CarbFix method with novel air-capture technology. This novel CarbFix2 project is described in detail in this document.

Call for proposal

H2020-LCE-2016-2017

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Sub call

H2020-LCE-2017-RES-CCS-RIA

Coordinator

ORKUVEITA REYKJAVIKUR SF
Net EU contribution
€ 699 641,00
Address
Baejarhals 1
110 Reykjavik
Iceland

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Region
Ísland Ísland Höfuðborgarsvæði
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,25

Participants (4)

CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
France
Net EU contribution
€ 395 680,00
Address
Rue Michel Ange 3
75794 Paris

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
HASKOLI ISLANDS
Iceland
Net EU contribution
€ 349 122,00
Address
Saemundargotu 2
101 Reykjavik

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Region
Ísland Ísland Höfuðborgarsvæði
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,50
AMPHOS 21 CONSULTING SL
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 305 875,00
Address
Calle Venezuela 103 Planta 2 Puerta 1
08019 Barcelona

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SME

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

Yes
Region
Este Cataluña Barcelona
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
CLIMEWORKS AG
Switzerland
Net EU contribution
€ 450 000,00
Address
Birchstrasse 155
8050 Zurich

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SME

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

Yes
Region
Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera Zürich Zürich
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00