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SUBSIDY SCHEME TSE INDUSTRY – RVO 

Funding

Is your company investigating options for cheaper, climate neutral and/or circular products and services? Are you working together with other companies or researchers in a partnership? Then you might be eligible for the TSE Industry scheme.

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A change of tune for the chemical industry: VIVALDI turns CO2 emissions into sustainable bio-products

Funding

The European Union has awarded 7M€ to the VIVALDI project to transform the bio-based industry into a new, more environmentally friendly and competitive sector.

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The European Union awards 7M€ to the CO2SMOS project

Funding

Launched in May 2021, the Horizon 2020 EU project CO2SMOS – Advanced chemicals production from biogenic CO2 emissions for circular bio-based industries, will, in the next 4 years, develop a set of breakthrough and cost-competitive CO2 conversion technologies.

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INTERVIEW with Paula Carey – Carbon8 Systems

Interview

Last week, we interviewed Paula Carey from Carbon8 Systems. We talked about how she got into the field from CCU starting as a professor and now being an entrepreneur. Furthermore, we also discussed the Carbon8 Systems process, the products that can be made with it and how they came up with a mobile factory. Lastly, we discussed the future of CCU and Carbon8 Systems.

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Converting CO2 to methanol via steel production to power marine transport

Technology

Methanol has been touted as a potential climate-friendly ‘fuel of the future’ since the late 1980s, but its use in the transport sector remains limited. The possibility of generating it from CO2 has recently rekindled interest.

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Avantium awarded €1.78 million in total from EU grants

Funding

Avantium N.V, a leading technology company in renewable chemistry, announces that that it has been awarded €1.78 million in total by the EU Horizon 2020 program for its participation in the CATCO2NVERS, CO2SMOS and VIVALDI consortia, to be paid out by the EU in 4 tranches over a period of four years.

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INTERVIEW with Marieke van der Werf – Dröge & Van Drimmelen

Interview

We interviewed Marieke van der Werf from Dröge & Van Drimmelen. We talked about what moved her to work on sustainability (communication), policy and politics. Furthermore, we also discussed the initiative she is setting up: Better Conditions for CCU. With this initiative she is trying to get CCU on the agenda in the new formation in Dutch government. Dig in!

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NEW MEMBERS – Synkero, ConPackSys & Aeroborn

Members

Since last month we have three new members in the CO2 Smart Use community. The new members are Synkero, ConpackSys and Aeroborn. We aim to introduce everybody who joins the community. They will introduce themselves by a couple questions.

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The CO2 Smart Use website aims to connect all parties involved in CCU in the Netherlands, whether they are national or international players. We are therefore looking for all businesses in the Netherlands who already work on CCU, what they do, and who they’d like to get into contact with. What do you have to offer for the Dutch context?

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