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PROCESS INTENSIFICATION AND DIGITALISATION

October 10th, 2018|

Process intensification yields chemical and metallurgical processing methods with high materials and energy efficiency. Process digitalisation aims at developing Industry 4.0 tools in order to improve process and data management

EU “Raw Materials Week” 2018 (November 12-16)

October 8th, 2018|

Following the success of the Raw Materials Week 2017, the 3rd edition of the EU "Raw Materials Week", organised by the European Commission, will take place from Monday 12 to Friday 16 November 2018 in Brussels.

Meet our SIM² KU Leuven researcher: Giacomo Damilano

October 5th, 2018|

In December 2016, Giacomo Damilano started his PhD studies at KU Leuven researching the synthesis of novel Ionic Liquids starting from renewable materials,in the framework of the EU Horizon 2020 MSCA-ETN SOCRATES project.

Circular Economy & Raw material experts meet in Vienna

September 28th, 2018|

The EU project CROCODILE will organise a session on Cobalt recovery during Going Green CARE INNOVATION 2018 on Nov 28 2018 in Vienna (Austria). The event is highly relevant for experts working on raw materials and circular economy

Meet our SIM² KU Leuven researcher: Brecht Dewulf

September 27th, 2018|

Brecht Dewulf started his PhD in the Lab of Inorganic Chemistry supervised by Prof. Koen Binnemans. He is interested in non-aqueous solvent extraction for the separation of rare earths.

Get to know about Simona, ESR 4 of EU ETN DEMETER

August 24th, 2018|

Who are you? My name is Simona. I live in Belgium now, but originally I come from Slovakia, a lovely country in Central Europe. How would you define yourself? Often I want to see things nicer than they are. If I think about my hobbies, then this defines myself very well. So, what do you

Call for applicants: 15 PhD positions in CHARMING

August 1st, 2018|

The EU Horizon 2020 MSCA-ETN CHARMING consortium is looking for a dynamic team of 15 bright and enthusiastic PhD students. The call for applicants is now officially open. PhD candidates need to apply on-line through the CHARMING application tool. The deadline for on-line applications is October 15, 2018. 

Get to know about Gwen, ESR15 MSCA-ETN DEMETER

June 19th, 2018|

  Who are you? Gwen (ESR 15) How would you define yourself? Intellectually curious 🙂 So, what do you exactly do within the DEMETER project? I collaborated with the researchers and the consortium partners to collect data to be able to model the recycling routes. I did this in order to determine if these technical solutions

Get to know about Martina, ESR3 MSCA-ETN DEMETER

June 15th, 2018|

Who are you? I’m Martina, 29 years old from Italy. Funny to observe, I am one of the only 2 European ESRs of this MSCA-ETN-DEMETER. How would you define yourself? In a word: a dreamer. In a quote: “Creativity is more worthy than knowledge”, from A. Einstein. So, what do you exactly do within the

Apply for EIT RM Master in Sustainable Materials

June 12th, 2018|

The Master programmes in Sustainable Materials (SUMA) are inviting students to register for this challenging programme on sustainable materials.