FReSMe review meeting in Groningen, The Netherlands, hosted by KISUMA

The second reporting period of the project finalised on the 30th of June and project partners were reunited in Holland to present the work carried out until now and to work on the upcoming activities.

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Energy-intensive sectors can be part of low carbon transition

FReSMe in the European Energy Research Alliance

The European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) is an association of European public research centres and universities active in low-carbon energy research. Bringing together more than 250 organisations and around 50,000 researchers from 30 countries, EERA represents Europe’s largest energy research community.

CO2 capture, storage and utilization

On the 21st of February 2019 at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of Politecnico di Milano a seminar on the...

Presentation of the FReSMe and STEPWISE initiatives at CLUSTER projects consortium meeting in Berlin (27th April 2017)

The CLUSTER project is a German-based consortium looking at the impacts of impurities in CO2 streams captured from different emitters in a regional cluster on transport, injection and storage. The key question they seek to answer being: How pure do CO2 streams have to be for accessing larger CO2 pipeline networks and which aspects other than CO2 stream composition need to be considered to ensure safe transport, injection and storage operation with technically and economically acceptable efforts? To this end the FReSMe project will be presenting itself at their workshop on the 27th April 2017. FReSMe will bring the CLUSTER project up-to-date with some of the latest expectations of technology development for CO2 capture, and the FReSMe project will learn of the latest expectations from the transport, injection and storage side for the captured CO2.

FReSMe project presented to Dutch Engineering sector

In an interview with the Dutch monthly journal for engineers Jaap Vente, ECN, explains the overall concept of the FReSMe project...

FReSMe Consortium Meeting

On the 8th and 9th of June 2017 the Consortium meeting of the project was held at MEFOS premises in Lulea (Sweden). The FReSMe partners reviewed the progress of the project...

Carbon capture is a vital tool in the decarbonization of the steel industry – CATO and ECN CCUS event

On the 19th and 20th of April 2017, a two-day conference to discuss the role of carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) in the European steel industry took place in the Netherlands cities of Amsterdam and Petten...

Kick-off Meeting

On 12th and 13th of December 2016 there took place the FReSMe project kick-off in Madrid, at i-deals premises, with the attendance of the Project Officer, Mrs. Agata Przadka. During the meeting the Consortium members...

The potential of Carbon Capture and storage in China.

China currently has over 900 gigawatts (GW) of installed coal-fired power capacity, representing almost 50% of the global total, and had nearly 200 GW under construction at last count. Reducing...

A new edition of World Energy Outlook will be published in November 2017

The 2017 edition of the WEO, which will be released on the 14th November, will contain a full update of energy demand and supply projections through 2040 under different scenarios, and their...



What began in 1997 as an annual meeting for the Dutch materials science community, existing of a dozen researchers, students and our industrial partners has blossomed into an invigorating event about innovations in materials.


CO2 capture and utilisation technologies in energy intensive industries

Ljubljana –Slovenia, 3rd December 2019

Hosted by the National Institute of Chemistry in Slovenia, the FReSMe partners organised a workshop in which the different procedures and technologies for capturing and utilising excessive CO2 for further use in the industry were presented.


"Aportando Valor al CO2" congress

Madrid, Spain – 2nd and 3rd October 2019

FReSMe was presented as a flagship project at "Aportando Valor al CO2" (adding value to CO2) congress organised by the Spanish CO2 Technology Platform (PTECO2) and SusChem Spain, the European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry.


EU’s Workshop on CCS/CCU/Alternative fuels

Brussels, Belgium – 17th of September 2019

The EC invites I-DEALS as project coordinator of FReSMe to the EU’s Workshop on CCS/CCU/Alternative fuels in Brussels.


XIII Conference of the Italian LCA Network

Rome – Italy , 13th and 14th of June, 2019

The conference was focused on the application of Life Cycle Thinking (LCT) methodologies to support climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies. During the two days, a lot of studies concerning the application of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), Life Cycle Costing (LCC) and Social LCA methodologies in the fields of energy, circular economy and construction were presented.


Workshop: Paving the way towards clean energy and fuels in Europe

Lisbon – Portugal, 29th May 2019

FReSMe was part of the workshop “Paving the way towards clean energy and fuels in Europe” held during the European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EUCB) in Lisbon. During the workshop, representatives from the EC presented the different programmes and policies supporting R&I in Europe and projects participated in several roundtables. FREsMe joined the “Advanced biofuels value chain” roundtable where we had the chance to present the outcomes of the project so far and discuss with the rest of the project coordinators the challenges ahead when moving pilot results into full commercial and the role of the EC in this transition.


XXXVII Reunión Bienal de la Real Sociedad Española de Química

San Sebastián – Spain, 26 - 30 May 2019.

With around 1,000 participants in the last editions, the Biennial Meeting of Chemistry has become an essential event for the Spanish chemistry community because, in addition to disseminating the most relevant results of the chemical research carried out in this country, it also gives the opportunity to interact with a large number of internationally renowned researchers attending as speakers.


25th International Symposium of Chemical Reaction Engineering (ISCRE)

Florence – Italy , 20th - 23rd May 2019

The Italian CRE community has continuously further contributed to the field of Chemical Reaction Engineering. In this occasion, our colleagues from the National Institute of Chemistry (NIC) - Slovenia, prepared and presented the Microkinetic Modeling of CO2 Hydrogenation to Methanol on Perovskite Catalyst Materials poster that can be downloaded here

MefCO2 Final Dissemination Event

Niederaussem – Germany, 28th May 2019

Our related project MefCO2 is coming to an end! The final dissemination event took place in Germany at RWE’s Coal Innovation Center, where the project results were presented and guided visits to the pilot plant have been organised.

The methanol unit deployed in the MefCO2 pilot plant is owned by CRI and will be the transported to Lulea (Sweden), where the FReSMe pilot will be located, as soon as the MefCO2 project finishes.


19th International Workshop on Computational Physics and Material Science: Total Energy and Force Methods

Trieste - Italy, 9th - 11th January 2019

The "Total Energy" Workshop has been held traditionally in Trieste every two years since 1987. This year, the Workshop is about recent progress in electronic structure methods and their applications. Our colleagues from the National Institute of Chemistry (NIC) – Slovenia, prepared and presented "The role of surface defects in the methanol synthesis pathway on Cutype catalysts: DFT and kMC study".


GHGT -14 (Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies)

Melbourne, Australia - 21-26 October, 2018

Our colleagues from the Politecnico de Milano attended the GHGT -14 and presented a paper on the FReSMe project.


Carbon Capture and Utilization for CO2 emission reduction - FReSMe workshop in Milan

Milano, Italy - 26 June, 2018

Politecnico de Milano organised a workshop in Milan attended by more than 50 people from 22 affiliations. Topics such as the climate change, carbon capture technologies, the progress beyond the FReSMe project and the future of CCUS were covered during this workshop.


EU Process Industry Conference

19th Sep 2017

SPIRE will host the EU Process Industry Conference in Brussels on the 19th September. This event will bring together all SPIRE projects with the aim of reviewing different solutions that are being explored to achieve a more competitive European Industry in the near future. FReSMe project will be presented in the session dedicated to Valorisation of different energy sources.

The mission of SPIRE is to ensure the development of enabling technologies and best practices along all the stages of large scale existing value chain productions that will contribute to a resource efficient process industry.

Trondheim CCS Conference

Trondheim – Norway, 12th to 14th June 2017

The 9th "Trondheim Conference on CO2 Capture, Transport and Storage" will be held June 12th 14th, 2017, in Trondheim - Norway. The conference is organized by NCCS – International CCS Research Centre under auspices of NTNU and SINTEF.

Workshop: H2020 CCS/CCU and alternative fuels projects clustering event

Brussels, 15th May 2017

The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) has invited FReSMe project to the clustering event of H2020 projects focus on CCSS/CCU and alternative fuels. The meeting will be held at INEA premises. The event will include the presentation of each project and the work in thematic groups about these topics.

Carbon capture is a vital tool in the decarbonization of the steel industry

The Netherlands – 19th and 20th of April 2017

60 participants took part in a two-day conference to discuss the role of carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) in the European steel industry. The event was organized by CATO, the Dutch national research programme for CCUS, and the Energy research Centre of the Netherlands, ECN.


Workshop: Reducing the carbon foot print of the steel industry

The Netherlands, 18th and 19th of April 2017

A two days event hosted by the Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) will join principal agents from the steel industry and the energy sector to explore new paths to make European producers environmental friendly and economically competitive.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 727504.


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