Project Description

In the new European Horizon 2020 project BioRECO2VER, a team of specialized industrial, academic and research partners will look into solving these challenges. BioRECO2VER wants to demonstrate the feasibility of more efficient biotechnological processes for the capture and conversion of CO2 from industrial point sources into the valuable platform chemicals isobutene and lactate.

To do so, the BioRECO2VER team will investigate among others a hybrid enzymatic process for CO2 capture from industrial point sources. The conversion of captured CO2 into the target products isobutene and lactate will be realized through 3 proprietary microbial platforms which are representative of a much wider range of products and applications. Bioprocess development and optimization will occur with both fermentative and bioelectrochemical systems. The microbial platforms will be advanced to Technology Readiness Level (TRL) 4 and the most promising process for each target product will be validated at TRL 5 on real off-gases.

IDENER contributions

  • Mathematical model development
  • Multidisciplinary Design Optimization
  • Conceptual design and Basic Engineering
  • Techno-economic assessment

Project Details

  • Date 21 November, 2018
  • Tags Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Engineering & Construction, Environment, Industrial technologies, Modeling and Simulation, Multidisciplinary Design Optimization, Other, Public - EU FP7 / H2020, Public - H2020
  • Programme Horizon 2020
  • Call ID H2020-NMBP-2016-2017
  • Partners VITO, EnobraQ, Technical University of Lulea,. Syngip, IDENER, CNR, Universitat de Girona, NOVA, Cementos Portland Valderrivas, Arkema, PKN ORLEN, NATUREWORKS LLC
  • Project cost 7 million €
  • Start date 1st January 2018
  • End date 31st December 2021
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