THE PROGRESS CONTINUES FOR ION4RAW PROJECT

Last general meeting from ION4RAW project, corresponding to month 12, has coincided with some exceptional circumstances at global level, the COVID-19 pandemic. This fact prevented the partners from attending personally the update sessions to revise the active work packages. Thus, although it was not possible to visit Scotgold mines, the first provider of raw material…

MARKETPLACE, PLATFORM FOR INNOVATION

The MARKETPLACE European Project, entitled “Materials modelling marketplace for increased industrial innovation”, began in January 2018 and brings together 18 partners from eight European countries, including Lurederra Technology Centre. Specifically, the project will use information technologies already established in the state of the art, in order to build an open web-based integrated Materials Modelling and…

NEW CATALYST DEVELOPED WITH REDUCTION OF PLATINUM GROUP METALS

The PARTIAL PGMs project has recently been successfully accomplished, achieving the development of a three-way catalyst for automobiles with a minimum percentage of platinum group metals. The developed catalyst was compared with a common commercial catalyst, under real gasoline engine conditions, obtaining similar results in terms of oxidation-reduction of the polluting gases among them, but…

PROPOSING A NEW COST-EFFICIENT MINERAL PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY TO RECOVER BY-PRODUCTS FROM PRIMARY SOURCES

The new Horizon 2020-funded project, ION4RAW (ionometallurgy of primary sources for an enhanced raw materials recovery) will run for four years and involves thirteen partners from six countries across Europe as well as the United Kingdom and Peru. Coordinated by IDENER, it gathers SMEs, research and technical organisations and innovation actors. ION4RAW will develop a…