Centre for Advanced Process Technology for Urban Resource recovery

CO2 to product

Today, Flanders is emitting approximately 65 Mton of carbon dioxide or CO2 per year, half of which is produced by point...

Water 'fit-for-use'

Industrial water use can account for 25% of the total production cost and up to 57% of the total freshwater consumption...

Plastics to resource

Plastics are a key material within the circular economy. Their diverse composition and processing techniques make them both...

Latest

CAPTURE is looking for a postdoctoral researcher on sustainability assessment and life cycle assessment (LCA) of plastic waste recycling processes and steam cracking processes for chemical engineering. More information via: ...

The scientific top journal 'Energy and Environemental sciences' (Impact factor 30.1) has classified a CAPTURE paper as '2018 Hot Paper'.

The paper 'Upgrading the value of anaerobic digestion via chemical production from grid injected biomethane' by Kristof Verbeeck et al. describes the...

EASiCHEM is a collaborative strategic basic research project between several Flemish knowledge institutes on affinity separations in the chemical industry.

About

Capture

The CAPTURE initiative, which started in 2015 and has grown from interdisciplinary collaboration between several young and dynamic professors from 3 different faculties from Ghent University. CAPTURE proposes an integrated approach based on three pillars: 

  • Clustering of expertise, infrastructure and stakeholders in thematic pipelines, developing solutions from waste to resource, to final application
  • Acceleration of the introduction of knowledge and technologies towards industry and society
  • Training of multidisciplinary professionals

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