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...


On the 26th of october, we present you the European Premiere of Brave Blue World...

We have exciting news! Vrije Universiteit Brussel just became partner of CAPTURE! Next to UGent, VITO and University of Antwerp, the VUB is now the fourth core partner. We are looking forward to the collaboration. #TogetherWeBecomeCircular.

After being CTO ad-interim, prof. Korneel Rabaey will be officially appointed as the part-time CTO for CAPTURE from August 2020 on. Instead of introducing him in an article, we asked him to introduce himself and his goals as CTO in a short video. We're looking forward to the continued, fruitful...



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