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 professors Steven De Meester and Kim Ragaert reached out to the wider public on circular plastics, plastics recycling and sustainable plastic use in current affairs national TV programme 'De Markt' and in a TEDx talk.

CAPTURE is gaining ground at a fast pace. The relevance of the CAPTURE thematic pipelines, the collaboration model and the unique infrastructure have made CAPTURE an essential player for innovation in Cleantech on the international level. This is also valued by the European Commission who has...

The C-PlaNeT Marie Sklodowska International Training Network has been approved. C-PlaNeT will create a European Joint Doctorate with 15 young PhD researchers on circular plastics economy. The C-PlaNet consortium is very multidisciplinary and consists of polymer chemists, process technologists,...

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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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