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...

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This 9,5 M€ project aims at taking away barriers for implementing a circular plastics economy on a local level. The project will develop strategies to increase urban plastic recycling rates to more than 50%. The City of Ghent and Ghent University are the driving forces of the project.

The Particle and Interfacial Technology group (PaInT) is looking for a talented PhD student, who will work on the FWO project “Bringing forward osmosis closer to the market: novel membranes,...

Every year, the Flanders water technology network Watercircle.be awards young engineers for the innovative research they have conducted in their master dissertations, having promising potential for the water industry. This year (2017-2018...

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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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