RETROFEED main objective is to enable the use of an increasingly variable, bio-based and circular feedstock in process industries through the retrofitting of core equipment and the implementation of an advanced monitoring and control system, and providing support to the plant operators by means of a DSS covering the production chain.


The e-GLASS project will focus on improving the competitiveness and sustainability of the manufacturing process of the glass containers of the company VERALLIA, belonging to the Saint Gobain industrial group, and one of the largest producers of this product worldwide.


DISIRE – Integrated Process Control based on Distributed In-Situ Sensors into Raw Material and Energy Feedstock Dates: January 2015 – February 2018 Leader: Luleå University of Technology Grant agreement number: 636834 Financied by   DESCRIPTIONThe DISIRE project has been inspired by the real existing needs of multiple industrial sectors, including the world leading industrial partners…


STEAMBIO – Flexible Superheated Steam Torrefaction and Grinding of Indigenous Biomass from Remote Rural Sources to Produce Stable Densified Feedstocks for Chemical and Energy Applications Dates: February 2015 – December 2018  Project website: Leader: Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials   Grant agreement number: H2020-SPIRE-2014 Financied by   DESCRIPTIONSuperheated Steam Processing (SHS) has…


HARMONI – Harmonised assessment of regulatory bottlenecks and standardisation needs for the process industry Dates: August 2017 – October 2019 Project web:  Leader: CIRCE Grant agreement number: 768755 Financed by   DESCRIPTIONHARMONI project aims at bringing together all the relevant stakeholders of the process industry in order to jointly propose solutions to overcome the regulatory…