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PlasCarb will transform biogas generated by anaerobic digestion of food waste using an innovative low energy microwave plasma process to split biogas (methane) into high value graphitic carbon and renewable hydrogen (RH2). As part of the project the quality and economic value of the carbon and RH2 will be optimised using high quality research and industrial process engineering. Life cycle analysis will ensure that the approach is sustainable and taken beyond BAT. In the latter stages of the project sustainability will be verified by the EU Environmental Technology Verification pre-programme enabling PlasCarb to be certified as being BAT and suitable for transfer to market. Market opportunities will be assessed and validated. Verification that the process can be implemented at a local decentralised level will be confirmed via SME partner members with expert knowledge in waste management, innovative finance risk, and trans-Europe dissemination.

PlasCarb is a collaborative action funded by the European Union under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) "Environment" Theme.

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PlasCarb exhibits at RWM

Birmingham, United Kingdom
We are happy to announce that PlasCarb will have a presence at RWM 2016 -…

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CARBON 2016 - the World Conference on Carbon

Pennsylvania, United States
Our partner Ferdinand Hof from CNRS will participate at the CARBON 2016 - the World…

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28th European Conference on Operational Research

Poznan, Poland
We are happy to announce that PlasCarb will be presented at the 28th European Conference…

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Graphene and 2D Materials USA 2016

Santa Clara, CA, United States
This event is the most commercially-focused conference and exhibition on graphene and other 2D materials.…

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3D Printing USA 2016

Santa Clara, CA, United States
The speaker program is carefully crafted by IDTechEx analysts who have studied and interviewed key…

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ANNIC 2016

Barcelona, Spain
Applied Nanotechnology and Nanoscience International Conference – ANNIC 2016 The Applied Nanotechnology and Nanoscience International…

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New graphene based material leads to flexible screens

Exeter - A new technique, using the carbon based material graphene, should mean that fold-away…

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Synthesized microporous 3D graphene-like carbons

(Nanowerk News) Zeolites' nanoporous systems are an ideal template for the synthesis of three-dimensional (3D)…

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Foldable batteries and scaffolds for muscle

Patented University of Wollongong technology is being used to create foldable batteries and textiles that…

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