The Consortium

SCOT is an inter-regional cooperation between industry, public & private sector and universities. The consortium includes 8 organisations from five regions (in Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. These actors are strongly committed and already well advanced in this emerging area of CO2 utilisation. The project is coordinated by Pole GreenWin.

GreenWin (Wallonia, Belgium) – SCOT Project coordinator

GreenWin, innovation accelerator in the environmental sector, is one of the 6 Walloon competitive clusters which aims to tackle major technological challenges such as chemistry, sustainable materials in building sector, and the environmental technologies. It supports innovation and promotes the development of collaborative R&D projects around 3 strategic axis which are chemistry (biobased chemistry, use of CO2, biotechnologies), sustainable materials in the building sector (energy storage, energy efficiency, production of materials and building systems), environment (waste & recycling management, water and air treatment, soil remediation, sludge recovery).

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Axelera (Rhône Alpes, France)

Axelera is a French competitiveness cluster working for an international industrial and scientific network of chemical and environmental industries. It is based in Rhône Alpes region, the first chemical production center in France. The cluster provides its members with a broad range of services: network coordination, support for innovation, innovation financing, financial development of SMEs and international development. Today, the Axelera is composed of 300 members and has already certified and financed 180 R&D projects (€700 million).

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The University of Sheffield (Yorkshire, UK)

The University of Sheffield is one of the UK's leading research-led Universities, being part of the elite Russell Group. It has expertise in energy technologies, process engineering, biological systems, chemical synthesis, carbon capture and the recycling of CO2 into value added products using chemical and biological techniques, electrochemistry, catalysis, hydrogen production and communication of science.

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DCMR Environmental Protection Agency Rijnmond (Rotterdam, Netherlands)

DCMR Environmental Protection Agency Rijnmond (Rotterdam area, Netherlands). It is the regional environmental agency of the local and regional authorities operating in Rijnmond, the larger 'Port of Rotterdam'-area in the Netherlands. It is the joint environmental protection agency of the province of South Holland and 16 municipalities, a heavily industrialised and densely populated region. The DCMR monitors the environmental quality of this area in close cooperation with other government agencies, such as the police, the fire department, the labour inspectorate, and the public health service. This has been the task of the DCMR for more than 40 years now. The DCMR works at the request of local and regional authorities, and aims for a liveable and safe region for the people who live and work there.

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DECHEMA (Frankfurt am Main, Germany)

DECHEMA Gesellschaft für Chemische Technik und Biotechnologie e.V. (Society for Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology) brings together experts from a wide range of disciplines, institutions and generations to stimulate scientific exchange in chemical engineering, process engineering and biotechnology. It is an interdisciplinary scientific society with more than 5,800 personal and institutional members (including about 800 companies). It is dedicated to the support of R&D progress and implementation in various fields of chemical engineering.

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Trinomics (formerly called Triple E Consulting) (Netherlands)

Trinomics is an economic consultancy giving advice to leading public sector clients on policy related to energy, environment and climate change. They provide knowledge that allows decision-makers to make decisions based on facts, evidence and thorough analysis. They team up with experts from academia, business and consultancy to solve complex problems.

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Yorkshire Chemical Focus (Yorkshire, UK)

YCF is an industry-led membership organisation which supports and promotes the chemicals sector in Yorkshire. The aims of YCF are to increase the competitiveness of the industry, encourage growth and to promote a better understanding and awareness of an industry that is crucial to the region’s economy.

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Service Public de Wallonie (Wallonia, Belgium)

SPW is the regional administration in charge of the overall supervision and funding of the competiveness clusters in Wallonia. Within SPW, the Directorate General Operational for Economy, Employment and Research (DGO6) is in charge of funding applied research for new technologies and innovation projects for industries, academia and research centers.

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 319995

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