BIOtechnological processes based on microbial platforms for the CONversion of CO2 from the iron and steel industry into commodities for chemicals and plastics

BIOCON-CO2 aims to develop and validate a platform of flexible and versatile techniques capable of using biological processes to transform raw CO2 waste from the iron, steel, cement and electric power industries into value-added chemicals and plastics.

Exploring novel biotechnological solutions, the project intends to generate new knowledge to develop commercially viable strategies for reducing Europe’s dependency on fossil fuel resources. This will lead to the increased sustainability of the chemical industry and provide support for European leadership in CO2 re-use technologies.

Over the coming months BIOCON-CO2 will present a series of webinars on Carbon Capture and Utilisation. These webinars will be free and open to all. Keep an eye out for updates on our website and Twitter account. Next webinar up is 'CCU biocatalysts: How to get them out of the lab?' in March 2021.

Latest news

BIOCON-CO2 Workshop Success

The first BIOCON-CO2 workshop of 2021 took place on the 25th and 26th of January.

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New Year, New Workshop

At the end of this month, BIOCON-CO2 will present its first workshop of the year from the 25-26th January.

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First ever BIOCON-CO2 webinar

We are delighted to announce that the BIOCON-CO2 consortium will present its first ever webinar, ‘BIO-CCU: potentials and opportunities’, on Wednesday the 9th of December from 14:00-15:30 CET

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Upcoming events

26 - 30 Apr

The theme of this Forum will be ‘Upscaling CO2 storage totackle the climate emergency’ CO2GeoNet is the European scientific body on CO2 geological storage, bringing together28 rese...

2 - 3 Jun

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