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BloW uP, Balkans Waste to Products.

Balkans Waste to Products: transfer of NoI model to Balkan area:
de-siloing new waste-derived raw materials and developing new applications.
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BloW-uP RIS proposal is an outreach of FREECATS NoI which will act as a “chaperon” transferring
NoI’s best practices and business models to stakeholders of countries part of the ESEE area to widen KIC community and de-siloing new themes.
The focus will be on technological exploitation of nanomaterials obtained from waste: iron oxides nanoparticles obtained from iron mining sludge (University Banja Luka, Bosnia Herzegovina) and carbon based materials coming from low rank coal and agro-waste (IOCCP-BAS, Bulgaria).
Such materials has high potential (in some cases already proven at starting TRL) to be applied in a number of technological areas: additive for lubricants (in collaboration with the company Tehosint d.o.o. and the University of Salerno); materials for fuel cells, electrolysers and batteries; catalysts for cleantech and eco-industry, as well as the mining sector.
This will impact on several markets including automotive sector (lubricants, Fuel Cells Vehicles), eco-industry (biomass transformation to bio-products, green hydrogen production), cleantech (waste water and air purification and decontamination). Moreover, the applications fall in the framework of circular economy and waste to products strategy.

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Why Chose Us?

Key activities

Key activities of the BloW-uP project will be:

  • Widening KIC community in ESEE countries;
  • Transfer KIC NoI model to ESEE countries;
  • Increase TRL of waste-derived raw materials technological applications;
  • Scouting new applications suitable to reach TRL 5.

Meet Our Team

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5 partners from EIT RM

4 TPs from BiH/BG

1 TP from IT

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Balkans Waste to Products:

transfer of NoI model to Balkan area: de-siloing new waste-derived raw materials and developing new applications - RIS

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 Vladimiro Dal Santo

email: v.dalsanto@istm.cnr.it
Duration of project from 04/2017 to 03/2019

Supported by RM Academy EU H2020 Color v2

 

 

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