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24 Month Meeting in Barcelona hosted by Leitat

On the 29th and 30th of January, the GENESIS consortium met for its 24 month meeting in Barcelona at Leitat facilities. Advances made so far were discussed as well as bottlenecks and upcoming milestones. Concretely, the consortium members discussed advanced materials for pre and post-combustion processes as well as the...

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18M and review meeting in Brussels

After one year and a half of project execution, the consortium met again in Brussels for a formal meeting with the project officer of the European Commission. This meeting was an important milestone as all partners had to present the progress made so far in the development of systems able...

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Participating in CCS Conference in Trondheim (Norway)

From the 12th to the 14th of June 2019 at the TCCS Conference, Luca Ansaloni from SINTEF presented the work done during the project on iPOSS membranes and also chaired the session. TCSS is a globally leading scientific CCS technology conference, and an essential meeting place for over 400 CCS...

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Genesis in MOF2018

MOF Technologies Ltd., a Genesis partner, is presenting the project in MOF2018. This event is the 6th International Conference on metal-organic frameworks and open framework compounds and it is taking place in Auckland, New Zealand, from the 9th-13th December 2018. The conferences are focused on MOFs, COFs, and related open...

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Not just CO2: More Climate Pollutants that Also Must Be Cut

A landmark report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns policymakers of the risks ahead and the changes needed to stop global warming. Countries won’t be able to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, considered by some scientists and policymakers to be the “safe”...

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Cement Producers Are Developing a Plan to Reduce CO2 Emissions

The World Cement Association recently held its first-ever global climate change forum, where industry leaders and scientists discussed strategies to reduce the industry’s carbon footprint. One of the world’s biggest industries (and a leading producer of greenhouse gas emissions) may finally be making moves to combat climate change. Cement is...

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First consortium meeting of Genesis Project in Terrassa

On the 8th of June, the consortium of the Genesis project met for the first time after the kickoff meeting that took place 6 months earlier. The event took place at Leitat headquarters in Terrassa (Barcelona). Partners discussed various tasks that started since the launch of the project, how to...

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Welcome to GENESIS website

The website of the project is hereby launched! In this section, you will find all recent news concerning the activities of the project. Stay informed!

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GENESIS: 7.9M€ to Upscale the Most Promising Materials for CO2 Capture

GENESIS, a European project led an international consortium, received a grant from European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme to develop and upscale the most promising membrane materials for CO2 capture and demonstrate their performance, durability and reliability in industrial environments. Brussels, 29 January 2018 —The European Union has awarded a grant...

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Kick off meeting in Brussels: towards new ways for CO2 capture

On the 24th and 25th of January 2018, the consortium of the Genesis project met for its kick off in Brussels. The consortium could count on the presence of the project officer of the European Commission in order to present mutual objectives and establish a good internal communication. Then, the...

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