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Zoom on our partner: Michelin

Zoom on our partner: Michelin

Michelin, the leading mobility company, founded in 1889, is dedicated to enhancing its clients’ mobility, sustainably; designing and distributing the most suitable tires, services and solutions for its clients’ needs; providing digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences; and developing high technology materials that serve a variety of industries.

France

Quantis: actions and progress made in first year of BlackCycle

Quantis: actions and progress made in first year of BlackCycle

Quantis’ work during the 1st year (M1-M12) of BlackCycle was focused on the preparation of the the framework for the health & safety, sustainability and economic assessments and the data feeding into the Raw Materials Information System of the European Commission.

Switzerland

ESTATO: actions and progress made in first year of BlackCycle

ESTATO: actions and progress made in first year of BlackCycle

ESTATO Umweltservice GmbH is one industrial partner with long-term experiences in ELT recycling and as part of the H2020-Project BlackCycle involved in different workpackages but leader of workpackage 4 „Tyre selection“. Main goal of this WP is to ensure delivery of the right (defined) material specification at the right time and quantity when needed.

Germany

CPERI/CERTH: actions and progress made in first year of BlackCycle

CPERI/CERTH: actions and progress made in first year of BlackCycle

CPERI/CERTH has long expertise in the development of catalytic processes for the production of renewable energy and other products. Our involvement in BLACKCYCLE is two-fold: optimization of the pyrolysis process of End-of-Life-Tires by applying novel catalytic pyrolysis concepts and upgrading of the pyrolytic oil via catalytic processes, such as hydrodesulphurization and aromatization.

Greece

WasteEng20 – May 31 – June 4, 2021 in VIRTUAL mode

WasteEng20 – May 31 – June 4, 2021 in VIRTUAL mode

Organised by WasteEng Conference Series, the IMT Mines Albi-Carmaux and the University of Guelph, the 8th International Conference on Engineering for Waste and Biomass Valorisation supposed to be held in Guelph (Canada) in mid-July finally goes to a full virtual meeting between the 31st of May and 4th of June.

Digital Edition

Zoom on our partner: Estato

Zoom on our partner: Estato

The company A.T.U Auto-Teile-Unger was founded in 1985 and is now the market leader in the German automotive service sector. The company currently operates around 550 branches in Germany and Austria, and its business model is based on the combination of master workshops with integrated specialist motorists' markets. Since 2016, A.T.U has been part of the European market leader Mobivia. With 19 brands, over 2,000 workshops and more than 22,000 employees, the group of companies has unique expertise in automotive service.

Germany

Interview Estato-Michelin-Orion-CPERI-CERTH in Deutsche Welle

Interview Estato-Michelin-Orion-CPERI-CERTH in Deutsche Welle

The 2nd of January 2021, Eleni Heracleous and Angelos Lappas from CPERI/CERTH, Dirk Rechenbach from Orion Engineered Carbons, Alexander Prokein from Estato Umweltservice GmbH, Pascal Klein from Pyrum Innovations and Michael Cogne from Michelin were invited to give an interview for an article for the Greek service of the Deutsche Welle.

Greece

Interview of CPERI-CERTH

Interview of CPERI-CERTH

In last January, Dr Eleni Heracleous from CPERI/CERTH was invited to give an interview on the daily talk show O3 produced by a Greek national channel. She was invited to give an interview during the news bulletin and in a radio show.

Greece

Interview of Michael Cogne at BIR webinar

Interview of Michael Cogne at BIR webinar

The 15th of October 2020, Michaël Cogne, Research Programme Manager at Michelin, was invited to the BIR Tyres & Rubber Committee webinar to present the context, the concept, the European consortium, and the objectives of BlackCycle project.

Belgium

Zoom on our partner: Orion

Zoom on our partner: Orion

Orion Engineered Carbons, is a leading global producer of carbon black. The company operates through two business segments: specialty carbon black and rubber carbon black.

Germany

Launch of the BlackCycle project !

Launch of the BlackCycle project !

Officially launched in May 2020, the BlackCycle project involves 13 organisations1 in a unique European public-private partnership that will demonstrate the technical, environmental, and economic viability of world-first circular processes.

France

27th ETRA Conference on Tyre Recycling – 24 to 26 march – Brussels

27th ETRA Conference on Tyre Recycling – 24 to 26 march – Brussels

The three days event will take place from the 24th to the 26th of March 2021 at the NH Collection Hotel, Grand Sablon, Brussels. The Conference is the culmination of a year-long series of ETRA-led and supported activities and events that focused on market development and expansion for a broad array of recycled tyre materials, products, and applications.

Belgium