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Welcome to CO2Chem

CO2Chem brings together researchers, industrialists and policymakers from across disciplines to further the utilisation of carbon dioxide as a feedstock for the manufacture of chemicals, minerals and fuels.

Our technical aims are science and engineering strategies to tackle CO2 capture and re-use over a 20-40 year time frame and for funding models which enable their implementation. Realisation of these aims will help society  to ease reliance on petrochemical feedstocks for the production of commodity chemicals and to take a more environmentally sound approach to chemicals production.

CO2Chem formed as a result of the EPSRC Grand Challenges initiative and has matured into an international interdisciplinary network supporting CDU professionals across academia, industry and government. Our global activities span leadership, connectivity, knowledge and learning. We also run dedicated initiatives targeted more specifically to UK Research and Researchers.

 

The CDU Cycle: Carbon dioxide is captured from the atmosphere or from industrial exhaust.  It is utilised with other materials in manufacture, potentially driven by renewable energy. This delivers valuable products, while reducing or avoiding associated  emissions to the atmosphere

 

 

Upcoming Events

Jul
9
Mon
2018
11:30 am CO2Chem Summer School @ The University of Sheffield
CO2Chem Summer School @ The University of Sheffield
Jul 9 @ 11:30 am – Jul 13 @ 1:00 pm
CO2Chem Summer School @ The University of Sheffield | Sheffield | England | United Kingdom
The inaugural CO2Chem Summer School delivers a four day masters level introduction to carbon dioxide utilisation.   Further Details               Registration        
Jul
17
Tue
2018
all-day Final Conference CarbonNext @ Brussels
Final Conference CarbonNext @ Brussels
Jul 17 all-day
CarbonNext evaluates the potential use of CO2/CO and non-conventional fossil natural resources as carbon-feedstock and energy for the process industry in Europe. After two years of intensive work, the project consortium wants to share the[...]
Aug
27
Mon
2018
all-day The 16th International Conferenc... @ Rio de Janeiro
The 16th International Conferenc... @ Rio de Janeiro
Aug 27 – Aug 30 all-day
The 16th International Conference on Carbon Dioxide Utilization @ Rio de Janeiro | Brazil
In 2018, the 16th International Conference on Carbon Dioxide Utilization travels to Brazil. The overall theme is”Sustainability through CO2 Utilization” and there are six associated topics: Thermal and Catalytic Conversion of CO2 into Fuels and Chemicals; CO2 Conversion by[...]