Carbon Dioxide Utilisation Network

Upcoming Events

11:00 am Comprehensive and Coordinated ap... @ University College London
Comprehensive and Coordinated ap... @ University College London
Nov 12 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
For one day only, 4CU, a £4.7m EPSRC-funded Programme Grant, opens its doors to the CDU Community by offering a series of presentations on its latest achievements. We are aiming towards a future where CO2[...]
all-day Carbon Dioxide Catalysis @ Grande Real Santa Eulália Hotel Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal.
Carbon Dioxide Catalysis @ Grande Real Santa Eulália Hotel Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal.
Apr 19 – Apr 22 all-day
This conference will showcase the latest advances realized in the catalytic conversion of CO2, a cheap carbon feed stock that provides alternative and new opportunities for its conversion into value-added matter including polymers, fine-chemicals and[...]
all-day ICCDU 2016 @ The University of Sheffield
ICCDU 2016 @ The University of Sheffield
Sep 11 – Sep 15 all-day
The 14th International Conference on Carbon Dioxide Utilization will be held at the University of Sheffield, UK from the 11th -15th September 2016. The ICCDU XIV will be run in association with the CO2Forum. Abstract[...]

Posts in category Carbon Capture

New Funding for UK Carbon Capture and...

On 27 November 2014, DECC is making available additional funding for CCS research, development and innovation. This is part of DECC’s Energy Entrepreneurs Fund (EEF) Phase 4 Competition with £5M for projects in Financial Year 2015/16, with up to £2.5M prioritised for CCS and related projects. Read the announcement here and details of this f [...]

Applications invited for Lecturer/Sen...

Applications are invited for a Lectureship/Senior Lectureship/Readership, to be held in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College, London. The Department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London is consistently recognised as world-leading, heading the ranking list in the last three UK Research Assessment Exercises, [...]

Newcastle University Mineralisation w...

Dr Lidija Siller from Newcastle University recently presented her work on CO2 capture using  nickel nanoparticles at the Mineralisation Cluster meeting at the RSC in November 2012. The work has now been reported on the BBC news website see:

Making money from mineralisation of C...

Michael Priestnall, CEO of Cambridge Carbon Capture Ltd and Industry Chair of CO2Chem’s Mineralisation Cluster, has authored an article in the Carbon Capture Journal explaining what mineral carbonation is, how industry is beginning to make money out of it and why policy makers should pay attention. Read the article here Carbon Capture Journal [...]

SPIRE Roadmap

A.SPIRE aisbl is an international non-profit association formed to represent the private sector as a partner in the Sustainable Process Industry through Resource and Energy Efficiency (SPIRE) Public-Private Partnership (PPP) to be launched as part of the Horizon2020 framework programme. This new association represents more than 50 industrial [...]

The USA is adding “Utilization” to Ca...

The USA Energy Department is leveraging its cutting-edge research to show that not only can CCS technology help industry make fossil energy use cleaner, safer and more sustainable, it also shows promise as a method to extract more, hard-to-access and presently untapped fossil energy resources.  The Energy Department is strategically focusing [...]

TSB Carbon Abatement Technologies Com...

Technology Strategy Board’s £4.5m Competition for Carbon Abatement Technologies is now open The competition is addressing innovative solutions for the reduction of CO2 from large single point emitters, such as power stations and process industries. There are 2 strands to the competition: Strand 1  (£4m allocated) for Collaborative R& [...]

Carbon Capture and Utilisation in the...

The Centre for Low Carbon Futures has today released a report providing the first comprehensive technical and economic assessment of carbon capture and utilisation (CCU) as a viable but poorly understood option for reducing carbon emissions. The report is a collaboration between CO2Chem, a UK research council project aimed at developing a UK [...]

Carbon Capture Research – Joint...

A joint meeting of the UK Carbon Capture and Storage Community and the CO2Chem Network to hear about current UK research in the area of carbon capture.   The day will include presentations from members of both networks on their current research  and information on future funding opportunities   There is an optional networking dinner [...]

Renewable oil: Ancient bacteria could...

Microbes with tweaked DNA can convert sunlight and carbon dioxide into oil, but will it ever power our cars?