Carbon8 Systems, the Kent-based world leader in the permanent capture of carbon dioxide using industrial waste and contaminated soils, has received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation 2017.
The company, formed in 2006 and a spin-out from the University of Greenwich, has successfully put its patented Accelerated Carbonisation Technolo [...]
A new report published by the University of Sheffield outlines how the re-use of carbon dioxide (CO2) could help Scotland shift to a more sustainable and circular economy.
The report titled ‘Actions required to develop a roadmap towards a Carbon Dioxide Utilisation Strategy for Scotland (2016)’, was commissioned by Scottish Enterprise to prov [...]
Apply now for CO2Chem Seedcorn Funding if you are based in the UK
CO2Chem Seedcorn grants give funding for pump-priming investigations which will lead to a grant proposal and ideally a research paper. All applications should demonstrate a clear pathway for this to be achieved. Grants must be led by a UK University but collaboration with indus [...]
Former BP Executive Joins Global Effort to Capture and Utilize Carbon
Dr. Issam Dairanieh to Lead Innovative Effort to Convert CO2 into Commercial Products
SAN FRANCISCO – Dr. Issam Dairanieh, the former head of the corporate venture capital team at BP, will lead an ambitious new initiative focused on converting carbon emissions into [...]
Abstract Submissions Open Now
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 is the premier scientific conference on CO2 utilisation research and provides a multi-disciplinary forum on recent innovations in fundamental and appli [...]
The UK Government has announced it is axing its GBP1 billion competition to develop “carbon capture and storage” technology on power stations.
In an announcement to the London Stock Exchange on 25th Nov 2015, the Government said the GBP1 billion funding for the scheme – which aims to develop technology which can capture the [...]
We’re are really pleased to announce that CO2Chem in partnership with the University of Sheffield and the Co2Forum will be hosting the 14th International Conference on Carbon Dioxide Utilisation, (ICCDU). The conference will be held from the 11th-15th September 2016 in Sheffield within the University of Sheffield’s new Engineering building, [...]
Swansea University’s College of Engineering, in association with Sêr Cymru, invites applications for two fully-funded PhD studentships.
PhD Position in Materials for CO2 capture
This study will advance on previous findings and be focused on the design, preparation, characterisation, and application of new materials for CO2 capture. Part [...]
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 [...]
We are very pleased to announce that Carbon Dioxide Utilisation: Closing the Carbon Cycle has been published by Elsevier. This book is a comprehensive journey through carbon dioxide utilization technologies, applications, and perspectives. The authors are all members of the CO2Chem network and the book has been edited by Peter Styring, Ales [...]