Centre for Advanced Process Technology for Urban Resource recovery

CO2 to product

Today, Flanders is emitting approximately 65 Mton of carbon dioxide or CO2 per year, half of which is produced by point...

Water 'fit-for-use'

Industrial water use can account for 25% of the total production cost and up to 57% of the total freshwater consumption...

Plastics to resource

Plastics are a key material within the circular economy. Their diverse composition and processing techniques make them both...

Latest

On September 9th 2019, the WATCH project was kicked-off. The WATCH project is a 4 year CATALISTI SBO (strategic basic research) on chemical recycling of plastic waste.

The project will work on 4 types of plastic waste: mixed polyolefinic waste, multilayer packaging, PS  and PUR. These...

CAPTURE researcher Marjolein Vanoppen and environmental toxicologist Colin Janssen (UGent) describe in an article in Knack (in Dutch) the need for better and clearer communication on the risks of microplastics in drinking water and the environment.

Read the article via:...

Earlier, we made notice about the nomination of CAPTURE for the Regiostars Awards 2019 (https://capture-resources.be/news/capture-nominated-eu-regiostars-award-...).

Now,...

About

Capture

The CAPTURE initiative, which started in 2015 and has grown from interdisciplinary collaboration between several young and dynamic professors from 3 different faculties from Ghent University. CAPTURE proposes an integrated approach based on three pillars: 

  • Clustering of expertise, infrastructure and stakeholders in thematic pipelines, developing solutions from waste to resource, to final application
  • Acceleration of the introduction of knowledge and technologies towards industry and society
  • Training of multidisciplinary professionals

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