A main challenge the process industry is facing today in introducing renewable raw material into their value chains, is the development of cost- and energy-efficient water removal and product-recovery techniques. In order to unlock the potential of the renewable-based product market for the European process industry, a re-thinking of downstream process development and the development of suitable methodologies for fast-track development of tailored downstream processes as well as the optimization of separation technologies are urgently needed.


•   PRODIAS perfectly addresses this challenge by developing and implementing:

       1. a toolbox of highly innovative, cost-effective and “renewable-tailored” 
           separation technologies; single technologies and/or hybrid systems
       2. novel, optimized apparatus and machinery to enable and host the developed  
       3. in combination with an integrated design approach for the fast-track selection of
           appropriate technologies.

•    Thereby, PRODIAS enables the process industry to scale-up and commercialize
      renewable-based processes.

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  • 30 March 2016

    PRODIAS Technology Challenge Meeting

    On Feb. 29 / March 1st , the first "PRODIAS Technology Challenge Meeting" took place at the BASF Ludwigshafen site.       Following 15 ... Read more
  • 21 October 2015

    PRODIAS Board Meetings

    On Sept. 1st -2nd PRODIAS all partners convened for board meetings in Limburger Hof
  • 21 April 2015

    IMPACT Workshop

    On April 21st- 22nd  2015 PRODIAS was represented on the first SPIRE IMPACT Workshop in Brussels

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  • BASF

  • Alfa Laval

  • GEA

  • Enviplan

  • Xendo

  • Cargill

  • UPM

  • Imperial College London

  • TU Kaiserslautern

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The research project receives funding from the European Community‘s Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020 (2014-2020) under grant agreement no. 637077