The Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ), a BIST centre, is part of the SUNRISE project, which includes 20 partners from 13 European countries working towards providing a sustainable alternative to the fossil-based, energy intensive production of fuels and chemicals, based on solar energy conversion and widely available feedstock. They have released their technological roadmap to a clean energy EU this month.
Modern civilization thrives on a constant flow of energy and material goods, obtained from natural resources such as fossil fuels, minerals and biomass. This leads to the production of large amounts of waste, which becomes difficult to handle.
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