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I-ThERM present in GT Conference 2017, 9-10 October 2017, Frankfurt, Germany.

I-ThERM project participated in the Gamma Technologies (GT) Conference 2017, which took place during 9-10 October 2017, in Frankfurt, Germany.

The event brings together plenty of industrial stakeholders, mostly related to the automotive field in which the heat recovery is a topic of paramount relevance. In this two-day conference, Brunel University London was invited to share the modelling experience on waste heat to power conversion systems developed during the project, with a focus on the two-phase expander modelling for trilateral flash cycle applications (WP4 of I-ThERM project), during a presentation with subject : “GT SUITE as a Modeling Tool for Expanders and Pumps for Waste Heat Recovery. Furthermore, flyers related to the I-ThERM Workshop of the 24th of October at Brunel University London were distributed to the audience.

I-ThERM project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 680599.

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I-ThERM project present in Expoquimia 2017, 2 -6 October 2017, Barcelona, Spain.

I-ThERM project was present in Expoquimia 2017 (http://www.expoquimia.com/en/), which took place in Gran Via Exhibition Centre in Barcelona, Spain between 2 – 6 October 2017.

Expoquimia is one of the most important chemical fair both in Spain and Europe, celebrated every three years. The fair is aimed at professionals from the following sectors:

  • Basic Chemicals Industry – Raw Materials
  • Intermediate Products and Services
  • Pure Chemistry and Pharmachemistry
  • New Materials
  • Biotechnology
  • Analytical Instrumentation – Laboratory Material
  • Industrial Goods and Engineering
  • Measuring and Control Instrumentation, Pumps and Valves
  • Technologies and machinery for production processes
  • Logistics
  • Maintenance and Storage
  • Environmental Technology Universities
  • Research, Development and Innovation, Technology Transfer
  • Industrial and Occupational Safety
  • Software
  • Compositech (Technology and Innovation in Composites)
  • Pharma Process
  • Cosmetic date
  • Food innovation.

Expoquimica is supported by European Association of Chemical Distributors and the Economic Ministry of Spain.

I-ThERM project was represented by one of the partners of the project, Avanzare. I-ThERM representatives gave an oral presentation within the New Materials area, with the applications of the graphene in different materials. In particular, emphasis was placed on the different applications of the new materials developed, including those related to the I-ThERM project.

I-ThERM project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 680599.

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I-ThERM project presented in the SPIRE’s 2017 EU Process Industry Conference, 19 September 2017, Brussels, Belgium

I-ThERM project was presented in the SPIRE’s 2017 EU Process Industry Conference, which was held on the 19th  September 2017 in Brussels, Belgium.

The Process Industry Conference, a SPIRE mid-term policy event,  gathered all relevant stakeholders for the European Process Industry and it was dedicated to picture the future EU Process Industry and what can be implemented if appropriate investments and funds are met.

I-ThERM was represented by the coordinator of the project, Prof. Savvas Tassou from Brunel University. Prof. Tassou presented the  I-ThERM project in the SPIRE projects’ day, along with 47 other projects’ stories which were showcased and illustrated the huge achievements that this first cross-sectorial cPPP has made since its launch at the very end of 2013.

I-ThERM project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 680599.

 

 

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I-ThERM presented in the 4th International Seminar on Organic Rankine Cycle Power Systems, 13-15 September 2017, Milan, Italy.

I-ThERM project participated in the 4th International Seminar on Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) Power Systems which took place in Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy, during 13-15 September 2017.

The topics of the 4th International Seminar on Organic Rankine Cycle Power Systems included:

  • Applications and Energy Sources
  • System Design and Optimization
  • Experimental activities and techniques
  • Working Fluids, including mixtures
  • Turbines
  • Volumetric expanders
  • Heat Exchangers
  • Simulation and Design Tools
  • Advanced Control Strategies
  • Operational Experience on Prototypes
  • Supercritical CO2 and novel technologies

The conference is the reference technical event for heat to power conversion systems using bottoming thermodynamic cycles. It was an opportunity for industry and academia to promote their latest achievements and discuss about the new frontiers of the energy recovery. The conference fosters the creation of new commercial and personal links via inspiring keynote lectures from renowned experts, via the inclusion of a wide range of technical aspects during parallel sessions, via open discussions during poster presentations and via more technical and commercial discussions during the Industry Day.

In this event, I-ThERM was represented by three partners of the project, Brunel University London, Spirax Sarco and Enogia. Brunel University London and Spirax Sarco presented modelling results related to the Trilateral Flash Cycle (WP4 of I-ThERM project). Furthermore, Brunel University London together with Enogia promoted the supercritical CO2 activity (WP5 of I-ThERM project) and the overall I-ThERM project through distribution of flyers related to the I-ThERM Workshop of the 24th of October at Brunel University London as well as through offline conversations with academic and industrial participants.

I-ThERM project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 680599.

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I-ThERM present in the 10th International Conference on Compressors and their Systems, 11-13 September 2017, London, UK.

I-ThERM project participated in the 10th International Conference on Compressors and their Systems, which was organised by the Centre for Compressor Technology at City, University of London, UK, during 11-13 September 2017.

The bi-annual conference aims at gathering the worldwide experts in compressors and, recently, expanders to share their ideas and latest research outcomes. In this event, I-ThERM project was represented by its partner and project coordinator, Brunel University London. Delegated from Brunel University London promoted the overall I-ThERM project through distribution of flyers related to the I-ThERM Workshop of the 24th of October at Brunel University London as well as through offline conversations with academic and industrial participants.

I-ThERM project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 680599.

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SAVE THE DATE: I-ThERM free Workshop in Industrial Thermal Energy Recovery, Conversion and Management (24/10/2017, Brunel University, UK)

 

I-ThERM Workshop in Industrial Thermal Energy Recovery, Conversion and Management

I-ThERM Project is organising a free workshop in Industrial Thermal Energy Recovery, Conversion and Management on the 24th October 2017, in the premises of Brunel University in UK.

The aim of this 1-day workshop is to report on progress and latest findings from research and development into innovative technologies and approaches for heat recovery and efficient conversion and utilization of waste heat from industrial processes.

Presentations will cover heat recovery and conversion from both high and low temperature waste heat sources and will provide opportunities for discussion and engagement with researchers, manufacturers and potential users of  these technologies.

You can find more information and registration information here. Also you can find the agenda of the workshop here.

I-ThERM project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 680599.

 

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I-ThERM project present at the UK Heat Transfer Conference,4-5 September 2017, Brunel University, London UK

I-ThERM project participated in the 15th UK Heat Transfer Conference 2017 (UKHTC2017), which took place during 4 – 5 September 2017, at Brunel University in London, UK.

The UK National Heat Transfer conference, organised under the aegis of the UK National Heat Transfer Committee, is the premier forum in the UK for the local and international heat transfer community to meet, disseminate ongoing work and discuss the latest advances in the Heat Transfer field. The audience included researchers from both academia and industry in the areas of heat transfer, fluid mechanics and thermodynamics. Additionally contributions on all aspects of these research areas, from fundamental and applied to novel experimental techniques and innovative applications were also present.

I-ThERM project was represented by the team from Brunel University which participate in the I-ThERM project. In addition to distributing the flyers related to the I-ThERM Workshop of the 24th of October at Brunel University London, during lunch breaks the delegates had the chance to visit the Centre for Sustainable Energy Use in Food Chains (CSEF), in which the supercritical CO2 demonstration facility (WP5) will be located. Hence, these laboratory tours have been further beneficial to outline scope and goals of the I-ThERM project to academicians and industry people.

I-ThERM project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 680599.

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I-ThERM present in the 31st International Conference on Surface Modification Technologies (SMT 31), 5-7 July 2017, University of Mons, Belgium

I-ThERM project participated in the 31st International Conference on Surface Modification Technologies (SMT 31), which took place during 5-7 July 2017, at the University of Mons in Belgium.

The 31st International Congress on Surface Modification Technologies (SMT31) covered the progress on all aspects of surface modification technologies. The conference addressed industrial materials (metals, alloys polymers, ceramics, composites, etc) and advanced materials and processes, from the macroscopic to the microscopic standpoint. The audience of the Congress included producers, users and researchers, engineers and scientists that have an interest in Surface Modification. The Congress facilitated the exchange of knowledge, experiences and ideas among the community of people that use, improve, develop, research and assess surface modification processes.

I-ThERM project was represented by one of the partners of the project, the Technological Educational Institute of Sterea Ellada (TEISTE). The representatives from TEISTE, presented the project in the session of the conference with subject: “Hydro/Oleo/Ice Phobic/philic surfaces” and also participated in a poster session presenting technology developed during the I-ThERM project with the title: “Corrosion protection of stainless steels used in condensing economizers”.

I-ThERM project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 680599.

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I-ThERM present in the 1st international conference on AdvanceS in Energy systems and Environmental engineering (ASEE17), 2-6 July 2017, Wroclaw, Poland.

I-ThERM was present in the 1st international conference on AdvanceS in Energy systems and Environmental engineering (ASEE17), which took place during 2 – 6 July 2017, in Wroclaw, Poland.

The 1st International conference on advances in energy systems and environmental engineering (ASEE17) was organized by Wroclaw University of Science and Technology (Poland), The university of New Mexico (USA) and Brunel University London (UK). This event aimed at bringing together scientists and engineers involved in Energy and Environment (ASEE17 Brochure).

In this conference, the activities related to the flat heat pipe (WP6) design and preliminary tests were disseminated as a podium presentation by Brunel University London and ArcelorMittal. Furthermore, Spirax Sarco and Brunel University London promoted the overall I-ThERM project through a keynote talk on the low grade heat to power conversion opportunity that is going to be tackled through the activities in WP4.

I-ThERM project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 680599.

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I-ThERM 18 Month Project Meeting, 20-21 April 2017, Windsor, UK.

I-ThERM 18 Month Project Meeting, 20-21 April 2017, Windsor, UK. 

After being working together for 18 months, it was again time for the I-ThERM H2020 project partners to meet, this time in Windsor, UK, on 20-21 April 2017.

The 18M project meeting took place in parallel with the the International Conference on Sustainable Energy Use in Food Chains-ICSEF2017 which hosted a one day day Symposium on ‘Heat Recovery and Efficient Conversion and Utilisation of Waste Heat’, on 20 April 2017.

During the Symposium technical and technological aspects and advancements of the I-ThERM project were presented to the audience of the conference. ICSEF2017 gathered audience from different disciplines whose common interest is energy demand reduction in food chains. Given the major challenges now facing the food and energy sectors, this conference provided an ideal opportunity to discuss ways of addressing these challenges, network and meet experts in these areas.

On 21 April 2017, the I-ThERM project meeting took place were all the partners gathered together to present and discuss the project results achieved so far to the Work Packages. Additionally the comment of the Project Officer were discussed and the next steps of the several Work Packages were planned.

I-ThERM project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 680599.

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I-ThERM present in GT Conference 2017, 9-10 October 2017, Frankfurt, Germany.
I-ThERM project present in Expoquimia 2017, 2 -6 October 2017, Barcelona, Spain.
I-ThERM project presented in the SPIRE’s 2017 EU Process Industry Conference, 19 September 2017, Brussels, Belgium
I-ThERM presented in the 4th International Seminar on Organic Rankine Cycle Power Systems, 13-15 September 2017, Milan, Italy.
I-ThERM present in the 10th International Conference on Compressors and their Systems, 11-13 September 2017, London, UK.
I-ThERM project present at the UK Heat Transfer Conference,4-5 September 2017, Brunel University, London UK
I-ThERM present in the 31st International Conference on Surface Modification Technologies (SMT 31), 5-7 July 2017, University of Mons, Belgium
I-ThERM present in the 1st international conference on AdvanceS in Energy systems and Environmental engineering (ASEE17), 2-6 July 2017, Wroclaw, Poland.
I-ThERM 18 Month Project Meeting, 20-21 April 2017, Windsor, UK.