CO2 utilisation networks

Here you will find an overview of initiatives and networks around the world that are committed to researching and developing technologies for the material utilisation of CO2 and their market implementation.



Global CO2 Initiative

The Global CO2 Initiative aims to use CO2 to manufacture commercial products and thereby contribute to combating climate change.

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CO2 Value Europe

CO2 Value Europe is an association of companies and research institutions that represents the interests of relevant actors at European level.

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PHOENIX Initiative

The PHOENIX initiative is being developed jointly by the EU Member States France, Germany, the Netherlands and the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic). PHOENIX will act as an umbrella initiative, combining national and European research and development activities in the field of CO2 valorisation to ensure optimal use of public funds and private investment.

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CO2Chem is a network project from the UK. The network connects science, industry and politics to discuss and develop ways to use carbon dioxide as a material.



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Climate-KIC: EnCO2re

EnCO2re is an innovation and market development programme for the material use of CO2

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SCOT Project

SCOT was a Coordination Action in the 7th Research Framework Programme of the EU, located in the FP7-REGIONS programme. The consortium consisted of eleven partners. Coordinator of the project was GreenWin from Belgium. The project, which started in October 2013, was completed at the end of September 2016. The aim of SCOT was to support and accelerate the topic of the material use of CO2 and its implementation. Concrete project objectives were the preparation of strategic documents, a vision, a strategic European research agenda and recommendations for a European line on research funding in the SCOT thematic field.