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TOP-REF is presented as an example of Smart Industry in the cycle of conferences “Answers to the engineering”

The Technical University of La Almunia (Spain) is celebrating between April and May its 5th cycle of conferences, which focuses on bringing Answers to the engineering presenting different projects and cases of best practices. The TOP-REF project was invited to take part in one of these conferences, and more specifically in the one under the [...]

SPIRE Workshop on Resource Efficiency Monitoring, Assessment and Optimization

Brussels, 3 - February - 2016 The TOP-REF Project, together with other FP7 projects linked to the SPIRE platform organized the international workshop “Monitoring, Assessing and Optimization”, focused on improving the resource-efficiency in the Value Chain of the process industries. The event took place in Brussels the 3rd of February, gathering representatives from the different [...]

TOP-REF presents its developments on Key Resources Indicators during the 7th Life Cycle Management International Conference

The 7th edition of the Life Cycle Management (LCM 2015) international conference took place in the city of Bordeaux (France) between the 30th of August and the 2nd of September, gathering representatives of the industrial, academia and research sectors specialized in LCM. In parallel with the conference, the MEASURE project, which is part of the [...]

TOP-REF x 2 at the main European event of Chemical Engineering (ECCE10)

Nice (France). 27/10/15 Between September the 27th and October the 1st, the city of Nice (France) held one of the most relevant forums at European level in the field of sustainable process industry. Specifically, the event combines the celebration of other three key congresses, being these the 10th European Congress of Chemical Engineering, the 3rd [...]

The project partners review the status of the project during the 3rd Steering Committee

Last 8th July took place in Lyon (France) the 3rd Steering Committee of the project TOP-REF, corresponding with the month 18 of the project. The meeting was hosted by COSMO and counted with the participation of every partner within the Steering Committee, as well as the Project Officer of the European Commission (Mr. Soren Bowadt) [...]

TOP-REF develops a first set of indicators to improve the energy efficiency of intensive industries

After its first year of execution, the TOP-REF project is progressing smoothly according to the established planning, and is already generating its first results. Among the main outcomes achieved in the first period, there is the first set of Key Resources Indicators (KRIs), including an innovative exergy indicator. The headlines KRIs are: Direct Primary Energy [...]

TOP-REF is presented as a success story at the PPP SPIRE impact workshop

Last 21st & 22nd of April , the project TOP-REF participated in the impact workshop of the PPP SPIRE – Sustainable Process Industry through Resource and Energy Efficiency, held in Brussels. TOP-REF, together with other projects showed the impacts achieved and those to be achieved over the efficieny of reosurces in the EU industry. In [...]

TOP-REF joins forces with another European project on the improvement of industrial resource performance

Last 29th of January, the TOP-REF partner CIRCE hosted at his offices in Brussels the kick off meeting of the STYLE project – Sustainability toolkit for easy life-cycle evaluation-. The project is a Coordination and Support Action (CSA) funded by the European Commission, and is part of the projects developed in the framework of the [...]

TOP-REF reviews the outcomes achieved after the first year of the project execution

Last 14th of January, TOP-REF organized the I General Assembly of the project, which was hosted by Tecnalia at its headquarters in San Sebastián (Spain). In the meeting participated, in addition to the partners of the consortium, the Project Technical Advisor, representing the European Commission. The event allowed the partners to present and review the [...]