The energy efficiency innovations proposed by TOPREF are presented to the Spanish Platform of Sustainable Chemistry

The TOPREF partner CIRCE presented the key aspects of the project to national stakeholders from the chemical sector, during the general assembly of the Spanish Platform of Sustainable Chemistry (SusChem Spain), last 30th September in Barcelona. The event gathered the main national companies and research centres that constitute the Spanish chemical sector. The conferences remarked the active [...]

CIRCE hosted the third R4R Project meeting, which aims to improve resource efficiency in Europe’s chemical industry

On 17 and 18 September, the TOP-REF partner CIRCE organized at its headquarters in Zaragoza (Spain), another meeting as part of the European R4R Project (Chemical Regions for Resource Efficiency). Over 20 experts belonging to research centres, industries, universities and public authorities from the six European regions involved in the project, came together to discuss the [...]

TOP-REF presents its objectives during the International Society of Automation’ Annual Conference

The Spanish Top-Ref partner Tecnalia made a technical presentation of the project during the last Annual Conference of the International Society of Automation - Spanish section. The topic of this year’s conference was the “Contribution of automation to energy saving and sustainability” and was organized under the umbrella of the organization’s Partners General Assembly. The [...]

TOP-REF Technical Week

TOP-REF partners organized by the end of March a group of intensive workshops in order to address the assessment of the definition of terms for the whole project, as well as the assessment of the boundary conditions, and the definition of the data gathering methodology tools. This way the technical week, celebrated in different locations [...]

The TOP-REF Project starts with the aim of improving the competitiveness and efficiency of the EU process industry

Zaragoza 17/01/2014. TOP-REF consortium celebrated yesterday the kick-off meeting of this project that aims to increase energy efficiency and competitiveness in European intensive energy and resources industries. Although a vast amount of sectors will benefit from TOP-REF developments, the project will focus its research in the chemical, agrochemical and petrochemical sectors. The event took place [...]