The objective of the GLAMOUR project is the design, scale-up and validation of an integrated process that converts the waste bio-based feedstock such as crude glycerol into aviation and marine diesel fuels. The focus of the project will be a combination of high pressure, auto-thermal reforming/gasification using chemical looping to produce syngas and the integration of Fischer-Tropsch compact reactor integrated with 3D printed structured catalyst.
The consortium includes two universities, three large research centres and 5 industries (including SMEs) which will combine fundamental knowledge on
- gas-solid and catalytic reactions,
- material design and engineering process design,
- environmental analysis,
- societal and policy making decision.
In the long term, GLAMOUR could unlock low cost feedstock with cost decrease of 65%, increase the production of biofuel to achieve the overall bio-jet fuel production to move 19% of the EU passengers reducing the CO2 emissions up to 27 Mt/year and generating a scalable business up to 11 bln/years.
GLAMOUR | Coordinator and partner
- University of Manchester (coordinator)
- Eindhoven University of Technology
- TNO Nederlandse Organisatie voor Toegepast Natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek
- CSIC Instituto de Carboquímica-Spanish National Research Council
- VITO Vlaamse Instelling voor Technologisch Onderzoek NV
- PNO Ciaotech S.r.l.
- Siirtec Nigi S.p.A
- Argent Energy
- INERATEC GmbH
- Catalysts and Chemical Specialties GmbH
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GLAMOUR has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 884197.