UMSICHT has won a large bid in Kuwait

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EU project TOSYNFUEL in preparation

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TCR® technology for the UK market

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Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety, and Energy Technology UMSICHT

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EU project in preparation

Fraunhofer UMSICHT is currently preparing the EU project »The Demonstration of Waste Biomass to Synthetic Fuels and Green Hydrogen« (acronym: TOSYNFUEL) with other partners, which has a project volume of over 15 million euros.



TCR® technology for the UK market

On Tuesday, March 14, 2017, a container with TCR® technology left the research institute Fraunhofer UMSICHT. The container contains a TCR®80 system (with an output of 80 kg per hour), which goes to England. The development and construction of the plant was carried out jointly by Fraunhofer UMSICHT and its own spin-off Susteen Technologies GmbH.



Fraunhofer makes energy from sewage sludge

In times of climate change, renewable energies are increasingly becoming the focus. An important step towards sustainable management lies in the efficient use of biogenic residues. This is why the Fraunhofer Institute in Sulzbach-Rosenberg has now developed a new process for climate-friendly energy generation.



UMSICHT has won a large bid in Kuwait

Fraunhofer UMSICHT has been ordered to prepare a national waste management strategy for Kuwait by Kuwait’s Environment Public Authority. Dr. Matthias Franke, head of the department recycling management describes the project as ambitious and unique.

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