Projects

LCPE is involved in a number of research projects in the fields of plastic and organic waste valorization, including EU funded projects.

Plastic Waste

COOCK Circopack

(2019-2022)

 Marie Curie EJD: C-Planet

(2020-2024)

 INTERREG PlastiCity

(2019-2022)

 Catalisti ICON P2PC

(2019-2022)

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Future packaging policy for the circular economy 

 Circular economy for plastics

Industrial and commercial plastic waste recycling in urban environments

 Pyrolysis of waste plastics

Contact: Martijn Roosen (e-mail)

 Contact: Rita Kol (e-mail)

Contact: Kerstin Kleinhans (e-mail)

 Contact: Waheed Zeb (e-mail)

Remove2Reclaim

(2020-2023)

 INTERREG PSYCHE

(2018-2022)

 SBO Solvation

(2019-2023)

 Macerate

(2020-2021)

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Recycling of plastics and TiO2

Conversion of plastic waste to basic chemicals via gasification

Separate polymers from their additives through dissolution-precipitation

Delamination and deinking of plastic waste

Contact: Elisabetta Carrieri (e-mail)

 Contact: Sibel Ügdüler (e-mail)

Contact: Ruben Denolf (e-mail)

 Contact: Martijn Roosen (e-mail)

Vlaanderen Circulair

(2018-2022)

 SBO WATCH

(2019-2023)

 H2020 REACT

(2019-2022)

 H2020 Circular FoodPack

(2021-2025)

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Indicators for the circularity of products

New disruptive technology for the conversion of plastic waste to chemicals via catalytic fast pyrolysis

Managing the waste acrylic textiles

Circular packaging for direct food-contact applications

Contact: Gustavo Moraga (e-mail)

Contact: Martin Skelton (e-mail)

Contact: Brecht Tomme (e-mail)

 Contact: Martijn Roosen (e-mail)

Moonshot SBO Multilayer

(2021-2022)

Moonshot cSBO Renovate

(2021-2022)

Moonshot SBO Prefer

(2021-2025)

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Combined dissolution, delamination and catalysis approach to upcycle multilayers 

Solvent-resistant nano- and ultrafiltration: opening new perspectives in plastic recycling

The plastics refinery: No more waste

Contact: Sibel Ügdüler (e-mail)

Contact: Prof. Steven De Meester (e-mail)

Contact: Prof. Steven De Meester (e-mail)

 

Organic Waste

Baekeland Oleon

(2017-2021)

BOF Natural dyes

(2017-2021)

ITN AGREFINE

(2020-2024)

 INTERREG ALPO

(2017-2020)

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Renewable raw materials in the oleochemical industry

Natural dyes from food waste

New raw material from agricultural residues

New polymer-based materials from microalgae

Contact: Pieter Nachtergaele (e-mail) Contact: Kim Phan (e-mail) Contact: Prof. Steven De Meester (e-mail) Contact: Prof. Steven De Meester (e-mail)

VLIR: food and textile waste recycling in Kenya

(2018-2021)

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Renewable dyes from nut waste

Contact: Benson Dulo (e-mail)

Finished Projects

 Catalisti ICON PROFIT

(2017-2020)

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Plastic recuperation and valorisation fit for use

Contact: Ruben Demets (

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Mechanical and Thermochemical Recycling of Mixed Plastic Waste      

Contact: Martijn Roosen ()

A glance at some typical results

Within and outside these projects, we are looking for cost-effective solutions towards high-end in the circular economy.
See below some examples of results. For more information, please contact prof. Steven De Meester (e-mail)

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