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New innovative diaphragm cell developed by SINTEF

SINTEF has developed an innovative diaphragm lab-scale electrowinning flow cell that allows optimization and process developent under conditions closer to industrial environment. The cell has been used in WP3 to verify real Co sulfate solutions from spent Li ion batteries (produced by TECNALIA and KU LEUVEN), giving high purity Co metal and acceptable energy consumption.

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Meet our CROCODILE colleague: Evelina Castellana (LOMARTOV)

With a background in European politics and project management, Evelina works at LOMARTOV coordinating the European and internal projects of the SME, specialized in environmental engineering. Her work bridges project management and networking activities, which are also been implemented in CROCODILE. Find out more about her work in this latest interview (Valencia, 23 July 2021). What are you working on? ...

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CROCODILE project in the the Raw Materials Summit 2020 during the EASME Session

Nader Akil (PNO) and Lourdes Yurramendi (Tecnalia) presented the CROCODILE project, and its latest achievement and innovation potential in the EASME session H2020- Innovations and innovators along the raw materials Value chain. The session was opened with an introduction by EU representatives about the role and impact of raw materials, particularly critical raw materials, in supporting the European green deal ...

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M24 Online meeting

During M19-M24, a global pandemy due to COVID-19 affected social and economic activities worldwide. In CROCODILE project, the M24 face to face meeting to be celebrated in Valencia (June 25-26th) was cancelled. A strong effort was dedicated to organize both this Telco M24 meeting involving the WP leaders.

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M18 meeting in Leuven, Belgium (Dec. 2019)

On December 18, 2019, 18 months after the CROCODILE project has begun its work, the CROCODILE project team had a meeting with the external reviewers and the project officer of the European Commission for the midterm review meeting. The various CROCODILE partners presented their work conducted so far and outlined the next steps and plans for future activities. The agenda ...

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Meet our CROCODILE colleague: Didier Michel (COMET)

Didier MICHEL works as engineer in the ‘Research and Development Department’ of Comet Traitements. Learn more about him below… What are you working on? Comet Traitements was founded in the year 2000 with the goal to significantly reduce the disposal rate of its mother company (COMET SAMBRE). This goal has been achieved through the implementation of mineral processing technologies. COMET TRAITEMENTS ...

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Meet our CROCODILE colleague: Anastasia Moschovi (MONOLITHOS)

Anastasia Moschovi is the HEAD of Research and Innovation Department of MONOLITHOS LTd company. She is a specialist in recovering precious metals and rear earths from spent automotive catalysts. In the CROCODILE project, she loves the chance to meet new people with varying scientific background aiming in the same target, to establish a new method for recovering Co from secondary sources. ...

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Third CROCODILE Consortium meeting (May 22-23, 2019)

Group photo CROCODILE meeting - Dusseldorf, Germany, May 2019

The third CROCODILE Consortium meeting took place on Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd of May, 2019 in Dusseldorf, Germany, 12 months after the start of the CROCODILE project – first of a kind commercial compact system for the efficient recovery of cobalt designed with novel integrated leading technologies. The meeting has been excellently organised by ACCUREC in the beautiful Goethe Museum building. ...

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