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KU Leuven

KU Leuven (KUL) boasts a rich tradition of education and research that dates back six centuries. KUL is currently by far the largest university in Belgium in terms of research funding and expenditure (EUR 455.1 million in 2015), and is a charter member of LERU. KUL conducts fundamental and applied research in all academic disciplines with a clear international orientation. In the ...

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TU Clausthal

Clausthal University of Technology (TUC) is an internationally renowned institution with strong regional ties. Founded in 1775 as mining academy the University has strong traditions of quality education recognised and valued by many national as well as international companies. Research and education at TUC are currently focused on raw materials and energy, materials science and engineering, as well as mechanical ...

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University of Oulu

UOULU is a multidisciplinary university with 16,000 students and over 3,000 employees located in the north of Finland. The university has ten faculties, which range from humanities and medicine to business, science and technology. UOULU has a proven track record of participating in the EU Framework programmes throughout their evolution. Since FP4 UOULU has been a part of more than 250 ...

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Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa

FCiências.ID – Associação para a Investigação e Desenvolvimento de Ciências, is a Non-Profit Private Association, endowed with legal personality. It was created in 2017 as an common initiative of Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (FCUL) – a Higher Education institution – and 6 private companies, in order to support, potentiate and develop Research and Development (R&D) and innovation ...

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ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich is one of the leading international universities for technology and the natural sciences. ETH Zurich has more than 18,500 students from over 110 countries, including 4,000 doctoral students. ETH Zurich regularly appears at the top of international rankings as one of the best universities in the world. Stefanie Hellweg leads the Chair of Ecological Systems Design at the ...

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Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR)

The Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden – Rossendorf e.V. (HZDR) is a non-profit research organisation and a member of the German ”Helmholtz Association”. It is funded by German Federal and Saxonian Authorities. HZDR is dealing with application-oriented basic research, focused on three major research topics: matter, energy, and health. Around 1,100 people are employed at HZDR. HZDR consists of eight institutes, of which the Helmholtz Institute ...

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Wienerberger NV

Wienerberger is part of the international (listed) Wienerberger Group, the world’s largest producer of bricks and the number one in Europe what clay roof tiles are concerned. The company was founded in Vienna (Austria) in 1819. Over the past decade the group has developed into an international player in construction materials. Currently, the Wienerberger group counts 203 production sites in ...

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VITO

VITO is a leading international research and service centre in the areas of cleantech and sustainable development (figures 2016: 784 employees, >400 worldwide patents, 227 SCI publications, >170 M€ turnover, 91 PhD’s and postdocs). VITO’s ART (Waste Recycling Technologies) team, which is the team working in SULTAN, has extensive experience in solution-oriented research related to the re-use and recycling of a wide variety ...

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TU Bergakademie Freiberg

Founded it 1765 the TU Bergakademie Freiberg is the oldest resource university in the world. Mainly focused on the processing, refining and recycling of raw materials, it follows the guiding principle of sustainability, taking into account economic, environmental and social aspects. The TU Bergakademie Freiberg contributes three of its core competences to the SULTAN project. The first competence is deep ...

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OUTOTEC

OUTOTEC develops, designs and delivers leading technology solutions and services for the processing of copper, nickel, zinc, lead, gold, silver and platinum-group metals at all stages in the value chain from ore to metal. OUTOTEC helps its customers create the smartest value from natural resources and works with them to find the most sustainable solutions for water, energy, minerals, and ...

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SAXONIA

The SAXONIA Standortentwicklungs- und -verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH, works in the tradition of Freiberg’s mining industry. With more than 40 years of business experiences SAXONIA attended the big regional structural changes within the region. Structurally the company is set up as a holding company held to half by the district of Middle Saxony and the city of Freiberg and is so an ...

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SOMINCOR

SOMINCOR is a subsidiary of Lundin Mining. SOMINCOR owns and operates the Neves Corvo mine in Portugal. This copper and zinc mine is situated approximately 220 km southeast of Lisbon in the Alentejo district of southern Portugal. The mine site lies some 15 km southeast of the town of Castro Verde and exploits five major ore bodies from an underground mine. ...

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TECNALIA

TECNALIA Research & Innovation, legally a Foundation, is a private, independent and non-profit research organisation.  TECNALIA is the leading private and independent research and technology organisation in Spain employing around 1,300 people (225 PhDs) with an income of 100.2 M€ in 2016. TECNALIA has 6 business divisions, Energy and Environment, Industry and Transport, Sustainable Construction, Health, ICT and Technological Services. TECNALIA has ...

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Shell Global Solutions BV

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies. Shell’s operations are divided into four businesses: Upstream, Integrated Gas and New Energies, Downstream, and Projects & Technology. In Upstream Shell focuses on exploration for new liquids and natural gas reserves and on developing major new projects where Shell technology and know-how add value for resource holders. In Integrated Gas ...

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GTK

The Geological Survey of Finland (GTK) is a leading European competence centre on assessment and sustainable use of geological resources. GTK provides expertise that serves the interests of its clients, stakeholders and society as a whole. Working closely with its clients and partners, GTK creates solutions that lead to new technologies and business areas, as well as promote sustainable growth. ...

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