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22/02/2018

The PHOENIX Initiative is officially launched!

The members of PHOENIX are happy to announce that the initiative has been officially launched at the EU INDUSTRY Day 2018 in Brussels!

In a workshop at the EU INDUSTRY Day 2018, PHOENIX was officially introduced to the public and information can be found at this webpage. The workshop was opened by Jürgen Tiedje from DG Research & Innovation. Dr. Helmut Löwe of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) gave an overview of the objectives of the PHOENIX Initiative and the coming steps. The launch was supported by five short talks from industry speakers providing case studies from all core countries of the initiative and application fields of CO2 valorisation. Finally, a lively panel discussion, moderated by Dr. Pierre Barthélemy involving members of the European Commission, the Phoenix initiative as well as representatives of different industries concluded the successful launch event.