Entries by SYSTEMIC

European Sustainable Nutrient Initiative conference (27/10)

The European Sustainable Nutrient Initiative (ESNI) conference aims to put nutrient recycling high on the EU circular economy agenda. Policy-makers, researchers, industry representatives and many other stakeholders will discuss how to raise awareness on the benefits of nutrient recycling and reuse (NRR). Parallel sessions will be dedicated to policy measures, innovative solutions and technological developments on […]

New demonstration plant: Waterleau New Energy

Since the start of the SYSTEMIC project, the AD plant of Waterleau in Ypres (Belgium) has been involved in the project as an Outreach Location. After approval of the European Commission, the Waterleau plant has become officially one of SYSTEMIC’s demonstration plants, replacing the demonstration plant of Fridays in Kent (England) which could not be […]

Successful General Assembly!

On July 16th & 17th SYSTEMIC hosted its annual General Assembly. Due to the exceptional travel restrictions posed by COVID19 the meeting was held entirely online. The Assembly marked the end of the third year of SYSTEMIC and consisted of two days full of presentations and exchanges. In a project involving so many partners and […]

Market research report on products recovered from digestate in Europe

The SYSTEMIC report on “Market research in Europe” has been finalised and published on the SYSTEMIC website (read the full report). The report aims to inspire biogas plants to develop the marketing route that is best fitted for the products obtained through nutrient recovery and reuse technologies (NRR) or vice versa. It does this by focusing on […]

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) of plants completed

For the development of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), business cases of five demonstration and two outreach plants were evaluated and reported in a Business Case Evaluation Report. Apart from the apparent use of EBITA- (earnings before interest, tax and amortisation) and EBIT- (earnings before interest and tax) margins measuring the overall profitability of a business, […]

Flow diagrams of our demonstration plants

At SYSTEMIC we are demonstrating a variety of full-scale technologies for the recovery of mineral nutrients (N, P, K) while also working on the production of a number of (nutrient-depleted) organic soil improvers and fertilisers. How are these technologies implemented in our demonstration plants and what are the end products? We’ve produced flow diagrams of […]

New book on the recovery of mineral nutrients

Several SYSTEMIC partners have edited and authored chapters in a recently published book: Biorefinery of Inorganics: Recovering Mineral Nutrients from Biomass and Organic Waste. This book is an excellent resource to those wanting to get a comprehensive overview of the potential for mineral recovery from waste. It addresses technological issues but also contains economic, ecological, and […]

New date! ESNI Workshop

The European Sustainable Nutrient Initiative – ESNI – will be back  27 October 2020. Register here The first successful edition of ESNI provided a comprehensive overview on the opportunities and benefits of nutrient recycling to boost research, agriculture and sustainable development. The second edition reinforces this commitment.  Policy-makers, researchers, industry representatives and many other stakeholders will discuss […]