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Newsletter November 2021
Newsletter March 2021
MTG - KU Leuven
Adequate supply of freshwater is an immense growing problem worldwide due to increasing demands and pollution. An increasing problem is the occurrence of organic micro-pollutants (OMPs) in surface and groundwater.
Biobased chemicals and materials are expected to grow significantly and increase their market share in the coming years. Large quantities of presently underutilized lignin side-streams are available from chemical pulping processes and emerging biorefineries, offering a valuable feedstock for sustainable biomaterials.
In an effort to better support our customers and improve lead times, 3M Separation and Purification Sciences Division (SPSD) has announced completion of an expansion of 3M Liqui-Cel Membrane Contactor production at its facility in the United States. This investment has led to significantly improved lead times
The presence of Extracellular Polymeric Substances (EPS) produced by micro-organisms in biological wastewater systems causes many customers headaches and sleepless nights.
Covid-19 is hot on the agenda, be aware that danger could be lurking within your water pipework especially if you have not been able to carry out weekly and monthly water hygiene monitoring tasks. Lockdown and stagnant water systems increase the risk of Legionella bacteria growth.
Newsletter October 2020
cMACS - KU Leuven
The present invention discloses the use of cross-linked halopolymer-based membranes which can be used in nanofiltration at extreme pH, elevated operating temperatures and/or in liquids comprising harsh solvents.
Newsletter March 2020
PaInT (UGent) - VITO
Agricultural and forestry residues containing lignocellulose are abundant and cheap, and therefore are a readily available source of plant biomass. A variety of bio-based chemicals...
VITO - UGent
VITO - UGent PhD student Bram De Jaegher received best presentation award at the recent IWA YWP BeNeLux conference. He presented a new electordialysis...
Greywater upgrading can be a valuable source of reusable water when other water sources, such as rainwater, are unavailable or scarce. Moreover, souces seperatoin...
DuPont announced it has completed the 2019 acquisitions of Desalitech, inge GmbH, Memcor®, and OxyMem Limited; adding to its leading portfolio...