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SUNER-C Workshop – Towards an Innovation Ecosystem for Solar Fuels and Chemicals in Europe

July 2 - July 3

We warmly invite you to join our SUNER-C Workshop with the title ‘Towards an Innovation Ecosystem for Solar Fuels and Chemicals in Europe’ which will take place from 2-3 July 2024, in Ghent, Belgium. Our workshop will be followed by a site visit to the ArcelorMittal Steelanol plant in the afternoon of the 3rd of July.

The objectives of our workshop are the following:

  • Identify & discuss industry priorities, needs & potential contributions to value chains of solar fuels and chemicals in Europe;
  • Key desired outcome: propose business models for the SUNER-C target area of solar fuels and chemicals, stemming from techno-economic considerations;
  • Develop/consolidate the community and innovation ecosystem & pave the way to the next stages beyond the SUNER-C CSA; and
  • Raise awareness, discuss needs and priorities & exchange views with EU policymakers.


📍 Venue: The venue of the workshop and visit will be:

  • July 2-3: Workshop at iGent (Building 126) Science Park of Ghent University (Technologiepark-Zwijnaarde 126, 9052 Ghent, Belgium)
  • July 3rd afternoon, Visit at ArcelorMittal Steelanol Plant (John Kennedylaan 51 – 9042 Ghent, Belgium)

ArcelorMittal Visit

  • DAY 2: On the second day, the 3rd of July from 13:40-18:10, our project partner, ArcelorMittal Belgium, will provide us with a site visit of the ArcelorMittal Steelanol plant (limited number of participants). Please note that a bus transfer to the plant will be provided by the organisers, and the drop-off destination of the bus after the visit will be Gent-Sint-Pieters train station. More details are on the attached draft agenda.


🚨 Please register for our event by the 10th of  June, at the latest.

If you need any further information, please feel free to contact Lili Chatzikonstantinou at lili.chatzikonstantinou@co2value.eu or Arnau Jordà at ajorda@iciq.es for further information.



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