The HYPER consortium provides complementary world class expertise along the entire value chain and strong industrial commitment to maximise exploitation of the results through industrial implementation.
The consortium includes 12 beneficiaries from 9 countries, cooperating to create an ambitious and multidisciplinary team that aims to achieve the project’s aims and objectives.
- 4 Research institutes: SINTEF, JSI, NIC, Ineris
- 2 industrial partners: ANDRTIZ, Helios
- 6 SMEs: EUT, InoTEX, PDC, ETA, AristEng, CONDIAS
SINTEF is one of the largest independent research organisations in Europe with over 2,000 employees. It creates value through knowledge generation, research and innovation, and develops technological solutions that are brought into practical use.
In the context of EBIO, SINTEF is the coordinator of the HYPER project and also responsible for development of the cathodic half-reaction and the business model roadmap.
ANDRITZ Oy supplies technologies and services for the pulp, paper and power industries, and chemical regeneration technology for all pulping technologies. In addition, ANDRITZ Oy offers biomass boilers and gasification plants for energy production. The most important research areas are technologies that support sustainable development, such as decarbonization, circular economy, handling of side streams, and recycling of textile fibers. The number of employees of ANDRITZ companies in Finland is approximately 1600. The Center of Excellence are Kerava, Kotka, Lahti, Lappeenranta, Savonlinna, Tampere, Vantaa, and Varkaus. The Headquarters are located in Helsinki, Finland. The company is owned by ANDRITZ AG of Austria.