Demonstration of techno-economic viability of unique alkali-O2 oxidation technology for upgrading and conversion of underutilized lignin side-streams into versatile, cost-competitive and biobased dispersants, especially high-performance concrete plasticizers (TRL 6)

2017 - 2021
5.4 million
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VITO's role

  • Post-treatment of oxidized lignin using membrane filtration, targeting enhanced plasticizer performance, improved applicability and recovery of process chemicals
  • Design and pilot scale demonstration of integrated membrane processes tailored  to various oxidized lignin types, considered essential for techno-economic feasibility of overall LigniOx technology