SBO project studying chemical recycling of waste plastics by fast pyrolysis using a disruptive reactor technology, converting them into valuable chemicals, such as petrochemical feedstocks, waxes, lubricants and jet fuels (TRL 4)

2019 - 2023
2 636 000
+32 14 33 56 39

VITO’s role

  • Explore potential, demonstrate applicability and identify challenges of downstream separation and purification, considered a key enabling technology for chemical plastics recycling
  • Design tailored processes, primarily based on advanced membrane separation, for recovery of target compounds from plastic oil, prior to or after catalytic upgrading