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Meet our NEMO colleague: Isadora Reis Rodrigues (KU Leuven)

Isadora works at KU Leuven, where she is finishing her PhD. She is interested in many topics but mostly related to green chemistry and sustainable development. What are you working on? I am just starting in the project and I will work on solvent extraction for the production of battery grade cobalt and nickel salts from mixed sulfate and hydroxide ...

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Meet our NEMO colleague: Bernd Teigler (DM GmbH & Co. KG, Germany)

Bernd Teigler works at DM GmbH & Co. KG, Germany as principal economic geologist. He is DMT’s team leader for the NEMO project and looks into risk assessment associated with new processing technologies developed by NEMO as well as economic viability of recycling of mining waste in the framework of a life cycle assessment. What are you working on? Most ...

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Meet our NEMO colleague: Andrea DI MARIA (KU Leuven)

Andrea is a postdoctoral researcher at the Sustainability Assessment of Material Life Cycle (SAM) group, in KU Leuven. He works on several European projects, aiming to valorize residual industrial streams into new valuable products to achieve circular economy.

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Meet our NEMO colleague: Liesbeth Horckmans (VITO)

Liesbeth Horckmans works at the Flemish Research Institute VITO, where she is team leader of the waste recycling technologies group. Together with her colleagues, she aims to valorize residual streams to reduce waste and primary resource use. What are you working on? I participate in a wide a range of national and international projects, all focusing on the valorization of ...

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Meet our NEMO colleague: Kaisa Kiipula

Kaisa Kiipula works as a development manager for the technology team at Finnish Minerals Group. Get to know more about  her and her job in the mineral industry. What are you working on? I am working in several different EU-projects of which NEMO is one, in which I am acting as a work package leader on work package related to ...

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Meet our NEMO colleague: María Rueda Verano (IDENER)

María Rueda works as a Process Engineer for the Chemical Applications department in IDENER. Learn more about this Spanish engineer that is interested in the development of operational innovative technologies. What are you working on? I am in the process of developing conceptual and detail engineering design, in order to construct an integrated process for different H2020 projects. For these ...

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Meet our NEMO colleague: María Tripiana Serrano (IDENER)

María Tripiana Serrano works as an R&D project manager in IDENER leading the chemical and industrial applications team. She is interested in topics related to resource efficiency, raw materials and environment as well as in the field of scientific modelling. What are you working on? My main tasks are related to the development of project ideas within the H2020 framework. ...

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Meet our NEMO colleague: Mika Paajanen (VTT)

What are you working on? I am coordinating two EU projects: NEMO, which is about mining; and GRIDABLE, which is about electrical insulation. Both are H2020 innovation action projects. I am also leading a work package in ITERAMS, which is a H2020 mining project. Additionally, I am working with industry concerning my old doctoral thesis topic of polymeric sensor films. ...

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Meet our NEMO colleague: Brecht Dewulf (KU Leuven)

Brecht Dewulf started his PhD in the Lab of Inorganic Chemistry supervised by Prof. Koen Binnemans. He is interested in non-aqueous solvent extraction for the separation of rare earths. What are you working on? I am going to investigate non-aqueous solvent extraction for the separation of rare earths. The great challenge I will face is to gap the bridge between ...

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