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Ascent Project
Final review meeting

The ASCENT consortium is delighted to announce that the final review meeting of the project has taken place in Brussels on 29th May 2018 with two external evaluators. During this meeting the more

Interview with the project coordinator for the Italian newspaper: La Repubblica

An interview with the project coordinator has been reported on the 21 March 2018 in the “La Repubblica” the second most popular newspaper in Italy. The coordinator illustrates how the synergy between ASCENT technologies and renewables could be the future in the energy research. more

List of the Intellectual Properties

It is now available a list of the Intellectual Property consortium members brought to the ASCENT Project. Click here to download the document more
Final Project meeting

As part of the grant 608512, the final meeting of the project Advanced Solids Cycle with Efficient Novel Technologies (ASCENT) has been held at the Technical University of Eindhoven on the 23-24 January 2018

The main topics addressed during the meeting were focused on management, more

Example of cooperation in the field of sustainable technologies

The ASCENT project has been selected by the magazine Platinum/Sole24Ore as an example of cooperation in the field of sustainable technologies between the EU and Australia.

The project, indeed, has promoted the integration of researchers and decision makers with a substantial value added more

Harmonization of the ASCENT technologies to the worldwide Mission Innovation strategy

Mission Innovation is a worldwide initiative to accelerate the implementation of clean energy, announced during the COP21 in Paris on November 30, 2015. Several challenges were selected, one of those is the implementation of more

General assembly of ASCENT consortium in Saragossa

In accordance with the plan reported in the description of the Work where a progress meeting was scheduled on month 36, the fifth project meeting took place from 21-22 February 2017 in Saragossa (Spain). It was hosted by the Instituto de Carboquímica (ICB) of the Spanish National Research more

ASCENT project seminars to disseminate research findings in Australia

The cooperation between European and Australian researchers promoted by the ASCENT consortium has been strengthened. A number of seminars related to the ASCENT project has been presented by Dr Matthew Boot-Handford from Imperial College of London. See the details of these events how are more

ASCENT project and the European Energy Innovation
Summary of the ASCENT project has been reported in the winter edition 2016 of the European Energy Innovation COMMUNICATION. For more details please refer to more
ASCENT consortium hosted the second EU –Australia workshop on advanced carbon capture technologies.
The consortium of the ASCENT (Advanced Solids Cycles with Efficient Novel Technologies) project has hosted the second EU –Australia workshop in the SwissTech Convention Centre of the École Polytechnique Fédérale De Lausanne (EPFL) back to back to the GHGT 13 on the 14th November 2016. The goal more
EU-Australia workshop on the CCS technologies
ASCENT consortium is glad to announce the launch of the second twinning European-Australian workshop back to back to the Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT-13) in Lausanne, Switzerland. The twinning meeting will be held in the Swiss Convention Centre on the 14th November 2016. more
ASCENT at the dissemination day of MATESA project

Latest results of the ASCENT project have been presented by Paul Cobden from ECN at the MATESA Dissemination Day on June 16th, 2016. The aim of the event was to discuss developments achieved within the EU funded projects in the field of Advanced Novel and Efficient Technologies for CO2 capture more

General assembly of ASCENT consortium in Oslo

In accordance with the plan reported in the description of the Work where a progress meeting was scheduled on month 27, the fourth project meeting took place from 12-13 May 2016 in Kjeller, Lillestrøm (Norway). It was hosted by the partner IFE (Institutt for Energiteknikk). Twenty-eight more

EU-Au twinning activities: seminar focused on the integration of high temperature CO2 sorbents systems in power and industrial plants

A pillar of the ASCENT project is the cooperation with Australian partners (CO2CRC and Australian national University). The collaboration activities in terms of exchange of information, exchange of researchers, will define common starting points and boundary conditions for economic evaluation of more

Participation to the EU-Qatar workshop in Doha
Collaboration between EU and countries of GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) is being recently strengthened paving the way for future synergies in research and innovation. An EU-Qatar workshop in Doha has been held back to back to the EU-GCC more
Mid-term meeting of ASCENT
On Tuesday 01 December 2015 representatives from ASCENT project met to participate in the mid-term meeting which was held at the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG-RTD) in Brussels with the Project Officer and two external EU assessors. Over the course of the more
Participation to the 1st Korea-EU CCS Technical Workshop

On 9th February 2015, the European Commission and the Government of the Republic of Korea organised the 1st Korea-EU CCS Technical Workshop in Jeju (South Korea). The topic was exploring new directions for developing advanced and innovative CCS technologies. The goal was to more

Participation to the benchmarking workshop of the EU projects

On 11th June 2014, representatives of the five FP7 projects: ASCENT, HiPerCap, M4CO2, INTERACT and MATESA met in Brussels to share information on project and common activities related to techno-economic analysis and benchmarking. Matteo Romano (POLIMI), Paul Cobden and Wilco more

The website of the ASCENT project has been launched

Welcome to the ASCENT website! We're proud to make website available and operational for our vistors. Once you're registered to our website you can download informative documents, participate actively to the discussion in the Forum of your interest and track our Project. more

The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme  FP7 under grant agreement n° 608512