Industrial symbiosis converts steel gas to urea production

Text & images by Stamicarbon

A consortium, led by the Dutch Research Institution TNO, has received an exceptional grant of EUR 21 million to investigate and develop the potential of industrial symbiosis to convert residual steel gas emissions into resources for urea production.

Estimated impacts.The grant comes from the European Commission, under the Horizon 2020 Framework Program called the INITIATE Project (Innovative Industrial Transformation of the steel and chemical industries of Europe). Stamicarbon BV, MET Development S.p.A and NextChem S.p.A. – all subsidiaries of Maire Tecnimont Group – participate in this consortium of steel, chemical and energy transition companies, research institutions, universities and industrial partners active in the steel and fertiliser industry.