Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino (POLITO) is a research university that was founded in 1857 and is focused on the balanced development of fundamental and applied research. POLITO has 35000 students, 700 Ph.D. students and more than 3000 employees. POLITO is involved in research, innovation and technology transfer activities through its participation to more than 350 grants with European, International, National and Private projects.
Contribution to SunCoChem
With a vast experience in the fields of in the fields of photo/electro/bio/catalytic reaction engineering for energy and environmental applications based on previous EU projects, the Catalytic Reaction Engineering for Sustainable Technologies (CREST) group of DISAT department at POLITO is in the technical and scientific coordination board of SunCoChem. Moreover, POLITO is in charge of the development of CO2 conversion catalysts, kinetic studies, process modelling and is leading the integration of the photoelectrochemical cell components with the CO2 capture unit into the final SunCoChem prototype.