27.10.2023 About our partners

VIVALDI presented at the European Carbon Dioxide Utilisation Summit

On the 26th of October, our colleague Deepak Pant, Senior Scientist at VIVALDI project partner VITO, joined as a speaker the "European Carbon Dioxide Utilisation Summit"! The VIVALDI project was s...
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02.10.2023 About our partners

VIVALDI stand at the European Researchers’ Night in Austria

On Friday, the 30th of September, the VIVALDI project took part in the European Researchers' Night in Austria. With the motto exploREsearch, the programme of this year's European Researchers' Night...
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26.09.2023 About the project

Artist Anna Dumitriu collaborates with the VIVALDI project to create a dedicated artwork

While some people believe that art and science have nothing in common, both rely on observation and interpretation of the world around us to create something new. Internationally renowned British...
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08.09.2023 About our partners

Four presentations showcase VIVALDI project’s progress and results at EUISMET6

From 6-8 September, a VIVALDI project delegation joined the EUISMET6, the sixth European Meeting of The International Society for Microbial Electrochemistry and Technology (ISMET). During the 3-day...
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28.07.2023 About the project

New study on bioelectrochemical ammonium recovery from wastewater published on the Chemical Engineering Journal

Congratulations to our partners from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB): Mariella Galeano López, Albert Guisasola Canudas, Mira Sulonen, Zainab Ul Kausar, Mireia Baeza Labat and Juan Antonio Ba...
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25.07.2023 About our partners

Biotec2023 features a presentation of the VIVALDI project held by consortium partner UAB

From 17-20 July, Sílvia Àvila Cabré, PhD student at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), was in Madrid at Biotec2023 to present the VIVALDI project. Since 1986, the XVIII Congress of the S...
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13.07.2023 About the project

New publication analyses the limits of electrochemical CO2 reduction reaction to formate at biocompatible conditions

The VIVALDI project is proud to announce the publication of the scientific article “On the stability of electrochemical CO2 reduction reaction to formate at indium electrodes at biocompatible condit...
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11.07.2023 About our partners

MEEP Symposium 2023 invites UFZ to present the VIVALDI project and give an overview on electrobiorefineries

The MEEP Symposium is a high-level international event offering students, researchers, suppliers and industry the opportunity to come together and share information and insights in these interesting a...
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30.06.2023 About our partners

UAB researchers present VIVALDI’s progress on continuous bioelectrochemical ammonia recovery at ecoSTP2023

On June 27-28, our colleagues from the 'Research Group on Biological Treatment and Valorisation of Liquid and Gaseous Effluents' of Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona joined ecoSTP2023, the 6th IWA In...
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27.06.2023 About our partners

VITO joins the 20th ICCDU to present VIVALDI’s progresses on electrochemical CO₂ conversion

Between 25-29 June, our colleague Deepak Pant, Senior Scientist at VITO, joined the 20th International Conference on Carbon Dioxide Utilisation as a keynote speaker. On Monday, June 26, he present...
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19.06.2023 About our partners

VIVALDI poster presented at the 15th World Congress in Metabolic Engineering

From 11-15 June, while the VIVALDI consortium was meeting in Brussels, our colleague Sílvia Àvila Cabré, PhD student at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, was in Marina Bay Sands (Singapore) t...
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15.06.2023 About the project

The VIVALDI consortium meets in Brussels for the General Assembly

From June 13-14, the VIVALDI consortium met in Brussels for its yearly General Assembly! A 2-day meeting to present progresses, discuss, exchange knowledge and ideas, and spark new collaborations....
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03.06.2023 About our partners

UAB delegation showcases the VIVALDI project at 15th Mediterranean Congress in Chemical Engineering

From May 30 to June 2, Juan Antonio Baeza and the members of the Department of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona presented the VIVALDI project a...
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04.05.2023 About our partners

BETA Technological Center presents the work done on LCA in the VIVALDI project at SETAC Dublin 2023

On May 1, Jorge Senán Salinas, researcher at BETA Technological Center and partner of the VIVALDI project, joined the SETAC Dublin 2023 as a speaker. The SETAC Europe 33rd Annual Meet...
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28.04.2023 About our partners

Students discover VIVALDI project at the open doors day MEMEnginy2023

On 27 April, more than 1000 students and 50 industries joined MEMEnginy23, the technology conference of the School of Engineering of Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)! The Open Doors Day b...
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25.04.2023 About the project

VIVALDI co-organises the webinar “Leading the way in turning CO2 emissions into chemicals”

VIVALDI, CATCO2NVERS and CO2SMOS projects joined forces to organise the online workshop “Leading the way in turning CO2 emissions into chemicals – Three European solutions working on CO2 conversi...
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24.04.2023 About our partners

VIVALDI project presented at the Conference on CO₂-based Fuels and Chemicals 2023

On April 20, our colleague and project partner Deepak Pant, Senior Scientist at VITO, participated as a speaker at the Conference on CO₂-based Fuels and Chemicals 2023 in Cologne, Germany. VITO'...
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03.04.2023 About the project

New scientific review on the application of gas diffusion electrodes in bioeconomy

Paniz Izadi and Falk Harnisch, scientists at Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) and partners of the VIVALDI project, have contributed to the scientific review “Application of gas d...
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24.03.2023 About the project

New study investigates innovative Microbial electrosynthesis (MES) cell configurations

Our project partner and colleague Deepak Pant, Senior Scientist at VITO, collaborated in the research effort behind the recent publication of the scientific paper “Microbial electrosynthesis of ac...
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15.02.2023 About the project

VIVALDI Talks: discover our key topics through short video interviews to our partners

The "VIVALDI Talks" is a series of 5 short videos in which our consortium's experts discuss the key topics related to the VIVALDI project and the long-term sustainability of bio-based industries....
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29.11.2022 About the project

New publication of VIVALDI research on scientific journal PNAS

We are proud to announce that the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU) team of researchers led by Professor Diethard Mattanovich published a research paper on ...
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24.11.2022 About our partners

Milestone reached for the VIVALDI project: sampling activities completed

The European research project VIVALDI embraces circularity by developing solutions to capture and convert the carbon dioxide emissions of bio-based industries into greener chemicals. This summer, r...
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22.11.2022 About the project

VIVALDI launches an animated video with subtitles in 10 languages

The VIVALDI consortium released the 1st official video of the VIVALDI project. In just 2 minutes the animated video explains in a clear and simple way the motivations, the concept, the impa...
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17.11.2022 About our partners

VIVALDI participation at the European Summit of Industrial Biotechnology

Last week, the VIVALDI delegation took part in the European Summit of Industrial Biotechnology (esib)! The European platform for industrial biotechnology took place on 14-16 November in Graz (Austr...
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13.10.2022 About our partners

Avantium and VITO present VIVALDI project at the 18th Carbon Dioxide Utilisation Summit

On October 5-6, VIVALDI partners Avantium and VITO were among the speakers at the 18th Carbon Dioxide Utilisation Summit. The event, organised by Active Communications International (ACI Europe),...
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23.09.2022 About our partners

VIVALDI partner BOKU talks about yeast biotechnology at Austrian radio programme “Dimensionen”

This week Diethard Mattanovich and Michael Sauer, scientists at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU), partner of the VIVALDI project, took part in the Austrian radio...
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22.09.2022 About our partners

VIVALDI attends ISMET8 Global Conference

From September 19-23, a delegation of partners from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Leitat Technological Center, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) and Luleå University of Tech...
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15.09.2022 About the project

New article about VIVALDI project published on Bioplastics Magazine

The May-June issue of Bioplastics Magazine includes the two-page article “Turning CO2 emissions into bioplastics: the cases of succinic and lactic acids in VIVALDI”. The article explains in detail the motives behind the European research project VIVALDI, the circular...
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01.06.2022 About the project

Workshop on “Funding Opportunities for the Development of CCU”

On the 18th of May, our scientific project manager Mira Sulonen (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona) presented the VIVALDI project during our first thematic workshop “Funding Opportunities for the De...
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12.05.2022 About the project

New study published: “Carbonic anhydrase to boost CO2 sequestration: Improving carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS)”

VIVALDI’s partners at the Luleå University of Technology published on Chemosphere (Elsevier) the study “Carbonic anhydrase to boost CO2 sequestration: Improving carbon capture utiliz...
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27.04.2022 About the project podcast dedicates an episode to CO2 utilisation and VIVALDI project, in collaboration with our partner Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), dedicated an episode of the Research Quartet podcast to the VIVALDI project! In a discussion with...
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13.04.2022 About our partners

Blanca Antizar (ISLE Utilities) nominated “Woman of the Year” in the 8th edition of the iAgua awards

Congratulations are in order to our colleague Blanca Antizar (ISLE Utilities) has been awarded “Woman of the Year” in the 8th edition of the iAgua awards! Blanca Antízar is a hydraulic engineer...
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28.03.2022 About the project

VIVALDI project featured on national TV channels

The Austrian TV Channel ServusTV has recently featured our colleague Diethard Mattanovich, professor at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU). During the programme P.M. Wissen, he discussed with astrophysicist Gernot Grömer the...
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07.12.2021 About the project

New article from the Austrian Press Agency features VIVALDI project

In a new article series about CO2 capture and utilisation, APA Science looks at projects from Austrian laboratories in which microorganisms such as bacteria and yeasts have a central role. VIVALDI is among the projects identified as it uses the specifically engineered yeast strain...
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24.06.2021 About the project

A change of tune for the chemical industry: VIVALDI turns CO2 emissions into sustainable bio-products

The European Union has awarded 7M€ to the VIVALDI project to transform the bio-based industry into a new, more environmentally friendly and competitive sector To reach climate targets, industri...
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