About SSIC

Lead Partner: UGent

Sustainability Support and Information Centre (SSIC)

Objective

Sustainability Support in decision making towards the design of products and services for the circular economy.

The solution (technology)

The SSIC provides information on the sustainability of material stocks, evidence on resource efficiency, analysis of critical raw material savings, guidance on innovation options for life cycle impact hotspots, sustainable up-scaling scenarios, socio-economic costs and benefits, job creation potential of new technologies, market potential, recyclability benefits of new waste valorization options, etc. By clustering the available state-of-the-art technologies and these sustainability support systems, the SSIC helps the industry and research community in solution-driven optimization.

Duration

Active from January 2016 to December 2018.

Project coordination and management

Partner: Ghent University
Name and Title: Dr. ir. Wouter De Soete
Tel: +32 9 264 60 46
Email: Wouter.DeSoete@UGent.be
Website: www.ssic-eitrm.com
www.zerowastecluster.eu

Partnership

Agenzia Nazionale per le Nuove Tecnologie, l’Energia e lo Sviluppo Economico Sostenibile (ENEA)
Ecoinnovazione
Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO)
Fundación Tecnalia Research & Innovation
Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS)
Ghent University, ENVOC
IVL Svenska Miljoeinstitutet AB (IVL Swedish Environmental Research lnstitute)
European Commission, DG JRC (Joint Research Centre)
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven)
Leiden University, CML
Nederlandse Organisatie voor Toegepast Natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek (TNO)
Technische Universiteit Delft (TU Delft)
Université de Bordeaux, ISM
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT)
Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie (Wuppertal Institute)