Contact: Mona Arnold, VTT,


The objective is to prepare and support the success of the demonstration of resource recovery technologies demonstrated at the site in Belgium and Germany by necessary research activities on sludge valorisation and feasibility assessments.

Technologies included in this work package are:

The work package will deliver process parameters for hydrothermal carbonisation (HTC) and product processing concept for incinerated sludge ash valorization including its high value use as construction material and fertilisers.

First results:

Here you can find more information on the first results of the demonstrations (status: April 2016).


Incinerator Brugge (Picture: Aquafin)

HTC-0 Karlsruhe (Picture: AVA-CO2)