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H2020 funding for a project utilising mineral wool waste from construction industry

H2020 funding for a project utilising mineral wool waste from construction industry

The circular economy project Mineral wool waste back to loop with advanced sorting, pre-treatment, and alkali activation ”WOOL2LOOP” has received a substantial grant from the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme. The project aims at converting mineral wool from construction and demolition waste into new materials. In the project, mineral wool waste is recovered through geopolymer technology; the mineral wo ...[Read More]

Culmentor 20 years!

Culmentor 20 years!

Culmentor celebrates its 20-year history in March 2019. The company was founded in 10.3.1999 to provide project management services, but the activities expanded soon to regional development projects and development of project management software for EU funded projects. Today Culmentor’s operations focus mostly on international EU funded research, innovation and business development projects, and i ...[Read More]

Horizon 2020 grant for RESTORE project developing smart solutions for knee cartilage repair

The project RESTORE (User-centred smart nanobiomaterial-based 3D matrices for chondral repair) that aims at creating 3D matrices that incorporate smart nanomaterials to repair knee cartilage lesions has won a 5,5 million EUR grant from the Horizon 2020 programme (sub-programme Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Biotechnology and Advanced Manufacturing and Processing). RESTORE’s results are targ ...[Read More]

Genetta Climbing Shoe receives a Horizon 2020 SME Instrument grant

Culmentor’s client, Finnish SME Altiax Oy has won a Phase 1 grant from Horizon 2020 SME Instrument for the commercialization and international market introduction of the Genetta climbing shoe. The competition for the grants was high, only 9% of the 2223 proposals submitted were selected for funding. Genetta offers a safe, ergonomic and fast way to climb wooden, metal or composite poles and living ...[Read More]

SmartCHEM Summit, Turku, Finland, 22 May 2018

SmartCHEM Summit, Turku, Finland, 22 May 2018

Turku Science Park organises the event ”SmartCHEM Summit 2018” on 22 May 2018. The event presents the latest innovations in bio-based industry and solutions for creating new businesses from side-streams and is directed at representatives of industry, expert organisations and research institutes. SmartCHEM Summit is an official side event of the SHIFT Business Festival organized in Turku 22-23 May. ...[Read More]

FinNuclear training on Nuclear construction in Finland, 24th May 2018

FinNuclear association organises a training “Characteristics of Nuclear Construction in Finland” in Helsinki 24th May 2018. Culmentor’s Jukka Hellgren will be one of the speakers in the training, focusing e.g. on procurement procedures and documentation during project phases. The address of the training venue will be published later. Detailed information is available at the FinNu ...[Read More]

Culmentor involved in new waste station development in Seinäjoki

Culmentor involved in new waste station development in Seinäjoki

Lakeuden Etappi Oy, a company owned by municipalities around Seinäjoki, Finland, is preparing for the construction of a new waste station to be located next to the current Seinäjoki-Nurmo waste station. The aim is to design the new centre to be as resource and energy efficient as possible with 24h/day service that will be enabled by automation. In the planning and construction phase, new operation ...[Read More]

FinNuclear training on Nuclear construction in Finland

FinNuclear association organises a training “Characteristics of Nuclear Construction in Finland” in Helsinki 13th Feb 2018. Culmentor’s Jukka Hellgren will be one of the speakers in the training, focusing e.g. on procurement procedures and documentation during project phases. The training will be organised at Technopolis Ruoholahti. Detailed information is available at the FinNuc ...[Read More]

SME Instrument info event, Helsinki 15 Dec 2017

SME Instrument info event, Helsinki 15 Dec 2017

EU Research and Innovation Programmes (EUTI) organises an info session about the Horizon 2020 SME instrument in Helsinki 15th Dec 2017 at 09:00-12:00. The event presents the slightly modified Instrument and the Fast Track to Innovation Programme. It is possible to follow the event also via webcast. Heidi Honkanen will represent Culmentor at the event. More information (in Finnish) on EUTI’s websit ...[Read More]

Swedish national H2020 infoday in Stockholm

Swedish national H2020 infoday in Stockholm

Culmentor participated in the Horizon 2020 info day in Stockholm 25th Oct 2017. The event, organised by Vinnova, was structured around 5 themes and at the end of the day there was an interesting panel discussion about proposal evaluations from the evaluator and proposer perspectives. During the day, there were a lot of networking possibilities and in the conference venue lobby, on-going H2020 proj ...[Read More]