SolvoFlex

Lead Partner: VTT

Solvometallurgy Infrastructure and Expertise Network (SOLVOFLEX)

Objective

To provide infrastructure in solvometallurgy through single point of contact and thereby to accelerate the testing and deployment of solvometallurgical applications and services.
The solution (technology)

SOLVOFLEX provides hydrometallurgical infrastructure and expertise for:

•    Leaching (in situ, heap, dump, vat, reactor, pressure)
•    Precipitation
•    Cementation
•    Crystallization
•    Liquid-liquid extraction
•    Ion exchange
•    Solids separation

Duration and Budget

Active from January 2016 to December 2018.

Project coordination and management

Partner: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Name and Title: Dr. Päivi Kinnunen
Tel: +358 40 178 0127
Email: paivi.kinnunen@vtt.fi
Website: www.solvoflex.zerowastecluster.eu

Partnership

Outotec Oyj
Vlaamse Instelling voor Technologisch Onderzoek nv, VITO
KU Leuven
Instytut Metali Niezelaznych, IMN
Aalto-Korkeakoulusäätiö, Aalto University
Lappeenranta University of Technology, LUT
Luleå University of Technology, LTU
Tecnalia
IVL Svenska Miljöinstitutet AB (IVL Swedish Environmental Research lnstitute)
R
heinisch-Westfaelische Technische Hochschule Aachen, RWTH Aachen