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The theme of this project is biocarbon for sustainable metallurgical industries in response to the Research Council of Norway KSP-K call.

It addresses the topic of environmentally friendly energy and its focus on long-term, sustainable development of the energy system, while supporting the transition to a zero-emission society and promoting competitive Norwegian business and industry.

It is also directed towards the ENERGIX program plan and its focus on

  1. sustainable utilisation and consumption of renewable energy resources - as biomass,
  2. reduction of Norwegian and global emissions of greenhouse gases - from metallurgical industry,
  3. enhancement of Norway’s security of supply - through increased use of domestic biomass resources,
  4. strengthened innovation in Norwegian trade and industry and the public sector - for the metallurgical value chains and
  5. further development of Norwegian research and educational institutions to support innovation efforts in the metallurgical industry.