The FISSAC Project is an international project, co-founded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 research andinnovation programme (GA N°642154), that aims to develop and demonstrate a new paradigm built on an innovative industrial symbiosis model towards a zero waste approach in the resource intensive industries of the construction value chain.
The FISSAC project involves stakeholders at all levels of the construction and demolition value chain to develop a methodology and software platform, to facilitate information exchange that can support industrial symbiosis networks and replicate pilot schemes at local and regional levels.
FISSAC aims to demonstrate the effectiveness of the processes, services, and
products at different levels
The project runs from September 2015 until February 2020.
The consortium consists in 26 partners from 9 countries (8EU Members States + Turkey)
FISSAC Industrial Symbiosis Management Software Tool (FISSAC ICT Platform) is able to support decision making in material flow analyses and industrial clustering. The fundamental aim of the ICT Platform developed under FISSAC project is to demonstrate and maximize environmental, social and financial benefits of IS networks to support circular economy structure. Furthermore, the FISSAC ICT Platform should facilitate formation and operation of IS networks by following the FISSAC IS Methodology.
Identify Industrial Symbiosis opportunity and provide information for their instauration
Put in contact facilities with an Industrial symbiosis potential
Provide a list of solution provider, to support facilities in this process
Design IS Networks
Perform feasibility assessment
Assess the networks performances from the environmental, economic and social point of view
I want to support facilities in searching, evaluating, establishing IS opportunities, exploiting my experience and expertise in industrial symbiosis.
I want to search, evaluate, establish IS opportunities for my facility.
I want to obtain an overview and collect specific information related to the Industrial Symbiosis experiences in Europe.
The major elements contained in raw materials used in cement industry could be basically
sorted as: CaO, SiO2, Al2O3 and Fe2O3. The presence of these oxides in the wastes allows
them to be easily used as raw materials, substitution or mineral additives in cement
The responsible use of natural resources and the environmental sustainability in ceramic
processing are differential aspect that must take an increasing relevance in
Some WPC have an almost 100% recycled composition and products made from WPC are capable
of being fully recycled at the end of their working lives, and be formed onto the same
or different products.
WOOD POLYMER COMPOSITES
The cement and concrete sectors play a critical role in implementing industrial
symbiosis applications. In an environment where raw material resources are beginning to
decrease every day, sustainable economic development cannot be achieved without
protecting environmental resources.
ECO-CEMENT AND GREEN CONCRETE
Glass that can’t be used to make new glass can still be recycled to replace virgin raw
material in other building materials, with economic and environmental benefits.