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Binnemans obtains prestigious ERC PoC Grant for lithium refining

Binnemans obtains prestigious ERC PoC Grant for lithium refining

On July 23, 2020, Prof. Koen Binnemans (SOLVOMET/SIM² KU Leuven) obtained European Research Council (ERC) funding for developing a novel (solvometallurgical) concept for battery-grade refining of lithium. Binnemans’ SOLVOLi project is one of 55 newly awarded ERC Proof...
KU Leuven Institute SIM²: a new take on circular economy

KU Leuven Institute SIM²: a new take on circular economy

Recently, the KU Leuven Academic Council endorsed 4 official KU Leuven Institutes, including the KU Leuven Institute for Sustainable Metals and Minerals or, in short, “SIM²”. On May 13, 2020, the official KU Leuven website published the first formal SIM² interview: “A...