Blog: Why sewage sludge and why white phosphorus?

Blog: Why sewage sludge and why white phosphorus?

9 months ago, 17 large companies, SMEs, non-profit organisations and universities from 5 EU countries have started to work on our H2020 project FlashPhos, aiming to build and operate a pilot plant to convert 250 kg per hour of dried sewage sludge at more than 1500°C...
NewsFlash Released

NewsFlash Released

The first issue of the FlashPhos NewsFlash is published! Let us introduce FlashPhos to you and share with you our project updates and news on phosphorus recovery and circular economy! View the NewsFlash here Subscribe for future editions In case you haven’t signed up...
Blog: Critical Raw Materials in the EU

Blog: Critical Raw Materials in the EU

The main output of the FlashPhos process, white phosphorus (P4), is a critical raw material (CRM). The European Commission has published a list of CRMs that is being regularly reviewed and updated.  To count as CRM, materials must fulfil two criteria: High importance...
Steering Committee Meeting & ARP Site Visit

Steering Committee Meeting & ARP Site Visit

In November 2021, FlashPhos partners gathered in Leoben, Austria for a two-day Steering Committee Meeting. The meeting gave the project partners the chance to review the project progress face-to-face, in line with Corona regulations (2G) in Austria. Visiting Project...
Treasure Hunt in Sewage Sludge

Treasure Hunt in Sewage Sludge

EU awards funding for a €15 million industrial demonstration project on white phosphorus production through thermochemical recycling of sewage sludge. The European Union is largely dependent on imports of white phosphorus (P4), a strategic raw material for the food...