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First FlashPhos Review Meeting

On December 5, 2022, the first FlashPhos Review Meeting took place remotely. All 17 project partners participated in the meeting and shared with Project Officer Dimitrios Biliouris from the European Commission and external expert Laurent Cassayre the project...

Dryer-Grinder pre-experiments

What have we tried out to initially prove the dryer-grinder concept? Reminder from our last post: In the past, thin film dryers have been optimized for minimizing dust formation. Our idea is that, if minimization was possible, it should also be possible to maximize...

First step of the FlashPhos process – the Dryer-Grinder

The first step in the FlashPhos process is a Dryer-Grinder. Have you ever questioned yourself why this is? In this blog, you will learn everything about it.Why do we want to dry and grind the sludge for the FlashPhos process? Mechanically dewatered sewage sludge is...

FlashPhos General Assembly Meeting

On June 1 and June 2, 2022, the FlashPhos General Assembly Meeting took place in Seville, gathering all project partners in the capital of Andalusia. Host of the meeting was project partner INERCO.After the Steering Committee Meeting in Leoben, Austria, in November...

How does the FlashPhos concept work?

FlashPhos will demonstrate at a large scale a thermochemical process to sustainably produce high-quality white phosphorus (P4) and other valuable raw materials using sewage sludge as input material. The FlashPhos concept follows an economically and ecologically...

Why sewage sludge and why white phosphorus?

In May 2021, 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...

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 fulfill two criteria: High...

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...

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