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New Research Project for Sustainable Polymer-Bonded Magnets

To date, there is no industrial recycling process to recycle polymer-bonded magnets and the valuable materials they contain after they have been used in applications. A Franco-German consortium is now investigating ways to generate an industrially feasible recycling process and to produce new alternative magnets from more sustainable components.
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Fraunhofer IWKS establishes Center for Dismantling and Recycling for Electromobility in Hanau

In Hanau, a sustainable Center for Dismantling and Recycling - Electromobility (German: Zentrum für Demontage und Recycling – Elektromobilität ZDR-EMIL) is being established as part of Fraunhofer IWKS since April 2020 and made available to regional companies from Hesse.
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Fraunhofer IWKS Starts Project “BReCycle” on Efficient Recycling of Fuel Cells

Currently, there is no industrial recycling process tailored to fuel cells. As part of the "BReCycle" project, a research consortium is now developing a recycling management concept specifically for PEM fuel cells.
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Sustainability from molecule to industrial application

In times of increasing pressure on industry and politics with regard to environmental protection and resource efficiency, science and research are called upon to make their contribution and find joint answers to some of the world's most challenging technologi-cal tasks. The newly established conference "ICRC - International Conference on Re-source Chemistry" from March 23 to 24, 2020 in Darmstadt makes a decisive contribu-tion to this topic by bringing together leading scientists from a wide range of disciplines.
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