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Project SusCritMOOC

Project SusCritMOOC now started. Open-access teaching materials on 22 topics available for download; Massive Open Online Course starts in early 2021
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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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