In Europe several initiatives have been started to develop CO2 reuse technologies. Information on conferences and activities related to CO2 reuse activities can be found following the links below. Also a selection of reports and networks on CO2 reuse activities is included.

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New Journal to be launched by Elsevier in 2013: JOURNAL OF CO2 UTILIZATION


The Journal of CO2 Utilization offers a single, multi-disciplinary, scholarly platform for the exchange of novel research in the field of CO2 re-use for scientists and engineers in chemicals, fuels and materials.

To receive updates about this new journal and find out when online submissions will be open, please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with Journal of CO2 Utilization in the subject line.

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Conferences and workshops related to CO2 reuse

Conference on CO2 as feedstock

On October 11-12, 2012 the Nova Institute in Essen organises a conference on carbon dioxide as feedstock. The conference focuses on five steps for the implementation of a full CO2 economy: how the next revolution in the chemistry sector is unfolding, and first successes. More information on the conference:



European CO2 reuse initiatives





CO2 reuse networks

  • CO2NET, Scientific coordination of CCU activities in Germany (under BMBF);
  • CO2Chem Network (UK)
  • A collaboration between a range of UK universities with interest and research programmes looking at ways to utilise CO2, including CO2 captured from anthropogenic sources;


CO2 reuse reports