The UKCCSRC has strong international links all over the world, including memorandums of understanding (MOU) with CCS organisations in Australia, Canada, China, Netherlands, South Korea and USA, and key relationships with organisations in Norway and Japan.
CO2CRC – The UKCCSRC holds an MOU with CCS organisation CO2CRC.
CO2CRC is a world leader in carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) research. CO2CRC own and operate the Otway International Test Centre in Nirranda South, South-West Victoria, Australia, which is a leading CO2 storage technology centre, globally recognised for innovative carbon capture and utilisation solutions.
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CMC Research Institutes, Inc (CMC) – The UKCCSRC holds an MOU with CCS organisation CMC.
CMC Research Institutes support the advancement of technologies to reduce carbon emissions in large-scale industry, helping innovators scale-up and prove their carbon capture, conversion and storage technologies. CMC Research Institutes operates two research institutes: the Containment and Monitoring Institute, focused on measurement, monitoring and verification technologies for secure containment of CO2 and other subsurface fluids, and the Carbon Capture and Conversion Institute, which concentrates on accelerating the development of technologies to cost effectively capture carbon and convert it to commercially valuable products.
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Guangdong Low-carbon Technology and Industry Research Centre (GDLRC) and the Clean Fossil Energy Development Institute (CFEDI) – The UKCCSRC holds an MOU with GDLRC and CFEDI.
The UKCCSRC, along with Scottish Carbon Capture and Storage (SCCS), holds an MOU with Guangdong Low-carbon Technology and Industry Research Centre (GDLRC) and the Clean Fossil Energy Development Institute (CFEDI) to support the setting up of the UK-China (Guangdong) CCUS Centre in China.
The Guangdong CCUS Centre, launched in December 2013, is a non-profit organisation initiated by Guangdong Electric Power Design Institute Co. Ltd. of China Energy Engineering Group (GEDI), Shenzhen Linkschina Advisory Ltd., UK CCS Research Centre (UKCCSRC) and Scottish CCS Centre. It aims to boost industrial development and academic cooperation in CCUS and near zero emission technologies in Guangdong to combat climate change.
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CATO – The UKCCSRC holds an MOU with CCS organisation CATO.
CATO is the Dutch national R&D programme for CO2 capture, transport and storage in which a consortium of nearly 40 partners cooperate. The CATO programme office coordinates activities in the frame of TKI (Dutch Topconsortia for Knowledge and Innovation) and international CCS collaborations. The CATO leadership is based at TNO.
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Norwegian CCS Research Centre (NCCS) – The UKCCSRC has a strong relationship and extensive history of collaboration with NCCS.
NCCS is an international research cooperation on CO2 capture, transport and storage, co-financed by the Research Council of Norway, industry and research partners and is coordinated by SINTEF Energy Research in Trondheim, Norway. NCCS includes a large CCS research community together with motivated and engaged industrial partners who help guide the research towards industrial relevance. NCCS aims to fast-track CCS by working closely with industry on research topics designed to address major barriers to CCS deployment in Norway and globally.
Japan CCS Co., Ltd, (JCCS) – The UKCCSRC has a strong relationship and extensive history of collaboration with JCCS.
JCCS manages a CCS demonstration project in Tomakomai, Hokkaido and conducts nationwide surveys of potential offshore CO2 storage sites as projects commissioned by the Japanese government and public institutions, and tackles issues around CCS deployment.
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Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER) – The UKCCSRC holds an MOU with CCS organisation KEIR.
KIER is a government-funded research institute that develops energy technology that can overcome the climate change crisis for a sustainable future.
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Research Coordination Network on Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (RCN-CCUS) – The UKCCSRC holds an MOU with CCS organisation RCN-CCUS.
The RCN-CCUS, based at Columbia University in New York, is an interdisciplinary research network that facilitates research collaborations and training that cross the boundaries of the natural sciences, engineering, and the social and economic sciences to develop new understanding, theories, models and technologies as well as assessment tools for the developed technologies and their implementation plans for global communities.
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