Deliverables

METHASOL will make available several deliverables that will be published during the project activities by partners. This page lists the deliverables that will be published in each work package. To learn more about a deliverable, click on it!

Only public deliverables are accessible for download.

WP1: Specification

D1.1: Guidelines for sustainability of developments

A green chemistry-based guideline, which can be used for the choice of materials.

 

D1.2: Constraints and specifications on heterojunction materials

A green chemistry-based guideline, which can be used for the choice of materials.

 

D1.3: First designs of PC reactors

A single chamber reactor without mediator and a two-chamber reactor with mediator will be designed and reported.

 

D1.4: Specifications on CO2RR

This report will describe the specifications on MOF-based materials suitable for CO2RR (together with Cu-based catalysts), taking into account their foreseen catalytic performances, their stability and their synthesis.

 

D1.5: Specifications on OER

This deliverable will clarify the OER related specifications, including the applied operation conditions and the required production rates. The catalyst should bind methanol much weaker than water, show a nice stability, be used in minimum amount, be affordable, contain no toxic elements, and be sustainable.

 

D1.6: Test protocols

Test parameters (CO2 concentration, contaminants, light source, flow rate of reactant gas, duration of the test) shall be defined. Other parameters (size of device, amount of catalyst loading) will also be specified. The analysis protocol for liquid products and oxygen (from anode) will also be established.

WP2: Synthesis and performances screening of first set of materials for CO2RR and OER

D2.1: Report on the synthesis and characterisation of a series of MOFs-Cu, MOFs@Cu2O and MOFs@M/CQDs composites proposed for CO2RR

This report aims to describe the synthesis protocols and the complete characterisation of a series of MOF-Cu and CQDs-MOF-Cu.

D2.2: Report on the characteristics of the materials proposed for OER

This report will refine the following characteristics for OER: all carbon nitride samples to be optimised will have CN as the optical transducers/ antenna, a metal ion within the pores to support exciton splitting, and a surface decoration to control substrate binding and repellence. The finer details as specific surface area, relative amounts and thickness, as well as doping for optical coverage of the solar spectrum are to be determined by experiments.

D2.3: Evaluation of the photocatalytic features of the different solids under study for the selective CO2 reduction to CH3OH using simulated irradiation and H2O as reducing agent

This report details the photocatalytic performance of the materials studied, including product analysis and efforts to achieve methanol selectivity.

D2.3: Evaluation of the photocatalytic features of the different solids under study for the selective CO2 reduction to CH3OH using simulated irradiation and H2O as reducing agent

This report details the photocatalytic performance of the materials studied, including product analysis and efforts to achieve methanol selectivity.

D2.4: Screening of OER materials photocatalytic features under simulated irradiation

The various types of g-CN previously prepared will be examined, compared, selected and reported in their ability to perform OER, under simulated solar light, based on quantum efficiency, dependence on wavelength and intensity, long-term stability and repeatability assessments.

WP3: In-depth mechanistic studies towards materials with improved performances

D3.1: Report on the experimental/modelling characterisation of the photoactive CO2RR MOFs

This report will include the results of the spectroscopic characterisation and molecular modelling of the CO2RR MOF materials studied, together with the proposed mechanism, and guidelines to improve of their efficiency.

D3.2: Report on the experimental/modelling characterisation of the photoactive OER g-CNs

This deliverable aims to provide a summary of all the electronic, spectroscopic and optical features of the g-CNs.

D3.3: Relations between the structural/chemical/electronic features of MOFs/g-CNs and their OER and CO2RR catalytic activities

This deliverable will include a rational analysis of the electronic features of g-CNs/MOFs and their catalytic activities to establish a structure/chemical activity relationship.

WP4: Preparation of an advanced set of materials for CO2RR and OER and performances screening

D4.1: Report on at least 3 optimised MOFs/Cu species /CQDs composites for CO2RR

This deliverable will report on the design of second-generation MOF-based materials for CO2RR based on the best performing candidates identified in WP2 and the modelling studies performed in WP3, including the synthesis and characterisation of at least three optimised ones.

D4.2: Report on at least 3 optimised g-CNs for OER

This report will detail the three best g-CN optimised systems for OER that will be delivered in gram quantities to the partners.

D4.3: Evaluation of the CO2RR photocatalytic features of the different solids under study for the selective CO2 reduction to CH3OH using simulated or natural sunlight irradiation

This report will detail the results of the photocatalytic CO2RR to methanol, including product analysis, description of the origin of methanol selectivity and isotopic labelling studies.

D4.4: Screening of OER materials photocatalytic features under simulated or natural irradiation

The selection of OER materials will be done and reported, thanks to performance measurements first under simulated light, and then under natural conditions and long term operation.

WP5: Study of the integration in a Z-scheme heterojunction and tests

D5.1: Delivery of reactors for tests

Two type of prototype reactors (single chamber reactor without mediator and two-chamber reactor with mediator) will be made and delivered according to the optimised cell.

D5.2: Report on photocatalytic systems designed in heterojunction without a mediator

The report will describing the preparation, characterisation and photocatalytic activity of the Z-scheme heterojunction without a mediator.

D5.3: Report on photocatalytic systems designed in heterojunction with a mediator

The report will describing the preparation, characterisation and photocatalytic activity of the Z-scheme heterojunction with a mediator.

D5.4: Characterisation of the best photocatalytic systems for methanol production integrated in a Z-scheme heterojunction

This deliverable will provide an in-depth analysis of the interface formed between the best CO2RR MOF/OER g-CN composite in terms of microstructures and charge transfer.

D5.5: Report on the performances of the most promising photocatalyst in several operation conditions and scales

This report will describe the photoreactors, operation conditions and scale up of the best photocatalytic systems.

WP6: International societal, market and environmental analysisа

D6.1: Common framework and data for sustainability assessment

A list of common criteria for sustainability in terms of environment, market, society, which will be used for the choice of the industrial site locations.

D6.2: List of potential demonstration sites in the EU and China

A list of five potential locations for demonstration sites in the EU and China, including data for the background utilities per each specific location.

D6.3: Report on Life-Cycle Assessment

A list of main sources causing environmental damages as well as the way(s) for improvement(s).

D6.4: Report on Life-Cycle Costing

A report on the calculation of the production cost of methanol under possible scenarios in specific industrial locations.

D6.5: Report on Social acceptance and energy security study

A survey on the public acceptance of the new technology and a report on calculation of the total reduction in oil and gas import.

WP7: Long-term international research cooperation and implementation

D7.1: Elucidation of interregional barriers
The EU-China cooperation potential barriers will be investigated through consortium discussions and reported.
D7.2: Agenda for intercontinental researcher mobility
This report will be the result of an executive meeting to fix the details of students exchange, senior researcher visits for talks and seminars, and at least 2 joint conferences.
D7.3: Planning of next steps of the interregional cooperation

This report will describe what has been approved by the consortium as continuation of the cooperation between themselves (new research partnerships, student and researchers exchange, etc.).

D7.4: Innovation Management Plan

This deliverable is a report detailing the strategies for the management of the IP in the project.

D7.5: Intellectual Property Rights Report

This deliverable is a summary of the IPR management done in the project.

D7.6: Roadmap to TRL9 and exploitation plan

A detailed plan for upscaling the system will be reported, together with remaining challenges and precise exploitation of the project results.

WP8: Communication, dissemination and networking activities

D8.1: Communication and dissemination plan

The Communication and Dissemination Plan will be a strategic document, defining the C&D goals and tools, the target audience, the main messages to be conveyed, etc.

D8.2: Project website available in English
The website will contain specific sections about the project and its results that will all be available in English and Mandarin.
D8.3: International Industrial Board composition and roles

This deliverable is a list of all members of the Industrial Cluster Board, constituted in order to foster the afterlife of the project, its replicability and its transferability.

D8.4: Report on networking activities and Mission Innovation challenge

Summary of all the networking activities done during the project including the collaboration with Mission Innovation Challenge.

WP9: Project Management

D9.1: Tools for management and information flow

Management templates will be prepared for collecting administrative partner information, establishing cost statements , evaluating progress achieved by each partner for each task, for deliverable and technical reports.

D9.2: Data Management Plan and Ethics Requirement 2

The DMP (Data Management Plan) will be written following the template provided by the European Commission.

D9.3: Project performance report

The project performance report will be issued at the end of the project,  identifying best practices and lessons to be kept in mind for the project afterlife.

D9.4: Identification and recruitment procedures report (Ethics Requirement 1)

This report will detail with partners any procedure used to identify/recruit any entity or person, in line with the Ethics requirements 1.

D9.5: Details on materials imported to/exported from the EU (Ethics Requirement 3)

This report will detail on the materials that will be imported to/exported from the EU in line with the Ethics Requirement 3.

D9.6: Feedback on health and safety procedures applied (Ethics Requirement 4)

This report will contain the copies of import/export authorisations, as required by national/EU legislation, and the lab authorisations, in line with Ethics Requirement 4.