New projects granted funding

2019-02-25

SIP STRIM’s latest call closed on November 7, 2018. Of the 29 project applications submitted, we can now present 8 feasibility studies, 1 pilot project and 4 full-scale projects that have been granted funding. The call aims to finance projects that meet the challenges defined in the SIP STRIM agenda. We can also proudly say that this year we have a record-high percentage of projects that have been awarded to women (69 % of the projects has female project leaders), and that the call has also brought in 11 new players to the program.

The following pre-studies have been granted funding:

Digital driver support for interaction between vehicles in mining environments
RISE Research Institutes of Sweden AB, RISE ICT/Interactive Piteå
Granted funding: SEK 500 000
Partners: Epiroc Rock Drills AB, Mobilaris AB, Scania CV AB

Developing a numerical tool to optimise mining sequences and minimize seismic hazard using mine stiffness concept
Luleå tekniska universitet, Avdelningen för geoteknologi
Granted funding: SEK 487 500
Partners: LKAB

Platinum-group elements in Swedish Ni-Fe-Cu sulfides
Luleå tekniska universitet
Granted funding: SEK 469 000
Partners: University of Barcelona

Energy Efficiency in Rocks Comminution using High Power Microwaves
Uppsala universitet, Avdelningen för fasta tillståndets elektronik
Granted funding: SEK 500 000

Distance, Awareness and Orientation: Exploring Augmented Reality Applications for the Deep Mining Industry
Boris Design Studio AB
Granted funding: SEK 469 000
Partners: Mine Tec, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden AB

Efficient metalpowder process with innovative sensor technique
RISE Research Institutes of Sweden AB, RISE Acreo
Granted funding: SEK 400 000
Partners: Höganäs AB

GRÄV – mining value change
RISE Research Institutes of Sweden AB, Division Samhällsbyggnad
Granted funding: SEK 431 000
Partners: Karlstad Innovation Park, Sticky Beat AB, Up is down AB, Voestalpine precision strip AB

Recovery of Lithium from dust generated in pyrometallurgical treatment of Li- ion batteries
Luleå tekniska universitet, Avdelningen för Mineralteknik och Metallurgi
Granted funding: SEK 500 000

The following full-scale projects have been granted funding:

Automated Drill Planning for Multiple-Boom Rigs in Underground Mining
Örebro universitet, Center for Applied Autonomous Sensor Systems
Granted funding: SEK 4 038 000
Partners: Alfred Nobel Science Park, Epiroc Rock Drills AB, Zinkgruvan mining AB

Organosolv lignin hydrophobic nanoparticles as low-carbon-footprint biodegradable flotation collectors
Luleå tekniska universitet, Avdelningen för kemiteknik
Granted funding: SEK 2 399 000
Partners: Akzo Nobel Surface Chemistry AB, Boliden Mineral AB, Sveaskog förvaltnings AB

SO4-BIORED Demonstration of biological sulfate reduction in cold climates
RISE Research Institutes of Sweden AB
Granted funding: SEK 1632 000
Partners: Boliden Mineral AB, Fortum waste solutions AB

Optimized roasting of complex copper sulphide concentrates for flexible raw material utilization
Luleå tekniska universitet, Avdelningen för Mineralteknik och Metallurgi
Granted funding: SEK 4 072 000
Partners: Boliden Mineral AB (Smelters and Mines), SEMTECH Metallurgy AB

The following pilot project has been granted funding:

Improved resource efficiency through dynamic loading control II
Luleå tekniska universitet, Avdelningen för geoteknologi
Granted funding: SEK 3 356 000
Partners: Agio system och kompetens i Skandinavien AB, LKAB

 

More information about the projects will be presented shortly.

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