RWTH and University of Cape Town Cooperating in VaReeWa Project
The German Ministry of Education and Research is financing the research cooperation as part of of the German-African Innovation Incentive Award.
The German Ministry of Education and Research is funding the project VaReeWa: Development of a combined thermal pre-treatment and hydrometallurgical process route for Value Recovery from e-Waste through small-scale recyclers in Africa. As part of the German-African Innovation Incentive Award, the cooperation between Professor Bernd Friedrich from the RWTH Institute for Metallurgical Process Technology and Metal Recycling and Professor Jochen Petersen from the University of Cape Town in South Africa will be funded with 150,000 euros over a 24-month period.
With this award, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research wants to enable the implementation of research results in African countries. At the same time, cooperation between German researchers and African partners should be strengthened. At present, a total of six projects have been selected for funding with the award.
Source: Press and Communications