Thématiques SYMPHOS 2019

Thématiques SYMPHOS 2019

  • The 1st axis is dedicated to innovative technologies, new processes (intensification, granulation…), and new applied researches developed around phosphate industry.
    • Innovative phosphate technologies involving : Micro-technology, Micro-engineering, micro-equipment, nanotechnologies.
    • Process intensification.
    • New extraction technologies of phosphates & minerals.
    • New and innovative operating modes of phosphate production.
    • Digital data
    • Predictive research for the industry of the future …

 

  • The 2nd axis will focus on new processes related to phosphoric acid, fertilizers and new materials :
    • Beneficiation,
    • Phosphoric and sulfuric acid,
    • Ammonia,
    • Special and smart fertilizers/Bio fertilization,
    • New Materials, corrosion and protection systems.

 

  • The 3rd axis will introduce new Innovative works through basic and applied research & development in the circular economy field: using renewable energy to dry phosphate/fertilizers, discussing impact of environment & climate change on agriculture, managing and valorizing by-products…
    • Water, Dessalination, waste treatment,
    • Responsible mines,
    • RSE ?
    • Innovative use of Renewable Energy
    • Management and valorization of sludges, phosphogypsum.
    • Elimination and management of heavy metals
    • Climate change and agricultural opportunities: New production systems, Best practices.

 

  • The 4th axis of this program will be dedicated to high elements value extract from phosphate sources
    • Fluorine
    • Rare Earth Elements, iodine and other trace elements
    • Sulphur
    • Catalysts
    • Phosphate glasses
    • P4
    • ...

 

  • The 5th axis of this program will be dedicated to Innovation for Agricultural development in Africa :
    • Challenge of knowledge sharing and transfer of advanced research results.
    • Management of African soils (Fertility map, soil salinity) and new methods used to identify soil qualities and soil needs.
    • Agriculture of the futur in Africa: recent advances and new Technologies, crops…
    • Integrated portfolios of best technologies and practices.
    • Sustainable productivity growth, value chains.
    • Transformation of African Agriculture: technology implications and implementation.