Carbon Capture & Storage – Sharing Knowledge and Experience

Dept 58 - International Relations Department
Dept 58 - International Relations Department

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Project
RegionJihomoravský region
Title of the ProgrammePilot Studies and Surveys on CCS Technology
Title of the ProjectCarbon Capture & Storage – Sharing Knowledge and Experience
Project Website

http://shake.sci.muni.cz/en

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Project Promoter

Masaryk University in Brno

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Name of Norwegian Partner(s)

Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet (NTNU)

Objective of the Project

The objective of the project is to introduce to lay and professional public the CCS (Carbon Capture & Storage) technologies in general and in relation to global climate issues and to reproduce experience with these technologies from countries where CCS technologies have already been put into operation. Expected benefit of the project is to provide enough information to general public so that the public is able to consider possible benefits and risks in prospective discussion about real implementation of the CCS technologies in the Czech Republic.

Here are specific outputs of the project - series of lectures for students of secondary and primary schools, traveling exhibition, block course for students of the Masaryk university, long-term exhibition at the VIDA! Science center in Brno, discussions with interested members of the general public, joint seminar for representatives of parliamentary parties and committees concerned of Deputies respectively Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic, further then individual information seminars for representatives of potentially affected administration offices, ministries and regions of the Czech Republic etc. Also lectures for trainees of the University of the Third Age or specific workshop for students of the Masaryk university, as well Competition for secondary schools and CCS teaching laboratory at the Masaryk university will be implemented within the project.

Approved grant

9 516 393 CZK

Project DurationStart date: 1st January 2015, End date: 31st March 2016