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Heriot-Watt University

Centre for Innovation in Carbon Capture and Storage

An interdisciplinary, innovative, and international leading centre for research at the interface between science and engineering.

Our research activity

Research is cross-disciplinary bringing together engineers, mathematicians, bio-scientists, geographers and geologists. The Centre collaborates and is supported by industries, international energy policy advisors, government organisations, regional development agencies, national and international universities and research centres.



News & events

  • Special Doctoral Award
  • Funmi and Elizabeth attended the ICCDU
  • Elizabeth Bay participated in Employement event
  • PhD student visited Zhejiang University
  • CO2TRIP Project
  • Heriot-Watt University holds 1st CEC
  • Dr Sanna attended ACEME 2015
  • Dr Qi Liu presents at TCCS-8
  • Prof Maroto-valer gives talk at prestigi LIYSF
  • IMPEE researcher awarded by Royal Society of Edinburgh
  • Prof Mercedes Maroto-Valer interviewed by the Observer
  • A delegation from Zhejiang University China visited the CICCS
  • Scottish Energy News Researcher of the Year Awards 
  • EUBCE Report
  • CO2 Conversion to Liquid Fuel
  • Dr Patricia Cordoba attending the 6th World of Coal Ash conference
  • Minister Counsellor Jin Xu visits Heriot-Watt
  • Michael Ogidi attending Hazards 25 conference
  • 5 months Research Internship from France
  • Prof Mercedes Maroto-Valer Made Fellow Of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
  • Elizabeth Bay presenting at the 3rd UK Solar Fuels Network Symposium
  • The CICCS team attending GHGT-12
  • Luc Steel: 'Most Outstanding Student Award at International Summer School'
  • CICCS at the 2nd International Sulcis CCS Summer School
  • Dr Aimaro Sanna: Part of the Crucible Delegation at ESOF14
  • Live CCUS technologies display
  • Heriot-Watt in Carbon Capture and Storage Funding Announcement
  • Dr. Yolanda Fernandez-Diez presenting at the Edinburgh Science Festival
  • Highlights from STFC Public Engagement Symposium
  • EPSRC Challenging Engineering Fellowship on photo-catalytic CO2 reduction
  • FameLab heats CICCS!
  • £1,5m for research collaboration
  • Professor Mercedes Maroto-Valer has given lectures on CCS in Hong Kong and Beijing
  • Nuffield Placement at CICCS
  • CICCS at the BGS Open Day
  • BBC Arabic filming CICCS
  • CCS Explained
  • ICCDU Washington
  • Poster competition
  • New CICCS labs
  • Full chain CCS centre
  • IChemE prize winner
  • Big Bang in Glasgow
  • The Chancellor, Dr. Buchan attending the inauguration of the CICCS labs
  • The new labs of the CICCS officially opened
  • Prestigious EPSRC award to Prof. Maroto-Valer
  • CICCS Outreach activity
  • EPSRC Grant awarded
  • A new member of the team: Dr. Chih-Wei Lin joins CICCS
  • Solar Fuels and Carbon Dioxide Utilisation Fuel media coverage
  • £ 1.2 milion EPSRC Grant for a novel photo-catalytic reactor
  • James Watt Scholarship funded PhD in Chemical Engineering (JWS2013/19)
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