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Workshops “LowCarbonFuture”

LowCarbonFuture Workshop “Requirements for realization of Low-Carbon steelmaking in Europe” In the frame of the 4th ESTAD conference the workshop […]

Project meeting for the SPIRE project DESTINY in Ancona

The second meeting of the project meeting for the SPIRE-project “Development of an efficient microwave system for material transformation in […]

BFI Kolloquium 2019 „Save-the-Date“

Applied research for the steel industry! Inform on May 8, 2019 (9:00-14:30) about new research topics at the BFI Colloquium, […]

Investigations on the recovery of recyclable metals from metallic residues

The VDEh-Betriebsforschungsinstitut and the institute for technical mechanics/flow mechanics (TU Clausthal) develop an ultrasonic reactor for the recovery of valuable […]

WaterWatt: Efficiency of water circuits: Workshop and poster presentation in Düsseldorf on 12.03.2019

WaterWatt: Efficiency of water circuits Workshop and Poster Exhibition in Düsseldorf on 12.03.2019 from 9:00 to 14:00 o’clock During a […]

Visitation of Minister Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart at the BFI

On 30.11.2018 the BFI had a visit of Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart, Minister for Economy, Innovation, Digitisation and Energy in […]

Industrial Water 2018 – BFI involved with lectures, workshop and poster

A conference on the subject of Industrial Water 2018 will be held in Frankfurt at the end of November. The […]

Practical conference “Natural gas composition fluctuations in the process industry”

On the 22th of November 2018 the practical conference “Natural gas composition fluctuations in the process industry” was successfully performed […]

Chromium recovery from slags was discussed at the BFI Chromic partner meeting

On 22/23 November 2018 the Chromic partner meeting took place in Düsseldorf. The discussion took place at the BFI and […]

Meeting “Blast furnace control”

On 22 November 2018, JFE, the University of Dortmund and BFI discussed new approaches for modelling and control at the […]

Lecture at the BDGuss working group meeting “Foundry 4.0”.

On 2018-10-30, Dr. Neuer presented an impulse keynote at the BDGuss Workgroup meeting „Gießerei 4.0“, covering various aspects of digitalisation. […]

Kick-off-Meeting SPIRE-Projekt “Development of an efficient microwave system for material transformation in energy intensive processes for an improved yield” (DESTINY)

The kick-off-meeting for the SPIRE-project “Development of an efficient microwave system for material transformation in energy intensive processes for an […]

59th GfT Conference

From 24.09.18 to 26.09.18 the 59th GfT conference took place in Göttingen. Approx. 250 participants took part in the conference. […]

COMSOL® Application to Estimate 3D Blast Furnace Hearth Wear Using Thermocouple Measurements

Lecturer: Dr.-Ing. Yalcin Kaymak Event: Comsol Conference 2018 Lausanne Date: 22.10.2018 Location: Lausane Switzerland Co-Authors: Y. Kaymak1, T. Hauck1, J. […]

H2020 projects SpotView and InspireWater held joint workshop in Avilés

On 4 October, a joint workshop took place at the Avilés Niemeyer Center on the Spanish Atlantic coast, which brought […]

DECHEMA Annual Conference: Tandem presentation by the chemical and steel industries

During the annual conference of the DECHEMA in Aachen in September the BFI gave a tandem lecture titled: “Industrial water […]

Digital Twin technology in the steel industry: from concept to operational benefits

“Digital Twinning” technology plays a key role in the progressive Digitalisation of the Process Industry for increasing its competitiveness and sustainability. However, […]

Horizon2020 Project InspireWater

The InspireWater Project is developing and testing three innovative technologies for sustainable water treatment. One of the BFI’s innovations is […]

practice conference: natural gas fluctuations in the process industry

practice conference: natural gas fluctuations in the process industry – backgrounds, effects, solutions – on 22.11.2018 in Düsseldorf. Location: VDEh-Betriebsforschungsinstitut […]

We are looking for new employees!

If you like applied research and you would like to work in a very creative and dynamic team, then take […]

Get in touch with our research ideas!

Get in touch with our research ideas! More than 100 people from steel and process industry attended the BFI colloquia […]

The new multimedia brochure is online!

OUR NEW MULTIMEDIA BROCHURE; Just click:BFI Brochure “Solutions to the Challenges of the Industry

Consortium meeting of SPIRE Project MORSE at BFI

On 03.05.2018 the partners of the SPIRE project MORSE (Model-based Optimisation for efficient use of ResourceS and Energy) held their […]

Seminar “Oxide formation and flexibe descaling during steel processing”

On 23.11.2017 the seminar “Oxide formation and flexibe descaling during steel processing” was held by BFI in cooperation with Steel […]

Best Poster Award – Comsol Conference 2017 Rotterdam

Best Poster Award –  Comsol Conference 2017 Rotterdam The Comsol Conference 2017 was helt 18-20. Oktober in Rotterdam. Thousands of […]

3rd European Steel Technology and application days (ESTAD) und die 9th European Continuous Casting Conference (ECCC), Wien

From 26th to 29th of  June the 3rd European Steel Technology and Application Days (ESTAD) and the  9th European Continuous […]

2nd ISIJ-JK-VDEh-Jernkontoret Symposium

The 2nd ISIJ-JK-VDEh-Jernkontoret Symposium was helt 12-13 June 2017 at Jernkontoret , Stockholm. 27 lectures were given by paticipants of […]

The BFI reestablishes itself

As a research and development partner to the process industry, especially the steel industry, the BFI stands for applied top […]

Sales activities

The BFI strengthens its sales activities and welcomes Mr Tilo Reichardt in a new role. As Head of Technical Sales […]

Second workshop in the Horizon 2020 project COCOP

In the period from 22 November 2016 to 24 November 2016, the second workshop of the Horizon 2020 project COCOP […]

Project meeting for the project PreventSecDust

On 15 and 16 November 2016, a project meeting for the project PreventSecDust, coordinated by BFI, took place at TATA […]

Horizon 2020 project COCOP started

The Horizon 2020 project COCOP was launched on 1 October 2016. COCOP stands for “Coordinating Optimization of Complex Industrial Processes”. […]