K1-MET is one of the leading and internationally renowned metallurgical competence centres for ferrous and nonferrous metallurgy situated in Austria. Cooperation is done with renowned national and international partners from the metallurgical sectors to cover issues such as energy efficiency, circular economy, and climate neutral metal production. Only through cooperative research in all technical areas, resource efficiency and product quality can be increased so that Europe remains competitive in the long-term. The basis for a fruitful development of K1-MET is the established and deepening cooperation between our partners since almost 20 years. K1-MET and its partners are working on process solutions to advance the modernization of the European metallurgical industry.

Our role in the project

K1-MET investigates Carbon Capture and Utilization Technology to demonstrate a closed carbon cycle in the steel industry. 

Our impact within our region

K1-MET clearly commits to the global climate goals and research is done with a focus on long-term expansion of quality and technology leadership to be the answer to national, European and global challenges. In this way, Hy2Market helps to investigate and demonstrate the decarbonization of energy intensive industries.