ReActiv: Industrial Residue Activation for Sustainable Cement Production

The ReActiv project will create a novel sustainable symbiotic value chain, linking the by-product of the alumina production industry and the cement production industry.

low CO2 footprint & reduced wastes

The new ReActiv technologies will modify the properties of Bauxite Residue, transforming into a reactive material suitable for new, low CO2 footprint, cement products. In this manner ReActiv proposes a win-win scenario for both industrial sectors; reducing wastes and CO2 emissions respectively.

Progress, news & press releases

Learn all the latest updates about the REACTIV project

April 26, 2023
REACTIV’s 5th meeting
The 5th REACTIV (hybrid) meeting was held in Leuven, Belgium on the 24th and 25th of April 2023. These two days were full of presentations from […]
March 17, 2023
ReActiv presented to key Saudi Arabia ministers
David Konlechner had the chance to present ReActiv to key Saudi ministers responsible for economic agendas (energy, trade, investment, industry and mining, finance) and the chairman of […]
January 31, 2023
Prof Y. Pontikes on the CEMBUREAU webinar
During the CEMBUREAU webinar “2050 Ambitions & The Role of Secondary Materials in the European Cement Sector” which was held online on the 23rd of January […]

Facts & Figures


ReActiv is an European Commission funded Innovation Action on the H2020-EU. call


22 partners

The Reactiv project brings together 22 partners from 12 countries 



4 years duration

ReActiv started on November 2020 and is expected to be completed in 2024




ReActiv has been granted a total budget of 8.807.929,38 euros