KM Rustfri and a consortium of European SME's and universities received in 2008 a co-funding of €1,2M from the European Commission for a 24 month project under the under the FP7 Program: "Research for the benefit of SME's".
The objective of the Hydract project was to develop an innovative actuator based on water hydraulics to operate sanitary valves with a primary application in the brewery, dairy and pharmaceutical industries.
HYDRACTDEM – 2011 to 2013
In 2011 a smaller consortium consisting of 4 European SME's recieved a co-funding of €1,1M from the European Commission for a new 24 month project under the FP7 Program.
The objective of the new project is to complete a full scale demonstration by installing a new CIP-line at Carlsberg in Fredericia Denmark. The new CIP-line will act as a showcase where companies and organisations can see the water hydraulic technologfy in real production.
HYDRACTREG – 2014 to 2015
KM Rustfri was granted €0,75M by MARKEDSMODNINGSFONDEN in Denmark for a 18 month project to demonstrate the HYDRACT actuators regulation capabilities.
HYDRACTVAL – 2015 to 2017
In May 2015 KM Rustfri was granted €0,75M by EU under phase 2 of the Horizon 2020 program to test and demonstrate new concepts for a leak safe bi-directional process valve