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ECO-AI Workshop: AI-Driven Solutions for Carbon Capture and Storage

The ECO-AI project recently hosted an immersive two-day workshop dedicated to exploring groundbreaking AI solutions in the field of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS). This event, a key component of the ECO-AI project, aimed to address critical challenges in implementing large-scale CCS technologies. The event delved into innovative AI applications that enhanced the efficiency and effectiveness of CCS processes.

Event Details

Date and Time:
Monday 11 March: 13:00 - 17:00 (lunch served from 12:00)
Tuesday 12 March: 09:00 - 17:00
Location: Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK
Venue: Scott Suite, Edinburgh Business School

Engaging Sessions and Expert Panels

The workshop featured a diverse lineup of sessions led by renowned experts from the ECO-AI project team at Heriot-Watt University and Imperial College London, along with prominent academic and industry leaders. The workshop covered a wide range of topics including:

  • AI materials discovery pipeline for energy-efficient CO2 capture.
  • AI-solvers for modelling CO2 flow in geological storage formations.
  • Modelling CO2 target progress and innovation trajectories in various industrial sectors.
  • Special Guest Speakers from other projects funded under the UKRI call on AI for NetZero research.

Collaboration and Learning

Participants networked with leading scientists and professionals in the field, engaged in thought-provoking discussions on AI’s role in achieving the UK’s NetZero targets, and gained insights from external speakers representing other UKRI-funded projects under the AI for NetZero funding calls.

Speaker Presentations

Workshop program (updated 08 March 2024)

Workshop program

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this event, please contact ECO-AI project manager at

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