Prof. Dr. Erik Heeres (Green Chemical Reaction Engineering, ENTEG) together with BTG Biomass Technology Group and Johnson Matthey Pic. has obtained a grant from the Topsector Energy of almost 500 k€. The grant falls under the Biobased Economy Innovation scheme of the ministry of economic affairs and supports research and development projects focused on the conversion of biomass to final products via catalytic chemical and biotechnological conversion routes.
It concerns a study about catalytic upgrading of pyrolysis oil for the production of transportation fuels. The goal of this project is to investigate whether pyrolysis oil can (partly) replace crude oil or vegetable oil.
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has appointed Professor Maria Loi and Professor Dirk Slotboom from the Faculty of Science and Engineering as members of the Academy.
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded three Vici grants, worth €1.5 million each, to three UG researchers. Prof. J.W Romeijn, Prof. S. Hoekstra, Prof. K.I. Caputi can use this money to develop an innovative line of research and to set up...
Reaching out to sustainable business owners is what Gjalt de Jong is all about. He sees the University as a director of innovation. An independent arbiter who can expedite the shift to a circular economy. To this end, he first needed to change...
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