GREEN-CHEM partner in EU project on two pilots for a sustainable chemo-enzymatic production of chemicals

In a new EU project, the GREEN-CHEM network joins a collaboration to incite a transition to a more green and sustainable chemistry.


Kick-off of the PSYCHE project

PSYCHE: Gasification of plastic waste followed by Fischer-Tropsch synthesis


Kick-off of the WATCH project

WATCH: Cooperation on the chemical recycling of plastic waste

On September 9th 2019, the WATCH project was kicked-off. This 4-year SBO project (Strategic Basic Research) is funded by VLAIO and supported by Catalisti, the Flemish spearhead cluster for chemistry and plastics. The project is a collaboration between UGent (project coordinator), KULeuven and VITO. The industrial advisory board consists of AVGI, Borealis, Dow, GOVI, Indaver, INEOS, OVAM ,Pervatech Ravago, Recticel, Total, Unilin, Covestro and Catalisti.

13-06-2019 CAPTURE nominated for EU Regiostars award
12-06-2019 TEDx talk 'Plastics Rehab'
09-11-2018 Sven Rogge in the running for Flemish thesis prize
09-11-2018 Chemical QR codes: alternative methods for data storage
19-10-2018 Dutch Zeolite Association prize for COMOC research group
13-09-2018 Vacancies: Three faculty positions on urban waste and circular economy
28-05-2018 Biogas: Not only a fuel but also a resource for platform chemicals
30-03-2018 The next revolution in food will be microbes
21-03-2018 PSYCHE project turns plastic waste into base chemicals
15-01-2018 Approval of CATCO2RE and CO2PERATE projects