European technology to catalyse electrification of chemical industry


A consortium led by TNO (The Netherlands) and formed by VITO (Belgium), Avantium (The Netherlands), INSTM (Italy), Gensoric (Germany), Hysytech (Italy), Sustainable Innovations (Spain), Perstorp (Sweden), University of Hohenheim (Germany), Radici Chimica (Italy), AVA Biochem (Switzerland) and Novamont (Italy) will work for 48 months in order to develop and build an electrochemical pilot reactor, a direct conversion to the targeted products.


PERFORM is expected to contribute to technology development to reduce the environmental impact of the chemical industry. The technology developed in PERFORM will reduce CO2 emissions from the production of chemicals due to the efficient utilization of renewable biobased feedstocks and renewable energy. It will also be essential for a future sustainable society that uses local resources

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On February 7, Rosalba Passalacqua, Associate Professor of Industrial Chemistry at the Italian Consortium on Materiel Science and Technology of the University of Messina in Italy, gave a presentation on the Electrification of the chemical industry to the students at the secondary school Liceo Leonardo da Vinci located in Reggio Calabria. As part of the...

Stefano Alini, CEO, Innovation and Research Director at Radici InNova, showcased how the PERFORM project can contribute to achieving the ESG (environmental, societal, governance) goals of companies, as part of the conference L’approcio ESG come strategia empresa held in Novara (Italy) on February 10, 2022. Stefano opened his speech by presenting the Sustainability Report 2020...

PERFORM (PowER platFORM) was selected as a finalist for the EU Sustainable Energy Awards (EUSEW Awards) 2021 in the Innovation category, together with LIFE-DIADEME and RenOnBill. Winners were announced in an online awards ceremony, held on October 25 at 12 (CEST) and finally it was LIFE-DIADEME who took the prize. The EU Sustainable Energy Awards...


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