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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The PERFORM consortium partners were able to finally meet in person again after two and a half years of the pandemic. Hysytech as host member received the project members in Turin, Italy June 30 and July 1. During those two days, all the organisations were able to present the advancement on their different tasks: feedstock...

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On June 9, PERFORM attended the PROCESSES4PLANET FORUM, held by ASPIRE2050 in Brussels (Belgium). On behalf of the project, Erwin Giling, Project Manager at TNO and Coordinator of PERFORM was in charge of presenting the project outputs to the ASPIRE community highlighting its contribution to the Processes4Planet ambitions of climate neutrality, circularity, and competitiveness of...


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