Welcome to IMPROOF

IMPROOF is a European project aiming at improving the energy efficiency of steam cracking furnaces by at least 20%, while reducing emissions of greenhouse gases and NOx by at least 25%.

 

The strongly industrial oriented consortium is composed of 7 industrial partners, including 2 SME completed by 2 RTO and 2 Universities, showing a

 

clear and strong path to the industrial and economical world.

Start date: 1 September, 2016
End date: 31 August, 2020

Grant number 723661

 

 

 

News

IMPROOF Workshop – 27-28 january 2020

8 October 2019

The IMPROOF consortium is pleased to announce the two-day IMPROOF workshop that will be held on 27-28 January 2020 at the Laboratory for Chemical Technology in Ghent, Belgium. Registration is open for all stakeholders from both industry and academia. Participants can register for one or two days:   Day 1: Computational...Read more


Communication at the EEPC conference 2019

24 July 2019

“Georgios Bellos and Peter Oud presented on 24/10/2019 the steam cracking furnace of the future at the European Ethylene Producers Conference, which can lead to 30% CO2 reduction”   Low-Emission cracking Furnace by P. Oud & al. Bio Fuel Gas and Oxygen Enriched Flue Gases as Oxidant in Cracking Furnaces by...Read more


Making chemicals with electricity

24 May 2019

Ghent University, member of the ENERGY-X consortium, has published a perspective article in Science, untitled Making chemicals with electricity.  Read more


Common Dissemination Booster

26 November 2018

IMPROOF is working with the EC through the service “Common Dissemination Booster” (). It will help us to gather and exchange with two other EU SPIRE projects, VULKANO and DREAM. The three projects are working on similar problematics; they probably will have the same kind of stakeholders, which could be an...Read more

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