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





Communication at the EEPC conference 2019

24 July 2019

Bio Fuel Gas and Oxygen Enriched Flue Gases as Oxidant in Cracking Furnaces by G.Theis. & al.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