Gas-phase Reaction Kinetics of Biofuels Oxygenated Molecules (pdf)

April 23 – April 24 2018 ( Politecnico di Milano, Italy)



                                                                                “Conference Participants”

The workshop aimed at providing an overview of the current research and the most recent advancements in the investigation of the oxygenated classes of molecules involved in biofuels conversion chemistry. Organized as a joint meeting between SMARTCATs WG1 and IMPROOF, it provided a key contribution to the discussion on the advancement and critical issues in the field.

Invited Speakers

Eliseo RANZI (Politecnico di Milano, Italy) – “Detailed kinetics of vanillin as reference component of pyrolysis bio-oil”

Heinz PITSCH (Institute for Combustion Technology, RWTH Aachen, Germany) – ‘Chemistry Matters: Advanced Biofuels for Internal Combustion Engines’

Roger CRACKNELL (Shell Global Solutions, UK) – “Ethanol and other bio-oxygenates: their role in high octane fuels”


Prof. Faravelli, head of the CRECK Modeling group at POLIMI

Dr. Stagni, Assistant Professors at POLIMi

Dr. Pelucchi, Assistant Professors at POLIMI


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