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  • 25-09-2019

EOS article: Driving on wood

In the context of his selection for the Flemish PhD Cup, Dr. Ir. Aron Deneyer presented his research in EOS. He converted cellulose from biomass into naphtha, the major component of gasoline. With a simple and feasible procedure, he developed a promising and renewable alternative for fossil fuel production.

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  • 05-09-2019

Press news: Circularity of the chemical industry in "Focus Chemie"

Prof. Bert Sels' vision about the circularity of the chemical industry is written down on the second page of a chemical magazine of the newspaper De Standaard: Focus Chemie. He tells the reader about his vision of recycling materials and the transition from fossil feedstocks towards renewable ones.

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Latest publications

Glycolaldehyde as Bio-based C2 Platform Chemical: Catalytic Reductive Amination of vicinal Hydroxyl Aldehydes

  • 27/09/2019 - William Faveere, Tzvetan Traychev Mihaylov, Michiel Pelckmans, Kristof Moonen, Frederik Gillis-D'Hamers, Roel Bosschaerts, Kristine Pierloot and Bert F. Sels
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Reductive catalytic fractionation: State of the art of the lignin-first biorefinery

  • 10/07/2019 - Tom Renders, Gil Van den Bossche, Thijs Vangeel, Korneel Van Aelst, Bert F Sels
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Bio-based aromatic amines from lignin-derived monomers

  • 10/07/2019 - Enguerrand Blondiaux, Jeroen Bomon, Michał Smoleń, Nadya Kaval, Filip Lemière, Sergey Sergeyev, Ludo Diels, Bert Sels, Bert UW Maes
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