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Leading R&D solutions to accelerate your catalyst development


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Leading R&D solutions to accelerate your catalyst development


R&D Services

Customized catalyst testing and R&D paired with broad scientific and technical expertise. More than 700 reactors ready for you! Read more

R&D Systems

Flowrence platform – parallel reactor catalyst testing units. Unmatched accuracy, reliability and ease of use! Read more

Refinery Catalyst Testing

Confidently select the best commercial catalyst for your application. Performance truly independently verified! Read more

Who we are

Avantium Catalysis is the leading provider of advanced catalyst testing technology and services to accelerate catalyst R&D. It is a business unit of Avantium, the Amsterdam based, Euronext listed, leading renewable chemical technology company. We have over 50 highly skilled and experienced professionals, representing over 20 nationalities, dedicated to providing you with fast and accurate R&D results, no matter how complex your chemistry or R&D challenge may be.


What we do

Avantium Catalysis helps you accelerate your catalyst R&D. We do this by supplying our advanced Flowrence high-throughput catalyst testing systems, or by executing in-house customized contract catalyst research projects. We work in a collaborative, creative and tailored manner for our customers in the fields of refining & energy, chemicals and renewables – whatever your objectives may be, we will find a way to help you.

Latest News

Avantium preferred partner for evaluating IFPEN catalysts for mild hydrocracking of heavy oils

IFP Energies nouvelles (IFPEN), a major research and training player in the fields of energy, transport and the environment, commissioned Avantium as their preferred choice for the evaluation and comparison of multiple catalyst systems for Mild Hydrocracking. The feeds...

The Catalysis Insider – December 2018

We are pleased to provide you our December Catalysis Insider newsletter. In this issue, we cover two topics addressing how to increase the success rate of catalyst testing programs – for complex tests with uncertain outcomes, and for hydrocracking tests. We also...

Avantium qualified by Axens for C5-C6 isomerization catalyst evaluation

Axens, an international provider of advanced technologies, catalysts, adsorbents and services, has qualified Avantium to perform independent testing of commercial C5-C6 isomerization catalysts after a thorough qualification program under commercially relevant...

Upcoming Events

  1. AFPM Annual Meeting

    March 24 - March 26
  2. ARTC (Asia Refining Technology Conference) 2019

    March 25 - March 27
  3. ACS 257

    March 31 - April 2

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