Tomorrow’s Catalysis


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

Automating Catalyst Evaluation – Technology in Action – PTQ Q4 2019

Accurate evaluation of catalysts performance is an important step in optimizing catalytic refinery processes with respect to product yields, run length, energy efficiency, and overall product quality. Utilizing high throughput multiple parallel reactors is key to...

Japanese Research Association ADMAT select Avantium’s Flowrence XR high throughput catalyst testing system to accelerate their research

Amsterdam, 10 September 2019 – The Research Association of High-Throughput Design and Development for Advanced Functional Materials (ADMAT) in Japan selected Avantium to deliver a Flowrence XR high throughput catalyst testing system to accelerate their research....

Thaioil selects Avantium to perform independent catalyst testing evaluation

Thaioil has selected Avantium Catalysis to perform independent catalyst evaluation of Naphtha Reforming catalysts to support the catalyst selection for their CCR unit. Avantium’s Flowrence® 16-parallel reactors system with individual temperature-control and...

Upcoming Events

  1. UK Catalysis Conference 2020

    7 January 2020 - 9 January 2020
  2. ICAAHA 2020 : International Conference on Adsorption Analysis and Heterogeneous Adsorption

    23 January 2020 - 24 January 2020
  3. AFPM Annual Meeting 2020

    22 March 2020 - 24 March 2020

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