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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

Albemarle validates Avantium for refinery catalyst testing

Albemarle has validated Avantium’s high throughput technology for independent catalyst testing of hydrocracking catalysts. Avantium performed a series of tests to evaluate hydrocracking catalysts from Albemarle using Avantium’s 16-parallel reactors micro-pilot plant....

Avantium performs independent hydrocracking catalyst testing for Petroineos

Petroineos Lavera Refinery contracted Avantium Catalysis to perform an independent catalyst evaluation of several Pretreat and Hydrocracking systems from multiple suppliers for their upcoming HCU catalyst selection. We evaluated the performance of both the Pretreat...

The Catalysis Insider July 2020

Welcome to the July 2020 Catalysis Insider newsletter! I guess you do not need me to tell you that these are strange times. I hope all of you, and your family and friends have come through the pandemic so far in good health. Clearly, all of us have been affected in...

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