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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

The Catalysis Insider December 2021

Welcome to the December 2021 Catalysis Insider newsletter! Our news items header says it all: still mostly at home. Who would have guessed some two years ago we would still be in a lockdown situation (which in NL has just again become stricter). Nonetheless, I hope...

OMV selects Avantium to perform independent catalyst testing

Avantium Catalysis performed an independent catalyst evaluation of Naphtha Reforming catalysts to support the catalyst selection for OMV Schwechat Refinery CCR unit.Schwechat Refinery is one of the largest and most modern inland refineries in Europe processing 9.6...

Ergon selects Avantium to perform independent catalyst testing evaluation

AMSTERDAM, 6 October 2021 – Ergon, Inc., has selected Avantium Catalysis to evaluate two hydroprocessing catalyst systems, utilizing the Avantium Flowrence® technology.The results obtained in Avantium Flowrence® unit with 16 parallel single-pellet-string reactors...

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