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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 2020

Welcome to the December 2020 Catalysis Insider newsletter! Dear Reader, Firstly, I hope all of you, your family and friends are healthy and are coming through the Covid-19 pandemic in good spirits. I wonder how many of you, like me, did not expect that we would be in...

Global methodology for catalyst screening and optimization process. Application to mild hydrocracking – I&EC Research Nov 2020.

IFPEN’s experimental methodology using HTT Flowrence units by Avantium The aim of the paper is to illustrate a global experimental methodology used by IFPEN in order to optimize the operation of hydroprocessing units at the refinery.  This involves the selection of...

SIE Neftehim validates Avantium for reforming catalyst testing

SIE Neftehim, LLC has validated Avantium’s high throughput technology for independent catalyst testing of naphtha reforming catalysts. SIE Neftehim is a Russian engineering company specialized in the  development and introduction of oil refining and petrochemical...

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