In the Advanced Research Center Chemical Building Blocks Consortium (ARC CBBC), founded in 2016, the companies AkzoNobel, BASF, Nouryon and Shell and the universities of Eindhoven, Groningen and Utrecht are working with the support of the Dutch government and scientists from other academic institutions on far-reaching research to find solutions to counteract greenhouse gas emissions and create a sustainable society.
Sharing a common vision of sustainability, our new generation of scientific talent aims to build the chemistry for the future.
Our many research projects focus on three themes:
Functional materials & specialties
To commemorate the consortium’s first five-year anniversary, we organize the Reinventing Chemistry Together symposium on 22 April 2021. Broadcasted online from the NBC Conference Center in Nieuwegein our distinguished presenters […]
Do you want to know how the use of biomass can contribute to a more sustainable society? PhD student Lukas Wolzak and Keimpe van den Berg (AkzoNobel) explain the purpose […]
We look back on an inspiring and successful annual symposium! Climate change and global warming urges society to reduce the environmental impact of production processes as well as of our […]
Professor of Organic chemistry and molecular sciences University of Groningen
Professor of Inorganic chemistry and catalysis Utrecht University
Professor of Multi-scale modelling of multiphase flows Eindhoven University of Technology