Chemical building blocks for a sustainable future

ARC CBBC is the Dutch national research center that investigates chemical building blocks for novel sustainable energy and materials. We are a public-private organisation in which academic, industrial and governmental partners are cooperating intensively. Our many research projects focus on three themes.

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Functional materials & specialties


Energy carriers

17 September 2019

Deepening the knowledge of our scientists at Catalysis Connected

At the end of August, from 24 – 27, a large number of ARC CBBC’s researchers had the opportunity to dive into the world of catalysis during Catalysis Connected. 16 […]

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16 September 2019

ARC CBBC welcomes five new members

We are pleased to welcome five new members to the ARC CBBC: Peter Bolhuis is full professor at the University of Amsterdam, head of Amsterdam Center for Multiscale Modeling (ACMM) […]

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28 May 2019

Professor Hans Kuipers awarded with Zhang Dayu Lectureship

We are proud to announce that Professor Hans Kuipers, one of our Programme Directors and Professor of the Multi-scale Modelling of Multi-phase Flows group at Eindhoven University of Technology, delivered […]

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Programme directors

Ben Feringa

Professor of Organic chemistry and molecular sciences
University of Groningen

Bert Weckhuysen

Professor of Inorganic chemistry and catalysis
Utrecht University

Hans Kuipers

Professor of Multi-scale modelling of multiphase flows
Eindhoven University of Technology

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