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
George Hermens (RUG) introduces us to coatings from nature. During the ARC CBBC lustrum event he explained his research for more sustainable coatings. In his research he focusses on the […]
Reinventing chemistry together! Our mission towards sustainable chemistry with joint efforts has not gone unnoticed! The lustrum event on April 22nd not only got quite a lot of social media […]
We all know that plastic waste is a threat to the environment, but did you know that when disposed in the environment plastic waste breaks down to smaller particles? Even […]
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