Polyester synthesis using novel and efficient esterification catalysts

Aim of this project is to develop new catalysts for polyester syntheses with an attractive environmental and economic profile. These catalysts will lead to more eco-friendly processes and will broaden the scope of raw materials (including renewable-based raw materials) that can be used in polyester syntheses.


André van Linden

Director Coatings technology
AkzoNobel Decorative Paints

Adri Minnaard

Professor of Bio-organic chemistry
University of Groningen