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10-02-2016 - Solar powered water pump for reverse osmosis desalination project starts

The project Solar powered water pump for reverse osmosis desalination was made possible by NPRP grant # 8-547-2-222 from the Qatar National Research Fund (a member of Qatar Foundation).

01-01-2016 - PCR-1: High temperature chemical reactions in pulsed compression reactors project starts

Dow Benelux B.V., University of Twente and Encontech B.V. started a collaborative project PCR-1: High temperature chemical reactions in pulsed compression reactors aiming to substantiate the feasibility of the pulsed compression reactor technology for a number of industrially important reactions.

01-01-2016 - Heat driven water pump project starts

The project Heat driven water pump (Warmte aangedreven pomp voor rondpompen van water) is sponsored by tthe European Union and the European Regional Development Fund, project number PROJ-00035.

01-09-2015 - Liquid Compression Reactors project starts

The project Liquid Compression Reactors is sponsored by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland), Mkb-innovatiestimulering Regio en Topsectoren (MIT), project number MTHLA15053.

05-06-2015 - Final Meeting of the Up-THERM Project

The Final Meeting of the Up-THERM project was held in Rome on June 5th with the aim of providing the Consortium with updates on the results of the technical work carried out in P2 and of discussing about the final reporting procedures for completing the project activities. The date of this meeting was anticipated respect to the official end date of the project to gather all the partners before the summer break and discuss about how to properly handle the completion of the project activities from both a technical and promotional point of view.

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Up-THERM Press Release
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13-09-2013 - Up-THERM project Kick-Off Meeting

The Kick-Off Meeting represents the official start of the research project Up-THERM (Innovative high efficiency phase change fluid based heat engine) funded by the European Commission under the FP7. The meeting was held in Rome at the LABOR headquarter, hosted by the Coordinator TEP ENERGY SOLUTION.

The project objective is the development of an innovative engine which could be used as a prime mover for micro- and mini-CHP applications.

05-03-2013 - Second Place Poster Award Winner of NGCS 10 in Doha

Our two posters were presented together with Twente University in Natural Gas Conversion Symposium in Doha, Qatar. The poster Liquid compression chemical reactors is the Second Place Poster Award Winner.

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Poster Liquid compression chemical reactors
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PDF Poster Pyrolysis and Dry Reforming of Methane
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09-2012 - Single-piston alternative to Stirling engines

The article on Single-piston alternative to Stirling engines was published in the Applied Energy Journal, Vol. 97, Pages 743–748.

11-05-2012 - Bioliquids-CHP final project brochure published

The final project brochure of the Bioliquids-CHP project is now available. This brochure presents an overview of the main project achievements and highlights some conclusions and perspectives towards future development. The full title of this collaborative project was: Engine and turbine combustion for combined heat and power production.

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04-2012 - Steam reforming of methane by rapid compression–expansion

The article on Steam reforming of methane by rapid compression–expansion was published in the Fuel Journal, Volume 94, Pages 298–304.

01-02-2007 - Doobrak in de chemische technologie

The article on pulsed compression technology was published in the Magazine Monitor, January 2007 (in Dutch). This article 'Doobrak in de chemische technologie' you can read here.

03-09-2006 - Pulsed compression: advanced technology for high temperature, high pressure processes

The 19th International Symposia on Chemical Reaction Engineering (ISCRE) in Potsdam, Germany.
Poster: Pulsed compression: advanced technology for high temperature, high pressure processes.


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Liquid compression reactors are novel types of multi-
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