Project

Exploration of continuous flow strategies for the valorisation of renewable resources

Duration
01 July 2014 → 30 June 2018
Funding
Private funding via IWT/VLAIO
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Organic chemistry
Keywords
continuous flow reactions
 
Project description

The project will concentrate on three main project ideas.

1. Production of acid chlorides (f.e. acryloyl chloride) using microreactor technology

2. Functionalisation of the acyloin of undecenoic acid (from castor oil) or  undecanoic acid

3. Production of functionalised furans from sugars