Newsflash! The Catalisti Newsletter May 2020 is out. This issue features an interview with Jan Van Havenbergh in FOKUS Chemie, a Moonshot update, facts & figures by essenscia, and so much more. Click here to read our latest edition, and subscribe to our upcoming newsletters to stay up-to-date with the latest news from the Catalisti network!
The INCITE project has officially been launched. This 4-year project, coordinated by Oleon and primarily funded through the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme, seeks to bring about a transition to a more flexible and sustainable chemistry. It does so by building on technology developed in the context of Catalisti’s Lipametics project.
The chemical industry and environmental efforts don’t mix. It’s a common misconception, while in fact, chemical products and technologies form a key building block for a sustainable future. Likewise, sustainability is increasingly becoming an elemental compound of the chemical industry. Catalisti, the spearhead cluster for chemistry and plastics, specifically seeks to drive innovation and multidisciplinary partnerships in these high-impact industries. Catalisti is currently tackling a massive host of projects focused on sustainability, from the development of biobased resources to rolling out carbon-smart technologies in its Moonshot program. This ambitious, longterm program is supported by the Flemish government and is aimed