Biovertol 2

Towards Sustainable Synthesis of Branched-Chain Higher Alcohols from Biobased Feedstock

Biovertol 2 is a follow-up project that builds upon a previous Catalisti project, Biovertol 1. Biovertol 1 aimed to develop renewable routes towards short-chain, middle-range and long-chain Guerbet-alcohols. These branched bio alcohols are interesting platform chemicals with compelling physicochemical properties from which a viable and renewable chemistry tree can be built. The project showed that a novel Guerbet process can be developed and that numerous applications comprising biobranched alcohols prove to hold exceptional properties. Biovertol 2 seeks to build upon these successes.

Project Details
Project type: ICON
Approved on: 18/11/2015
Duration: 31/12/2015 – 31/03/2018
Total budget: €1.114.453
Subsidy: €753.777
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