Europacat 2019
A joint event of the catalysis communities from Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium

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We are specialists for measuring technologies and analytical instruments, contract analyzes and method developments for comprehensive characterization of dispersions, particles, powders and porous solids.

We cover the following: particle size determination 0.01 - 3500 µm and dynamic image analysis, BET surface area and pore size distribution, chemisorption and temperature programmed reaction, breakthrough sorption experiments (see:, porosity, density, water vapor sorption, zeta potential, stability of original dispersions and more.


abcr. Gute Chemie – welcome to the world of special chemistry

What makes abcr stand out? Personal customer relationships, qualified advice from specialists and precise orientation based on our customer’s needs, be they universities or from the manufacturing or pharmaceutical industries. We globally source 300,000 organic, inorganic and organometallic chemical products, whether you need a few grams or several tons. This means: our sourcing will get you the right product - readily available in our stock or available from our global network of qualified suppliers.

Ordering special chemicals online? Not a problem! You can easily view and order our products in our online catalogue & shop. Our logistics team specializes in the packaging, shipping and transport of special substances and know exactly what needs to be done - worldwide - certified and reliable.

Do you have specific needs? We would be happy to create special chemicals on your behalf in our European production facility, or to develop unique compounds or carry out research projects with you in our R&D laboratory in Germany.

Special chemicals require special knowledge. Rely on abcr's competence. Our family-run company employs a number of chemists and chemical engineers, as well as logistics and industry experts, who can give you plenty of friendly advice and guide you through the whole process. This comprehensive service is already valued by well-known customers from the life sciences & pharmaceuticals, medical & dental, surface technology, material sciences, energy & electronics and the chemical industries.

Gute Chemie – created in Europe & Germany


Altamira, Pittsburgh, USA

Altamira manufactures fully automated single and multi-station chemisorption analyzers, surface area and
pore size analyzers, benchtop micro-reactors, bench-scale reactors, and high-throughput screening reactors.
Systems can be customized with options that include liquid feeds, high-pressure operation, analytical instrumentation integration, in-situ spectroscopic attachments for Raman or IR, and harsh-chemistry/corrosionresistant coatings and material selection.                    



We from Amtech are specialised in highly automated reactor systems for laboratory as well as for piloting applications. Our main focus is on high-throughput technology for catalyst screening and testing purposes. In our multi-reactor systems reactors can be run parallel but independently from each other by their high level of automation. Besides we offer highly automated test rigs for DeNOx catalysts either for automotive or industrial applications.

Due to the modular setup our systems are fully customisable and can be adapted to your specific applications and requirements.



Avantium is a leading chemical technology company and a forerunner in renewable chemistry. Together with its partners around the world, Avantium develops efficient processes and sustainable products made from biobased materials. Avantium offers a breeding ground for revolutionary renewable chemistry solutions. From invention to commercially viable production processes. Avantium was founded with the singular purpose of using advanced catalysis to transform the world of R&D. Our name is rooted in the Latin word for ‘forerunner’. Today, we define ourselves as a ‘creative accelerator’; a company specialized in groundbreaking innovations and technologies for high throughput catalytic R&D services and systems.


Berghof Products + Instruments GmbH

Berghof Products + Instruments is part of the Berghof Group and therefore benefits from an interdisciplinary knowledge-transfer. Our product range consists of four product categories: - Microwave Digestion Systems - Pressure Digestion Systems and metal-free reactors - High-pressure Reactors - Low-Pressure Reactors The combination of innovative technologies and user-friendly concepts offers our customers a wide range of application possibilities. 


Bronkhorst Deutschland Nord GmbH

Bronkhorst offers an extensive range of thermal and Coriolis mass flow meters and controllers for low flow rates of gases and liquids. Numerous styles of both standard and bespoke instruments can be offered for applications in laboratory, machinery and industry. The Coriolis flow meters and the newly developed ultrasonic liquid flow meters feature smallest physical dimensions and lowest internal volume. The instruments are ideal for dosing processes, under both low and high pressure conditions.


Büchi AG, CH


China Catalyst Group

China Catalyst Group is the leading manufacturer of specialty zeolites with the cuttingedge proprietary technologies. CCG also integrate catalysts production and supplying to meet customer expectation with the key upstream raw material production: SDA and silica production to enhance its competitiveness among the industry.  CCG also provides reliable catalyst products with in epoxidation, denitrification, oximation, butene isomerization,dehydrogenation etc. Also provide catalyst custom made.


DAIICHI KIGENSO KAGAKU KOGYO CO., LTD, the leading producer of Zirconium compounds, is manufacturing zirconium materials for purifying catalysts responsive to environmental requirements and the synthetic catalysts of organic compounds. Based on our refined technique for mixed oxide production, we can provide ZrO2-based catalysts to suit customer’s requirements and specifications.'


Drochaid Research Services Ltd. UK

Drochaid is a Contract Research Organization with the expertise, experience and equipment to carry out world-class work in the fields of Catalysis and Materials Science. With over 200 years of combined industrial experience, we support world leading organizations to develop new catalytic technologies or improve existing ones. We have extensive first-hand experience of the development of commercial chemical processes with a track record of applying our formidable resources to straddle sectors including chemicals, energy, materials, biotechnology and the circular economy.


Evonik Industries AG

Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. The focus on more specialty businesses, customer-oriented innovative prowess and a trustful and performance-oriented corporate culture form the heart of Evonik’s corporate strategy. They are the lever for profitable growth and a sustained increase in the value of the company. Evonik benefits specifically from its customer proximity and leading market positions. Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world. In fiscal 2018, the enterprise with more than 32,000 employees generated sales of €13.3 billion.


Fink Chem+Tec

Fink Chem + Tec GmbH manufactures specialized, high-precision dosing pumps as well as peripheral mixers and peripheral reactors. Above all, our Espira E02 peripheral reactors are an effective and economic alternative to large-volume stirred tanks or stirred tank cascades, fluidized bed reactors, injectors and static reaction systems for many processes in chemical and process engineering.

Their tolerance to solid or gas fractions may well provide alternatives to microchannel-structured reactors.

The EuropaCat is therefore an ideal platform to not only present our novel mixing and reactor technology to a broad specialist audience in the field of catalysis, but also to discuss the potential of our peripheral reactors with highly qualified chemists and process engineers under the motto "catalysis without borders" and to develop new applications.


Glatt Ingenieurtechnik GmbH

Glatt provides particle design to generate and functionalize powders and granules with adjustable properties. Powder synthesis and fluidized bed technologies offer important formulation processes like spray calcination, granulation and coating to design and optimize powders and granules. Glatt supports the product idea starting at the early stage of the product formulation and process development to the scale up and production for food, feed, fine chemicals, and pharmaceutical applications.


HEL Ltd,  UK

HEL's motto is better chemistry - faster; our products are designed to enable research chemists to achieve their goals faster, more accurately and more efficiently.
Operating internationally, HEL is a company that specialises in research and pre-pilot scale chemical reactors and systems. We provide both automated and manual tools for process R&D to clients in the pharmaceutical, fine chemical and petrochemical industries, as well as in academia


hte GmbH

At hte, we make R&D in the area of catalysis faster and more productive. We enable cost-effective innovations and reduced time to market for new products, thereby allowing our customers in the energy & refining, chemical & petrochemical, and environmental industry to keep ahead of the competition. Our technology and services comprise R&D Solutions and Technology Solutions. Our close ties with BASF guarantee long-term orientation and stability.


Haldor Topsoe A/S, Lyngby, DK

Haldor Topsoe is world leader in high-performance catalysts and proprietary technology for the chemical and refining industries. We enable our customers to get the most out of their processes and products, using the least possible energy and resources.

We are world leaders in perfecting services, products and processes and have a strong passion for science. This brings us in the forefront of developing new, sustainable solutions that our customers will base their future business on.


Hiden, UK

Hiden Analytical celebrates more than 35 years of design, development and manufacture of quadrupole mass spectrometers. Our products address a diverse range of applications including catalysis performance quantification, evolved gas analysis and thermo-gravimetric studies - over a pressure range extending from 30 bar processes down to ultra high vacuum.


HNP Mikrosysteme GmbH 

HNP Mikrosysteme produces pumps for small amounts of liquids (flow rate from 1 µl/h to 1152 ml/min, pressure up to 150 bar). These micro annular gear pumps are used at chemical and pharmaceutical production, mechanical engineering, life science, analytical instrumentation and more.

Further, HNPM offers the Modular Dosing System MoDoS®. It is a tailor-made pump system for pilot plants and industrial research. Some components are micro annular gear pumps, filters, sensors, valves, control modules and bus systems.


Hulteberg Chemistry & Engineering AB/S

Hulteberg has specialized in research, development, upscaling, production of catalysts and their implementation to enhance the time-to-market of our customers. Hulteberg is an R&D oriented company, focusing on heterogeneous catalysis. We know how to formulate new catalysts, design reactors and systems around these catalysts and, for almost two decades, Hulteberg have brought laboratory catalyst formulations and technology to market in many different markets and applications, large and small.


Heraeus Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG

Heraeus Precious Metals is a leading provider of precious metals services and products – from trading to products to recycling. Our precious metal products are used in various industries such as Chemistry, Pharmacy and Electronics.  As long-standing specialist in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, our product range starts at homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysts, covers customized supported catalysts and includes solutions and salts based on platinum group metals, gold, silver and rhenium.


IBU-tec advanced materials AG

IBU-tec focuses on the thermal treatment of inorganic materials, utilizing rotary kilns and pulsation reactors.

Clients will get support for various challenges, ranging from material & process development to scale-up projects. Tolling services open up production options for a broad range of materials including catalysts and battery materials. Furthermore, IBU-tec provides engineering and optimization services for on-site projects. Following the recent acquisition of BNT Chemicals, organotin catalysts are now also part of the product portfolio.


ILS-Integrated Lab Solutions GmbH

ILS is Berlin-based provider of custom-designed laboratory reaction systems. We cater to the international market, serving customers in Europe, the USA, Africa and Asia. We can design and construct the most optimal R&D units for energy, environmental and chemical processes. Our 15-years of experience spans a wide range of energy, environmental petrochemical, specialty-chemical, pharmaceutical and materials-related fields. Our strength is delivering turn key package units with integrated analytics that have been chemically validated in our laboratories.


InProcess Instruments

InProcess Instruments (IPI) was founded in Bremen in 1997 and continuous the gas analysis from the former BALZERS AG in Liechtenstein. IPI develops, manufactures and markets quadrupole mass spectrometers for online, offline and batch gas analysis.

Companies from the industries as well as national and international research centres, universities and scientific institutes worldwide successfully use our gas mass spectrometers for industrial processes and for catalytic research in more than 25 countries.



Interscience under the ISX & GAS labels offers and build chromatography analyzers in order to answer to the QC, R&D and research labs needs. The application areas of those analyzers are catalyze, fermentation, petrochemicals, organic & nuclear chemicals, environment (air, water, soils), Food & Beverage, gas analyses etc. Interscience is the manufacturer of those analyzers. We propose support & method in cooperation with our ISX analytical department.


Magritek GmbH

Founded in 2004, Magritek is the global leader in manufacturing cryogen-free benchtop Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectrometers for the analytical instrument market. Magritek’s revolutionary 80 MHz, 60 MHz and 43 MHz Spinsolve family of benchtop NMR models offer the highest sensitivity and resolution available in the market.  These portable systems are robust and easy to use, allowing modern NMR methods to be performed on the chemistry lab bench or inside the fume hood next to a reactor. Magritek has offices in Germany, USA and New Zealand, as well as a worldwide network of partners to help support its customers.





Mettler Toledo

METTLER TOLEDO AutoChem provides product and service solutions to enable faster development of robust processes for better chemical and bio-pharmaceutical products.

Key application areas include:

  • Chemical Synthesis and Design of Experiments (DoE)
  • Crystallization and Recrystallization
  • Process Analytical Technology
  • Raman Spectroscopy and FTIR Spectroscopy
  • Flow Assurance

Micromeritics Instrument Corporation

is a global provider of material characterization solutions for density; surface area/porosity; particle size/shape; powder & catalyst characterization or process development. The company has headquarters in Norcross, GA/USA and more than 300 employees worldwide. We serve industries from oil processing and catalysts to food and pharmaceuticals or next generation materials such as graphene, metal-organic-frameworks, nanocatalysts, and zeolites.


MKS Instruments

MKS Instruments is a global provider of instruments, subsystems and process control solutions that measure, monitor, deliver, analyze, power and control critical parameters of advanced manufacturing processes to improve process performance and productivity for our customers. Our primary served markets include the semiconductor, industrial technologies, life and health sciences, research and defense. 


Parr Instrument

Since 1899, Parr Instrument Company has been providing high quality lab instruments for testing fuels and for conducting chemical reactions and tests under high temperatures and pressures. Our products are used for research, quality assurance, production and teaching in laboratories, pilot plants, and small scale manufacturing facilities.

We specialize in stirred reactors, pressure vessels, tubular reactors, horizontal reactors, fluidized bed reactors, custom designed lab scale reactors, oxygen bomb calorimeters, shaker hydrogenators, and sample preparation equipment.


Porotec GmbH

Your Partner for Characterisation of Particles and Porous Materials

Porotec offers innovative scientific instruments for the characterisation of your catalytic system:

-        TPDRO

-        TPReaction

-        Chemisorption

-        Physisorption - BET surface area

-        Mercury Intrusion Porosimetry - porosity and density

-        Inverse Gas Chromatography

-        DLS - particle size determination

Our application laboratory is equipped with all these systems.

We will be happy to assist and support you for the characterisation of your materials.


Premex reactor GmbH

„High end reactor solutions“ is our claim and means, that we offer highly accurate quality in the field of engineering and assembling of batch-, multiple- and continuous reactor systems. Nearly 50 years experience make us a leading provider in the entire world of reactor technologies.
On the basis of continuous development, we are additional able to deliver magnetic coupling systems up to 650°C.
This also results in another product like a reactor for fast characterization of catalysts and many more.


Pressure Control Solutions B.V.

Pressure Control Solutions B.V. is a young and innovative trading company with a continuously growing customer base in Northwestern Europe.

We specialize in pressure control products for the most demanding application requirements, such as reactors, catalysis or electrolysis, even with multi-phase or supercritical media.

Pressure Control Solutions is the authorized distributor for Equilibar®, LLC (US) products in Northwestern Europe and is located centrally in the Netherlands. For optimal service delivery in the German speaking markets, we have a dedicated and knowledgeable sales representative located in Germany. Matthias Bogar is looking forward to meet you in our booth.



PROREC GmbH is an independent, privately held company offering to our clients a range of process engineering solutions for catalytic processes and R&D equipment at the laboratory and pilot scale.

Our services cover the whole asset lifecycle, starting from concept & detailed design and construction through to commissioning, operation, modification and revamps.

We deliver added value by applying our extensive Know-How, independent perspective, operational experience and professional approach to develop solutions for complex challenges in the design and supply of R&D equipment.


PyroScience GmbH

PyroScience is a manufacturer of innovative optical sensor solutions for measurements of oxygen, pH and temperature. These are based on various fibre-based and smart contactless sensor heads in combination with compact PC-operated and stand-alone read-out devices. Sensor systems are also available for challenging measurements in organic solvents, microfluidics, high-throughput screening and for OEM applications. Now we introduce unprecedented multi-analyte solutions with new optical pH sensors.



REACNOSTICS is modeling, constructing and building chemical research reactors for the spatially resolved investigation of catalytic processes.

Our methodology comprises simulations and operando measurements of concentration & temperature profiles in combination with spectroscopic catalyst characterization.

By applying patented methods, we provide insight in catalytic reactors during time on stream required for knowledge based optimization.


Schrödinger Administration

Schrödinger is a leading provider of advanced molecular simulations and enterprise software solutions that accelerate and increase the efficiency of drug discovery and materials design. Schrödinger has a growing pipeline of early-stage assets and has co-founded leading biotech companies, including Nimbus Therapeutics and Morphic Therapeutic. In addition, the company has deep partnerships and collaborations in such fields as biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and electronics. Through significant long-term investments in basic research, Schrödinger has made scientific breakthroughs across many areas of drug discovery and materials science. Founded in 1990, Schrödinger has nearly 400 employees and operations in the United States, Europe, Japan, and India, as well as business partners in China and Korea.


Sharp Engineering


We provide you with high quality solutions for your challenges in the field of chemical kinetics. Based upon your scope and goal, our experienced team will propose solutions for lab scale reactor design and process analysis, reaction mechanism elucidation, upscaling kinetics and improving catalyst formulations.


We offer extensive, international experience in educating and training scientists and engineers, from junior to senior level, in the field of chemical engineering.


Strem Chemicals Inc.

Strem Chemicals, Inc., established in 1964, is a privately held manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals of high purity. Strem’s key products include catalysts, ligands, organometallics, metal carbonyls, CVD/ALD precursors and nanomaterials. We also offer many graphene related items such as powders, monolayers, nanoplatelets, quantum dots, fullerenes and more.  Our products are used for research and development and commercial scale applications, especially in the pharmaceutical, microelectronics, chemicals and petrochemicals industries. Strem Chemicals also provides custom synthesis, process development and cGMP manufacturing services. Strem is an ISO 9001 certified company. For more information, please visit or contact us at 



With more than 1300 continuous flow reactor install base and the widest chemical space available for catalytic synthesis, market-leader ThalesNano offers safe solutions for daily problems with difficult or dangerous processes.
ThalesNano Energy is a sister company of ThalesNano. Its mission is to improve safety in the laboratory and expand chemistry capabilities at the same time. We aim to replace all hazardous gas cylinders with safer high-pressure gas generators using water as the gas source.


VINCI Technologies

Since 1968, Vinci Technologies is designing and manufacturing laboratory equipment for the Oil and Gas Industry.

Vinci technologies is providing a broad range  of equipment for Lab scale catalyst investigation:

  • production (lab scale mixer & extruder)
  • mechanical properties (strength and attrition/abrasion resistance – ASTM method)
  • catalytic activity (screening, evaluation and demonstration)

through standard equipment as well as fully customized one.



VSPARTICLE believes that in order to enable the energy transition and CO2 utilization, we need to accelerate catalysis research. VSPARTICLE’s mission is to enable researchers to screen 1 billion new catalysts in the next decade. Through gas phase synthesis they have made the process quick, reproducible and clean. Visit their booth to discuss how you can screen 10x more catalysts in an endless variety of material combinations, and meet their latest products: The VSP-S1 Size Selector and the VSP-P1 nanoporous printer.


De Gruyter

The independent academic publisher De Gruyter can look back at a company history of 270 years.

Today, the De Gruyter group publishes over 1,300 new titles each year in the humanities, social sciences, STM and law, more than 700 subscription based or Open Access journals, and a variety of digital products. De Gruyter's publications cover a total of 29 subject areas. The company is headquartered in Berlin, with offices in Basel, Beijing, Boston and Munich.



Wiley, a global company, helps people and organizations develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed.

Wiley-VCH, founded over 90 years ago by German chemical societies and associations, produces English and German language books, journals, and data collections in chemistry, material science, physics, and life sciences.


XiMo Hungary Ltd

Our mission is to enable clients creating novel and innovative products and drastically reducing manufacturing costs.

We design and produce proprietary Mo- and W-metathesis catalysts at scale; to serve the needs of the chemical industry; from agrochemicals, through flavors and fragrances to pharmaceuticals and polymers.

Catalyst Highlights:

Highly active
Z- and enantioselective carbon-carbon double bond formation: >98% Z; e.r. > 95 to 5
cross metathesis using ethylene as reaction partner
functional group tolerance
thermally latent complexes
alkyne metathesis.



Did you ever wanted to be a part of an inspiring network from all over Europe?

Together with you, we create a new network for undergraduates, graduates, and young early-career professionals, from both academia and industry, who are active in the field of catalysis. Our goal is to share knowledge, get inspired, and connect current and future generations of young professionals in catalysis across Europe.

Get in touch with the Young European Catalysis Network, or short YEuCat, at our exhibition-booth C17 and connect already with us by following @YEuCat on twitter.




Organiser and Contact


Theodor-Heuss-Allee 25
60486 Frankfurt am Main

Barbara Feisst
+49 (0)69 7564-333

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