Structured catalysts and reactors – Perspectives for demanding applications

Freek Kapteijn*, Jacob A. Moulijn

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In this perspective paper a brief overview is given of the past developments in the field of structured catalysts and reactors, the potential for process intensification, energy and materials efficiency. Current exciting new developments for demanding processes are highlighted and directions indicated that contribute to a future sustainable chemical industry.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5-14
Number of pages10
JournalCatalysis Today
Publication statusPublished - 2020


  • (Nano) structured
  • Energy management
  • Foams
  • Monoliths
  • Packed beds
  • Process intensification
  • Structured catalytic reactors


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