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We are part of the MOF2H2 project

We are part of the MOF2H2 project

The MOF2H2 (Metal Organic Frameworks for Hydrogen production by photocatalytic overall water splitting) project is a collaborative effort towards sustainable low carbon hydrogen production. With 10 partners in 4 countries and 3 M euros in funding from the EU...

Two EIC HORIZON PATHFINDER projects granted

Two EIC HORIZON PATHFINDER projects granted

European Innovation Council has granted the DAM4CO2 (Double active membranes for a sustainable CO2 cycle) and the SUPERVAL (Sustainable photo-electrochemical valorization of flue gases) projects through the EIC HORIZON PATHFINDER program, which provides funding for...

Two new PERTE projects granted

Two new PERTE projects granted

The H2VAL ELECTROLYZER (From the material to the hydrogen generator, electrolyzer advanced electrodes based exclusively in abundant and cheap metals) and DESTACAME (Catalytic decomposition of methane with minimal energy and maximum exploitation of residues) projects...

Prof. Hermenegildo Garcia, ID of the Severo Ochoa project.

Prof. Hermenegildo Garcia, ID of the Severo Ochoa project.

The main objective of the Severo Ochoa program is to identify those Spanish centers that carry out excellent research activities and that demonstrate a position of international leadership in their respective areas of knowledge. The ITQ has obtained this prestigious...

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Congratulations to the new doctors!

Congratulations to the new doctors!

Alejandra Rendón Patiño, Lu Peng and Yong Peng successfully defended their PhD last July. They have obtained the maximum mark. Congratulations to the new doctors!

ECO2 Fuel

ECO2 Fuel

European commission has granted the ECO2 Fuel.  The project is coordinated by DLR. Among the partners, italian CNR at Mesina, the Technical University of Denmark and the UPV will colaborate with the Chrysler-Fiat research center, Monolithos, Bekaert and Ariema for...

“Going further…”

“Going further…”

Based on the promising photocatalysts developed in the group, 2 m2 demo plant for photocatalytic hydrogen production with natural sunlight has been installed at the roof of the ITQ. The system will allow to obtain data on photocatalyst stability under real...

Aicha Anouar succesfully defended her PhD

Aicha Anouar succesfully defended her PhD

Aicha Anouar succesfully defended her PhD last February, 18th. The defense act took place remotely through conexion between Tetouan, Fes and Valencia. She has obtained the maximum mark. Congratulations to the new doctor!

Chinese Scholarship Council

Chinese Scholarship Council

CSC has granted two new Chinese students to join the group. Jianju Hu will perform his PhD Thesis at Valencia on solar photocatalysis. Xiangze Du will stay one year coming from the group of Prof. Changwei Hu and will be working on solid catalysts for biomass conversion.

FLOWPHOTOCHEM Project Started

FLOWPHOTOCHEM Project Started

The EU project led by Galway University has started in June 2020. The project aims at developing a two-step process for CO2 reduction to fuels under continuous flow. Since photocatalytic reactions are typically slow, the targets are to find selective photocatalysts…

METHASOL Project Granted

METHASOL Project Granted

European Commission has granted the Methasol project aimed at the photocatalytic conversion of CO2 into methanol. The project is coordinated by our group and involves about 12 partners all over Europe, including the Max Plank Institute for Colloids and Interfaces…