MULTI-site organic-inorganic HYbrid CATalysts for MULTI-step chemical process

About MULTI2HYCAT

This Research & Development project is funded by EU in the Horizon 2020 programme and coordinated by the University of Piemonte Orientale “Amedeo Avogadro”.

Main objectives

Development of new catalysts in application fields of pharmaceutical and intermediate chemistry applications

Features of new developed catalysts:

  • Consists of a new class of hierarchically-porous organic-inorganic hybrid materials
  • First time solvation of limitation of current organo-siliceous solids
  • Multistep asymmetric reactions catalysis
  • Predominantly high conversion rates (>90%) and high selectivity (>80%)

Development steps for each catalyst:

  • Design; Proof of concept (2g of catalyst); Upscale; Industrial Validation
  • Final step in project: pre-pilot reactor for catalyst production (20-50g of catalyst)

 

Direct benefits

improve flexibility and versatility of obtained catalysts
cost reduction of obtained catalysts

 

Indirect benefits

Innovation and Advance of Knowledge
Global markets & competitiveness
Environment and resource efficiency

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Latest News
At the end of April 2019 we have published or 12th Scientific Paper entitled “Integrated theoretical and empirical studies for probing substrate‐framework interactions in hierarchical catalysts”. See all your Publications and Public Reports in our Public Documents section.
In Q1 2019 we have prepared 3 explanatory videos to address different audience types, from children and layman to experts and professionals. Visit our MULTI2HYCAT YouTube Channel and leave your comments and Thumbs-Up! Which video is your favorite?   What do MULTI2HYCAT and mashed potatoes have in common? https://youtu.be/2pKPsiCnH6M   A Story about High Cats…
Our 4th Newsletter is out now! Read about our last and the upcoming project meeting. Get more details about our catalytic platform. See a summary of all the talks and posters presented at conferences. Learn where to meet MULTI2HYCAT in the future. All in one place: Our Newsletter Section.
Meet Candela Segarra and Andrea Erigoni from the Instituto de Tecnología Química at the 6th International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials (HYMA 2019). Candela will present a poster entitled: “Highly active mesoporous silica-supported base catalysts for C-C bond formation”. Andrea will present a poster entitled: „Hybrid acid catalysts: Synthesis and spectroscopic characterization”. The conference…
The Special Issue "Functional Organic-Inorganic Interfaces for Enhancing Catalysis" will be published in Catalysts (ISSN 2073-4344). Catalysts is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI with an impact factor of 3.465. The call for manuscript submission is open until June 30th, 2019. Read the editors’ invitation and the keywords here.
Upcoming Events

11 June 2019 - 14 June 2019, Amantea (Italy)

MULTI2HYCAT will be at the Jointly Meeting of the Italian Zeolite Association (AIZ), the Czech-Italian-Spanish (CIS) Conference and Italian Interdividisonal Catalysis Group (GIC) from June 11th to 14th 2019 in Amantea (Italy). Click here to get to the event’s official homepage. We will keep you informed about the presentation title and the participants in our…
MULTI2HYCAT will be at the XIIth International School on Organometallic Chemistry Marcial Moreno Mañas from June 12th to 14th 2019 in Castellón (Spain). Click here to get to the event’s official homepage. We will keep you informed about the presentation title and the speakers in our news section.

24 June 2019 - 26 June 2019, Castellón (Spain)

MULTI2HYCAT will be at the Reunión Bienal de la Sociedad Española de Catálisis (SECAT ´19) from June 24th to 26th 2019 in Cordoba (Spain). Click here to get to the event’s official homepage. We will keep you informed about the presentation title and the speakers in our news section.

27 June 2019, Southampton (United Kingdom)

We have finished planning the details of our 5th Project Meeting. It will be hosted by Prof. Robert Raja in Southampton (UK) on June 27th 2019.

7 July 2019 - 12 July 2019, Perth (Australia)

MULTI2HYCAT will be at the 19th International Zeolite Conference (IZC´19) from July 7th to 12th 2019 in Perth (Australia). Click here to get to the event’s official homepage. We will keep you informed about the presentation title and the speakers in our news section.
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