The Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence (GCCE) is a world leading research centre, led by Professor James Clark, which aims to promote the development and implementation of green and sustainable chemistry and related technologies into new products and processes. The GCCE provides high quality education and training programmes and develops strategic research partnerships with global corporations and world-leading universities.
Our New Building
Completed in February 2014, our new Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence houses:
- Larger, state-of-the-art laboratories
- 20 fumehoods
- an instrumentation room
- a reactor room
- A new bespoke Industrial Engagement Facility, part-funded by the ERDF, with a capacity of over 100 personnel.
The GCCE is a partner in BioVale, a new initiative to support development of the bio-based economy in Yorkshire and the Humber.
The group works at the frontiers of green chemistry research in the following areas:
The GCCE works closely with industry to deliver competitive tailor-made solutions that are more profitable, less wasteful and less damaging to the environment.
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