The Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence (GCCE) is an internationally-leading academic facility for pioneering pure and applied green and sustainable chemical research through its technology platforms on microwave chemistry, alternative solvents, clean synthesis and renewable materials. Our facilities allow us to work from grams to kilograms with a strong emphasis on waste valorisation and clean technologies. The GCCE also provides high quality education and training programmes and develops strategic partnerships with global corporations and world-leading universities.
Our New Building
- 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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