The Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence (GCCE) is a world-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 bio-based mesoporous 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.
We have over 20 years' experience in the area of green chemistry
Sustainable development goals (SDGs)
We tackle global grand challenges within the context of the UN's 17 SDGs
Research and innovation focus areas
We're developing new applications and providing practical solutions for existing industrial processes by improving their environmental performance and efficiency through the application of catalysis, alternative solvents, and novel reactor technologies.
Our research covers a wide range of subjects and has a particular focus on the following five key areas.