2nd Microwave Commercialisation Club Workshop

Taking microwave technology from the lab to industrial scale

Researchers working with microwaves in the lab.


The 2nd Microwave Commercialisation Club Workshop was held on 9 May 2019 at the Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC), Dunnington, York.

This was a free half-day symposium supported by the EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA).

Presentations

Brief introduction to the Microwave Commercialisation Club (MCC)
Dr Alice Fan & Prof James Clark, Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence, University of York

Scale-up of microwave technologies - microwave chemistry and microwave plasma
Yvonne Wharton, C-Tech Innovation

Downstream microwave plasma sources operated at low pressure and at atmospheric pressure
Jens Hofmann, MUEGGE GmbH

Temperature dependent behaviour of complex dielectric properties of organic liquids
Zia Chowdhury, Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence, University of York

Microwave-assisted food waste conversion to value-added chemicals: Opportunities in Hong Kong
Iris Yu, Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence, University of York

915 MHz Continuous Flow Reactor for liquid, pumpable and dry products
Jean-Paul Bernard, Sairem

Large-scale microwave-assisted hydrothermal conversion of brewery wastes to fermentable liquor
Dr Florent Bouxin, Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence, University of York

What it takes to scale up a microwave process?
Dr Marilena Radoiu, Microwave Technologies Consulting