Learn about research at the CCRI.


Nanostructured catalysts and materials for energy applications

  • Photo-generated nanoparticle catalysts
  • Solid oxide and direct alkane fuel cell catalysts
  • Metal catalysts on pore-expanded mesoporous solids

Catalysis for pharma and fine chemicals

  • Improved Ru alkene metathesis catalysts
  • Fe hydrogenation catalysts
  • Organocatalysis for amine synthesis
  • Au complex catalysis in water
  • Metabolic engineering
  • Novel carbonylation chemistry
Nanoparticle synthesis in vials

Value-added chemicals from renewable feedstocks

  • Tandem bio-chemcat processes
  • Engineered yeasts for xylose conversion
  • Value-added chemicals from lignin
  • Microbial fuel cells
  • Green plastics
  • CO2 capture, separation and functionalization

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Contact us

Centre for Catalysis Research and Innovation (CCRI)

Biosciences Complex
30 Marie-Curie
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 6N5

Telephone: (613) 562-5800, ext. 5698
[email protected]