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Cardiff Catalysis Institute

We are improving the understanding of catalysis, developing new catalytic processes with industry and promoting the use of catalysis as a sustainable 21st century technology.

Latest news

Education Minister Kirsty Williams, Bouygues UK Chief Executive Rob Bradley and Cardiff University Vice-Chancellor Professor Colin Riordan pictured ‘topping out’ the facility by adding their signatures to a beam on the building’s highest point

Landmark reached in construction of research powerhouse

10 December 2019

A Cardiff University powerhouse for Welsh scientific research has been ‘topped out’ by Bouygues UK

Platinum

Platinum breakthrough for cleaner and cheaper catalysts

15 October 2019

New process could reduce the costs of producing everyday items such as petrol, pharmaceuticals and fertilisers

Enzymes

Breakthrough in harnessing the power of biological catalysts

16 September 2019

Potential for cleaner and greener ways to produce commodity chemicals as scientists create perfect conditions for fungus-derived enzymes to thrive

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