Last year, Qpinch, a spin­off of the University of Ghent and the University of Ghent department of bio-engineering sciences (Professor Christian Stevens) won the prestigious 2015 Emerging Technologies competition in the category Energy & Sustainability organized by the Royal Society of Chemistry in London.

This year the Royal Society of Chemistry’s magazine — Chemistry World — runs a follow­ up story.

Co­-founders Wouter Ducheyne and Christian Heeren discuss the milestone of having our chemical heat transformer running in the real­life industrial environment of Indaver’s waste processing plant.
Marc Van Peel, vice mayor of Antwerp and chairman of the port authority highlights the importance of the largest European petrochemical cluster and the potential impact on emissions and sustainability.