Centre for Research and Technology Hellas – CERTH, based in Greece

The Centre for Research and Technology - Hellas (CERTH) was founded in March 2000. It is a private-law legal, non-profit organization, under the supervision of the General Secretariat for Research and Technology. The mission of CERTH is to carry out basic and applied research with emphasis on the development of new products and services with industrial, economic and social impact. The Chemical Process and Energy Resources Institute (CPERI) is one of the four research institutes of CERTH. It focuses on fundamental and applied research that meets the specific technological needs of both Greek and European industries, for example regarding advanced production systems for petrochemical processes, reformulated fuels and hydrocarbons, catalytic processes, energy and environmental technologies and processes. Its Laboratory of Polymer Reaction Engineering (LPRE) was established in 1985 and carries out innovative, collaborative research work with an emphasis on advanced multi-scale modeling of chemical and biological systems, functional materials, novel micro- and nano-encapsulation technologies, and more.