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Plastics recycling
Innovation and Industry

Our solutions

Plastics recycling Our solutions In the 1990s, with the development of PET, IFPEN started research on the chemical recycling of plastics. « At the time, the social need was met with the introduction
Plastics recycling
Innovation and Industry

Plastics recycling

Plastics recycling Overview and challenges Plastics are widely used in a number of applications: packaging, vehicles, household appliances, building, agriculture, etc. As a result, plastic waste can
Climate, environment and circular economy
Innovation and Industry

Climate, environment and circular economy

New R&I themes, stimulated by the energy transition and circular economy markets, are beginning to emerge. The multidisciplinarity of IFPEN’s researchers is used in projects covering fields as diverse
Critical metals and rare earths
Innovation and Industry

Our strengths

Critical metals and rare earths Our strengths Expertise in the field of the synthesis, characterization and implementation of adsorbents The French Chemistry Society’s Industrial Chemistry Division
Critical metals and rare earths
Innovation and Industry

Our networks

Critical metals and rare earths Our networks ANR GENERATE PROJECT While energy transition policies are theoretically and gradually reducing reliance on fossil energy production, they are creating new
Critical metals and rare earths
Innovation and Industry

Our solutions

Critical metals and rare earths Our solutions In 2025, the lithium-ion battery market will account for more than half of the global demand for lithium, compared to almost one third today; and the
Critical metals and rare earths
Innovation and Industry

Critical metals and rare earths

Critical metals and rare earths OVERVIEW AND CHALLENGES Technological innovations developed to support the energy transition make use of critical or strategic metals: these refined minerals and metals
Life cycle analysis (LCA)
Innovation and Industry

Our strengths

Life cycle analysis (LCA) Our strengths A dedicated team of three Life Cycle Analysis engineers/PhD graduates with expertise covering the entire energy and transport value chain, supported by a team
Life cycle analysis (LCA)
Innovation and Industry

Our networks

Life cycle analysis (LCA) Our networks SCORELCA « We are partners of the SCORELCA network, a cooperative LCA and environmental quantification research structure created on the initiative of some
Life cycle analysis (LCA)
Innovation and Industry

Our solutions

Life cycle analysis (LCA) Our solutions From attributional LCA to consequential LCA «Our economic engineers work on methods enabling us to assess the performance of the energy and transport sectors