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Issues and Foresight
Issues and Foresight

Bio-based chemistry

Bio-based chemistry is chemistry in which fossil resources are partially or completely replaced by resources derived from biomass. In particular, it helps limit reliance on fossil resources for the
Issues and Foresight
Issues and Foresight

An energy that surfs the waves

The first patent aimed at exploiting wave energy was filed in 1799 in France. Two centuries on, technologies have progressed significantly and a whole host of different wave energy systems are in the
Issues and Foresight
Issues and Foresight

Wind power: converting wind into electricity

Sailing boats, windmills, etc. Humans have made use of wind energy for centuries. Thanks to technological progress, today it is possible to produce “green” electricity without using fossil resources
Bio-based chemistry
Innovation and Industry

Bio-based chemistry

BIO-BASED CHEMISTRY OVERVIEW AND CHALLENGES The development of base material production processes for the chemicals sector using biomass addresses a triple objective: use renewable raw materials in
Renewable energies
Innovation and Industry

Renewable energies

The energy transition and tackling climate change depend on the development of new renewable resources. IFPEN proposes processes for the production of fuels, bases for the chemicals sector and gas
Hydrogène
Innovation and Industry

Our strengths

Hydrogen Our strengths IFPEN’s cross-cutting positioning throughout the “Hydrogen” value chain.
Hydrogène
Innovation and Industry

Our networks

Hydrogène Our networks sen4H2 project The sen4H2 (Sentinel Data for the Detection of Naturally Occurring Hydrogen Emanations) project, supported by the European Space Agency (ESA), was launched at the
Hydrogène
Innovation and Industry

Our solutions

Hydrogen Our solutions IFPEN is already active in some of the technological building blocks of the hydrogen value chain (H2) and a road map is being examined concerning investment in other areas
Hydrogène
Innovation and Industry

Hydrogen

Hydrogen OVERVIEW AND CHALLENGES Growing support from the public authorities: on 1 June 2018, the French government launched a Hydrogen Plan aimed at supporting its deployment within the context of
Geothermal energy
Innovation and Industry

Our strengths

Geothermal energy Our strengths Our expertise in the field of underground management developed for oils & gas and transferable to geothermal energy: reservoir modeling, including fluid-rock