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Issues and Foresight
Issues and Foresight

What future for biofuels?

How are they produced? What are their advantages? Will they be in widespread use in the coming years? From current biofuels to those of the future: panorama of progress in this field.. Biofuels
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
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Frederic BLONDEL

Research engineer
Frédéric graduated with a PhD diploma in Fluid Mechanics from Ecole Centrale de Lyon in 2014. Since then, he works as a research engineer at IFPEN. Frédéric’s reasearch focuses on both the
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 Focused on new energy technologies and sustainable mobility, IFPEN’s R&I activities are aimed at developing competitive and sustainable technologies. IFPEN can support the
Hydrogène
Innovation and Industry

Our networks

Hydrogène Our networks IFPEN plays an active role in several French and European networks, including Clean Hydrogen Alliance, Hydrogen Europe, France Hydrogène (AFHYPAC) and Evolen, and participates
Hydrogène
Innovation and Industry

Our solutions

Hydrogen Our solutions • Hydrogen production • Hydrogen transport and storage • Hydrogen conversion and use in mobility HYDROGEN PRODUCTION IFPEN is actively involved in the development of different