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CPERI contributes to the increased competitiveness of the Greek and European industry by providing unique and innovative solutions to research problems of technological and/or commercial interest.
CPERI’s R&D results have led to the development of new products and services that have found applications in many international and Greek industries. Some of the successful applications and products include:

  • Catalyst evaluation for petroleum refining processes (FCC catalysts evaluation, FCC additives evaluation, HDS catalysts evaluation, Hydrocracking) and Fuels quality control
  • Technologies for the production of environmentally-friendly fuels
  • Advanced software tools for the design, optimization and control of polymer production processes (Polymeric Materials - New Technologies)
  • Development of microencapsulation technologies and controlled release applications
  • Technology for the synthesis, characterization and application of ceramic and polymeric membranes
  • Evaluation of emission control devices for mobile and stationary sources
  • Development of advanced electronic materials and products for the telecommunication industry
  • Emission and immunity testing of materials and devices under radiated electromagnetic energy
  • Technologies for product quality control in solids processing manufacturing plants
  • Design, application and testing of anti-polluting technologies.
  • Analysis and Characterization of Solids


During the past ten years, CPERI developed excellent experimental facilities and acquired high quality analytical instrumentation, including:

  • Modern laboratory equipment for the detailed physical, chemical and morphological characterization of inorganic materials, catalysts, polymers, membranes and molecular sieves.
  • Pilot plant units and laboratory scale units for the evaluation of refinery and petrochemical catalysts.
  • Automated pilot plant units for polymer synthesis.
  • Gas emission control systems for particle and pollutant removal from fixed or/and mobile sources.
  • Reactors for nanoparticles synthesis and coatings using aerosol processes.
  • Equipment for measurement of particulates and powders with in-situ optical, aerodynamic and electrokinetic techniques, from 3 nm to 1000 µm.
  • Membrane pilot units for gas separation, reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration, waste processing.
  • Pilot units for energy potential enhancement of solid fuels and production-application of molecular sieves and carbon fibers.
  • Automated pilot plant units for the study of membrane processes (MF, UF, NF, RO).
  • Specially equipped units for multiphase flow in process equipment (e.g., packed beds, heat exchangers) and pipelines.