Interdisciplinary Research Center for Refining and Advanced Chemicals

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organization profile

The main mission of the Center for Refining & Advanced Chemicals (CRAC) is to develop catalytic technologies for the production of clean fuels, petrochemicals, and polymers. The Center aims to maximize value of crude oil by converting to high-demand chemical products at the interface of catalytic chemistry and reaction engineering. CRAC has over three decades of R&D-business experience related to downstream industry. It provides technical support to the downstream industry via catalyst screening, selection and generate reactor models at molecular level.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


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