Industrial Consortium

As a multi-institutional research center, CCEI offers a collaborative environment of faculty and expertise that creates opportunities for technology transfer, innovation and information flow. By creating cutting-edge research projects based on the shared interests and needs of our industrial members program, we maximize efforts and leverage funds as we advance the research of viable catalytic technologies for applications in renewable energy.

The director and faculty work with industrial partners to define their needs and carry out research that meets their project milestones while fulfilling the center’s mission to develop viable catalytic technologies for applications in renewable energy. The goals of the program are to:

  • Promote technology transfer and deliverables with cost-efficient project management
  • Provide a globally competitive advantage in catalytic renewable energy engineering for industrial consortium members
  • Produce excellent engineers and scientists to work on catalytic technologies for energy innovation

Prior and Current Members, Sponsors, and Startups

*Imperium Renewables acquired by REG
**Micromidas now known as Origin Materials
***Virdia acquired by StoraEnso

Benefits of membership in CCEI’s industrial consortium include:

  • Advance access to publications and disclosure agreements
  • Consultation by faculty at reduced rates
  • Multiple options for licensing of intellectual property
  • Complimentary registration to annual research review
  • Research recommendations via the industrial advisory board
  • Discounted short courses
  • Access to center webinars
  • Job advertising through the CCEI website
  • Priority recruiting of graduate students
  • Access to facilities, equipment, and software
  • Scientist/engineer exchange
  • Substantial leveraging of research funds

To become a member of the CCEI industrial consortium, contact us.