Photographer: Dirk Gillissen

prof. dr. G.J.M. (Gert-Jan) Gruter

Industrial Sustainable Chemistry
  • Faculty of Science
    Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences
  • Visiting address
    Science Park A
    Science Park 904  
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  94720
    1090 GS  Amsterdam
  • G.J.M.Gruter@uva.nl
    T: +31 (0)6 539 48 443

2016

  • Jan C. van der Waal, Etienne Mazoyer, Hendrikus J. Baars and Gert-Jan M. Gruter  From Terephthalic Acid to 2,5-Furandicarboxylic Acid: An Industrial Perspective. Ch 19 (p 311-329) in Liquid Phase Aerobic Oxidation Catalysis: Industrial Applications and Academic Perspectives: Industrial Applications and Academic Perspectives. Shannon S. Stahl and Paul L. Alsters Eds. John Wiley and Sons.  August 2016. DOI: 10.1002/9783527690121.ch19

2015

  • Andreia F. Sousa, Carla Vilela, Ana Clotilde Fonseca, Marina Matos, Carmen S. R. Freire, Gert-Jan M. Gruter, Jorge Jordão Coelho, Armando J. D. Silvestre: Biobased polyesters and other polymers from 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid: A tribute to furan excellency. Polymer Chemistry 2015, 33(6), 5961-5983. DOI:10.1039/C5PY00686D

2012

  • Ed de Jong, Matheus A. Dam, Laszlo Sipos, Gert-Jan. M. Gruter: Furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA), a versatile building block for a very interesting class of polyesters.  ACS Symp. S. 1105 "Biobased Monomers, Polymers and Materials" (eds. P.B. Smith and R. Gross) 2012, 1-13. DOI:10.1021/bk-2012-1105.ch001
  • Ed de Jong, Thomas Vijlbrief, Rene Hijkoop, Gert-Jan M. Gruter, Jan C. van der Waal: Promising results with YXY Diesel components in an ESC test cycle using a PACCAR Diesel engine. Biomass and Bioenergy 2012, 36, 151-159. DOI: 10.1016/j.biombioe.2011.10.034

2011

  • Gert-Jan M Gruter, Laszlo Sipos, Matheus Adrianus Dam: Accelerating Research into Bio-Based FDCA-Polyesters by Using Small Scale Parallel Film Reactors. Combinatorial chemistry & high throughput screening 2011, 15(2), 180-188. DOI: 10.2174/138620712798868374
  • Camille Descour, Rob Duchateau, Mamoeletsi R. Mosia, Gert-Jan M. Gruter, John R. Severn, Sanjay Rastogi: Catalyst behaviour for 1-pentene and 4-methyl-1-pentene polymerisation for C2-, Cs- and C1-symmetric zirconocenes. Polymer Chemistry, 2011, 2, 2261-2272. DOI: 10.1039/C1PY00257K
  • Jan C. Van der Waal, Robert-Jan. van Putten, Erik-Jan. Ras, Martin Lok, Gert-Jan M. Gruter, Marjolein Brasz, Ed. De Jong: The High-Throughput Research Approach to Biorefineries – A powerful tool for studying the complexity of catalytic processes. Cellulose Chemistry and Technology 2011, 45(7), 461-466.

2017

  • WO2017003294 (Prio 01-07-2015). Furanix Technologies (Avantium)
    PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF A FURFURAL DERIVATIVE COMPRISING NEUTRALIZING AN ACID REACTION MIXTURE
  • WO2017003293 (Prio 01-07-2015). Furanix Technologies (Avantium)
    PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF A FURFURAL DERIVATIVE

2016

  • WO2016190739 (Prio 27-05-2015). Avantium Knowledge center.
    PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF A FRUCTOSE-RICH SOLUTION FROM A SOLID COMPOSITION COMPRISING FRUCTOSE AND GLUCOSE
  • WO2016186505 (Prio 27-05-2015). Avantium Knowledge center.
    PROCESS FOR THE PURIFICATION OF A CARBOXYLIC ACID-CONTAINING COMPOSITION
  • WO2016186504 (Prio 21-05-2015). Avantium Knowledge center.
    PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF AN AROMATIC DICARBOXYLIC ACID
  • WO2016114661 (Prio 13-01-2015). Avantium Knowledge center.
    CONTINUOUS PROCESS FOR PREPARING ETHYLENE GLYCOL FROM A CARBOHYDRATE SOURCE
  • WO2016114660 (Prio 13-01-2015). Avantium Knowledge center.
    PROCESS FOR PREPARING ETHYLENE GLYCOL FROM A CARBOHYDRATE SOURCE
  • WO2016114659 (Prio 13-01-2015). Avantium Knowledge center.
    PROCESS FOR PREPARING ETHYLENE GLYCOL FROM A CARBOHYDRATE SOURCE
  • WO2016114658 (Prio 13-01-2015). Avantium Knowledge center.
    PROCESS FOR PREPARING ETHYLENE GLYCOL FROM A CARBOHYDRATE
  • WO2016099273 (Prio 18-12-2014). Avantium Knowledge center.
    PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF A SACCHARIDE-CONTAINING SOLUTION FROM A TORREFIED CELLULOSIC BIOMASS
  • WO2016099272 (Prio 18-12-2014). Avantium Knowledge center.
    PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF SOLID SACCHARIDES FROM AN AQUEOUS SACCHARIDE SOLUTION
  • WO2016076712 (Prio 10-11-2014). Furanix Technologies (Avantium)
    PROCESS FOR PURIFYING A CRUDE COMPOSITION OF DIALKYL ESTER OF 2,5-FURANDICARBOXYLIC ACID
  • WO2016076711 (Prio 10-11-2014). Furanix Technologies (Avantium)
    PREPARATION OF DIALKYL ESTERS OF 2,5-FURANDICARBOXYLIC ACID

2015

  • WO2015142181 (Prio 21-03-2014). Furanix Technologies (Avantium) and Roquette Freres       
    POLYESTERS COMPRISING 2,5-FURANDICARBOXYLATE AND SATURATED DIOL UNITS HAVING A HIGH GLASS TRANSITION TEMPERATURE    
  • WO2015137807 (Prio 11-03-2014). Furanix Technologies (Avantium)
    POLYESTER AND METHOD FOR PREPARING SUCH A POLYESTER
  • WO2015137806 (Prio 11-03-2014). Furanix Technologies (Avantium)
    PROCESS FOR ENHANCING THE MOLECULAR WEIGHT OF A POLYESTER
  • WO2015060718 (Prio 21-10-2013). Furanix Technologies (Avantium)
    PROCESS FOR PREPARING A FURAN-BASED POLYAMIDE, A FURAN-BASED OLIGOMER AND COMPOSITIONS AND ARTICLES COMPRISING THE FURAN-BASED POLYAMIDE  
  • WO2015059047 (Prio 21-10-2013). Solvay Specialty Polymers and Furanix Technologies (Avantium)
    POLYAMIDES CONTAINING THE BIO-BASED 2,5-FURANDICARBOXYLIC ACID
  • WO2015030590 (Prio 30-08-2013). Furanix Technologies (Avantium)
    PROCESS FOR PURIFYING AN ACID COMPOSITION COMPRISING 2-FORMYL-FURAN-5-CARBOXYLIC ACID AND 2,5-FURANDICARBOXYLIC ACID  

2014

  • WO2014204313 (Prio 20-06-2013). Furanix Technologies (Avantium)
    PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF A FIBER, A FIBER AND A YARN MADE FROM SUCH A FIBER
  • WO2014196861 (Prio 06-06-2013). Furanix Technologies (Avantium)
    PROCESS FOR PRODUCING A FRUCTOSIDE-CONTAINING PRODUCT
  • WO2014163500 (Prio 05-04-2013). Furanix Technologies (Avantium)
    PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF 2,5-FURAN-DICARBOXYLIC ACID
  • WO2014065657 (Prio 22-10-2012). Furanics Technologies  (Avantium) and The Coca-Cola Company
    PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF BENZENE DERIVATIVES FROM FURAN DERIVATIVES

2013

  • WO2013062408 (Prio 24-10-2011). Furanix Technologies (Avantium)
    A PROCESS FOR PREPARING A POLYMER PRODUCT HAVING A 2,5-FURANDICARBOXYLATE MOIETY WITHIN THE POLYMER BACKBONE TO BE USED IN BOTTLE, FILM OR FIBRE APPLICATIONS

2012

  • WO2012091570 (Prio 28-10-2010). Furanix Technologies (Avantium)
    PROCESS FOR THE CONVERSION OF A CARBOHYDRATE-CONTAINING FEEDSTOCK

2011

  • WO2011043660 (Prio 07-10-2009). Furanix Technologies (Avantium)
    METHOD FOR THE PREPARATION OF 2,5-FURANDICARBOXYLIC ACID AND ESTERS THEREOF
  • WO2011043661 (Prio 07-10-2009). Furanix Technologies (Avantium)
    METHOD FOR THE PREPARATION OF 2,5-FURANDICARBOXYLIC ACID AND FOR THE PREPARATION OF THE DIALKYL ESTER OF 2,5-FURANDICARBOXYLIC ACID  

2010

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2009

  • WO2009141166 (Prio 19-05-2008). Furanix Technologies (Avantium)
    FUEL COMPOSITION
  • WO2009030512 (07-09-2007). Furanix Technologies (Avantium)
    HYDROXYMETHYLFURFURAL ETHERS AND ESTERS PREPARED IN IONIC LIQUIDS
  • WO2009030508 (Prio 07-09-2007). Furanix Technologies (Avantium)
    HYDROXYMETHYLFURFURAL ETHERS FROM SUGARS OR HMF AND MIXED ALCOHOLS
  • WO2009030509 (Prio 07-09-2007). Furanix Technologies (Avantium)
    5-SUBSTITUTED 2-(ALKOXYMETHYL)FURANS

2008

  • WO2008115050 (Prio 19-03-2007). Avantium International
    CORROSION SIMULATOR AND THE CORRESPONDENCE METHOD

2007

  • WO2007104515 (Prio 10-03-2006) Furanix Technologies (Avantium)
    METHOD FOR THE SYNTHESIS OF ORGANIC ACID ESTERS OF 5-HYDROXYMETHYLFURFURAL AND THEIR USE
  • WO2007104514 (Prio 10-03-2006) Furanix Technologies (Avantium)
    METHOD FOR THE SYNTHESIS OF 5-ALKOXYMETHYL FURFURAL ETHERS AND THEIR USE  
  • US2007106477 (Prio 04-11-2005). Avantium International
    Predictive technologies for lubricant development

2017

  • Gruter, G-J. (2017). The bio-based transition: drop-in versus new products EMERGING VALUE CHAIN. Chimica Oggi, 35(4), 61-62.
  • Gruter, G-J. (2017). How can we limit global warming to 2°C temperature rise? Chimica Oggi, 35(2), 58-59.
  • Gruter, G-J. (2017). The bio-based transition: drop-in versus new products. Chimica Oggi, 35(3), 66-67.

Award

  • Gruter, G. J. M., Parsons, J. R., Tietema, A., de Voogt, W. P. & van Harreveld, F. (2017). NWO Grant: Novel rigid bio-based polyesters for potential large scale applications..

Media appearance

  • Gruter, G.-J. (11-12-2017). Plastics uit Planten C2W. Plastics uit Planten.
  • Gruter, G.-J. (20-07-2017). More than 6 milliard tons of plastic pollute our earth. More than 6 milliard tons of plastic pollute our earth.
  • Gruter, G.-J. (07-06-2017). Dutch inventors conquer the world. Dutch inventors conquer the world.
  • Gruter, G.-J. (17-05-2017). Useful CO2. Useful CO2.
  • Gruter, G.-J. (30-11-2016). Afstevenen op doemscenario [Web] Haarlems Dagblad. Afstevenen op doemscenario.

Talk / presentation

  • Gruter, G. J. M. (speaker) (19-9-2017). Scientific breakthrough opportunities in sustainable products, Chemical Innovation Exchange conference, Frankfurt, Germany.
  • Gruter, G. J. M. (speaker) (14-6-2017). Plastic uit planten, Chemische Kring Zwolle.
  • Gruter, G. J. M. (speaker) (4-5-2017). The opportunity of sustainable materials, Bio!PAC 2017, Dusseldorf, Germany.

Others

  • Gruter, G. J. M. (participant) (2017). finalist in European Inventor Award (other).
  • Gruter, G. J. M. (visiting researcher) (28-9-2017). Colombia University (visiting an external institution).
  • Gruter, G. J. M. (visiting researcher) (18-4-2017). University of Tampa (visiting an external institution).
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