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

Industrial Sustainable Chemistry
Faculty of Science
Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences
Photographer: Dirk Gillissen

Visiting address
  • Science Park 904
Postal address
  • Postbus 94157
    1090 GD Amsterdam
  • Publications

    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.
  • Patents (PCT only)

    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
  • Publications

    2019

    2018

    • Gruter, G-J. (2018). CCU - Carbon capture and use: The use of CO2 as a feedstock. Chimica Oggi, 36(3), 8-9.
    • Gruter, G-J. (2018). Recycling. Towards a circular economy - PART 2. Chimica Oggi, 36(5), 68-69. [details]
    • Gruter, G-J. (2018). Recycling. Towards a circular economy - part 1. Chimica Oggi, 36(4), 63-64.
    • Gruter, G-J. (2018). The bio-based transition: bio-mass feedstock (2). 2nd Generation (2G) (lignocellulose). Chimica Oggi, 36(2), 60-61.

    2017

    • 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 EMERGING VALUE CHAIN. Chimica Oggi, 35(4), 61-62.
    • Gruter, G-J. (2017). The bio-based transition: drop-in versus new products. Chimica Oggi, 35(3), 66-67.

    2018

    • Schouten, K. J. P., Gruter, G. J. M., & van der Waal, J. C. (2018). IPC No. C07D307/68 , C25B3/02 , C25B3/04, C07B63/02 . PROCESS FOR TREATING A FURAN-2,5-DICARBOXYLIC ACID COMPOSITION. (Patent No. WO2018097725A1).
    • Schouten, K. J. P., Gruter, G. J. M., Varini, M., & van der Waal, J. C. (2018). IPC No. C07C51/235 , C07D307/68 , C25B3/02. PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF AN AROMATIC DICARBOXYLIC ACID. (Patent No. EP3297995A1).
    • Schouten, K. J. P., Gruter, G. J. M., van der Waal, J. C., & Varini, M. (2018). IPC No. C07B63/02 , C07C51/487 , C07C63/26, C07D307/68 , C25B3/02. PROCESS FOR THE PURIFICATION OF A CARBOXYLIC ACID-CONTAINING COMPOSITION. (Patent No. EP3297996A1).

    Award

    • Gruter, G. J. M., Tromp, M. & Shiju, N. R. (2018). LIFT funding.
    • 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. (08-09-2019). Gert-Jan Gruter at Radio Swammerdam Radio Swammerdam. Gert-Jan Gruter at Radio Swammerdam.
    • Gruter, G.-J. (02-05-2019). Heat-resistant plastic clicked apart for recycling Kennislink. Heat-resistant plastic clicked apart for recycling.
    • Gruter, G. J. M. (04-03-2019). Gert-Jan Gruter at OneWorld. Gert-Jan Gruter at OneWorld.
    • Gruter, G. J. M. (20-11-2018). Dageraad voor bioraffinage breekt aan Onderzoek Nederland. Dageraad voor bioraffinage breekt aan.
    • Gruter, G. J. M. (13-10-2018). Spark: het moment waarop iemand de ingeving van zijn leven kreeg Financieel Dagblad. Spark: het moment waarop iemand de ingeving van zijn leven kreeg.
    • Gruter, G. J. M. (01-07-2018). Suikers en hout, het nieuwe zwarte goud. Suikers en hout, het nieuwe zwarte goud.
    • Gruter, G. J. M. (29-06-2018). Nieuwe materialen nu ontwikkelen om in 2050 impact te hebben Agro&Chemie. Nieuwe materialen nu ontwikkelen om in 2050 impact te hebben.
    • Gruter, G. J. M. (29-06-2018). Nieuwe materialen moeten nu ontwikkeld om in 2050 impact te hebben. Nieuwe materialen nu ontwikkelen om in 2050 impact te hebben.
    • Gruter, G. J. M. (11-06-2018). Renewable chemical maker Avantium tries for an encore performance Chemical and Engineering news. Renewable chemical maker Avantium tries for an encore performance.
    • Gruter, G. J. M. (29-05-2018). Weg met het wegwerpplastic. Weg met het wegwerpplastic.
    • Gruter, G. J. M. (13-03-2018). Avantium benadrukt belang ketensamenwerking bij transitie naar biobased verpakken Packonline.nl. Avantium benadrukt belang ketensamenwerking bij transitie naar biobased verpakken.
    • Gruter, G. J. M. (31-01-2018). UvA onderzoekt nieuwe bioplastics uit planten en CO2 Agro en Chemie. UvA onderzoekt nieuwe bioplastics uit planten en CO2.
    • Gruter, G. J. M. (11-12-2017). Plastics uit Planten C2W. Plastics uit Planten.
    • Gruter, G. J. M. (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. M. (07-06-2017). Dutch inventors conquer the world. Dutch inventors conquer the world.
    • Gruter, G. J. M. (17-05-2017). Useful CO2. Useful CO2.
    • Gruter, G. J. M. (30-11-2016). Afstevenen op doemscenario [Web] Haarlems Dagblad. Afstevenen op doemscenario.

    Talk / presentation

    • Gruter, G. J. M. (speaker) (11-12-2018). The opportunity of bio-based materials, TU, Eindhoven.
    • Gruter, G. J. M. (speaker) (14-10-2018). The opportunity of bio-based materials, BIT's 2nd International Biotechnology Congress-2018, Fukuoka, Japan.
    • Gruter, G. J. M. (speaker) (9-10-2018). Duurzame materialen, Bossche Chemische Kring.
    • Gruter, G. J. M. (speaker) (19-9-2018). The opportunity of bio-based materials, Chemical Innovation Exchange , Frankfurt, Germany.
    • Gruter, G. J. M. (speaker) (18-9-2018). Plastic Packaging, Young Food Policy, Woerden, Netherlands.
    • Gruter, G. J. M. (speaker) (13-9-2018). How Technology can be driven into commercialization, 8th IUPAC Int Conf Green Chem, Bangkok, Thailand.
    • Gruter, G. J. M. (speaker) (12-9-2018). The opportunity of bio-based materials, 8th IUPAC Int Conf Green Chem, Bangkok, Thailand.
    • Gruter, G. J. M. (speaker) (13-6-2018). The opportunity of bio-based materials, Oratie, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
    • Gruter, G. J. M. (speaker) (8-6-2018). Sustainable Chemistry, ABC VU.
    • Gruter, G. J. M. (speaker) (18-4-2018). Gebruik v innovatieve techn. ter ondersteuning van CO2 reductie, Smart Energy Transition 2018, Bunnik, Netherlands.
    • Gruter, G. J. M. (speaker) (7-3-2018). The opportunity of bio-based materials, NCCC XIX, Noordwijkerhout, Netherlands.
    • Gruter, G. J. M. (speaker) (7-3-2018). The opportunity of bio-based materials, CERES.
    • 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. (host) (1-5-2019). Mike Brook (hosting a visitor).
    • 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).
    • Gruter, G. J. M. (participant) (2017). finalist in European Inventor Award (other).
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  • Ancillary activities
    • Avantium Holding B.V.
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