The Competence Centre for Catalysis, KCK

The Competence Centre for Catalysis, KCK, Period 2018-2021 is a four-year research program, financed by the Swedish Energy Agency, Chalmers and the member companies: AB Volvo, ECAPS AB, Johnson Matthey AB, Preem AB, Scania CV AB, Umicore AG & Co. KG och Volvo Car Corporation. At Chalmers the groups of Chemical Physics, Eva Olsson Group, Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry take part in the centre. The vision is to create a better environment with catalytic techniques. The goal with the progam is that KCK should be an interdisciplinary and internationally established research centre within the areas of catalysis for emission control and energy-related catalysis. KCK shall have a high production of scientific papers and be an attractive partner who initiates and performs project together with the industry and other academic groups. Further KCK shall, within its defined fields of activities, perform research within the whole spectrum from fundamental to applied research.

Partner organizations

  • Scania CV AB (Private, Sweden)
  • Volvo Group (Private, Sweden)
  • ECAPS AB (Non Profit, Sweden)
  • Johnson Matthey AB (Private, Sweden)
  • Volvo Car Corporation (Unknown, Sweden)
  • Preem (Private, Sweden)
  • Umicore AG & Co KG (Private, Germany)
Start date 01/01/2018
End date 31/12/2021

Funded by

  • Scania CV AB (Private, Sweden)
  • Umicore AG & Co KG (Private, Germany)
  • ECAPS AB (Private, Sweden)
  • Preem (Private, Sweden)
  • Swedish Energy Agency (Public, Sweden)
  • Volvo Car Corporation (Unknown, Sweden)
  • Johnson Matthey AB (Private, Sweden)
  • Volvo Group (Private, Sweden)
  • Chalmers (Site, Sweden)
  • Chalmers (Publisher, Sweden)

Published: Sat 02 Mar 2019. Modified: Wed 06 Mar 2019