About CPE

Centre for Chemical Process Engineering, CPE, promotes cooperation between industry and academia for development of the chemical engineering field. The centre includes companies in industries with specialization in chemistry, plastics, pulp and paper, pharmaceutical and equipment manufacturers.

The activities focus on integrated aspects of design, control, quality, energy utilization, safety, environmental protection and operation in the chemical process industry. The centre invites Research Foundations and industry to participate in the activities proposed by the centre.

CPEs functions

  • broaden the Swedish competence in chemical process engineering
  • strengthen surveillance of the international technology developments in the field
  • identify industrially relevant research areas in chemical process engineering
  • work to ensure that research from participating research groups at Chalmers comes to use in industry
  • provide courses in chemical process technology for industry

Benefits and rights for member companies

  • opportunity to influence research groups, in CPE, and their future direction
  • eligibility for CPEs steering group
  • ability to participate in to the reference groups for projects within the projects initialized by CPE
  • opportunity to participate in organized PhD courses in CPE
  • ability to propose seminars, courses and workshops
  • opportunity to participate in the CPE arranged seminars, courses and workshops


Steering committee