The Conference on Artificial Photosynthesis and Green Catalysis (CAPGC) 2023 unfolded as a collaboration between two European Projects, the 112CO2 and Sun2Chem. Hosted by EPFL and organized in partnership with Pixel Voltaic, the conference attracted over 70 participants.
Global Collaboration: CAPGC 2023 brought together visionaries, researchers, and industry leaders from around the globe to explore the transformative potential of artificial photosynthesis and green catalysis.
Diverse Topics: CAPGC 2023 covered a diverse range of topics, including solar-assisted water splitting, photoelectrochemical/photocatalytic reduction of CO2, methane decomposition, heterogeneous catalysis, catalytic reactor engineering, and carbon and carbon credits.
Expert Speakers: Renowned experts, including Prof. Michael Gratzel (EPFL), Prof. Adélio Mendes (UPorto), Prof. Roel van de Krol (HZB), Prof. James Durrant (ICL), and others, graced the conference with their insights and expertise.
Awards for Excellence: The conference announced awards for the best contributed talk and best poster presentations, acknowledging and celebrating outstanding contributions to the field.
Future-Forward Vision: CAPGC 2023 served as a rallying point for those dedicated to shaping a decarbonized future, promoting dialogue and collaboration among academia, industry, and policymakers.
The success of CAPGC 2023 underscores the commitment of the scientific community to address pressing global challenges through innovative and sustainable solutions. As the conference continues to resonate, the impact of the shared knowledge and collaborative efforts is expected to reverberate across disciplines, influencing the trajectory of sustainable technology for years to come.
The 112CO2 Project
Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto
Departamento de Engenharia Química
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Funded by the Horizon 2020
Framework Programme of
the European Union
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 952219. The information and views set out in this report are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the official opinion of the European Union. Neither the European Union institutions and bodies nor any person acting on their behalf may be held responsible for the use which may be made of the information contained herein.