Diversity2: applications & sectors

Reactors in the Field

Successful Commissioning of the Production Reactor:

Our PhD students:



Micro processing techniques save material and energy in the chemical industry


A New Technology Platform: Process In Flow



Microreaction technology ranks among the most innovative fields around, with superb prospects for a multitude of applications and sectors. For industrial enterprises and research institutions.
For laboratories, pilot plants and production facilities:

  Laboratory Pilot Production
  • Alkylation
  • Wittig reaction
  • (Photo)isomerization
  • Azide chemistry
  • Ozonolysis
  • Organolithium exchange
  • Dibal-H reaction
  • Grignard reaction (Mg)
  • Organolithium coupling reaction
  • Nitration
  • Manufacturing of sample quantities
  • Organolithium exchange
  • Grignard reaction (Mg)
  • Organolithium coupling reaction
  • Nitration
  • cGMP synthesis
  • Organolithium exchange
  • Organolithium coupling reaction
Speciality / Fine chemicals
  • Oxidation
  • Micro- und nanoparticle synthesis
  • Phase transfer catalysis
  • Photorearrangement
  • (Photo)isomerization
  • Organometallic reactions (Li, Al, Grignard compounds)
  • Biotransformation
  • Nitration
  • Thermal cracking
  • Chlorination
  • Catalyst precipitation
  • Lithiation 
Petro / Polymer industry
  • Catalyst test unit 
  • Selective hydrogenation
  • Radical polymerization

Food & Consumer industry

  • CIP test series
  • Emulsification
  • Ultra high temperature treatment

Selected applications. Scales are not related to flow rates, but corresponding to product quantities which are specific for each sector.


University Research:

  • Preparative syntheses
  • Organic syntheses
  • Micro-mixing
  • Micro-separation technique
  • High-temperature chemistry
  • Heterogeneous catalysis
  • Particle precipitation
  • Raw material recovery

Publicly funded Research:

  • Project Koppona: Continuous processes for specialty polymers employing a novel approach to equipment
  • Project F3 Factory: New technologies and production concepts
  • Project CarboScale: Pilot-scale precipitation [Specialty chemicals]
  • Project HydroMicPro: Biochemical engineering / Photo-biotechnology
  • Project PIMMS: Innovative PAT with micro components
  • Project KONAROM: Green Chemistry
  • Project Polycat: Heterogeneous catalysis / polymer carrier
  • Project RLP MRI: Development of a modular micro-laboratory equipment
  • μ-PR project: Photochemistry / biotechnology
    [Pharmaceuticals / fine chemicals]
  • Project ChirAmAl: Synthesis using supercritical CO2,
    development of a phase contactor
  • Project MICROCOMP: Development of a micro-mixer, extraction

Application videos

Lonza FlowPlate® MicroReactors:

Special models: