March 2017

In an interview Henk van Veen (project manger at ECN) tells in an interview that the HybSi membranes are ready to go to the market and that the membranes can be used to separate methanol from di methyl carbonate (DMC) >>


July 2016

In an interview Frans Velterop (Managing Director of Pervatech BV) states that via the cooperation with ECN they have succeeded in bringing HybSi membranes to the market and that via this cooperation but also with system and material suppliers, Pervatech is seen as an established membrane supplier (in Dutch) >>


July 2015

Interview with Frans Velterop, managing director of Pervatech BV on 12 June 2015 in a special issue of 'Impact' (in Dutch) >>


September 2013

ECN's HybSi membrane has been nominated for the Accenture Innovation Award and selected as one of the best 25 candidates >>


15 April 2013

HybSi® membranes can now be used in acetic acid dehydration >> . 


January 2013

HybSi® pervaporation tool: a modeling tool for PV process design. Download the flyer >> . 


Tuesday 8 May 2012

Invitation for HybSi® wad-walk >>


Wednesday 25 April 2012

New HybSi® membrane publications >>


Thursday 19 January 2012

ECN grants Ceramiques Techniques Industrielles license on HybSi® membrane technology >>


Wednesday 12 October 2011

New HybSi® publications: use under extreme conditions and in chemical reactions >>


Wednesday 1 July 2011

Follow the latest news on Twitter

New directions for HybSi® membrane research >> 


Thursday 9 June 2011

Invitation to attend the wadloop 2011

HybSi® membranes at the ICOM 2011 >> 


Wednesday 25 May 2011

ECN starts HybSi® pilot at the test facility Plant One

HybSi® membrane reactor

First HybSi® membranes sold by Pervatech >>


Thursday 14 October 2010

HybSi® membrane modules sold

1000 days stability at 150°C >>


Friday 4 June 2010

Licence on HybSi® granted to Pervatech

Pervatech, an innovative Dutch specialist in pervaporation membrane technology, is the first industrial partner to obtain a licence for the commer­cialisation of the HybSi® mem­brane technology >>


Thursday 29 April 2010

First HybSi® pilot test scheduled

Hydrogen separation possible with HybSi®

Second HybSi® patent granted >> 


Friday 9 October 2009

Prestigious prize for HybSi® membranes

Dr. Rob Kreiter has received the 2009 Donald R. Ulrich award for “an outstanding contribution to the field of Sol-Gel science and technology”. >>


Monday 10 August 2009

STW-project “Hydrothermally stable organosilica-based hybrid membranes for molecular separations” granted

The currently granted project is the follow-up of a successful STW project (TFC.5426) in which an entirely new class of hybrid materials with molecular separation properties was discovered and patented. >>