The Extraction and Recovery of Volatile Fatty Acids with a Complex Coacervate

Thomas Brouwer, Rick Oosterhoff, Thijs Engelen, Saskia Lindhoud

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Abstract

Rising concerns regarding the depletion of natural gas and oil reserves and the expanding will to transit to more sustainable economies.
o Alternative sources of chemicals are needed
o One of the suggested solutions is obtaining chemicals, e.g. volatile fatty acids or VFAs, via the fermentation of organic waste streams.
o Traditional separation techniques are not economically feasible. We attempt to provide an alternative solution using complex coacervates.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 11 Dec 2018
Event6th CHemistry As INnovating Science Conference, CHAINS 2018 - De Koningshof, Veldhoven, Netherlands
Duration: 3 Dec 20185 Dec 2018
Conference number: 6

Conference

Conference6th CHemistry As INnovating Science Conference, CHAINS 2018
Abbreviated titleCHAINS 2018
CountryNetherlands
CityVeldhoven
Period3/12/185/12/18

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    Brouwer, T., Oosterhoff, R., Engelen, T., & Lindhoud, S. (2018). The Extraction and Recovery of Volatile Fatty Acids with a Complex Coacervate. Poster session presented at 6th CHemistry As INnovating Science Conference, CHAINS 2018, Veldhoven, Netherlands.