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  • The European Union project Cryohub in Beijing

    The IIR organised a well-attended CryoHub workshop at the 5th International Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain in Beijing on April 7th.

    • Publication date : 2018/04/19
  • COOL-SAVE stakeholders in EU project COOL-SAVE hold a progress meeting in Rome

    From July 3-4, stakeholders in EU project COOL-SAVE held a progress meeting in Rome, under the auspices of consortium partner Federalimentare.

    • Publication date : 2014/07/04
  • COOL-SAVE meeting in Stockholm

    The stakeholders of the COOL-SAVE European-Union-funded project held a management committee meeting in Stockholm, Sweden.

    • Publication date : 2013/05/16
  • IIR member news: Cooltech

    The €1.7m MagFreeG project has just been granted to the French company Cooltech Applications by the European Union through CIP Eco-innovation program.

    • Publication date : 2014/11/14
  • 5th FRISBEE workshop

    The 5th FRISBEE workshop held on August 28-30, 2012 in Trondheim, Norway, provided an opportunity for the partners of this 4-year project funded by the European Union to present the latest results and to plan work for the following 6 months.

    • Publication date : 2012/11/16
  • EU project SuperSmart comes to a close: What have we learnt?

    Funded by the European Union Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme, the EU SuperSmart project was launched in February 2016 and recently came to an end. Want to know how to reduce energy consumption in the food retail sector?… SuperSmart...

    • Publication date : 2019/02/25
  • Frisbee Project: Latest Developments

    Frisbee is a European-Union-funded 4-year project. It was launched in September 2010 and involves 26 partners including the IIR. the IIR is in charge of collecting data and the dissemination of research outcomes. The aim is to provide new...

    • Publication date : 2011/12/20
  • IIR partnership in two new EU-funded projects: SophiA and ENOUGH

    In October, the IIR participated in two kick-off meetings of newly granted European projects SophiA and ENOUGH, which officially started on October 1, 2021. Both projects are funded by the European Union’s...

    • Publication date : 2021/10/28
  • Join the ENOUGH project webinar!

    Funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, the ENOUGH project aims to address and reduce emissions from the food sector. Join the project webinar on December 1.

    • Publication date : 2022/11/24
    • Subjects: Technology, Environment
  • Frisbee project: We need your input !

    The IIR is involved in a European Union-funded project called FRISBEE (Food Refrigeration Innovations for Safety, consumers Benefit, Environmental impact and Energy optimization along the cold chain in Europe). Currently, one of the most important...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/16
  • FRISBEE project: We need your input!

    The IIR is involved in a European Union-funded project called FRISBEE (Food Refrigeration Innovations for Safety, consumers Benefit, Environmental impact and Energy optimization along the cold chain in Europe). Currently, one of the most important...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/16
  • Briefs: Frisbee

    The launch meeting of the European Union-funded Frisbee (Food Refrigeration Innovations for Safety, consumers Benefit, Environmental impact and Energy optimization along the cold chain in Europe) project was held on September 8-10, 2010, in the...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • Editorial by Didier Coulomb

    The IIR's mission is to disseminate the outcomes of research on refrigeration technologies and applications. Through its Framework Programmes for Research and Technological Development (FPRD) the European Union regularly funds major research...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/04
  • UN Climate Change Conference in Bali

    - The 13th United Nations Conference of the Parties on Climate Change, which was also the 3rd meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol, took place in Bali, Indonesia, on December 3-14, 2007. More than 10 000 persons attended this event which...

    • Publication date : 2008/02/15
  • Statement given by Didier Coulomb, Director General of the IIR, during COP 27

    Statement Given by the Director General of the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) during the 27th Conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 27) in Charm...

    • Publication date : 2022/12/12
    • Subjects: Technology, Developing country, Environment
  • Global HFC emissions from the refrigeration sector

    This table shows HFC emissions from the refrigeration sector – including air conditioning – in million tonnes of CO2 equivalent for about 40 countries that are signatories...

    • Last update : 2022/01/20
    • Langues : English
    • Themes : General information on environment (climate change, ozone depletion…)
  • Liquefied Natural Gas: production process and cold energy recovery

    Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is natural gas that has been cooled to about -160 °C and turned into a liquid to facilitate transportation and storage. A typical LNG supply chain...

    • Last update : 2022/06/20
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : LNG and LPG
  • Additive manufacturing of heat exchangers

    In the refrigeration industry, additive manufacturing (colloquially referred to as “3D printing”) makes it possible to fabricate novel, complex and potentially more energy efficient...

    • Last update : 2022/09/07
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Evaporators, condensers and other heat exchangers