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  • International events: Milan

    The 13th European Conference on the latest technologies in refrigeration and air conditioning took place on June 12-13, 2009 in Milan, Italy. This bilingual (English-Italian) conference was organized by Centro Studi Galileo with the participation...

    • Publication date : 2009/08/13
  • International events: Milan

    Delegates of IIR and REHVA last June discussed the idea of a workshop on the refurbishment of existing buildings and AICARR (the Italian Association of Air Conditioning Heating and Refrigerating) agreed to organize an initial workshop involving...

    • Publication date : 2009/02/24
  • Corporate Members: news

    - Danfoss has experienced booming sales 18% growth over the first three quarters of 2007. Sales reached 2.2 billion €. Growth in China and Latin America was particularly positive and end of year sales are expected to top 3 billion €.

    • Publication date : 2008/02/12
  • Policy brief available to download: Developing the cold chain in the agrifood sector in sub-Saharan Africa

    A focus on the importance of the cold chain in reducing post-harvest losses

    • Publication date : 2016/02/17
  • The Mostra Convegno exhibition

    In March 2018 the IIR participated in one of the biggest exhibitions on refrigeration technologies, Mostra Convegno, which took place, as always, in Milan.

    • Publication date : 2018/04/19
  • New IIR Working Group: whole-body cryotherapy or cryostimulation

    During the IIR Science and Technology Council meeting on June 15, 2017, a new IIR Working Group (WG) on “Whole-body cryotherapy or cryostimulation” was officially created.

    • Publication date : 2017/07/12
  • Press release: IIR launches new Working Group on “Whole-body cryotherapy or cryostimulation”

    During the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) Science and Technology Council meeting on June 15, 2017, a new IIR Working Group on “Whole-body cryotherapy or cryostimulation” was officially created.

    • Publication date : 2017/07/26
  • The IIR worldwide (June 2019)

    Focus on the latest IIR interventions around the world.

    • Publication date : 2019/06/28
  • New IIR publication: Compendium

    The Food Research Institute of Prague and the IIR have co-published a compendium entitled "Thermophysical Properties of Food: Selected Fruits and Vegetables". This book presents a critical literature review of data on the freezing point, density,...

    • Publication date : 2005/02/11
  • New IIR members

    The IIR welcomes the following new members: Member country Saudi Arabia has become the 62nd member country of the IIR, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) is our correspondent. Welcome! Corporate members CRA-IAA,...

    • Publication date : 2009/08/13
  • Ohrid 2015: Ammonia and CO2 refrigeration technologies at the forefront

    In light of the intense debate on the F-Gas regulation, its implementation worldwide, as well as proposed amendments to the Montreal Protocol, the conference provided the ideal forum for the exchange of knowledge on ammonia and CO2 technologies.

    • Publication date : 2015/04/21
  • News from IIR members: Freezcube

    FreezCube, developed by Playcube, corporate member of the IIR based in France, has been awarded the Gold Medal at Concours Lépine 2010. FreezCube is a simple monitoring device which provides useful information related to the safety of frozen foods...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • Corporate members: news

    Founded in 2003, Playcube SARL, a new IIR corporate member based in France, has developed FreezCube, a simple monitoring device which provides useful information related to the safety of frozen foods stored in freezers: FreezCube confirms that the...

    • Publication date : 2008/06/05
  • IGO meeting

    The IIR is an intergovernmental organization based in Paris, like of course several agencies of the United Nations Organization or OECD, but also like other small specialized organizations: the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • 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
  • For IIR members only

    Ice cream manufacturing, environmental impact and market data

    From a physico-chemical point of view, ice cream is a complex, frozen multiphase mixture. The manufacturing process includes several stages of freezing which are described in this...

    • Last update : 2022/10/12
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Ice creams
  • Additive manufacturing of regenerators for caloric cooling

    In many areas of engineering, additive manufacturing allows the production of complex and multifunctional products that could not be manufactured using traditional methods. In the...

    • Last update : 2022/09/16
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Caloric cooling (magnetocaloric, electrocaloric, elastocaloric and barocaloric cooling)
  • Cryogenics in the pharmaceutical industry: drug design and bioavailability improvement

    Research activities in the pharmaceutical sector focus primarily on developing novel drug formulations which can elicit the desired response upon being administered to the patient...

    • Last update : 2022/11/21
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Freeze-drying in biology and medicine, Cryobiology, cryomedicine: general information
  • 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…)