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  • The IIR is seeking an Information Officer

    The IIR is seeking an Information Officer for its Scientific and Technical Information Department comprising 4 persons. The position is available immediately.

    • Publication date : 2013/03/05
  • UN Environment OzonAction and the IIR collaborate on the cold chain

    On January 16, 2018, the IIR organised a side event dedicated to the cold chain at the First Inter-Regional Thematic Technical Workshops and Regional Network Meetings for National Ozone Officers, during which IIR experts presented five Cold Chain...

    • Publication date : 2018/01/24
  • IIR/UNEP Cold Chain Technology Brief on Vaccines

    The IIR and the UN Environment programme have jointly developed the cold chain technology brief on vaccines dedicated to government National Ozone Officers, policy makers, and refrigeration stakeholders. The...

    • Publication date : 2021/09/08
  • REAL Alternatives: blended Learning for Alternative Refrigerants

    Last week the REAL Alternatives Europe programme partners met at IIR head offices to elaborate plans to translate the e-learning project into more languages.

    • Publication date : 2015/06/23
  • The IIR is seeking a Communication Manager

    The IIR is seeking for its head office in Paris preferably a English-mother-tongue Communication Manager, with fluent French, who will manage the IIR’s communication policy and conferences.

    • Publication date : 2013/03/05
  • The IIR is seeking a Deputy Director

    The IIR is seeking for its head office in Paris a Deputy Director, with a scientific and technical background. The candidate should be a very good English and French speaker.

    • Publication date : 2013/03/05
  • The IIR and UNEP release a Cold Chain Technology Brief on Vaccines

    The International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) and the UN Environment Programme partnered in the development of a cold chain technology brief on vaccines dedicated to government National Ozone Officers,...

    • Publication date : 2021/09/24
    • Subjects: Technology
  • The International Journal of Refrigeration (IJR)

    The IJR is the most important scientific journal in the field of refrigeration technology. It is a co-publication of Elsevier and the IIR. Eight issues are published each year, with over 15 articles per issue. Certain issues are totally or...

    • Publication date : 2006/07/26
  • Conference update: Sofia

    The 9th IIR Conference on Phase-Change Materials and Slurries for Refrigeration and Air Conditioning will be held on September 29-October 1, 2010 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Keep updated and check out deadlines:

    • Publication date : 2010/05/27
  • Visit: Lebanon

    In December, 2004, Mr Michel Afram, Managing Director of LARI (Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute, a Corporate Member of the IIR), with three members of the Board of LARI, and Mr Fares Charbel, Delegate of Lebanon to the IIR, visited the...

    • Publication date : 2005/02/11
  • Klaus Timmerhaus has died

    The IIR is saddened by the death of Dr Klaus Timmerhaus, a distinguished IIR officer. Klaus Timmerhaus was former President of the IIR's General Conference and Head of Section A, Cryology and gas processing. The IIR extends its sincere sympathy to...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/15
  • Upcoming conferences: Sofia

    The 9th IIR Conference on Phase-Change Materials and Slurries for Refrigeration and Air Conditioning will be held on September 29-October 1, 2010 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Check out the draft programme and register now so you make sure you don't miss...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/04
  • Briefs: Prof. Eckhard Groll

    ASHRAE installed new officers and directors at its 2010 Annual Meeting held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on June 26-30, 2010. Prof. Eckhard Groll (Purdue University) was installed as Director-at-Large to ASHRAE's Board of Directors and will...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • Brief: Dr Peter Egolf

    Dr Peter Egolf, President of the IIR's Working Party on Magnetic Refrigeration, and his team at the Institut de Génie Thermique de l'Ecole d'ingénieurs du Canton de Vaud has won the Prix Spécial Energie awarded by the Office Fédéral de l'Energie...

    • Publication date : 2006/05/05
  • Obituary: Mr Ernst

    The IIR wishes to express its sympathy to the family and relatives of Mr Claude Ernst. For over 7 years, Mr Ernst took part in the selection and indexation of articles for the Fridoc database. His understanding of several European...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • For IIR members only

    Global cold storage capacity

    This table presents the cold storage capacity in about 50 countries, based on data from the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA).

    • Last update : 2021/12/06
    • Langues : English
    • Themes : Refrigerated storage: economics and statistics
  • Environmental impact of the ice cream industry

    This summary document describes the environmental impact of ice cream manufacturing, which is mainly due to the energy consumption and refrigerants used.

    • Last update : 2022/11/17
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : General information on environment (climate change, ozone depletion…)
  • 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
  • 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)