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  • Activities of the IIR’s Commission A2 on Liquefaction and Separation of Gases

    The problems related to thermodynamic optimization and new technologies in liquefaction and separation of gases are actual and critical for many branches of modern industry, power generation and medicine.

    • Publication date : 2014/03/07
  • IIR Research Priorities

    The IIR decided, within the framework of its Strategic Plan, to draw up a list of research priorities for the future. It hopes that these priorities will be a valuable guiding force for decision-makers in the public and private research sectors,...

    • Publication date : 2005/07/19
  • Publish your article in the IJR

    Do you have something innovative to say about refrigeration? Find out how you can publish an article in the IIR International Journal of Refrigeration (IJR).

    • Publication date : 2015/09/29
  • New publications: The CD-ROM proceedings of the 1st IIR International Conference on Magnetic Refrigeration at Room Temperature

    The CD-ROM proceedings of the 1st IIR International Conference on Magnetic Refrigeration at Room Temperature held in Montreux, Switzerland, are now available. They comprise 4 keynote presentations, 20 papers on materials (gadolinium and its...

    • Publication date : 2006/01/28
  • Brief: Distinctions

    François Billiard, Honorary Director of the IIR, was awarded the prestigious Charles Tellier Medal by the French Refrigeration Association (AFF). Nevin Amos, Secretary of Commission D2 and President of the IIR's Working Party on Cold Chain...

    • Publication date : 2005/07/19
  • Brief: Distinctions

    - François Billiard, Honorary Director of the IIR, was awarded the prestigious Charles Tellier Medal by the French Refrigeration Association (AFF). - Nevin Amos, Secretary of Commission D2 and President of the IIR's Working Party on Cold Chain...

    • Publication date : 2005/07/19
  • 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
  • Conference report: Australia

    Postharvest Unlimited Downunder 2004, an IIR-co-sponsored conference, was held in Sydney, Australia, on November 9-12, 2004, with as theme "Postharvest technologies for the delivery of high quality horticultural products - implementation based on...

    • Publication date : 2005/02/11
  • June 2004: fruitful meetings of the IIR’s statutory committees

    Here are some highlights of the annual meetings of the IIR's statutory bodies (Management Committee, Science and Technology Council [STC] and Executive Committee): Strategic Plan of the IIR Four years after having adopted its Strategic...

    • Publication date : 2004/07/27
  • Editorial by Didier Coulomb

    The 23rd International Congress of Refrigeration (ICR2011) will take place in Prague on August 21-26, 2011. This will be the key refrigeration event in 2011 and will deal with all facets of refrigeration and refrigeration technology. Around...

    • 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
  • 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
  • ICR2007 in Beijing

    The International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) holds Congresses every 4 years. They have two objectives: - a scientific objective: apart from the numerous IIR and IIR-co-sponsored conferences (about 50 over a 4-year period), which are focused...

    • Publication date : 2007/11/20
  • 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
  • Hydrocarbon refrigerants

    Hydrocarbons such as R290 (propane), R600a (isobutane) or R1270 (propene/propylene) are low GWP non-toxic natural refrigerants with excellent thermodynamic properties. They offer an...

    • Last update : 2022/06/22
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Hydrocarbons, Containment, refrigerant charge reduction
  • 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