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  • New IIR publication: Latest Developments in Refrigerated Storage, Transportation and Display of Food Products

    The proceedings of Latest Developments in Refrigerated Storage, Transportation and Display of Food Products, an IIR conference involving Commissions C2, D1 with D2, held in Amman, Jordan, on March 28-30, 2005 comprise 24 papers. within the...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • Member news : Danfoss launches thermostatic expansion valve for CO2

    Danfoss has recently launched a thermostatic expansion valve for CO2, based on its TE2 valve. It is suitable for small to medium size remote refrigeration systems such as cold rooms and display...

    • Publication date : 2022/10/27
  • Available - New IIR publication: Technological options for retail refrigeration

    Written by several experts from the acclaimed London South Bank University (UK), the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) is proud to present the “Technological options for retail refrigeration”.

    • Publication date : 2018/11/22
  • ICR 2023: It was nice to meet you at our booth!

    The IIR’s booth received a large number of visitors. From regulars who came to say hello to curious onlookers drawn by the extensive display to participants looking for information, exchanges were varied and...

    • Publication date : 2023/09/04
  • IIR Sub-Commissions activities: D1

    A business meeting of the IIR Sub-commission D1 Refrigerated Display Cabinets was held in Orlando, US, during the 2005 ASHRAE Winter Meeting. During this meeting, chaired by Sietze van der Sluis and attended by 11 people, including Didier Coulomb...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • IIR Working Party on “Energy Labelling in the Cold Chain”

    The Terms of Reference of the new IIR Working Party (WP) "Energy labelling in the cold chain" have been approved. The main objective of this WP - chaired by Prof. Giovanni Cortella, Italy, and involving Commissions D1 and D2 - is to investigate...

    • Publication date : 2008/05/16
  • 1st IIR International Cold and Sustainability Conference

    The 1st IIR Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain held in Cambridge, UK, on March 29-31, 2010 attracted over 150 participants from 22 countries. Academia, public and corporate research centres, public agencies and administrations, and...

    • Publication date : 2010/05/27
  • IIR Conference: Amman

    An IIR Conference on Latest developments in refrigerated storage, transportation and display of food products took place in Amman, Jordan, in March 2005. This first IIR conference in Jordan was a success: a wide range of papers were presented, on...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • New publications: The CD-ROM proceedings of the Vicenza IIR Conferences

    The CD-ROM proceedings of the Vicenza IIR Conferences on 1) Commercial Refrigeration and 2) Thermophysical Properties and Transfer Processes of Refrigerants are on sale. They comprise 134 papers. Main topics: 1) display cabinets, energy simulation...

    • Publication date : 2006/01/28
  • Briefs: IKK 2006

    The 27th International Trade Fair for Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Ventilation, took place in Nuremberg on October 18-20, 2006 and attracted record numbers of visitors (29 124) and exhibitors (893). For the fourth year running the IIR was...

    • Publication date : 2007/02/12
  • Conferences

    Interested in refrigerated storage, transportation and display of food products? Find out more:

    • Publication date : 2005/02/11
  • International activities: IKK 2005

    IKK 2005, the 26th IKK-International Trade Fair Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Ventilation, took place in Hanover on November 2-4, 2005. It attracted 13 670 visitors and 610 exhibitors from 41 countries. For the third year running the IIR was...

    • Publication date : 2006/01/28
  • Here are the latest IIR award-winners!

    Once every 4 years during each International Congress of Refrigeration, the IIR presents a series of prestigious scientific awards:. Gustav Lorentzen Medal: the prize is awarded to a person with...

    • Publication date : 2011/09/15
  • 2008, Refrigeration Year

    Many events and actions have already been scheduled or have already taken place in various countries in order to celebrate the IIR's centenary and the 100th anniversaries of several national associations of refrigeration (France, the Netherlands,...

    • Publication date : 2008/05/13
  • Member news: Danfoss is committed to reducing food waste

    The Salling Group and Danfoss are working with Microsoft to reduce food waste and energy consumption in retail refrigeration. 

    • Publication date : 2023/02/17
    • Subjects: HFCs alternatives
  • Cryogenic nitrogen in the food and beverage industry

    The adoption of cryogenic processes in the food and beverage industry is predominantly driven by liquid nitrogen (LIN), and it is the preferred candidate for food chilling and...

    • Last update : 2023/11/07
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Freezing of foodstuffs
  • 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 : 2023/03/10
    • 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
  • 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