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  • 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 Sub-Commissions activities: D2

    The next meeting of IIR Sub-Commission D2 CERtification, TEsting and quality of transport Equipment used for perishable foodstuffs and other temperature-sensitive materials (CERTE) will be held in Athens, Greece, on May 25-27, 2005. Contact G....

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • International events: Cemafroid

    Cemafroid, a French organization handling, testing and providing expertise on refrigeration equipment, organized a "Day on the cold chain" in Antony, France, focusing on various issues in certification and agreements that Cemafroid has obtained...

    • Publication date : 2009/02/24
  • IIR Sub-Commission D2 CERTE

    The next meeting of the IIR Sub-Commission D2 "CERTE" (CERtification Testing and quality of transport Equipment used for perishable products and other temperature-sensitive materials) will be held in Plestany, Slovak Republic, on May 31 - June 1,...

    • Publication date : 2007/04/25
  • Conference update: Cambridge

    The 1st IIR Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain is to be held on March 29-31, 2010. The conference, which will attract an international audience of researchers and industrialists, will bring together those with an...

    • Publication date : 2009/12/09
  • Corporate members: news

    - During the IIAR's 2008 Ammonia Refrigeration and Conference, the first fundraising event, a golf tournament, was held in order to launch Ammonia Refrigeration Foundation actions. The recently formed foundation will promote charitable,...

    • Publication date : 2008/05/13
  • Watch our side event at COP27

    COP27 will mark the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

    • Publication date : 2022/10/25
    • Subjects: Environment
  • Press release: The International Institute of Refrigeration appoints Professor Judith Evans as new president of Commission C2

    The International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) is proud to announce the appointment of Judith Evans, Professor at London South Bank University, as the new president of IIR Commission C2 on food science and engineering.

    • Publication date : 2016/07/12
  • New president of IIR Commission C2 on food science and engineering

    The IIR is proud to announce the appointment of Judith Evans, Professor at London South Bank University, as the new president of IIR Commission C2 on food science and engineering.

    • Publication date : 2016/07/06
  • A new version of the ATP Agreement

    The new version on the international carriage of perishable foodstuffs and on the special equipment to be used for such carriage became effective from 30 September 2015. The IIR was involved in this process thanks to its Commission D2...

    • Publication date : 2015/10/20
  • IIR economic news service: the latest from our market report partners

    The IIR has established partnerships with several leading market research companies, as well as with establishments that combine and provide detailed reports and global analytical studies on different sectors of the refrigeration or economic...

    • Publication date : 2016/12/07
  • News from IIR members: Alfa Laval

    Two major Belgian supermarket chains have recently ordered Alfa Laval's air gas coolers, and three of them have already been installed. Both supermarkets were specifically searching for cooling systems compatible with CO2 to reduce their energy...

    • Publication date : 2013/02/22
  • I-SWG workshop at Delft Days Magnetocaloric Conference

    Workshop organised by the IIR Industrial Sub-Working Group (I-SWG) on Magnetic refrigeration

    • Publication date : 2015/10/28
  • IIR Sub-Commission D2 CERTE news

    A new president and a meeting in Germany for this very active IIR Sub-Commission on test stations (refrigerated transport).

    • Publication date : 2018/05/17
  • Obituary: Rui Telmo Nobre

    Mr Rui Telmo Nobre was the chairman of the UNECE Working Party on Transport of Perishable Foodstuffs and involved in the work of the IIR CERTE Sub-Commission.

    • Publication date : 2020/02/06
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Nanorefrigerants

    Nanorefrigerants are created by adding nanoparticles in suspension to a base refrigerant. They have a thermal conductivity that is 15% to 104% higher than that of the corresponding...

    • Last update : 2022/06/17
    • Langues : English, French
    • Themes : Nanofluids
  • 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 : 2023/06/30
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Ice creams
  • 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