You are: a researcher or a teacher
At the IIR, we understand that access to quality unbiased information is fundamental to conducting solid research and for mentoring tomorrow’s refrigeration specialists.
As such, you will find hereafter a handful of products and services to assist you in your quest.
Discover an exclusive collection of seminal informative documents from FRIDOC, the world’s most comprehensive database dedicated to refrigeration information; includes scientific papers from IIR conferences, technical guides, thematic files, and much more.
Discover the latest developments in the sector and network with key stakeholders at upcoming flagship IIR conferences and co-sponsored conferences dedicated to all refrigeration technologies.
International Journal of Refrigeration
Published by Elsevier for the IIR, the International Journal of Refrigeration (IJR) is the leading peer reviewed journal covering the theory and practice of refrigeration.
The IJR is essential reading for all those wanting to keep abreast of research in the industry and includes original research papers, review articles, papers presented at IIR conferences and letters to the Editor.
Personalised documentation search
Do you have a complex query and require a personalised documentation search?
Get in touch with the information specialists at the Scientific and Technical Information Department of the IIR.
Contact the IIR information specialists
Do you have a specific question in one of the following fields?
- Cryogenics, liquefaction or separation of gases
- Thermodynamics, refrigerants or refrigerating equipment
- Biology or food technology
- Refrigerated storage or transport
- Air conditioning, heat pumps or energy recovery.
The IIR has developed an international network of expertise covering all fields of refrigeration.
Consult the IIR expertise directory
Keep up to date on the most recent news and developments in the field of refrigeration from across the globe (novel technologies, refrigerant news, case studies, regulation, standards, economy…).
Consult the refrigeration sector monitoring
If you would like to conduct scientific research or analysis in a specific area of refrigeration, you can locate an appropriate specialist laboratory using this directory.
Private member benefit: Access the contact information of specialist laboratories across the globe! Find out more
Consult the Laboratory directory
Join your peers, as a private member or as a beneficiary of a corporate member, from industry, academia and research to collaborate on an array of multidimensional projects addressing scientific matters at the heart of refrigeration.
Consult the IIR Working groups
Free 12-month IIR membership for students