Cover image for Vol. 10 Issue 8

Editor: David Smith; Editorial Board Chairs: Matthias Beller, Gabriele Centi, Licheng Sun

Impact Factor: 7.116

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 2/29 (Subject); 20/163 (Chemistry Multidisciplinary)

Online ISSN: 1864-564X

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Chemistry - A European Journal, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, ChemCatChem, ChemElectroChem, ChemPhysChem, Energy Technology

6_09/2013Cover Picture: Recalcitrance of Nature: Chemocatalysis for the Production of Biomass-Based Building Blocks (ChemSusChem 9/2013)

The cover image of this Special Issue of ChemSusChem shows the philosophy behind ”CatchBio“, a public–private research consortium in the Netherlands dedicated to state-of-the-art chemistry within the field of chemocatalytic biomass conversion. Its three-stage approach involves obtaining fundamental insight in the chemistry needed to handle biomass in chemical reactors, thereby generating leads. The most promising leads are then selected by industry based on technological and socio-economic criteria. More about this methodology and the papers in this special issue can be found in the Editorial by guest editor Bert Weckhuysen on page 1559.

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