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EFCE Statements and White Papers



  • Barcelona DeclaratioN
    Carlos Negro, Félix Garcia-Ochoa, Philippe Tanguy, Guilherme Ferreira, Jules Thibault, Shuichi Yamamoto, Rafiqul Gani
    published on the occassion of 10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Barcelona, Spian, 1-5 October 2017 Chemical Engineering Research and Design 129 (2018) A1-A2; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cherd.2017.12.035


EFCE statements on education in chemical engineering

EFCE Surveys

David Bogle, University College London, EFCE Scientific Vice President 2018-2021  


Results of the EFCE Section PDE survey based on PDE academia and industry expert and practitioner feedback as well as on a literature review.
Chemical Engineering & Technology, Volume 42, Issue 11, November 2019, Pages 2258-2274
Open access publication in the journal Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering, Volume 27, March 2020, Pages 10-21, at: 



EFCE White papers

A Multi-layered View of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

Rafiqul Gani et al. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, Volume 155 (2020) 133-145


Working Party/Section Position Papers

White/Position Papers of the EFCE Member Societies

AIDIC Position Papers

prepared by their Working Parties (language: Italian)

WP (GdL in Italian) on Energy Transition (Transizione Energetica):
Mobility at H2
- Sustainable Chemistry
- Methanol as energy vector
- Critical materials for Energy Transition

WP on Sustainable Steel Industry (Siderurgia Sostenibile):
Sustainable Steel 

All position papers can be downloaded from the website. 

EFCE Reports

An Overview of European Federation of Chemical Engineering’s (EFCE) Technical Activities 2019-20

Other strategic CE papers

New Directions for Chemical Engineering
The National Academies Press, USA (nap.nationalacademies.org)
Download a PDF of "New Directions for Chemical Engineering" by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine for free.

Tomorrow’s Engineering Research Challenges
UK Research and Innovation, 8 July 2022
More information at: https://www.ukri.org/news/report-outlines-tomorrows-engineering-research-challenges/

Global Engineering Capability Review report
Royal Academy of Engineering, UK
More information at: https://engineeringx.raeng.org.uk/programmes/engineering-skills-where-they-are-most-needed/global-engineering-capability-review