Harmsen Consultancy B.V.

Jan Harmsen for Sustainable Industrial Process Innovation

You can appoint me for courses and independent advice in Product and Process Innovation and Scale-up in relation to Sustainable Development.

For 33 years I have worked in Research, Development, Design and Operation as a Process Engineer at Shell. Until December 2013 I was also a part-time Professor of Sustainable Chemical Technology at Groningen University. Since 2010 you can request advice and courses. Clients come from a variety of industries, such as:

Jan Harmsen - Harmsen Consultancy B.V.

Jan Harmsen – Harmsen Consultancy B.V.


  • Food
  • Ceramics
  • Fine / bulk chemicals
  • Life sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Biofuels and chemicals
  • Minerals processing

Innovative start-ups now also ask me for advice.
Courses on Scale-up, Sustainable Design, and Process Intensification are given each year to industrial practitioners.
Take a look at the courses and workshops the Process Technology Academy can offer your company’s sustainable goals and needs.
Recently I have provided a risk assessment and risk mitigation advice for a large process development project. Something of interest to your project?

Upcoming events

March 13, 2024: Webinar Sustainable Innovation in Chemicals: Mastering Process Intensification 

Latest publications

Multiphase Reactors jan harmsen

Multiphase Reactors Reaction Engineering Concepts, Selection, and Industrial Applications Jan Harmsen and René Bos


Last update: February 27, 2024