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:

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

My expertise topics: chemical engineering, chemical reaction engineering, biotechnology, sustainable development, process innovation, process concept design, process development, pilot plant design, process intensification, process scale-up, process start-up, chemicals, biofuels, biochemicals, dairy, ceramics, catalyst, fertilizer, oil and gas, technology providers, contract research organizations, university.

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?

Latest publications

Multiphase Reactors jan harmsen

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


Last update: FApril 25, 2024