Sustainable Industrial Process Innovation

Jan Harmsen for Sustainable Industrial Process Innovation

Harmsen Consultancy provides courses and  independent advice in Process Innovation and Scale-up in relation to Sustainable Development.

Take a look at the courses and workshops Harmsen Consultancy’s Process Technology Academy can offer your company’s sustainable goals and needs.

Jan Harmsen is an experienced Process Engineer,who worked inside Shell for 33 years in Research, Development, Design and Operation; hence, in all innovation stages. Until December 2013 he was also a part-time Professor of Sustainable Chemical Technology at Groningen University. Since 2010 he provides advice and courses to  a variety of industries, including food, ceramics, fine chemicals, bulk chemicals, life sciences, and biotechnology.  

Updated: 18-07-2018

Latest publications:

Jan Harmsen, André B. de Haan, Pieter L. J. Swinkels, “Product and Process Design: Driving Innovation“, De Gruyter (2018) ISBN 9783110467727.







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Gerald Jonker and Jan Harmsen, “Engineering for sustainability A practical guide for sustainable design“. Elsevier Amsterdam (2012) ISBN 9780444538468. Also available in Spanish: “Ingeniería para la sostenibilidad







Jan Harmsen,Industrial Process Scale-up, A Practical Innovation Guide from Idea to Commercial Implementation”