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Centre for Zeolites and Nanoporous Materials
Caen, Normandy, France


CLEAR Vision

Supported by la Région Normandie, The Centre for Zeolites and Nanoporous Materials aims to develop new nanomaterials to address the global challenges of today and tomorrow across a range of selective adsorption processes and biomedical applications.

Original Zeolites and 
Nanoporous Materials

Complex Porous

Selective Separation Processes
Lowering CO2 emissions
Targeted gas detection, capture and delivery

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We are hiring !
08 août 2022
We are hiring !

At a GlanceThe Clear Center

25+ People
State-of-the-art Synthesis Platforms
Advanced Characterization Platforms
20+ Q1 Publications/Year
10+ Patents
15+ Major (Inter)national Grants


Dr. Svetlana Mintova

Dr. Svetlana Mintova

Head of Clear Center
Dr. Valentin Valtchev

Dr. Valentin Valtchev

Head of the Zeolite group
Dr. Rémy Guillet-Nicolas

Dr. Rémy Guillet-Nicolas

CNRS Researcher (CR)
Prof. Jean-Pierre Gilson

Prof. Jean-Pierre Gilson

Emeritus Professor
Prof. Ludovic Pinard

Prof. Ludovic Pinard

Associate Professor
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Available PhD position !


"Synthesis of nanosized zeolites for the detection of VOCs"

This project has received funding from the European Union’s EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon Europe under Grant Agreement No 812580.

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