Boreskov Institute of Catalysis
The Boreskov Institute of Catalysis (BIC) is a research institute founded in 1958 as a part of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. BIC is one of the largest research centers worldwide specialized in catalysis. The BIC's R&D activities span the areas from fundamental problems of catalysis to development of new catalysts and catalytic technologies and to design semi-commercial plants for the catalysts manufacturing. BIC is engaged in the National Federal Programs to do applied research in practically important fields. It takes part in international and national programs and cooperates with a great number of Russian and foreign companies and enterprises. More than 50 catalysts and catalytic technologies industrially implemented have been founded by BIC. BIC's products often are awarded prizes and diplomas at prestigious international forums and exhibitions.