A successful final stakeholder meeting for the IMPRESS 2 project was held earlier this month. Project Co-Ordinator Rod Robinson (NPL) took the stakeholders through an introduction to the project, and this was followed by presentations on WP1 by Marc Coleman (NPL); WP2 by Isaline Fraboulet (INERIS), Francesca Hugony (ENEA), Ville Ulvila (VTT), Guillermo Guarnizo… Read More


Francesca Hugony of project partner ENEA provided a poster for the 9th National Conference on Particles Emissions / IX Convegno Nazionale sul Particolato Atmosferico – PM2020 (PM2020 https://pm2020.it/). The poster Campagna sperimentale per la messa a punto di un sistema innovative per il campionamento del PM prodotto dalla combustione di biomassa legnosa (Italian) is available… Read More


Francesco D’Amato of project partner CNR-INO with colleagues from INERIS have produced a paper Optical detection of ammonia inside a stack: Comparison of different techniques. The quantitative detection of pollutants in industrial emissions, in particular the emissions of biomass burners, requires different types of analyzers. Optical devices are usually sensitive to the transparency and dirtiness… Read More


Zhechao Qu of project partner PTB recently presented a poster on work under the IMPRESS 2 project at the Third International Workshop on Oxy-Fuel Combustion from March 4th to 5th, 2020 in Montabaur, Germany.   The poster, Effects of the spatial heterogeneity of gas matrix and thermal boundary layers on absolute TDLAS HCl measurements in… Read More


Gabriele Migliavacca of project partner ISSI (Innovhub – Stazioni Sperimentaliper L’Industria) has been interviewed on Italian national TV (RAI 3) where he explains how the dilution chamber works;  VID-20200204-WA0000.mp4 Within the activities of the project, a dilution chamber method has been compared to a dilution tunnel and heated filter plus impinger method. Online and offline SVOCs… Read More


ENEA have issued a press release about the dilution method set up in the IMPRESS 2 project that has been published in three major Italian newspapers; Sole 24 Ore, Corriere della Sera and Repubblica) as well as many online news outlets including La Stampa and Citta. Francesca Hugony of ENEA states that there is much… Read More


Francesco D’Amato of project partner CNR (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche) recently had a letter published in the January 2020 edition of the monthly Informatore, magazine of COOP (page 30) – a chain of supermarkets in the Tuscany region of Italy. The magazine looks at many subjects, including environmental topics. In the November 2019 issue a… Read More


Zhechao Qu of project partner PTB recently presented a poster on an aspect of the project at the International Workshop on International Workshop on “Clean Combustion: Principles and Applications” 2019 which took place on the 25-26 Sep at the Conference Welcome Hotel in Darmstadt, Germany. The poster, Realization a TDLAS based method as an optical… Read More


Javis Nwaboh of project partner PTB recently presented a poster on an aspect of the project at the 29th Deutscher Flannentag conference 17-18 Sep 2019 at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany. The poster, Mid-IR ICL based TDLAS spectrometer dedicated to monitor HCl concentration in combustion emissions, is a presentation of PTBs direct tunable diode laser absorption… Read More


Javis Nwaboh of project partner PTB recently presented a poster on an aspect of the project at the GAS Analysis 2019 conference, 18-20 June 2019 in The Hague, Netherlands. The poster, The heterogeneity effects on dTDLAS-based CO sensor for industrial emission monitoring applications covers a 4.6 μm EC-QCL based TDLAS CO spectrometer. The two gas… Read More