Specialised consultancy services  | Catalyst Intelligence

Catalyst Intelligence is an independent catalyst consultancy company based in Luxembourg. The founder, Dr Carl van der Grift, has over 25 years of relevant work experience in industrial catalyst R&D, sales and technical service to refineries and global catalyst business management. The company’s mission is to provide comprehensive, independent information on industrial catalysts, enabling actors in the field of refining and petrochemical catalysts to make better decisions, resulting in better unit performance, less waste and higher margins. By combining insight from R&D, sales and technical services and manufacturing with a thorough understanding of the refinery needs, objective criteria can be developed for decision-making with respect to (i) catalyst/service selection, (ii) sampling and analysis, (iii) performance testing and (iv) new product development. Specifically, Catalyst Intelligence assists catalyst users in selection, use and testing and catalyst producers and service providers in R&D efficiency, new product development and manufacturing.


Catalyst Intelligence delivers a variety of professional services for the Catalyst Industry.

Please check below how we can assist your organisation.

Catalyst Selection

Catalyst Intelligence can assist you in making the correct catalyst selection, based on objective criteria that promote the profitability of the unit

Performance investigation

Regular performance investigation allows you to keep an eye on the remaining catalyst activity and will enable an informed decision as to whether or not severity can be increased.

Dispute Resolution

In the event of a conflict with a supplier, Catalyst Intelligence can help you determine indisputable facts and propose a reasonable settlement

Analysis & testing

Catalyst Intelligence can assist you in designing a sampling and analysis plan to rapidly answer your key questions at the lowest cost possible

R&D efficiency

To keep your R&D efforts focused, Catalyst Intelligence will work with your team to define direction and find efficiencies through collaboration

Catalyst manufacturing

Catalyst Intelligence can audit your supply chain and help you identify efficiency opportunities by qualifying multiple production lines, using alternate raw materials and or deploying toll manufacturers

Use and re-use

Catalyst Intelligence can help you reap the maximum benefits from your catalyst batch during the cycle and recover the best value from your spent catalyst at the end of the cycle

Special Projects

Catalyst Intelligence is ready conduct special projects on a single-client basis such as market surveys or participation in merger and acquisition projects