CREC continuously applies a determined effort in the area of patent applications for inventions that will eventually be licensed and commercialized.


  • de Lasa, H.,"Novel Riser Reactor Simulator", Canadian Patent 1,284,017,(1991). USA Patent 5,102,628 (1992).
  • de Lasa, H., "Pseudoadiabatic Reactor for Exothermic Catalytic Conversions", Canadian Patent 1,223,895 (1987). USA Patent 4,929,798 (1989).
  • de Lasa H., H. Farag, Ng S. "FCC with in-situ metal traps". USA Patent 5,424,262 (1995).
  • de Lasa H., Valladares J."Photocatalytic Reactor Waste Water Treatment". USA patent 5,683,589 (1997).
  • de Lasa H., Young B.,Krol S., "Fiber Optic Sensor for Sensing Particle Movement in a Catalytic Reactor". USA Patent 5,749,291 (1998).
  • de Lasa H., Ibrahim H., "PhotoCatalytic Reactor and Method for the Destruction of Organic Air Pollutants". USA Patent 6,752,957 (2004).
  • de Lasa H., El Solh T., Jarosch K., "Fluidizable Catalyst for Methane Reforming", USA Patent 6,852,668 (2005).
  • de Lasa H., "Catalytic Process for the Removal of sulfur from a Hydrocarbon Stream", USA Patent Application, Dec. 3 (2004).

The Industrial Liaison Office in collaboration with Recat Technologies Inc. commercializes the CREC patents on a worldwide basis.