Center for Membrane Technology

About CMT

Center for Membrane Technology (CMT) is located at Department of Chemistry and Bioscience at Aalborg University with offices in Aalborg, Esbjerg and Copenhagen. CMT has approx. 15 researchers working on different aspects of membrane technology. We cooperate with companies and universities on a regional, national and international level.


The aim of CMT is to:

  • Innovate membranes and membrane applications
  • Research and innovate all aspects of membrane technology, covering;
    • Membrane synthesis
    • Membrane functionalization
    • Membrane process optimization
    • Novel membrane applications
    • Membrane integration
    • Process scale-up
  • Collaborate with industry to bring the latest membrane technology closer to application through:
    • Research Projects
    • Development projects
    • Student projects

Research areas

CMT’s research areas cover:

  • Membranes for nutrients recovery
  • Osmotic membrane processes
  • Membrane distillation and membrane crystallization
  • Micropollutants removal
  • Membrane synthesis
  • Membrane functionalization
  • Process integration and optimization

Research faculty

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Research Projects