International Flame Research Foundation

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The International Flame Research Foundation – IFRF (Fondazione Internazionale per la Ricerca Sulla Combustione – ONLUS) is a non-profit research association and network created in 1948[1][2] in IJmuiden (Netherlands), established in Livorno (Italy) since 2005.[3]

The IFRF Membership Network unites some 1000 combustion researchers from 130 industrial companies and academic institutions worldwide, around a common interest in efficient and environmentally responsible industrial combustion.

Vision and mission[edit]

Vision To be the international reference point for clean and efficient industrial combustion.

Mission statement To advance applied combustion research and promote cooperation and information transfer throughout the international combustion community.


  1. ^ Stimulating Cooperative Research in Fossil Energy at Universities. National Research Council (U.S.). p. 48. 
  2. ^ Weber, Roman (1998). The spirit of Ijmuiden. Fifty years of the IFRF. 1948-1998. Ijmuiden: International Flame Research Foundation. p. 280. ISBN 90-801495-2-7. 
  3. ^ "International Flame Research Foundation (IFRF)". Heat Processing – International Magazine for industrial Furnaces, Heat Treatment Plants, Equipment (5): 93. January 2014. ISSN 1611-616X.