The Institute for Sustainable Process technology is a collaborative venture between industry, universities and knowledge institutes in the Netherlands. Its aim is to improve the speed and efficiency of innovation processes. Besides increasing knowledge, the Institute seeks to develop, demonstrate and apply breakthrough technology, with a particular focus on process technology.

Breakthrough results are evaluated on their impact on the global process technology envelope – from raw materials to end products. The Institute's ultimate aim is to bring about a considerable improvement in the competitive position of the Dutch process industry.