Develops, maintains and promotes thermodynamic interface specifications

Key responsibilities

• Maintain and manage existing interface specifications (revisions to improve design, performance/speed and robustness based on user input)
• Assess and prioritize on expansions of interface specifications
• Help organizations to develop implementations of the thermodynamic standards


Sergej BLAGOV (BASF SE) and Jasper van BATEN (AmsterCHEM)

The Thermo SIG was started on September 16, 2002 with Werner MERK (Dow) leading the SIG. Werner DREWITZ (BASF) assumed next the role of leader till June 2009 when he was replaced by the tandem made of Sergej BLAGOV and Jasper van BATEN.


Deliverables for 2020


Thermo SIG is meeting almost every week to work on the revision of the Chemical Reactions interface specification

Activity reports

Thermo SIG is delivering a report on its activities within the CAPE-OPEN Annual Meetings.

October 2018 – September 2019 (delivered at the CAPE-OPEN 2019 Annual Meeting).

October 2017 – September 2018 (delivered at the CAPE-OPEN 2018 Annual Meeting).

October 2016 – September 2017 (delivered at the CAPE-OPEN 2017 Annual Meeting).

October 2015 – September 2016 (delivered at the CAPE-OPEN 2016 Annual Meeting).

October 2014 – September 2015 (delivered at the CAPE-OPEN 2015 Annual Meeting).

October 2013 – September 2014 (delivered at the CAPE-OPEN 2014 Annual Meeting).

October 2011 – September 2012 (delivered at the CAPE-OPEN 2012 Annual Meeting).

Year 2006 (delivered at the CAPE-OPEN 2007 Annual Meeting).