By the Resolution of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine No. 7 dated January 12, 2011, the Institute approved the following priority areas of scientific research:
- basic fundamentals development for increasing of natural gas and alternative heat carriers effectiveness use as basis for new energy- and resource saving technologies creation;
- research in applied combustion theory, thermodynamic, interface heat- and mass exchange and new heat- and technological processes and equipment development on this basis;
- research in environment protection for science- and technology fundamentals creation of atmosphere air protection from pollution, thermal neutralization of solid domestic waste and specially dangerous materials and wastes.