9 März 2016

Conference Journal of the International Conference on Bio-based Materials available, 5 and 6 April 2016, Cologne

Special focus points of the conference this year are biorefinery concepts, trends in use of lignin and the production of PHA

Deutsche Version: http://news.bio-based.eu/finales-programm-der-international-conference-on-bio-based-materials-5-und-6-april-2016-koeln

200 participants and 30 exhibitors from all over the world are expected to attend the established meeting point of the bio-based industry, the “9th International Conference on Bio-Based Materials”, Cologne (DE).

Meet the leading companies of the bio-based industry in Cologne: Albis (DE), Amyris (US), Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant (BE), BIC ECRITURE (FR), Clariant (DE), Corbion Purac (NL), Covestro (DE), DSM (NL), DuPont (US), Evonik (DE), Faurecia (FR), FKuR (DE), GFBiochemicals (NL), InfraServ Knapsack (DE), Kaneka (BE/JP), Lenzing (AT), Linotech (DE), Metabolix (US), Metsä Fibre (FI), Pfeifer & Langen (DE), Renmatix (US), J. Rettenmaier & Söhne (DE), Solvay (BE), Südzucker (DE), Tecnon OrbiChem (UK), Tetra Pak (SE), TransFurans Chemicals (BE), Valiant (DE), WestFraser Mills (US) and many more.
Leading scientists from: AIMPLAS (ES), Brightlands Chemelot Campus (NL), Fraunhofer (DE), Kompetenzzentrum Holz (AT), RWTH Aachen (DE), University of Natural Resources and Life Science, Vienna (AT), University of York (UK), University of Washington (US), VITO (BE), VTT (FI), Wageningen UR (NL) and many more.
Leading Clusters: BioEconomy Cluster (DE), BIO (USA), CLIB2021 (DE), Ghent Bio-economy Valley (BE) and IBB (DE).

Please find all participants here: www.biowerkstoff-kongress.de/tnlist

Market leaders will showcase the latest developments and trends in bio-based building blocks and polymers at this leading international conference. The final programme is already available and includes among others speakers from the following companies and organisations: Albis (DE), Amyris (USA), Covestro (DE), Evonik (DE), Kaneka (JP), Metabolix (USA), Metsä Fibre (FI), Rennovia (USA), Solvay (BE), TetraPack (SE) and TransFuran (BE). In addition, leading scientists from AIMPLAS (SP), RWTH Aachen (DE), University of Natural Resources and Life Science, Vienna (AT), University of York (UK) and Wageningen UR (NL).

Additional highlights are Rina Singh of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO, USA) and the world leading blogger on bio-based chemistry, Doris de Guzman from Tecnon OrbiChem (UK).
Special focus points of the conference this year are biorefinery concepts, trends in use of lignin and the production of PHA. With seven presentations about PHA, the conference provides a comprehensive overview of this interesting and exciting biodegradable polymer.

You can find all information about the programme, exhibitors and participants on the website: www.bio-based.eu/conference

16-02-26-Innovation-Award-2016-nomineesLike every year, six innovative bio-based products have been nominated for the desired award “Bio-based Material of the Year 2016”: Amyris Inc. (US), Covestro Deutschland AG (DE), Evonik Nutrition & Care GmbH (DE), Orineo BVBA (BE), SIP Ltd (UK) and Tetra Pak International SA (SE). The participants of the conference will vote for the winner after the candidates have introduced their materials in short presentations. InfraServ GmbH & Co. Knapsack KG (DE) is sponsoring the award for the first time.
Click here for more information about the six candidates: www.biowerkstoff-kongress.de/award

The conference is also sponsored by FKuR (DE), Linotech and Livemold Trading (DE).

Download as PDF file: 16-03-08 PR final programme bio-based materials conference

Source: nova-Institut GmbH, press release, 2016-03-08.

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