At the leading international conference on Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Chemistry and Polymers www.co2-chemistry.eu almost 140 leading minds from the world of CCU (Carbon Capture & Utilization) – from 26 countries – discussed this potential with special focus on the opportunities and properties of new CO2-based building blocks, polymers and fuels along with their applications, such as aviation fuels.
The event was opened by Dr. Lothar Mennicken from the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) with a message of greeting from the patron of the conference German Federal Minister of Education and Research Prof. Dr. Johanna Wanka. Dr. Mennicken elaborated on the strategic support of R&D in Germany, which has, with 100 million €, the world’s largest CCU research program and currently supports 150 CCU projects.
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Source: nova-Institute, 2014-12-17.