8th International Conference on Bio-based Materials
HIGHLIGHTS FROM EUROPE AND ASIA
13 - 15 April 2015, Maternushaus, Cologne, Germany
Special Topics: Bio-based 3D Printing - Microplastics in the environment - 3rd Day Dedicated to High-Potential Start-Ups
Policy and markets
Melanie Williams, Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB), Switzerland
"Ensuring that bio-based chemicals are sustainable"
Michael Carus, nova-Institut GmbH, Germany
"New data on biopolymers and building blocks markets"
Prof. Dr. Johan P.M. Sanders, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
"Small scales for biorefineries and bio-based chemical production"
Wolfgang Baltus, National Innovation Agency (NIA), Thailand
"Biorefineries in Asia"
- Rainer Busch, T+I Consulting, Germany
Innovation Award "Bio-based Material of the Year 2015"
Biopolymers and building blocks
Prof. Dr. Ludo Diels, Vito, Belgium
"Highly functionalised lignin molecules: how to manage them and to turn them into innovative molecules and materials"
Jan Ravenstijn, Biopolymer Consultant, The Netherlands
Bio-based 3D Printing
- Christian Bonten, Institut für Kunststofftechnik (IKT) - Universität Stuttgart, Germany
Microplastics in the environment: Sources, Impacts and Solutions
Christian Bonten, Institut für Kunststofftechnik (IKT) - Universität Stuttgart, Germany
"Degradation of Plactics: Risks and Chances"
Roland Essel, nova-Institut GmbH, Germany
"Microplastics in the marine environment: Sources and Volumes"
Start-ups with partners
- Josko Bobanovic, Sofinnova Partners, France
- Dr. John Williams, Sinvestec LLC, United Kingdom
- Dr. Wolfgang Baltus, National Innovation Agency (Thailand)
- Christiaan Bolck, Wageningen UR (The Netherlands)
- Prof. Dr. Ludo Diels, Vito (Belgium)
- Prof. Jörg Müssig, Hochschule Bremen (Germany)
- Prof. MSc Jan Ravenstijn, Biopolymer Consultant (The Netherlands)
- Dr. Thomas Schwarz, CLIB2021 (Germany)
Prof. Dr. Haralabos Zorbas, IBB Netzwerk (Germany)