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The European Biopolymer Summit 2018

Date: 14th February 2018 - 15th February 2018 Location: Dusseldorf - Germany

The 5th Edition of  ACI’s  European Biopolymer Summit will be taking place on 14th – 15th February 2018 in Dusseldorf, Germany. The two day event specially designed to bring together senior executives, key industry experts, researchers and bioplastic manufacturers, to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of bioenvironmental polymer engineering, most recent innovations, trends and concern as well as solutions adopted in the sector.

It’s also provides platform to meet experts form other industries such food & beverage, product & packaging  and automotive to discuss the latest strategies on commercialisation, application and market access of biopolymer products and methods to overcome current market challenges and maximise the opportunities.

The previous editions brought together industry professional from companies including Novamont, BASF, Biotec, Nature Work, BIO Amber, Braskem, DuPont, Kaneka, Nestlé, Danone,  Nippon Gohsei Europe GmbH, Corbion, FkuR Kunstoff GmbH  and many more.

Details

Start:
14th February 2018
End:
15th February 2018
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Contact

Name:
Timothy Rowley-Evans – Delegate Sales
Phone:
+44 20 3141 0614
Email:
Name:
Mohammad Ahsan – Marketing, Sales & Media Partnerships
Phone:
+44 (0) 203 141 0606
Email:
Name:
Krisztina Gyulavári – Sponsorship
Phone:
+44 (0) 754 923 2644
Email:
Name:
Dana Mukanova – Content
Phone:
+44 (0) 20 3141 0611
Email:
Name:
Jayme Burns – Logistics
Phone:
+44 (0) 203 141 0640
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Venue

We will confirm the venue approximately 4-6 weeks before the event to ensure we find the most suitable space because numbers can vary dramatically. There will be a discounted accommodation rate for conference attendees.
Dusseldorf, Germany
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Confirmed Topics for Discussion:

  • Environmental Policy Impact on Biopolymer Industry
  • Brand Owners and Retailers Perspective on the Growing Role of Biopolymers
  • Polymer Fundamentals: the Best Performing Features of the Design and Properties of Biodegradable polymers
  • Commercialisation & Market Access
  • Next Generation Polymers: Biopolymers with Advanced Functionalities for High Performance Applications
  • Pioneering New Processes & Technologies
  • Biopolymers Producers Case Study: Exploring the Excellence
  • Challenges of Sourcing Sustainable Feedstock used in Production of Bio– based Polymers

Conference Chairmen:

Karlheinz Hausmann, Global Sustainability Technology Leader DuPont Packaging And Industrial Polymers, DuPont

Maurizio Cocchi, Associate, European Biomass Industry Association

Confirmed Speakers Include:

Patrick Schiffers, CEO, Synvina  C.V

Søren Kristiansen, Sr. Technology Director Materials, LEGO

Maira Magnani, Advanced Materials & Processes, Ford Research & Innovation Center 

Norbert Schmitz, Managing Director, ISCC GmbH

Patrick Zimmermann, Director Marketing & Sales, FKuR Kunststoff GmbH

Lidia Garcia, Head of Biopolymers, BARBARA coordinator, AITIIP

Berta Gonzalvo Bas, Head of Research, AITIIP

Sarah Montes, Coordinator of KARMA 2020 Project, Polymers & Composite Unit, CIDETEC

Wladimir Moraes, Marketing Director, Bio Amber

Patrice Conner,Senior Project Manager in Standardization, AFNOR Standardization

Christian P. Lenges, Business Development Manager, DuPont

Bert Clymans, Business Development Manager Europe, Total Corbion PLA bv

Bruno De Wilde, Lab Manager, OWS (Organic Waste System)

David Thomas, Senior Scientist, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd

Jasmin Bauer, Project manager Dipl. Ing, KNOTEN WEIMAR Internationale Transferstelle Umwelttechnologien GmbH – Institut an der Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Elena Benedetti, Product Application, AEP Polymers srl

 

If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the event with a 30-45 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:

 

Dana Mukanova

tel: +44 (0) 20 3141 0611

Email: dmukanova@acieu.net

  • Biopolymers Producers
  • IT and Data Associations
  • Solution Providers
  • Consultants
  • Regulatory and Policy Officers
  • Technology Providers
  • Open Source Platform Providers

Established in1933 the British Plastics Federation is the most powerful voice in the UK plastics industry with over 500 members across the plastics industry supply chain, including polymer producers and suppliersadditive manufacturersrecyclersservices providersend usersplastics processors and machinery manufacturers.

The BPF promotes the interests of its members and addresses industry wide concerns including the environment, product safety and industrial health & safety.

http://www.bpf.co.uk/

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Bioplastics

bioplastics MAGAZINE is the only independent trade magazine worldwide dedicated to bioplastics (i.e. plastics made from renewable resources and/or biodegradable/ compostable plastics). The print magazine is being published 6 times a year.

Once in a while we offer our newest issue for a sneak preview (for a limited period of time ( a week or two), as well as older issues (more than 3 years old) to read online.

www.bioplasticsmagazine.com

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epro-1

EPRO is an association of the national organisations charged with organising and promoting recycling and recovery of plastics throughout Europe. Each EPRO member is working to meet and exceed requirements set by EU and national packaging directives.

EPRO provides a unique forum for the leading specialists in plastics waste management

From across Europe:

  • to exchange and publish information and experiences
  • to develop improved strategies for prevention, recycling and recovery of plastics packaging waste with regard to the EU thematic strategy on waste and recycling
  • to support technical projects designed to improve the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of plastics recycling and recovery throughout Europe • to evaluate new technologies and to stimulate improved quality and value of used plastics on a scientific basis

EPRO is a pan-European partnership of specialist organisations that are able to develop and deliver efficient solutions for the sustainable management of plastics waste, now and for the future.

http://www.epro-plasticsrecycling.org/

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chemistryviews

ChemistryViews.org is a comprehensive free-to-view news and information website with an associated scientific magazine, ChemViews. It is provided by ChemPubSoc Europe, an organization of 16 European chemical societies. The site offers news, commentary, opinion, and additional feature material from leading authors to the global chemistry community as well as educational material. It is closely linked to society journals like Angewandte Chemie and Chemistry – A European Journal.

http://www.chemistryviews.org/view/0/index.html


NNFCC Logo Long_vector

The NNFCC is the UK’s National Centre for Biorenewable Energy, Fuels and Materials. Set up by the Government in 2003 to look at non-food uses for crops, we maintain a strong working relationship with several Government departments but have evolved to become an industry-leading technical consultancy with expertise ranging from biomass boilers to advanced biofuel conversion technologies, and biomass sustainability to bioenergy from waste. We work with some of the world’s biggest organisations to solve complex business challenges. By working with us you can stay ahead in a complex and constantly changing marketplace. Our goal is simple, to drive sustainable economic growth and reduce dependence on petrochemicals through the increased uptake of biorenewable energy and materials.

www.nnfcc.co.uk


Gulf-Oil-&-Gas

Gulf Oil and Gas (GOG) is the gateway to the oil and gas markets in the eastern hemisphere. Gulf Oil and Gas attracts thousands of professional regular visitors each day. With 50% of our audience defining themselves as engineers and another 25% in managerial roles, we deliver a captive audience of professionals responsible for specifying projects and making purchasing decisions. GOG 3D Projects service tracks information for 2000+ projects across the Middle East, Asia and Africa. GOG career centre is dedicated to assisting organizations in building their engineering and technical resources.

http://www.gulfoilandgas.com/WEBPRO1/PROD1/Eventslist.ASP


Chemical Search

Chemical Search International specialises in global executive recruitment and career development for the chemical sector and related value-chain; resources, polymers and materials. Our team, based in Europe, Americas, Middle East and Asia offers clients top-quality services, penetrating sector experience and the best network in the business. We also own www.chempeople.comthe Chemical Executives Network. Please join us.

www.chempeople.com


Chem Exec

ChemExec is an exciting new professional network serving four closely connected industries – chemicals, natural resources, materials and life sciences. It offers significant advantages over exiting networks – greater focus, unlimited access and more relevant content. In short, faster, simpler networking, just when you need it. Due for launch early 2015.

Register your interest by joining feeder site www.chempeople.com


China Chemical Reporter

China Chemical Reporter – Reliable chemical information provider for the global chemical players – an English magazine and certain databases

CCR offers you a comprehensive range of services and publications, online, PDF and in print, as well as new interactive formats such as query and consulting services.

http://www.ccr.com.cn/new/


Worldoils

Worldoils is a company that combines the power of marketing as well as the in-house expertise for the Oil, Gas, Offshore and the Maritime industries. Worldoils’ web portal www.worldoils.com has become a truly central platform for visitors who need information regarding oil and gas products and services, research, training, conferences, news and events as well as a popular advertising base for providers of Oil, Gas, Marine and Offshore services. Worldoils has also launched the jobs system and a marketplace. In the recent months, Worldoils has strengthened its position as a fast developing central place for buying and selling of land rigs, offshore rigs, barge rigs and other oilfield and subsea equipment.

http://www.worldoils.com/


Plastech

Plastech is the largest and most popular information and business platform designed for plastics and packaging industry.

We are proud to inform that since its foundation in 2002, the Plastech business platform has continuously grown as a branch media player. We have gained the trust of our clients and receivers being a core value for any business and media venture and became a well known brand. We are aware of the responsibility coming from Plastech becoming a leading polish branch business platform gathering branch community. Therefore in our everyday work we pay a strong attention to maintaining and conveying the trust of all users trying to keep the highest level of quality in all our actions.

Plastech – being a branch Internet vortal, is continuously evolving as a business platform. However, the general idea of a free-access business platform operated by specialists and targeting the wide plastics and packaging industry public is not going to change.

http://www.plastech.biz/


Greenea

GREENEA is a French brokerage company, specialized in waste-based feedstock and biodiesel. Since 2007, we have been offering brokerage services to companies producing raw materials and to those working in the Oleo-chemicals, Bioenergy and Biofuel sectors.

Our customers have been trusting us, for the last 6 years, with brokerage of such commodities as:

–   Vegetable oils (rapeseed oil / soy bean oil)

–   Biodiesel (RME, FAME, TME, UCOME)

–   Crude and refined glycerin

–   Fatty acids & acids oils

–   Used cooking oils

–   Animal fats

As a major market player on brokerage services for waste-based feedstock such as animal fats, used cooking oil and fatty acids, GREENEA continues to strengthen its position on the European market: we are present in Western and Southern parts of the old continent but our activities extend now also to Central and Eastern Europe. At the same time we dynamically develop our activities in South American and Asian markets. 

http://www.greenea.com/


Rimbach

Pollution Equipment News

http://www.rimbach.com/rimpub/PEN/subs.htm


ukrainian-biofuels-portal

Ukrainian Biofuel Portal

http://pellets-wood.com/


German Biofuel Portal

German Biofuel Portal is a specialized international resource for bioenergy, biofuel and biomass products. The web-portal provides up to date information about the fresh product offers, the latest technology achievements and future developments. We do our best so our customers and visitors were well informed and have clear answers for all the questions concerning biomass, biofuel and bioenergy. The main target of the project is to assist its customers in establishing new partner relationships between future biofuel consumers and suppliers.

http://pr.biomassa.de/


 

EUBIA

EUBIA, the European Biomass Industry Association, was established in 1996 as an international non-profit association in Brussels, Belgium. It groups together market forces, technology providers, and knowledge centres, all of them active in the field of biomass.

EUBIA’s main objective is to support the European biomass industries at all levels, promoting the use of biomass as an energy source, developing innovative bioenergy concepts and fostering international co-operation within the bioenergy field. EUBIA’s vision is a strong and reliable biomass sector able to contribute significantly to a global, sustainable energy system, preserving ecosystems equilibrium and ensuring economic development.

Given that biomass will have an important role to play in promoting sustainable development worldwide and the deployment of clean energies, EUBIA intends to contribute in strengthening European policies in this sector, protecting industrial interest, identifying new opportunities, promoting job creation and better environment conditions.

http://www.eubia.org/


 

EUBREN

The European Biomass Research Network (EUBREN) is an initiative developed by the European Biomass Industry Association which consists of a selection of Universities and Research centers from the European Union member states. The initiative is the result of several year of experience in which EUBIA has dedicated its efforts to promote and support new industry oriented initiatives in cooperation with investors, small and large private enterprises, etc.

EUBREN will actively work on new “Research-for-industry” projects focused on the development of advanced technologies and strategies. New initiatives, activities and projects promoted by EUBREN will be of interest for the industry and should be oriented on an improvement of biobased products and bioenergy competitiveness in the European Market. EUBREN will therefore foster synergies among its members and with the industry in order not only to reach breaking research advances but also to easily commercialize them.

Furthermore, as the Network of leading academic centres in the field of biomass, EUBREN shall play an essential role as a disseminator of knowledge and good practice and making biomass research alive in public debate.

http://www.eubren.com/


Kiweb

PIE – Plastics Information Europethe well-known newsletter and online portal, boasts daily updated online coverage of the industry’s most important news. PIE offers staff-researched price reports on standard and technical thermoplastics, polyurethanes and PET, as well as industry reports – including market trends and other background articles. Additional attractive features of this website are the opportunity to create personal price reports and individualised polymer price charts.

Providing independent market information, the PIE price indices are accepted throughout the industry and embedded in countless supplier contracts. More than 5,500 European companies already trust in our data and industry coverage.

Contact:

Christine Halfen
Marketing Manager
phone +49 (0) 6172 9606-12
eMail  christine.halfen@kiweb.de

http://www.pieweb.com

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POLYMER BAZAAR- is a leading Indian information services provider for the Plastics & Polymers Industry.We offer all news alerts by SMS Alerts & E-mail Alerts along with web site access at most reasonable annual subscription.

http://www.polymerbazaar.com

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TD The Market Publishers, Ltd is a stand-alone company with a strong history of promoting and trading market research reports and analytical reviews produced by our many transnational partners, which include both large multinationals and smaller, more specialist concerns.

 

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd is one of the leading research and technology organisations in Europe. Our research and innovation services give our partners, both private and public, all over the world a competitive edge. We pave the way for the future by developing new smart technologies, profitable solutions and innovation services.

VTT is the largest internationally networked R&D centre for applied research in Northern Europe, harnessing high technology to develop scientific solutions for sustainable development and creating new business opportunities. VTT’s mission is to produce research and innovation services that enhance the international competitiveness of companies, society and other customers as well as to create the prerequisites for society’s sustainable development, employment and wellbeing.

VTT’s activities are focused on three areas: Knowledge intensive products and services, Smart industry and energy systems, and Solutions for natural resources and environment. VTT is impact-driven and from its wide multitechnological knowledge base, VTT can combine different technologies, produce information, upgrade technology knowledge, and create business intelligence and value added for its stakeholders.

http://www.vttresearch.com/

 



 

 

Avantium (Euronext: AVTX) is a leading chemical technology company and a forerunner in renewable chemistry. Together with its partners around the world, Avantium develops efficient processes and sustainable products made from biobased materials. Avantium offers a breeding ground for revolutionary renewable chemistry solutions from invention to commercially viable production processes.

https://www.avantium.com/

 


 

 


Global Bioenergies is one of the few companies worldwide, and the only one in Europe, that is developing a process to convert renewable resources into hydrocarbons through fermentation. The Company initially focused its efforts on the production of isobutene, one of the most important petrochemical building blocks that can be converted into fuels, plastics, organic glass and elastomers. Global Bioenergies continues to improve the performances of its process, operates its demo plant in Germany, and prepares the first full-scale plant through a Joint-Venture with Cristal Union, named IBN-One. Global Bioenergies is listed on Euronext Growth Paris (FR0011052257 – ALGBE).

www.global-bioenergies.com

 


ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.

If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:

Krisztina Gyulavári

Tel: +44 754 923 2644

Email: kvari@acieu.net

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