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Zaragoza to Host The European Biopolymer Summit 2019

The 7th Edition of ACI’s The European Biopolymer Summit will be taking place in Zaragoza, Spain on the 12th – 13th February 2020. The two day event will bring together senior executives and experts from biopolymers manufacturers, chemical companies, major associations, raw materials, and technology companies, consultants, to discuss the latest changes, challenges and developments within the industry.

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 two day event will give you an insight into the latest updates on the EU Single-Use Plastics Directive, environmental projects, biopolymers production, raw materials, the feedstock’s landscape, new technologies, and much more.

Site Visit: AITIIP Centro Tecnológico

During the afternoon of Tuesday, February 11th, a limited number of conference attendees will receive a unique opportunity to visit AITIIP Centro Tecnológico in Zaragoza .

Fundación AITIIP is a private and non-profit research organisation focused on innovation and technology and is closely linked to business. AITIIP has a particular focus on manufacturing processes and on composites and nano-technology.

Within the field of manufacturing processes, AITIIP undertakes research on mechatronics and robotics and automated processes (including thermoset, thermoplastic and additive manufacturing). In addition, within the field of composites and nano-technology, AITIIP undertakes research in advanced technological services in the plastic value chain from concept to industrialisation.

There is no extra charge to attend the site visit, but spaces are limited and allocated on a first come – first served basis. Please register your attendance when booking for the conference.

Key Topics Include:

  • EU Biopolymer Market Overview and Forecast
  • Assessing Current Regulations and New Biopolymer’s Directive
  • An Integrated Production of Biopolymers: From Biorefinery to Biopolymers
  • Raw Materials—Sustainability and Circularity
  • Introducing New Technologies In Processing New Bio-Based Materials
  • Towards a Broadly Accepted Feedstock for Biobased Polymers
  • End-of-Life of Products: Evaluating Biodegradation and Recycling
  • Contribution of Biopolymers to a Sustainable Future
  • Elaborating on the Problem of Plastic’s Pollution
  • Brand Owners Perspective on Biopolymers and the Use of Biobased Materials
  • Looking at More Sustainable Packaging
  • Analysing an Impact of Biobased Plastics on the CO2 Reduction

£340 Early Bird Discount is Available Until Friday, 30th August, 2019

For more information and registration, please contact:
Mohammad Ahsan on +44 (0) 203 141 0606 or email: [email protected]

You can also register online here: