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Lignofuels Americas: Chemicals from lignocellulosic biomass

Join Lignofuels Americas 2020 on March 11th & 12th 2020 and hear senior representatives from VITO and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in the afternoon of Conference Day 1 focusing on:

-Overview of the next generation renewable chemicals
-How to improve efficiency of a biorefinery
-Integrated production of both cellulosic biofuels and biochemicals
-Small Scale Production of Renewable Acrylonitrile from Lignocellulosic Sugars

Confirmed Speakers Include:

-Ludo Diels, Research leader, VITO
-Blake Simmons, Division Director, Biological Systems and Engineering, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

  • An overview of the rise of the ethanol industry: From corn growing to ethanol production
  • Regulatory framework & sustainability of the biofuel industry
  • Current capacities for cellulosic ethanol production in North America
  • Hydrofation™: Transforming Bio-organic Residues into Advanced Biofuels
  • Chemicals from lignocellulosic biomass
  • Sustainable automotive and aviation industry: Prospects & limitsLignin-Based Polymeric Resins
  • Approaching lignin valorization & sustainable bioeconomy
  • Pretreatment and enzymatic saccharification
  • Future scenarios for lignin waste market: forecast & size


For information or registration please contact : Angeliki Oikonomou on + 44 (0)203 141 0610

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