ACI’s European Biopolymer Summit 2019 will bring together senior executives and experts from biopolymers’ manufacturers, chemical companies, and 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 environmental projects, the feedstock’s landscape, and the role of biopolymers in the circular economy, application, new technologies, and many more.
Key Topics 2019 Include
During the afternoon of Tuesday, February 12th, a limited number of conference attendees will receive a unique opportunity to visit
Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant in Ghent
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.
Site Visit timetable:
13:15 Site visit registration at the conference hotel in Ghent
13:45 Departing the conference hotel
14:15 Arrival at the Biobase Europe Pilot Plant
14:30 Registration at the facility
14:45 Short presentation
15:15 – 16:15 Guided tour at the facility
16:15 – 16:30 Closing
16:45 Return by bus to the hotel
17:15 Arrival at the conference hotel in Ghent
Key Topics 2019 Include
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:
Tel: +48 (0) 616 46 7051
Raw materials’ producers
Director of R&D,
Director of Materials & Manufacturing Advanced Programs
Sales and Marketing Director
Previous Attendees Included:
Forschungszentrum Julich GmbH * SABIC Limburg B.V.* Global Bioenergies * Avantium * SpecialChem * Thinkstep * VTT Technical Research Centre Of Finland Ltd * Tezkim Tarimsal Kimya Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.S. * BP * Lenzing * University Of Pisa * Mitsui & Co GmbH * Lubrizol Advanced Materials Europe BVBA * Rustark Ltd * Stora Enso AB * Borealis AG * Sojitz Europe Plc * IOWA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY * Nanort * Trinseo * Beiersdorf AG * Repsol Chemicals * Brabender * NIPPON GOHSEI EUROPE GMBH * SunPine AB * Allnex * Constantia Flexibles Germany Gmbh * Draka Polymer Films BV * Thyssenkrupp Rasselstein * Saskatchewan Polytechnic * Polyterra Innovation GmbH * Klaus Dahleke KG * IMCD * Eastman Chemical * Thyssenkrupp * Clariant Plastics & Coatings AG and many more…
Japan Cornstarch has been dedicated to the production of starch ever since we began production of wheat starch and wheat gluten in 1867 and we have the top market share in the starch industry in Japan today. Japan Corn Starch has succeeded in developing a biodegradable bioplastic made primarily from corn starch. It can be used for a wide range of applications, for example a material for ballpoint pens, agricultural mulching films, and paints.
ECHO Instruments is a manufacturer of high-quality, innovative instruments, software, and integrated sensors measuring systems for more than 25 years. We are offering products and technical support & solutions for customers in the fields of biotechnology, biology, medicine, bioplastic production, and environmental management.
Our Respirometry System was launched under the ECHO Instruments brand on the global market. It is specially designed for the monitoring of plastic biodegradability according to the ISO 14855 / ASTM D5338 standard.
ISO 14855 specifies a method for determining the ultimate aerobic biodegradability of plastic materials under controlled composting conditions by gravimetric measurement of the amount of carbon dioxide evolved. In 2019, we will launch a completely new marine environment respirometer for monitoring the biodegradability of different types of waste, for example plastic particles and organic components, in the marine environment (algae growth under simulated environment conditions).
Company ECHO Ltd, was established in 1992 and since its establishment is present worldwide with production of high quality innovative instruments in pharmacy, biotechnology, biology, medicine, industry and ecology.
We have an uncompromising dedication to integrity, moral principles, the intrinsic worth of individuals, and the value of relationships. We will strive to treat our co-workers, customers, distributors and vendors as we would want ourselves to be treated; that is, with the utmost honesty, fairness, and courtesy.
„Quality is, what makes Us the Best
Name: ECHO d.o.o.
Brand: ECHO Instruments
Address: Stari trg 37, 3210 Slovenske Konjice, Slovenia, EU
Clariant is a globally leading specialty chemicals company, based in Muttenz near Basel/Switzerland. On 31 December 2017 the company employed a total workforce of 18 135. In the financial year 2017, Clariant recorded sales of CHF 6.377 billion for its continuing businesses. The company reports in four business areas: Care Chemicals, Catalysis, Natural Resources, and Plastics & Coatings. Clariant’s corporate strategy is based on five pillars: focus on innovation through R&D, add value with sustainability, reposition portfolio, intensify growth, and increase profitability.
BU Additives is a major supplier of products with functional effects in plastics, coatings and consumer applications. Innovative solutions such as non-halogenated flame retardants provide environmentally compatible fire protection for electrical and electronic equipment or as key ingredient for intumescent coating systems in construction applications. BU Additives also produces advanced surface solutions that protect and enhance surfaces in plastics, coatings & inks, adhesives, agro and care applications. Clariant’s Performance Additives prevent oxidation, dissipate electric charge accumulation and improve heat, light and weather resistance.
The Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO) is an independent Flemish research organisation in the area of cleantech and sustainable development. VITO’s role is to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world, to reduce the risk of innovation for companies and to strengthen the economic and social fabric of Flanders with interdisciplinary research and large-scale demonstrators.
VITO implements customer-oriented research projects and develops innovative products and processes. The multidisciplinary skills and technological know-how of more than 760 employees make this organization a crossroads of technology, where state-of-the-art technologies are successfully blended into practical applications. The multidisciplinary business unit Separation and Conversion Technology (SCT) has organized its strategic research program around the theme ‘Sustainable Chemistry’. The focus on innovation for sustainable chemistry is in three domains, i.e. process intensification, sustainable use of raw materials and renewable, bio-based chemicals.
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.
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Petrochemicals Europe is the Association of Petrochemical Producers in Europe and brings together some 90 member companies. These are companies manufacturing ethylene and propylene from steam cracking, other olefins, aromatics for chemical use, and first stage petrochemical derivatives and intermediates excluding polymers.
As the voice of the European petrochemical industry, our mission is to
– advocate for conditions that will allow the industry to operate successfully in a highly-competitive global environment
– raise awareness of the contribution of our industry to the European economy which provides essential raw materials for thousands of products produced by diverse industries, driving innovation and creating employment
– engage continuously with all our stakeholders in the pursuit of sustainable solutions.
Petrochemicals Europe is an industry sector of Cefic, the European Chemical Industry council, and based in Brussels.
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 suppliers, additive manufacturers, recyclers, services providers, end users, plastics processors and machinery manufacturers.
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.
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:
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.
The Bio-Based and Biodegradable Industries Association (BBIA) works to unite those working in the biodegradable and bio-based industries and to develop working partnerships with those who share a vision to place the bioeconomy agenda at the heart of the political debate surrounding sustainability and economic growth in the UK.
BBIA works with companies and organisations involved in the production of bio-based and biodegradable chemicals and polymers to open up opportunities and improve standards in the emerging green economy market for the benefit of the environment. BBIA also takes the argument to the highest levels of government to ensure that the bioeconomy and the opportunities it presents are seriously taken into account in UK policymakers.
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.
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.
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.
Chemical Search International specialises in global executive search, talent acquisition and professional career development services for chemicals, materials, resources and bioscience professionals.
ChemExecSM | Executive Club is an exclusive online Club offering faster, simpler networking for chemicals, materials, resources and bioscience professionals on a worldwide basis. Please join us.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
PIE – Plastics Information Europe, the 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.
phone +49 (0) 6172 9606-12
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.
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.
Polymerupdate is a news and media company headquartered in India that specializes in providing market-moving information and pricing data on petrochemical products and industrial polymers. Backed by years of extensive experience in garnering and providing business-critical content, our information portal is much coveted by a vast readership that spans across 60 countries. Our trusted pricing methodology is considered as a benchmark across South Asia. As part of our sustained efforts to serve our readers better, we have joined hands with Platts—a division of The McGraw-Hill Financial—and have come up with Polymerupdate/Platts Joint Reports designed specifically for the South Asian region. These are weekly scans on PP, PE and PVC. We constantly strive to further enhance the quality of our services by incorporating new ideas and innovation and are the first in the world to develop mobile applications for polymer news feeds, prices and reports. Our services are now available on the world wide web, on all smartphones and hand-held devices, and through SMSs, WhatsApp and BlackBerry Messenger apps.
With more than 51,000 members and an international publishing and knowledge business we are the UK’s professional body for chemical scientists, supporting and representing our members and bringing together chemical scientists from all over the world.
A not-for-profit organisation with a heritage that spans 170 years, we have an ambitious international vision for the future. Around the world, we invest in educating future generations of scientists. We raise and maintain standards. We partner with industry and academia, promoting collaboration and innovation. We advise governments on policy. And we promote the talent, information and ideas that lead to great advances in science.
Eurasian Chemical Market is one of the leading industrial publications in the CIS. The magazine widely covers the most important up-to-date events of the CIS chemical market. This is a monthly publication, which started up in 2005 and is available both in Russian and English languages. Every issue includes reviews, marketing and analytical articles covering different products and branches of the chemical market.
«Coating» is essential reading for the executives, buyers and specifiers of Europe′s vibrant coating and converting industry. Established more than 40 years ago, «Coating» publishes valuable information about coating and converting processes for a broad range of substrates like foils and films, paper, textiles or nonwoven materials. Further topics are the production and chemistry of adhesives, printing inks or lacquers as well as new technologies such as the nanotechnology.
«Coating» uses for its coverage the synergies between all branches involved in the field of coating and converting. Our editorial team visits the world′s major coating, converting and print exhibitions to provide our readers with a balance of information.
Packaging Herald is a state-of-the-art B2B magazine about news and contemporary trends in the packaging industry and related fields. Every two months it gives practical tips for daily business and provides readers with innovation insights. Its mission is to create communication and an information exchange platform for all participating parties that deal with packaging and related services: the packaging users, the packaging producers, packaging technology providers, designers, service partners and retailers.
The digital version of the magazine is distributed to 7200 registered readers. 63% of which are packaging users from various industries. They are usually decision makers in charge of vendor selection and corporate strategy including research and development. Therefore, each presentation in our magazine is a targeted form of promotion. It is a unique chance to raise the awareness of your product or service. The digital version of the catalogue can be downloaded from www.packagingherald.cz and readers have unlimited access to the magazine archive. The portal www.packagingherald.cz also offers segment news on a daily basis. We also publish fortnightly online newsletter.
Chemicals Knowledge Hub was founded to provide a rapid-publication service to the speciality chemicals industry. Covering pharmaceuticals and cosmetics to agrochemicals and polymers, contract manufacturing to chemical regulations, and always with an eye on sustainability and corporate responsibility, this fast-growing, ever-evolving industry needs a one-stop site that provides up-to-date news and reviews from key opinion leaders and captains of industry. If you develop, manufacture, distribute, use or regulate chemical products that provide qualities or effects on which other industry sectors rely, this site is relevant to you.
Open Agriculture is an open access journal that publishes original articles reflecting the latest achievements on agro-ecology, soil science, plant science, horticulture, forestry, wood technology, zootechnics and veterinary medicine, entomology, aquaculture, hydrology, food science, agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, climate-based agriculture, amelioration.
Its major goal is to spread up-to-date knowledge on Agriculture, along with maintaining the high quality of its published content. The journal accepts submissions of original scientific papers, short communications, review articles and case studies.
Worldofchemicals.com is a powerful chemistry driven online marketplace, connecting everything related to chemistry and chemical industry. With distinct segments for Chemicals, Corporate, Academic, Services and Media, the portal creates a globally networked, ‘One Stop Solution,’ for the chemical fraternity.
We believe in sourcing information related to chemicals (database of 800,000) – their availability, chemical properties, manufacturers, traders & distributors, academic-related research, logistic service providers, consultants and activities of major chemical players.
Open Chemistry is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research, reviews and short communications in the fields of chemistry in an ongoing way. Our central goal is to provide a hub for researchers working across all subjects to present their discoveries, and to be a forum for the discussion of the important issues in the field.
Our journal is the premier source for cutting edge research in fundamental chemistry and it provides high quality peer review services for its authors across the world. Moreover, it allows for libraries everywhere to avoid subscribing to multiple local publications, and to receive instead all the necessary chemistry research from a single source available to the entire scientific community.
PlasticPortal.eu® is a portal for the plastics industry in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The main purpose of the portal is a comprehensive support managers in performing tasks related to sales promotion, finding the best solutions for the purchase of raw materials, machinery, equipment and search of human resources.