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The European Biopolymer Summit

Date: 26th March 2024 - 27th March 2024 Location: Ghent - Belgium

The European Biopolymer Summit, organised by ACI, has established itself as a leading platform for knowledge sharing and networking within the biopolymer industry. With a decade-long history, this milestone edition promises to deliver valuable insights and create impactful connections. This highly anticipated event brings together industry experts, researchers, innovators, and key stakeholders to explore the latest advancements, trends, and challenges in the field of biopolymers.

The summit will feature a comprehensive agenda that covers a wide range of topics pertinent to the biopolymer sector. Renowned speakers, including scientists, industry leaders, and policy makers, will present their research, success stories, and innovative solutions. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in insightful discussions, exchange ideas, and gain actionable strategies to address the pressing challenges faced by the industry.

The event will focus on various aspects of biopolymers, including their production, processing, applications, and environmental impact. Key themes to be explored include sustainable sourcing of raw materials, advancements in biopolymer synthesis and processing technologies, novel applications in packaging, textiles, automotive, and medical sectors, and the role of biopolymers in achieving a circular economy.

In addition to the informative presentations, the summit will offer interactive panel discussions, dedicated networking sessions, and an exhibition area showcasing cutting-edge products and services from leading companies in the biopolymer space. Participants will have ample opportunities to connect with potential partners, explore collaborations, and stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends.

Whether you are a researcher, industry professional, policymaker, or simply interested in the future of biopolymers, ACI’s 10th European Biopolymer Summit is a must-attend event. Join us in Ghent on the 26th and 27th of March 2024 to be a part of this transformative gathering that will shape the future of the biopolymer industry. Register now to secure your place and take part in this milestone event.


26th March 2024
27th March 2024
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Mohammad Ahsan – Marketing & Delegate Sales
+44 (0) 203 141 0606
Sourabh Avasare – Delegate Sales
+91 8796607096
Venkat Paramasivam – Sponsorship
+44 (0) 20 3141 0620
Charlotte Spain – Content
+44 20 3141 0626 x226
Martyna Rak – Logistics
+48 616 46 7020


Ghent Marriott Hotel
Korenlei 10,
Ghent, 9000 Belgium

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+32 9 233 93 93
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  • Philippe Willems, Co-Founder & Director, Orineo
  • David Newman, Chairman, The European Bioeconomy
  • Daniela Sene Grandi, Global Business Marketing Lease, Braskem
  • Ignacio Parada da Fonseca, CEO & Founder, BioElements
  • Albin Kaelin, CEO, EPEA Switzerland GmbH
  • Katharina Schleger, Council Director Circularity and End-of Life, Plastics Europe
  • Patrick Van Waes, PDO Global Marketing Director, Covation Bio PDO
  • Monika Romanska, Regulatory & PA Manager, EXPRA
  • Fabiana Fanitel, CEO, Cobiolean
  • Jiwon Sung, Senior System Manager, ISCC
  • Robert-Jan Van Putten, Programme Managerr / Sr Manager, Avantium
  • Nutcha Taneepanichskul, Researcher Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College London
  • Dr Kai Oliver Siegenthaler, Team Lead Researcher, BASF
  • Sasha Calder, Head of Sustainability, Geno
  • Tuulamari Helaja, Director, Biobased Industry SWECO, Finland
  • Rehan Pradhan, Innovation Partner, Matolutions
  • Beyond CO2 Abatement: Carbon is not a Currency
  • A Holistic Overview of the Biopolymer Industry
  • Clarifying Policies and Legislation
  • Gaining a Better Understanding of Scope 3 Emissions
  • Introducing Innovative Solutions and Brand-New Visions
  • Considering the Consumer
  • Analysing Price-Competitive Polymers
  • Bridging the Gap in Communications Between Industries
  • A Critical Review of The Sustainability of Biopolymers
  • Optimising the Processes of Enzymatic Degradation and Recycling
  • Scaling Up the Availability of Building Blocks and Feedstocks
  • A Look at The Future of The Biopolymer Industry

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:


Charlotte Spain

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3141 0626

Email: [email protected]



  • Biopolymer Producers
  • Consultants
  • Heads of Sustainability, Packaging, Environmental Affairs and Innovation
  • Brand Owners
  • Retailers
  • Regulatory and Policy Officers
  • Recycling Plant Owners
  • Technology Providers
  • Director of R&D
  • Director of Materials & Manufacturing Advanced Programs
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Engineering
  • VP Technology
  • Sales and Marketing Director

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At the event we strive not only to bring you to the same location at the same time as your customers/suppliers/peers, we strive to ensure you meet face-to-face with each and every one of your target contacts and to provide you with the time you need to have multiple unhurried conversations with them and build a lasting business relationship:

  • A pre-event informal introduction the evening before the conference
  • A minimum of five hours’ networking built into the two day conference agenda
  • A networking grid which enables you to make your target contacts aware you are looking for them
  • The option to join either social drinks or dinner during the evening of Day One
  • ACI’s on-site team will assist you in locating your hard-to-find target contacts & make face-to-face introductions

Of course, if there is anybody you are unable to meet over the two days, ACI’s event team will do their best to initiate contact after the event.


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