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Renewable Materials Conference 2022

The figure shows the high growth of bio-based polymers in the last and coming years, CAGR = 16% – much more than the fossil ones with 3-4% (http://nova-institute.eu/press/?id=237). The second day of the "Renewable Materials Conference", 10-12 May, on-site in Cologne and online will give the latest update on technology and markets of "Renewable Chemicals and Building-Blocks" and "Renewable Polymers and Plastics“:

11 speakers from 7 countries and 3 panel discussions will  present their latest innovations and visions for the future. Among them Avantium (NL), Borealis (AT), Econic (UK), IFF (US), INEOS (DE) and SABIC (NL/SA). See the full speaker list below.


*** Final program  and detailed conference journal available *** 60 confirmed speakers *** 14 panel discussions *** already 280 registered participants, 400 expected *** Exhibition  *** Only eight booths left to book *** Innovation Award *** Meeting place for the forerunners of the bio-based, CO2-based and chemical recycling industry ***


Paul Könst
Renewable Bio-Aromatic Building Blocks: Biorizon Platforms Established, Time for Impact!
Doris De Guzman
Tecnon OrbiChem (US)
Renewable Chemicals and Building Blocks: An Overview
Christian Lenges
Sustainable Material Innovation – Engineered Polysaccharides
Philippe Reutenauer
Compagnie Léa Nature (FR)
Call for Action from a Brand Owner: Which Future for Bio-based Plastics in Fast Moving Consumer Goods’ Packaging
Bineke Posthumus
Avantium (NL)
PEF, the Next Generation Plant-based Plastic with Unique Properties
Jan Ravenstijn
Jan Ravenstijn Consulting / GO!PHA (NL)
Natural PHA-Materials: What’s the Use?
Michael Kember
Econic Technologies (UK)
Econic Technologies – Turning CO2 into Endless Value
Otto de Bont
Renewi (NL)
The RACE to Circularity
Stephan Roest
Borealis (AT)
Borealis Aims to Keep Polyolefin Plastics and Carbon in the Loop to Become 100% Circular
Christian Ruthard
INEOS Styrolution (DE)
Sustainable Styrenics Specialty Solutions
Erik Schwartz
SABIC Specialties SBU’s Innovative Portfolio of Sustainable Solutions


Many thanks to our sponsors: The nova-Institute would like to thank the Innovation Award Sponsor Covestro (DE) and the Premium Partner CLIB (DE). Many thanks also to all Gold Sponsors Alfalaval (SE), Avantium (NL), Henkel (DE), GS Biotech (CN), IFF (US), Neste (FI), UPM Biochemicals (FI), Sorona (NL) and Sugar Energy (CN), the Silver Sponsors FKUR (DE), Renolit (DE) and Suncoal (DE) and last but not least the Bronze Sponsor Cargill (US).

All questions about the conference will be answered by Mr. Dominik Vogt.


Your nova team