Renewable Materials: Fine Chemicals and Functional Applications, Adhesives and Coating and Policy Workshop

Renewable Materials Conference 2024, 11 - 13 June, Siegburg near Cologne/Bonn

Final Program ++ Workshops ++ already 100 participants from 14 countries registered - 500-600 participants expected

"The Renewable Materials Conference (RMC) serves as a vital platform for collaboration and knowledge exchange in the renewable materials sector," says Michael Carus, CEO nova-Institute, and organiser of the RMC. "Our comprehensive approach covers the entire value chain, from alternative carbon feedstocks, the chemical industry, the materials sector, product manufacturers to brand owners and investors, making the RMC the ultimate platform for networking and partnering in the new renewable carbon economy.“

Beyond commodities and polymers, there are areas in which the transition to renewable carbon is already taking place in many applications. These are often applications in which, for example, bio-based solutions bring new properties with them. Global market leaders and researchers such as CeNTI (PT), UPM (DE/FI), IFF (US), DOW (BE/US) and Unliver (UK) will be showcasing their innovations in fine chemicals and functional applications. Henkel (DE), Cargill (NL), WUR (NL) and Beckers-Group (DE) present new solutions for adhesives and coating. At the end of the 1st day (11 June), DG Grow, European Commission, will hold a workshop on the transition pathway for European chemical industry – you are welcome to participate.

José Barbosa
CeNTI - Centre for Nanotechnology and Smart Materials (PT)

Blue Economy Synergy: Transforming Marine Resources into Sustainable Fashion Solutions


Florian Diehl
UPM Biochemicals (DE/FI)

UPM BioMotion Renewable Functional Fillers (RFF): A New and Innovative Material Class Designed to Increase Sustainability of Rubber and Plastic End-use Applications


Natnael Behabtu

Sustainable Solutions that Transform Consumers’ Lives and Experiences: Material Innovation, Designed Enzymatic Biomaterials Examples


Saugata Nad
Dow (US/BE)

Defining Future of Cleaning in Home Care – New Surfactants Enabling Lower Carbon Footprint of Cleaning Products


Alastair Sanderson
Unilever (UK)

Flue2Chem: Is CCU working?


Adrian Brandt
Henkel (DE)

Progress and Challenges on the Transition Toward Renewable Carbon at Henkel Adhesive Technologies

Eric Brouwer
Cargill Bioindustrial (FR)

Bio-Based Solutions for High-Performance Coatings and Adhesives


Jacco van Haveren
Wageningen Food and Biobased Research (NL)

Circular Design of Coatings and Composites


Thomas Lüder
Beckers-Group (DE)

Sustainable Raw Materials for the Coatings Industry – Opportunities from Segregated Supply Chains Versus Mass Balancing


Algreit Dume and Maarit Nyman
DG Grow, European Commission (EU)

Workshop on the Transition Pathway for the Chemical Industry

The Innovation Award “Renewable Material of the Year 2024” - The Six Nominated Innovations


Sponsoring Opportunities and more – exhibition and workshop rooms


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Key Account Managemen
Guido Müller


Conference Registration

You are welcome to register now! Registration fee will be 1495 EUR (excl. 19% VAT) for all three days and 895 EUR (excl. 19% VAT) for the virtual option.

We look forward to meeting you at the conference!


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