Symposium 2012


21 june 2012

08.45 - 09.15 Reception and Registration

09.15 - 10.00 Opening by Jan Noordegraaf (Synbra), chairman
Welcome & Introduction to the BPM programme by Christiaan Bolck, director BPM
Biobased ambition of the Netherlands by Karin Weustink, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation

10.00 - 11.15 Topic: Markets & Applications
Bio-based plastics and composites: Markets, Policy and Environment by Michael Carus, nova-Institut
Biobased materials – a further step towards CO2-neutral mobility by Hagen Seifert, Audi
Green PE: conventional performance from a sustainable source by Marco Jansen, Braskem

11.15 - 11.45 Coffee break

11.45 - 13.00 Topic: Polymer Processing
Development of Solanyl by Aaik Rodenburg, Rodenburg Biopolymers
Forbo Flooring - Taking 150 years of biobased heritage into the future by Jolien Stevels, Forbo Flooring
Expanding the opportunities of biobased materials by Karin Molenveld, Wageningen Food & Biobased Research

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch

14.00 - 15.15 Topic: New Biobased Polymers
DSM ’s perfect mix for development of new BPM by Leen Molhoek, DSM Resins
Innovation for Sustainable Materials: Opportunities for bio-based monomers and polymers in SABIC’s Innovative Plastics Business by Willem Sederel, Sabic Innovative Plastics
Step-growth polymers from biomass: new monomers and routes to elastomers, coatings and engineering plastics by Bart Noordover, Eindhoven University of Technology

15.15 - 15.45 Coffee break

15.45 - 17.00 Topic: Raw Materials & Building Blocks
FDCA, a versatile building block for (PEF) polyesters and polyamides by Ed de Jong, Avantium
Royal Cosun Cellulose Valorisation by Bart van Ingen, Cosun
New Routes for the Catalytic Valorization of Renewable Oxygenates by Pieter Bruijnincx, Utrecht University

17.00 - 18.00 Closure and Drinks