9th Circular Biobased Performance Materials Symposium
Hotel De Wereld, Wageningen

16 June 2022

09:00 - 09:30

Reception and Registration

09:30 - 09:40

Welcome & Opening of the symposium by Chairman - Jan Noordegraaf

09:40 - 10:10

“Quo Vadis polymer cost”: an impartial monetary comparison for true cost of most used oil-based and bio-based polymers - Jan Noordegraaf

10:10 - 10:30

The future of biorefineries - Edwin Hamoen (WUR)

10:30 - 10:45

Break

10:45 - 12:25

Session 1 - Biobased sources for new chemicals and materials

10:45 - 11:10

Sugar as renewable feedstock - Olaf van Baal (Cosun Beet Company)

11:10 - 11:35

Active storage as a way to produce fermentable sugars all year round - Johan van Groenestijn (WUR)

11:35 - 12:00

New developments on PEF and Avantium’s flagship factory - Ed de Jong (Avantium)

12:00 - 12:25

Vegetable oils as feedstock for the chemical industry - Rolf Blaauw (WUR)

12:25 - 13:45

Lunch

13:45 - 15:25

Session 2 - Renewables and consumer products

13:45 - 14:10

Unilever Clean Future - Sarah Hosking (Unilever)

14:10 - 14:35

Contributing to closing the loop: the challenges of MMCF to textiles - Martina Opietnik (Lenzing Group)

14:35 - 15:00

Innovations in plant based materials - Martin Kruisweg (Plantics)

15:00 - 15:25

Issues in the recycling of various waste streams - Karin Molenveld (WUR)

15:25 - 15:40

Break

15:40 - 16:45

Session 3 - Circularity of products

15:40 - 16:05

Presentation on packaging materials - Vaassen Flexible Packaging tbc

16:05 - 16:30

Backcasting of circular Materials - Wouter Post (WUR)

16:30 - 16:45

Closing remarks

16:45

Networking or visit facilities

16:45 - 18:00

Drinks and networking opportunity

16:45 - 19:00

Opportunity to visit Wageningen Food & Biobased Research facilities