About
The Seminar

Our main aim is to promote discussion on new challenges and opportunities in bioplastics and sustainable biocomposites. The Seminar will be organized around the following thematic sessions:

✓ Innovations in biodegradable plastic materials and/or plastic materials obtained from renewable sources.

✓ Success stories of leading companies.

✓ Standardization, certification and LCA.

✓ Biotechnology and the sustainable waste recovery options offered by these materials.

Topics

Sponsors

Agenda

4 MARCH
5 MARCH

8:30 Registration

Opening

9:00Opening and welcome remarks

Bioplastics and bioeconomy

9:10

EUROPEAN BIOPLASTICS · Latest market data and current policy developments in the EU and Member states, Oliver Buchholz

9:35EUROPEAN COMMISSION · Plastics and biodegradable plastics in Agriculture, Angelo Innamorati, DG Agriculture and Rural Development
10:00ASOBIOCOM (Spanish Association of Compostable and Biodegradable Plastics) · National current policy developments, Jordi Simón
10:25AIMPLAS · Current scenario and trends, Elena Domínguez
Question time

11:00 Coffee break

Standardization, certification and Life Cycle Assessment (ACV)

11:30Agencia Catalana Residuos (Catalan Waste Agency) · The role of bioplastics in biowaste management, Teresa Guerrero
11:55OWS · Standardization of biodegradable in different environments and compostable products, Sam Deconinck
12:20TÜV Austria · Certification of sustainable materials, Sara García (Tüv Iberia)
12:45DTU · Optimisation of bioproducts with Life Cycle Assessment and technical and economic assessment at an early stage, Ólafur Ögmundarson
Question time
13:20 Lunch break
14:00 PERCAL PROJECT WORKSHOP · Municipal Solid Waste: a source of new chemical products of great interest for the industry. Miguel Ángel Valera, AIMPLAS

Raw materials

14:20Fkur · Development of high-performance biopolymers, Pia Püllen
14:45Talk on biobased materials – To be confirmed
15:10NESTE · Commercial-scale production of bio-based PP, Lars Börger
15:35KURARAY · High barrier compostable material and its possible applications in multilayer structures, Stefan Corbus
Round table and question time
16:10 Coffee break

Success stories

16:40ECOPLAS · Success stories in the packaging sector, Anxo Vidal
17:05TOTAL CORBION · Success stories in the automotive sector, Jenifer Mitja
17:30COVESTRO · Success cases in bio-based polyurethanes: Alternatives raw materials for high performance materials, Verena Goldbach
Round table and question time
20:30 Conference dinner

9:00 Registration

Biotechnology

9:30CARBIOLICE · Complete and accelerated biodegradation of PLA through enzymes, Clementine Arnault
9:55CSIC · Enzymes in biodegradation processes, Dr. Manuel Godoy - Polymer Biotechnology Lab.
10:20AIMPLAS · Enzymatic biodegradation of conventional materials, Pablo Ferrero
Question time
10:55 Coffee break

Biorefineries

11:25BIOTREND · Extraction and purification of PHA: Converting diverse waste-derived materials into useful products, Bruno Ferreira
11:50NOVAMONT · Integrated Biorefineries: the Novamont model and its integration in the actual legislative framework, Stefano Facco
12:15BIOPOLIS
Question time
13:00 Lunch break
14:00 Visit to AIMPLAS’ facilities
14:40DAFIA PROJECT WORKSHOP · Biomacromolecules from municipal solid bio-waste fractions and fish waste for high added value applications. Laura Martí, AIMPLAS

Success stories

15:00TIPA-CORP. · Metallised coatings in compostable films, Julia Vol
15:25PLÁSTICOS ROMERO · Biomaterials for mass consumption, Salvador Martínez
15:50LEISTRITZ · Innovation in compounding techniques for processing biobased polymers, Sebastian Fraas
16:15 Round table and question time

Closing remarks

Gallery

Mediapartners

Prices

All our prices include:

Access to presentations

Coffee break and lunch

Guided tour to AIMPLAS

Networking area

Seminar documentation

GENERAL 

625 €

ASSOCIATES  · AIMPLAS, AVEP, ANAIP or ECP4 

500 €

STUDENTS AND UNEMPLOYED*

100 €

20% discount for the second colleague and any others from the same company.

* Certificate essential for discount.

Locations

Cámara Valencia
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VENUE

Cámara Escuela de Negocios
Lluís Vives

Benjamín Franklin 8, Paterna, Valencia

Get to the venue

BY CAR

Exit 9AB (Parque Tecnológico-Mas Camarena).
Exit 8A (Parque Tecnologico Este)
Exit 8B (Parque Tecnologico Oeste)

BY BUS / METRO

From the ‘Empalme (Line 1 and Line 4)’ underground station, take
L130 Empalme – Parc Tecnològic bus
L130a Empalme – Parc Tecnològic bus

 

Alojamiento
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HOTELS

Accommodation

For its proximity to the venue of the event we recommend two hotels.