Materials & Packaging // How to develop sustainable materials with bio-based innovation //
Thursday, 24 September | 14:00 – 15:00 CET
Sustainable materials are increasingly demanded by consumers and clients in different industrial applications area. Be it food packaging, automotive, fashion, furniture or consumer products – the search for alternatives to fossil-based plastics is in full swing. Many stakeholders in science and industry are already using novel biological resources to create innovative and sustainable materials. The webinar will showcase some of those innovators and provides some background on the potentials and challenges that comes along with working on bio-based alternatives.
- Paola Branduardi, CEO and Co-Founder, Galatea Biotech & Professor in Chemistry of Fermentation and Industrial Microbiology at the University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy (please see current crowdfunding initiative here)
- Gerhard Nijhoving, Managing Director, Senbis Bioplymer Innovations
- Prof. Georg Gübitz, Department of Agrobiotechnology, IFA-Tulln at University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna