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requires a consistent thinking in material cycles. How can plastic products finish their lifetime no longer as waste, but as valuable components of natural or technical cycles? Quite a lot of such materials and technologies do already exist, a lot of them are in progress, and some are just a vision. The online-event an 15 June makes the latest developments visible for innovative processors and applicators and enables the direct exchange with scientists and researchers.
Since its premiere in 2018, the BIOPOLYMER congress brings processors and applicators, manufacturers, suppliers and researchers of biobased, biodegredable plastics together. Participants and speakers of the first two events came from Europe, Asia and overseas. Due to the corona pandemic the convention in 2021 is organized as a purely digital event. The lectures will be held in German or English and be translated simultaneously into the other language. In 2022 the congress will hopefully enter the real stage of the Halle Messe again - and broadvast live on the internet, too.
Who will get the coveted trophies, donated by POLYKUM for outstanding innovations in the field of biobased, biodegredable plastics in 2O21? The secret will be revealed during the awards ceremony at the end of the congress day.
The winners will present their prize-decorated projects in the accompanying exhibition and also in the final lessons of the BIOPOLYMER – Processing & Moulding congress.
Applications for the BIOPOLYMER Innovation Awards 2O21 can be admitted until 30 April. Please click the following link for further information:
Lectures in German or English, simultaneous translated.
Perspectives of German-Indian economic relations
Seema Bhardwaj/ Boris Alex
Germany Trade and Invest (India)
|10.15–10.45||Markets & Opportunities|
Market Potential of biodegredable plastics in India.
Dr. Raju Desai
Management Board of
The All India Plastics Manufacturers' Association
Raw materials for biopolymers – biopolymers as raw materials
|11.00–11.30||From Willich (Germany) to Pune (India) - Focusing on biopolymers from different viewpoints|
FKUR Kunststoff GmbH
|11.30–12.00||Efficient additives for plastics from nature|
Prof. Dr. Rudolf Pfaendner
Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF
|12.00–12.30||Paving the way for home compostable packaging with BioPBS – What's Next?|
Mitsubishi Chemical Europe GmbH
|13.00–13.30||PLA monofilaments after artificial aging under filter relevant conditions|
German Textile Research Center North-West
|13.30–14.00||Thermoforming of bio-based plastics with ILLIG machine and tool technology |
ILLIG Technology Center (ITC)
|14.00–14.30||3D printing of biopolymers - holistic resource-saving |
Dr.-Ing. Nicolai Lammert
Yizumi Germany GmbH
|BIOPOLYMER Innovation Award|
|14.45 - 15.00||Review of the First Prize winner of 2019|
Discourse of the three finalist's projects
|15.00–15.15||Traceless - replacing plastics|
by materials from nature
traceless materials GmbH
|15.15-15.30||Nature Fresh: a packaging cling film|
protecting food - and the environment
Gruppo Fabbri Vignola S.p.A.
|15.30-15.45||Lawn pegs for robotic mowers:|
mass items becoming soil - instead of micro plastic.
Genisys GmbH & Co. KG
BIOPOLYMER Innovation Award
Presentation of the winners
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