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call for papers

The International Congress “BIOPOLYMER – Processing & Molding” has been bringing together experts on the topic of bio-based and biodegradable plastics since 2018 – and in conversation with users and processors from all over the world. Participants from more than 40 countries (online and on site) have made the symposium one of the most important of its kind in the world. The event, organized annually by the support association POLYKUM e.V., is valued for the particularly practical, user-oriented lectures. Become a central part of this congress and of its community: Present your research results at the “BIOPOLYMER – Processing & Molding” congress 2024! The first step is done in a few minutes: Please fill the short form below. Let's talk about your biopolymer subject!

  • Submission period

    Please submit your topic before 
    December 15th, 2023
    by filling out the short form below!

  • Framework conditions:

    • Date of congress: June 11th, 2024
    • Location: Halle (Saale), Germany (online possible in exceptional cases)
    • Submission period: October 16th – December 15th, 2023
    • Duration of presentation: 20 minutes
    • Q&A session: 5-7 minutes
    • Language: English
  • Topics of the sessions:

    1.    Biopolymers and additives 
    2.    Processes and applications 
    3.    Recycling and biodegradation
    4.    Honoring of BIOPOLYMER Innovation Award winners. (Visit our call for tenders.) 

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  • What type of content can be submitted?

    Innovations in the field of bio-based and biodegredable plastics, in particular: 

    • New or significantly improved materials, products, machines or components. 
    • Innovative Technologies for producing, examining or processing biopolymers.
    • New inventions/ research & development results of the last 2 to 3 years (in exceptional cases of up to 5 years, if the content is relevant for todays applications).
    • Practical experiences and real measurements – not very first ideas.
    • Important new developments in the field of legal or political frameworks or of important markets concerning the biopolymer industry.
    • Strong relevance for processors, applicators and product developers.

Biopolymer 2024 - call for paper

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