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Bio Based Plastics and Composites

7th International Conference on Bio-Based Materials, 8-10 April 2014, Maternushaus, Cologne, Germany


BioBased Plastics conference

Highlights from Europe: Bio-based Plastics and Composites – Biorefineries and Industrial Biotechnology

This conference aims to provide major players from the European bio-based chemicals, plastics and composite industries with an opportunity to present and discuss their latest developments and strategies. Representatives of political bodies and associations will also have their say alongside leading companies. For the second time, the conference will count with a third day especially dedicated to the recent achievements in research & development. One highlight of the conference will be the presentation of the first running European biorefineries and the state-of-art of Industrial Biotechnology. It's one of the biggest conferences with more than 200 participants from all over the world and an exhibition whichprovides an excellent platform for your networking!

Additionally the Innovation Award „Bio-based Material oft the Year“ will be granted tothe young , innovative bio-based chemicals and materials industry for the seventh year in a row.

You can find all information on the conference, the Call for Papers, applications for the Innovation Award as well as the online-registration on

Contact: Dominik Vogt, +49 (0)2233 -48 1449

The conference is organised by the nova-Institute (Managing director: Dipl.-Phys. Michael Carus)in co-operation with The Biological Materials Group (Prof.Dr. JörgMüssig), Hochschule Bremen

nova-Institute GmbH, Chemiepark Knapsack,
Industriestrasse 300, 50354 Huerth (Germany)
Internet: and
Phone: +49 (0) 22 33-48 14 40

About the nova-Institute:
nova-Institute is a private and independent institute, founded in 1994; nova offers research and consultancy with a focus on bio-based and CO2-based economy in the fields of feedstock, techno-economic evaluation, markets, LCA, dissemination, B2B communication and policy. Today, nova-Institute has more than 20 employees and a yearly turnover of about 1.8 Mio. €.

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