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11 March 2016

Cologne to host the 9th International Conference on Bio-based Materials

The ninth edition of the International Conference on Bio-based Materials will take place in Cologne from 5th to 6th of April. The event wants to provide an opportunity to international major players of the bio-based field to present and discuss their latest developments. Around 250 participants and 30 exhibitors are expected to be part of this Conference.

The sessions will focus on policy and market, new bio-based building blocks, polymers, and the use of lignin, among others. The Innovation Award “Bio-based Material of the Year” will be awarded to the young, innovative bio-based material industry, finding suitable applications and markets for bio-based products. Out of more than 20 submitted goods, a total of six bio-based materials and products have been nominated for the Award.

On the 7th, eleven innovative start-ups will introduce themselves within the “Bio-based Start-up Day”. The objective is to promote effective networking between start-ups and industry and finance experts.

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