09/26/2013

European Bioplastics e.V.

8th European Bioplastics Conference - building a biobased future for Europe

Latest performance trends, material innovations, as well as experiences from beyond Europe will be discussed on 10/11 December 2013 at the 8th European Bioplastics Conference in Berlin – the leading industry event in Europe.


Keynotes this year will be held by


Dr. Pipat Weerathaworn (Thai Bioplastic Industry Association, PTT Global Chemical Company Ltd), who will give an overview of the development of the Thai bioplastics industry, and Professor Matthias Finkbeiner (Technische Universität Berlin), who will present options for sustainability assessment of biobased applications.


The programme features presentations with latest updates on


bioplastics materials, bioplastics in the automotive industry, bioplastics for brands, end-of-life, and sustainability of bioplastics.


Highlights are among others


the annual market data update of European Bioplastics, which will be presented by the Institute for Bioplastics and Biocomposites (University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hannover, Germany). API will discuss its cooperation with PUMA on their already commercially available fully biodegradable basketball shoe. Uhde Inventa-Fischer will present new data on the development of PLA in the fibres market. And a panel of industry and NGO experts will discuss sustainability aspects of bioplastics, including the choice of sustainable feedstock, as well as existing and upcoming assessment schemes.


What’s new?


A digital partnering tool will facilitate networking opportunities during the conference days. The partnering tool will be available for all registered participants approximately six weeks prior to the conference.


Comprehensive product exhibition


With 40 exhibitors last year, the 8th Conference is set to offer even more exhibition space. It’s the ideal platform to showcase products and services, increase brand awareness, build new business relationships and gain instant market feedback.


For detailed information about the exhibition, sponsorship opportunities, and the registration process, please visit our conference website http://conference.european-bioplastics.org