Bridging from fossil based to bio-based plastics: what science says?

In the 8th session of the seminar series "Space Bridges 2.0", we will focus on bio-based plastics. 

Plastic pellets
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Event description

In this session of the seminar series ”Space Bridges 2.0” our focus will be on bio-based, biodegradable, and biopolymer plastics from a European perspective. The project Bio-plastics Europe, financed by Horizon 2020, will be represented.

Programme

  • Welcoming notes by the BUP
  • Bio-based and biodegradable plastics: a solution or an issue for Europe? Presentation by Dr. Jelena Barbir, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany 
  • ABM approach to bio-based materials development. Presentation by Ari Rosling, Artic Biomaterials, Finland 
  • Adapting biopolymers for day-to-day. Presentation by Pauline Moreau, NaturePlast, France 
  • Ecotoxicological studies of bioplastics with daphnids and algae. Presentation by Silja Denise Kröger, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • Panel discussion
  • Concluding remarks


Quick information

Date and time: 21 October 2021, 13.00-15.00 (CEST)Haw Hamburg logotype
Location: Online
Open for: Public
Host: Haw Hamburg


Register to participate

Deadline to register is 20 October 2021.

There is no fee, but you have to register. The link will be sent to your email.

Registration form

PRESENTERS

JelenaDr. Jelena Barbir Haw Hamburg logotype
Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany 

Jelena will be moderating the session and give a presentation titled "Bio-based and biodegradable plastics: a solution or an issue for Europe?" Bioplastics Europe logotype


Photo of AriAri RoslingArtic Biomaterials logotype
Artic Biomaterials, Finland 

Ari will give a presentation titled "ABM approach to bio-based materials development"


Photo of PaulinePauline MoreauNaturePlast logotype
NaturePlast, France

Pauline will give a presentation titled "Adapting biopolymers for day-to-day"


Photo of SiljaSilja Denise KrögerHaw Hamburg logo
Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Silja will give a presentation titled "Ecotoxicological studies of bioplastics with daphnids and algae"

Co-Host

The BUP Coorinating Secretariat,BUP logotype
Uppsala University will be co-hosting this session.

Last modified: 2021-10-08