Renewable Chemicals and Materials: webinar series on vision, strategy and technology

Wageningen University & Research and the nova-Institute invite you to participate in a series of webinars on the future of chemicals production, chemical recycling, bio-based polymers, and CO2-based polymers. Michael Carus, CEO of nova-Institute, and other nova specialists, as well as WUR experts including Christiaan Bolck, Edwin Hamoen and Jacco van Haveren, host the sessions. All webinars are free of charge! The seminars will provide you a deep dive into market data as well as strategies for achieving a fossil-free industry. They also provide opportunities for discussion.

Organised by Wageningen Food & Biobased Research

Mon 11 October 2021 until Fri 22 October 2021

Venue Online


Monday, 11 October 2021

14:00 – 15:30 CET 01 The Renewable Carbon Vision
With Harriette Bos (WUR) and Michael Carus (nova-Institute)
15:30 – 17:00 CET 02 Carbon Flows for Chemicals and Derived Materials and Carbon Management
With Daan van Es (WUR) and Michael Carus and Ferdinand Kähler (nova-Institute)

Thursday, 14 October 2021

14:00 – 15:30 CET 03 Technologies, Markets and Trends for “CO2-based Products” With Ana Lopez Contreras (WUR) and Pauline Ruiz (nova-Institute)
15:30 – 17:00 CET 04 Technologies, Markets and Policies on “Chemical Recycling”
With Shanmugam Thiyagarajan (WUR) and Lars Krause (nova-Institute)

Tuesday, 19 October 2021

13:00 – 14:30 CET 05 Future of Refineries and Chemical Verbund Sites
With Jacco van Haveren and Edwin Hamoen (WUR) and Achim Raschka (nova-Institute)
14:30 – 16:00 CET 06 Circular & Plastic Policy
With Ulphard Thoden van Velzen (WUR) and Nicolas Hark (nova-Institute)
16:00 – 17:30 CET 07 Production Capacities, Markets and Trends for “Bio-based Building Blocks & Polymers”
Daan van Es (WUR) and Pauline Ruiz (nova-Institute)

Friday, 22 October 2021
14:00 – 15:30 CET 08 Food vs. Non-Food Crops for Industry
With Wolter Elbersen (WUR) and Michael Carus (nova-Institute)
15:30 – 17:00 CET 09 Useful Applications of Biodegradable Plastics
With Karin Molenveld (WUR) and Michael Carus and Verena Bauchmüller (nova-Institute)