Brazil-UK Industry Day: Chemical and Biotechnological Biorenewables Opportunities

Thursday 3 September 2015, 10.00AM to 17:30

Join us for this unique event to discuss Brazil-UK Biorenewables opportunities with senior Brazilian and UK researchers, major UK and Brazilian companies and representatives from other stakeholders.

Brazil now has the sixth largest chemical industry worldwide, the third largest cosmetics market, is a major life sciences and healthcare hub that grew by 35% in 3 years, and has a huge renewable and biodiverse resource base. York is a world leader in bio-based chemistry and biotechnology research and the combination of Brazil-UK green chemistry and biotechnology scientific expertise, resources and industrial investment offers enormous opportunities for novel solutions and new markets within the green economy.

This event will highlight:

  • The Brazilian chemical and policy landscape
  • Results and lessons learnt from successful UK-Brazil research and industrial collaborations
  • Key opportunities for UK companies and research within the bio-based economy sector

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Location: Industrial Engagement Facility (IEF), Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence, Department of Chemistry, University of York

Admission: Free


Telephone: 01904 324547