Bio-Based Polymer Day

Thursday 17 July 2014, 10.30AM to 4.30pm

Speaker(s): Presentations from experts in polymer chemistry on the extraction of chemicals from waste biomass, using energy efficient and green techniques

Why Attend?

  • Learn about the new EPSRC– backed research project investigating the conversion of waste biomass and waste CO2 into commercial polymers.
  • Presentations from experts in polymer chemistry on the extraction of chemicals from wastebiomass, using energy efficient and green techniques
  • Expert consultancy advice on how we can help your business with bio-based polymers
  • Opportunities for knowledge transfer, discussion and networking
  • Tours of our brand new facilities and research laboratories

Who Should Attend?

  • Monomer, catalyst and polymer producers
  • Polymer product users
  • Biomass producers and companies interested in biomass conversion to platform chemicals
  • Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and Regional SMEs, who are entitled to fully funded business assists from experts in the GCCE.

If you would be interested in giving a talk (of which there is some limited space for) or exhibiting a poster at this event, please get in contact. Email katy.holiday@york.ac.uk.

Full Event Programme to Follow Shortly

Register your place for free

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

Admission: Free

Email: katy.holiday@york.ac.uk