Prof. George Skevis and Dr. Akrivi Asimakopoulou, CERTH
Dr. Mariana Araujo, AVANTIUM
Prof Björn Stelzner, KIT
Dr. Sorani Montenegro, HYSYTECH
PhD and Post Docs participating to the selected EU project will present posters regarding their work.
Avantium is a leading chemical technology company and a forerunner in renewable chemistry. Together with its partnersAvantium is a leading chemical technology company and a forerunner in renewable chemistry. Together with its partnersaround the world, Avantium develops efficient processes and sustainable products made from biobased materials. Avantiumoffers a breeding ground for revolutionary renewable chemistry solutions. From invention to commercially viable productionprocesses. One of Avantium’s success stories is YXY technology, with which it created PEF: a completely new, high-qualityplastic made from plant-based industrial sugars.
Photanol is a spin of company of the University of Amsterdam. Shareholders are venture capital firm Icos Capital,Photanol is a spin of company of the University of Amsterdam. Shareholders are venture capital firm Icos Capital,the University of Amsterdam Holding and the scientific founders. Since the start of the company in 2008,€ 15 million has been invested in technology development by shareholders and from grants (EU and and NL). Photanol's objective is to bring to the market new production routes for the production of bio-compounds withCO2 as a feedstock. The first focus is on the production of LLA to be followed by other valuable organicchemicals such as other organic acids, biofuels, essential oils, and sugars.
The event is organized by Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), Politecnico di Torino and Rijksuniversiteit Groningen in the context of RECODE, SunCOChem and OCEAN projects. These projects have received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under Grant Agreements No 768583 (RECODE), 862192 (SUNCOCHEM) and 767798 (OCEAN).