How to create a circular, bio-based economy in a petro, post-covid world?

Date: 7th July

Time: 1:00pm–2:00pm


Join 3Bi – Europe’s leading Bioeconomy Intercluster – as we examine the consequences the pandemic is having on major industry and what that means for the bioeconomy. Chaired by BioVale CEO, Sarah Hickinbottom, with insight from SABIC, Neste and the Dutch Petroleum Industry Association (VNPI), we’ll consider the crisis and the opportunity.


13: 00 (BST): Welcome and introduction to 3Bi Intercluster
Sarah Hickingbottom, 3Bi

13:10 (BST) Insights into global petrochemical refining during turbulent times – the example of the Dutch sector
Erik Klooster, Director, Vereniging Nederlandse Petroleum Industrie (VNPI)

13:25 (BST) At the crossroads: Supporting the Green Recovery with renewable and circular solutions
Mercedes Alonso, Executive Vice President Renewable Polymers and Chemicals, Neste

13:40 (BST) SABIC TRUCIRCLETM Circular Solutions and the position of renewable feedstock
Frank Kuijpers, VP Sustainability, SABIC

13:55 (BST) Q&A Discussion Moderated by Sarah Hickingbottom, 3Bi

14:15 (BST) End of the webinar