UK Chemical Industries Supply Chain Expo & Open Conference
Date: 1st–2nd May
Time: All day
Venue: Yorkshire Event Centre
Address: Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, HG2 8NZ
BioVale will be exhibiting and hosting a panel session at the brand new UK Chemical Industries Supply Chain Expo & Open Conference, Wednesday 1st May – Thursday 2nd May 2018 in Harrogate. The event will bring together key players and regional cluster groups of the UK’s Chemical & Chemical Products industries for an intensive 2-day networking, business development, best practice, intelligence gathering, issue debating and supply chain experience.
Panel session: Green Chemistry at commercial scale: is the future now?
Wednesday 1st May: 15:00 – 16:00 – Stage 1
This session will explore the state-of-the art with green chemicals from renewable feedstocks and/or biotech routes to production. With the help of an expert panel and questions from the audience, it will explore emerging commercial technologies and the economic factors driving companies to switch to the bioeconomy. How much opportunity remains something for the future and how much is already here – if only we took advantage?
Sarah Hickingbottom, CEO of BioVale (panel chair)
Dr Mark Gronnow of the Biorenewables Development Centre
Dr Tom Farmer of the University of York’s Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence
Lucy Nattrass – Project Leader Bio-based Materials, Nouryon
Martin Atkins – CEO, Green Lizard Technologies
Richard Lambert – Braskem