2nd Swiss Green & Sustainable Chemistry Day 2021 (@ILMAC)

One-day symposium with lectures, award lectures, discussion forum and roundtables about the topic 'Renewable Feedstock and Biomass Valorization'.

Start Date 20.10.2021 - 09:00
Event End 20.10.2021 - 19:00
Location Messe Basel

Join us for us this one-day event, free of charge and designed for interacting and connecting with experts in the field of Renewable Feedstock and Biomass Valorization.

09:00 Welcome Coffee at the SCS Booth next to the ILMAC Forum

Morning Session
09:30 Ludo Diels, University of Antwerp
  «New value chains from renewable resources: bioaromatics a basis for circular biomaterials»
10:00 Regina Palkovitz, RWTH Aachen University
  «Catalyst and reaction paths design for the chemo- and electrocatalytic valorization of biomass»
10:30 Jason Camp, CIRCA 
  «Levoglucosenone – A sustainable platform chemical from waste biomass»
11:15 Walter Leitner, Max Planck Institut for Energy Conversion, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany
  «Any Colour you Like: Multifunctional Catalysts for Selective Activation and Transfer of Hydrogen in Green Chemistry Applications»
11:45 Ignaz Höhlein, Clariant
  «Clariant sunliquid®  - bringing commercial cellulosic ethanol to the market»
12:15 Katalin Barta, University of Graz
  «Cleave and couple: embracing complexity in renewable resources»
12:45 Lunch
14:00 Roundtables: meet and discuss with the experts 

Afternoon Session
15:00 Opening of the afternoon session. Introduction to the Swiss CleanTech Award
15:10 Swiss Clean Tech Award Lectures 2021 (3x10min)
15:40 Remy Buser, Bloom
  «Aldehyde-Assisted Fractionation (AAF) enables high yield and selective production of sustainable functional ingredients from biomass»
16:10 Victor Mougel, ETH Zurich
  «Bio-inspired strategies across multiple scales: application to overall CO2 reduction»
16:40 Apéro
17:00 Ceremony Swiss Clean Tech Award 2021 (supported by Clariant)
17:15 "Green & Sustainable Chemistry Award 2021"
  Francesca Paradisi, University of Bern
  «Harnessing biocatalysis for sustainable synthetic processes»
18:00 SusChem Soirée
18:15 Michael Carus, Co-Founder of the Renewable Carbon Initiative, Nova-Institut, Germany
  «Renewable Carbon Concept and Initiative for a Sustainable Chemical Industry of the Future»


Get your ticket for free on https://www.ilmac.ch/de/ticket and use the voucher code SCS-ilmac21

The symposium is supported by: