CHIMIA Editorial Program 9/2021: 

Renewable Feedstock and Biomass Valorization

Dr. Fabrice Gallou, Novartis Pharma AG, Basel

Rh NPs Immobilized on Phosphonium-based Supported Ionic Liquid Phases (Rh@SILPs) as Hydrogenation Catalysts
Johannes Zenner, Gilles Moos, Kylie L. Luska, Alexis Bordet* and Walter Leitner*

Insights from operando and identical location (IL) Techniques on the Activation of Electrocatalysts for the Conversion of CO2: A Mini-review
Abhijit Dutta, Kiran Kirana, Motiar Rahaman, Ivan Zelocualtecatl Montiel, Pavel Moreno-García, Soma Vesztergom, Jakub Drnecc, Mehtap Oezaslan and Peter Broekmann*

Towards a Plastic Circular Economy: Bio-derived Plastics and Their End-of-life Strategies
Simon B. C. Verstraeten, Antoine van Muyden, Felix D. Bobbink*

Biosurfactants – Nature’s Solution for Today’s Cleaning Challenges
Jakob J. Mueller* and Hans H. Wenk

From Sugar to Nutritional Products – Active Ingredients
Werner Bonrath, Hans Kroon, Ulla Létinois, Maurus Marty*, Oliver May, Marc-André Müller, Jan Schütz, Bettina Wüstenberg

From Sugar into Nutritional Products – Product Form Development
Theo Ralla, Roland Schex, Fabiola Porta, Christian Schäfer*

Additional Commentary on the Detection and Quantification of Plastic Micro- and Nanoparticles in Tea Samples
Jessica Caldwell, Patricia Taladriz-Blanco, Barbara Rothen-Rutishause, and Alke Petri-Fink*

Use of Renewable Resources Towards the Sustainable Production of Crop Protection Agents
Edouard Godineau*, Vlad Pascanu, Aurelien Bigot, and William G Whittingham

From Pine to Perfume
Gilles Sagorin, Emmanuel Cazeils, Jean-François Basset and Maud Reiter*

Towards Net Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Energy and Chemical Sector in Switzerland and Beyond - a Review
Simone Brethauer and Michael Hanspeter Studer*

ILMAC, Platform for Chemistry, Pharmacy and Biotechnology, October 19 – 21, 2021, Messe Basel

General information and booth of the SCS and its partners
• Flow Chemistry Symposium, Tue, Oct 19, 2021
• 2nd Swiss Green & Sustainable Chemistry Day, Wed, Oct 20, 2021
• Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Digitalization in Chemical Research, Thu, Oct 21, 2021
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