BIG-C Stakeholders Meeting

Gepubliceerd: 1 mei 2017

Date: 12 June 2017
Organisers: BE-Basic, Catalisti, CLIB2021
Venue: BCN Eindhoven, Kennedyplein 204, 5611 ZT Eindhoven, The Netherlands

BIG-C would like to invite you to the stakeholders meeting: take the chance to meet interesting players working on bio-based innovation from the Flanders region of Belgium, The Netherlands and the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The matchmaking event will inform you about ongoing and upcoming projects under the BIG-C umbrella. Together with all stakeholders we would like to outline the way how to move forward and to identify innovative ideas, form consortia and start projects to foster the bioeconomy in the BIG-C region. Topics are "Aromatics from woody biomass", "C1 gases to chemicals", "Aviation fuels from various feedstocks" and "Circular economy education".

Programme

10:00 Registration and coffee
10:30 Welcome
10:35 BIG-C: The past, the present and the future
10:50 BIG-C project pitches
11:30 Short break
11:45 How to move forward:

Feedstock to Product Flagships (parallel sessions)
- Aromatics & fine chemicals from woody biomass
- Aviation fuels from various feedstock
- Chemicals from C1 gases

13:00 Networking Lunch
14:30 Outlook to the future
15:30 Closure and drinks

(Participation Fee 50,- EUR excl. BTW)

BIG-C is a cross-border 'Smart Specialisation Initiative' aiming at transforming Europe's industrial mega cluster in the Flanders region of Belgiun, The Netherlands and the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia into the global leader of bio-based innovation growth. The overarching goal is a comprehensive feedstock change with a focus on regionally available and sustainable raw materials, climate protection and the safe-guarding of jobs in the mega region.