Programme


Programme of the Conference

Biocomposites - Find the real alternative to plastic!
Plastics can be replaced by biocomposites with wood or natural fibre

Day 1, 14 November 2019

10:00 Michael Carus
nova-Institut
Welcome and Introduction to the Conference

Markets & Sustainable Circular Economy

Chairperson
Michael Carus
nova-Institut
10:10 Asta Partanen
nova-Institut
Market Development, Trends and Consumer Perception of Biocomposites
10:30 Joanna Bogdanska
Third Eye Design Joanna Bogdanska
How to Sell Sustainability
Abstract
10:50 Ana Ibáñez Garcia
AIJU - Technological Institute for Children`s Product and Leisure
Let’s Play to be More Sustainable
Abstract
11:10 Michael Carus
nova-Institut
Market trends in the Bioeconomy, Bio- and CO2-based Polymers and Renewable Carbon
11:30 Lisa Wikström
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Biocomposites in Circular Economy
Abstract
11:50 Discussion with all speakers of the Session
12:05 Lunch Break

Packaging

Chairperson
Asta Partanen
nova-Institut
13:35 Sebastian Meyer
Golden Compound
Sunflower Seed Shells: a Unique Rawmaterial for Biocomposites
Abstract
13:55 Maija Pohjakallio
Sulapac
Sulapac Material Innovations that Leave no Microplastics Behind
Abstract
14:15 Anselm Wohlfahrt
Institut für Holztechnologie Dresden
Mushroom-based Material as a Plastic Alternative
Abstract
14:35 Thomas Kristiansen
Borregaard
Sprucing up Bio-composites
Abstract
14:55 Céline Barth
BIO-LUTIONS
BIO-LUTIONS – Renaturing the World of Materials
15:15 Discussion with all speakers of the Session
15:30 Coffee Break

Parallel session: Latest Scientific Research on Biocomposites / Room ADELHEID

Chairperson
Andreas Haider
Kompetenzzentrum Holz
13:35 Arne Schirp
Fraunhofer WKI
How Durable are Extruded Wood-polymer Composite (WPC) Sidings with Fire-retardants? – Reaction-to-fire Performance of WPC before and after Artificial Weathering
Abstract
13:55 Jürgen Leßlhumer
Kompetenzzentrum Holz
Weathering-resistant Powder Coating of WPC – Challenges and Results
Abstract
14:15 Victor Agbakoba
Nelson Mandela University
3D Printable Bio-based Nanocomposites Filaments Containing Nanocellulose Derived from Forestry Waste Residues: Production and Analysis
Abstract
14:35 Henry Chinedu Obasi
Federal University of Technology, Owerri
Exploring the Tensile and Physical Properties of Polypropylene Biocomposites Filled with Carbonised Coconut Shell Particles
Abstract
14:55 Sophie Luz
BioMat at ITKE / University of Stuttgart
Re-thinking Sustainability in the Building Industry: BIO-Materialisation & Digitalisation
15:15 Discussion with all speakers of the Session, Afterwards Coffee Break

Sustainability

Chairperson
Inna Knelsen
ISCC System
16:00 Michael Carus
nova-Institut
Sustainability of Natural Fibres and Biocomposites
16:20 Hans Korte
DR. HANS KORTE Innovationsberatung Holz & Fasern
How the Environment Benefits from a Wood-based Composite Nail Compared to a Steel Nail
Abstract
16:40 Inna Knelsen
ISCC System
Sustainability Certification Solutions for Biocomposites with ISCC
Abstract
17:00 Discussion with all speakers of the Session

Innovation Award Competition

17:15 Michel Carus
nova-Institut

Asta Partanen
nova-Institut

Introduction and moderation
17:25 Levin Batschauer
Coperion
Processing of Bio-based and Biodegradable Products – Sustainable Compounding Co-rotating Twin Screw Extruders
17:35 Christian Fischer
Bcomp
PowerRibs – Sustainable Light-weighting by Bcomp
17:45 Sebastian Meyer
Golden Compound
The “OK Compost Home” Certified Coffee Capsule “Home Cap”
17:55 Mårten Hellberg
OrganoClick
A Burial Coffin Made with OrganoComp® and 3D Fiber Molding
18:05 Erik Pijlman
KNN Cellulose
Recell® Biocomposite, the Competitive Alternative
18:15 Elaine Chow
Lingrove
Lingrove makes Ekoa® Veneer Plant Fibers and Plant Resins
18:25 Jeremiah Dutton
Trifilon
Trifilon BioLite – Market-tested Biocomposites made with Hemp Fibers
18:35 Beer on tap
20:00 Dinner Buffet and Life Music
21:00 Innovation Award Ceremony with presentation by Peter von Hoffmann, Coperion (DE)
22:00 German Bowling

Day 2, 15 November 2019

High-performance Applications and Latest Innovations

Chairperson
Peter Ooms
Lorenz Kunststofftechnik
09:00 Kirsi Immonen
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Improving the Performance of Wood Fibre Reinforced PLA Biocomposites
Abstract
09:20 Martin Zahel
Papiertechnische Stiftung (PTS)
Functionalisation of Cellulosic Fibres via Reactive Extrusion
Abstract
09:40 Nina Graupner
HSB – City University of Applied Sciences
Natural Fibre-reinforced Composites for Structural Applications Based on Novel Low Twisted Bast Fibre Yarns
Abstract
10:00 Elizabeth Eaves
Avantium Renewable Polymers
Humins – A Novel and Versatile Raw Material for Bio-based, Sustainable Composites
Abstract
10:20 Discussion with all speakers of the Session
10:35 Coffee Break
Chairperson
Hans Korte
DR. HANS KORTE Innovationsberatung Holz & Fasern
11:05 Werner Klusmeier
Yanfeng Automotive Interiors
Application of Natural Fibre Materials in the Interior of a Car – Status and Development
Abstract
11:25 Daniel Lang
Cordenka

Dirk Punke
BÜFA Thermoplastic Composites

Cordenka Cellulose Fibres – Properties and Opportunities in Plastic Reinforcements
Abstract
11:45 Per Brynildsen
Kebony
Kebony – A Sustainable Technology for Exterior Wood Products
Abstract
12:05 Peter Ooms
Lorenz Kunststofftechnik
Newly Developed Thermosets with Natural Fibre Reinforcement Lower Production Costs
Abstract
12:25 Discussion with all speakers of the Session
12:40 Lunch Break

WPC and NFC Granulates for Injection Moulding, Extrusion and 3D Printing

Chairperson
Arne Schirp
Fraunhofer WKI
14:10 Ralf Ponicki
UPM Biocomposites
UPM Formi; Successful Replacement of Fossil Based Plastics by Using Sustainable Formi Products Based on Cellulose Fibre
Abstract
14:40 Dirk Zimmermann
Amorim
Biocomposite Innovation with Natural Cork – Natural Born Technology with AMORIM
Abstract
15:00 Jeremiah Dutton
Trifilon
BioLite, This Swedish Company is Calling it a ‘Second Generation Biocomposite
Abstract
15:20 Discussion with all speakers of the Session
15:35 Coffee Break
Chairperson
Jeremiah Dutton
Trifilon
16:05 Florian Graichen
Scion
Biobased Composites – the Good – the Bad and the Ugly – Lessons Learned over the last 15 Years
Abstract
16:25 Andreas Haider
Kompetenzzentrum Holz
PLA/PHA Bio-based Blends for Injection Moulding and 3D Printing Process
Abstract
16:45 Amélie Tribot
Université Clermont Auvergne, CNRS
Valorization of Kraft Lignin and Corn Cob by-Products into PLA-Matrix based Biocomposites: Characterisation of Injected-moulded Specimens
Abstract
17:05 Marc Thometschek
Beologic
Beograde, Biodegradable Compounds with a Matching Look
17:25 Discussion with all speakers of the Session
17:40 Final come together

 

Side events: workshops