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

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

Asta Partanen
nova-Institut

Introduction and moderation

Innovation Award Competition

17:00 Discussion with all speakers of the Session
16:40 Inna Knelsen
ISCC System
Sustainability Certification Solutions for Biocomposites with ISCC
Abstract
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
16:00 Michael Carus
nova-Institut
Sustainability of Natural Fibres and Biocomposites
Chairperson
Inna Knelsen
ISCC System

Sustainability

15:15 Discussion with all speakers of the Session, Afterwards Coffee Break
14:55 Sophie Luz
BioMat at ITKE / University of Stuttgart
Re-thinking Sustainability in the Building Industry: BIO-Materialisation & Digitalisation
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
14:15 Victor Agbakoba
Nelson Mandela University
3D Printable Bio-based Nanocomposites Filaments Containing Nanocellulose Derived from Forestry Waste Residues: Production and Analysis
Abstract
13:55 Jürgen Leßlhumer
Kompetenzzentrum Holz
Weathering-resistant Powder Coating of WPC – Challenges and Results
Abstract
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
Chairperson
Andreas Haider
Kompetenzzentrum Holz

Parallel session: Latest Scientific Research on Biocomposites / Room ADELHEID

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

Packaging

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

Markets & Sustainable Circular Economy

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

Day 2, 15 November 2019

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

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

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

Dirk Punke
BÜFA Thermoplastic Composites

Cordenka Cellulose Fibres – Properties and Opportunities in Plastic Reinforcements
Abstract
11:05 Werner Klusmeier
Yanfeng Automotive Interiors
Application of Natural Fibre Materials in the Interior of a Car – Status and Development
Abstract
Chairperson
Hans Korte
DR. HANS KORTE Innovationsberatung Holz & Fasern
10:35 Coffee Break
10:20 Discussion with all speakers of the Session
10:00 Elizabeth Eaves
Avantium Renewable Polymers
Humins – A Novel and Versatile Raw Material for Bio-based, Sustainable Composites
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
09:20 Martin Zahel
Papiertechnische Stiftung (PTS)
Functionalisation of Cellulosic Fibres via Reactive Extrusion
Abstract
09:00 Kirsi Immonen
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Improving the Performance of Wood Fibre Reinforced PLA Biocomposites
Abstract
Chairperson
Peter Ooms
Lorenz Kunststofftechnik

High-performance Applications and Latest Innovations

 

Side events: workshops