As part of ongoing H2020 BIOnTop Project dissemination programme, we are organising a Final Scientific Conference entitled:

“Innovations on SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS for textiles, coatings, films and other wide use applications.”

When: Thursday May 11th 2023
Time: from 8:30 a.m. to 15:30 p.m.
Where: Maritim Hotel Düsseldorf
Maritim-Platz 1
40474 Düsseldorf
How to get there



Start Speaker Title
08:30 Registration
09:00 Marco de la Feld (ENCO) Chiara Bearzotti (European Bioplastics) Welcome, logistics, setting the framework
09:10 Rafael Alonso (AIMPLAS) BIOnTop - Novel packaging films and textiles with tailored end of life and performance based on bio-based copolymers and coatings
09:30 Q&A
09:35 Philippe Martinez (Centre Technique du Papier) Celluwiz - Production of all cellulose packaging fully recyclable and biodegradable using two combined processes: MFC wet lamination and chromatogeny
09:55 Q&A
10:00 Marta Redrado Notivoli (AITIIP) MANDALA - A sustainable future for multilayer packaging
10:20 Q&A
10:25 Maria Beatrice Coltelli (INSTM) POLYBIOSKIN - High performance functional bio-based polymers for skin-contact products: plasticized bionanocomposites films
10:45 Q&A
10:50 Coffee break
11:15 Jose Lagaron (IATA-CSIC) USABLE PACKAGING - Unlocking the potential of Sustainable BiodegradabLe Packaging
11:35 Q&A
11:40 Willem Uyttendaele (Centexbel) PRESERVE: PHA coating for fibre based packaging
12:00 Q&A
12:05 Francesca Braca (ARCHA) LCA and general sustainability in MANDALA
12:25 Q&A
12:30 Steven Verstichel (OWS Normec) Compostable and biodegradable materials part of a sustainable world - innovative examples of EU research
12:50 Q&A
12:55 Lunch break
13:45 Nico Snoeck (Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant) REPurpose Rubbery plastics designed for recycling
14:00 Q&A
14:05 Amparo Verdú Solís (ITENE) SEALIVE project developments: Strategies of circular Economy and Advanced bio-based solutions to keep our Lands and seas allVE from plastics contamination
14:20 Q&A
14:25 Enrique Moliner (LOMARTOV) NENU2PHAR For a sustainable and european value chain of PHA-based materials for high-volume consumer products
14:40 Q&A
14:45 Maria J. Lopez (Univ. Almeria) RECOVER - Development of innovative biotic symbiosis for plastic biodegradation and synthesis to solve their end of life challenges in the agriculture and food industries
15:00 Q&A
15:05 Patrizia Cinelli (Univ. Pisa) ECOFUNCO- Eco sustainable multi Functional biobased Coatings with enhanced performance and end of life options
15:20 Q&A
15:25 Closing Remarks
Final conference proceedings:



This project has received funding from the Bio Based Industries Joint Undertaking under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 837761.