Biosurfactants, a bio based ingredient with great potential in a wide variety of products

Biosurfactants, a bio based ingredient with great potential in a wide variety of products

Biosurfactants have the potential to be used in a wide variety of applications. Drivers to use biosurfactants are to increase the biobased content of the end-product, to replace current substances which are to be banned from market, or their beneficial activity in the end application.

Participants from companies active in surfactant production, agrochemicals, cleaning and cleaning products, food & beverages or interested in using biosurfactants. 

Organizer

Flanders BioBased Valley 

VENUE

Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant (Ghent, Belgium), Rodenhuizekaai 1

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

12:00 – 14:00

Supporting innovation in the bio-based economy introduction to superbio

Stefan Ruyters - Project coordinator (Flanders Biobased Valley) superbio innovation services for smes B2b meetings with superbio partners

14:00-14:15

coffee break

14:15-14:30

FBBV welcome

14:30-14:45

Enterprise Europe Network & Horizon2020: partnering opportunities

Patrick De Molder (VLAIO, NCP Societal Challenge 2 and Enterprise Europe Network)

14:45-17:00

Biosurfactants - introduction to biosurfactants

Sophie Roelants (Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant/University of Gent) aromatic biobased surfactants

Tom Claessen - Cardolite (Belgium)

Application of biosurfactants as antimicrobial additive in food and beverages

Dr. Thomas Henkel – IMD natural solutions (Germany)

Biosurfactants for sustainable cleaning

tbc – tbc

Biosurfactants in agrochemicals

christophe clement - université de reims (france)

Biosurfactants in cosmetics

tbc-tbc

17:00-...

Closing and networking reception

 

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