11th International Conference on Bio-based Materials

The conference is well established and one of the biggest in Europe. We expect more than 200 participants, mainly from industry, and 30 exhibitors.

The bioeconomy is developing in many directions: New bio-based building blocks, polymers and other materials for a wide range of applications. ÔÇ£For the conference, we always invite the leading companies worldwide to Cologne ÔÇô a unique opportunity to meet the outrider in the field at one placeÔÇØ, says Michael Carus, Managing Director of organizer nova-Institute. In addition the latest technology trends, market data and policies will be presented at the conference by international experts. The conference is aimed at providing international major players from the bio-based building blocks, polymers and industrial biotechnology industries with an opportunity to present and discuss their latest developments and strategies. Please find in the following the preliminary programme of the conference here.

For registartion for the International Conference on Bio-based Materials click here.

Innovation Award ÔÇ£Bio-based Material of the Year 2018ÔÇ│!

For the 11th year in a row, the prestigious Innovation Award "Bio-based Material of the Year 2018" will be granted to the young, innovative bio-based chemicals and materials industry for finding suitable applications and markets for bio-based products. The focus of the award is on new developments within these areas, which had been launched in 2017 or will be launched in 2018. The advisory board will make a preselection of all applications and narrow the field down to a ÔÇ£Top 6ÔÇØ new materials and products. The final decision will be made by the conference participants after the nominees presented their innovations.

Exhibition Opportunities

The fee of an exhibition booth (6qm) is 500 EUR (excl. 19% VAT). We provide you a table, table cloths, a pin board, a chair and a power connection. You are welcome to use your own booth system. Please submit Mr. Dominik Vogt  your preferred booth number, a printable logo and a company profile.