Applied Biobased Materials Conference (ABC) 2018

This year's theme: Biobased Materials for Innovations in Fibre Applications.

Aachen-Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials (AMIBM) will host its third international conference on Applied Biobased Materials (ABC). This year's theme will be: Biobased Materials for Innovations in Fibre Applications. 

AMIBM professors will guide you through the value chain and have partnered with renowned international academia to offer various perspectives and create interesting discussions on Biobased Materials. Our research groups will present latest results and developments from AMIBM.


We are thrilled to welcome Professor Pasi Kallio from the Tampere University of Technology in Finland as our Keynote speaker.

We can also confirm the following guest spreakers: 

Prof. Lorenzo Moroni (MERLN Institute for Technology-Inspired Regenerative Medicine)

Prof. Udo Conrad (IPK in Gatersleben), a pioneer on the production of spider silk in tobacco and the expression of ELPs in plants

Prof. Thomas Gries (Institute for Textile technology Aachen, RWTH Aachen)

Prof. Claude Villeneuve (Universit├® du Qu├®bec ├á Chicoutimi) who is an expert in climate change and sustainable development


The conference is on invitation. However, if you are interested in our conference and have not received an invitation, please register by clicking the green register-button on this page. We have a limited number of seats available and will close registration when we have reached capacity.