For whom
Students, Employees, Alumni, Press, Business
14-09-2017 from 08:30 to 17:00
Ghent University Aula, Voldersstraat 9, 9000 Ghent
Nathan De Geyter
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Join the launch of the new international network on Green Chemistry & Circular Economy GREEN-CHEM: towards small footprint solutions!

For whom?

All Green Chemistry and Bio-economy enthusiasts: industry professionals, policy makers, academic researchers and students in the fields of life sciences, engineering, environmental sciences and chemistry.


Morning seminar in Aula

Short presentations of international speakers and discussions with interactive voting system

8:30 am          —         Registration + coffee

9:00 am          —         Welcome by Guido Van Huylenbroeck, Director Internationalization at UGent (15’)

9:15 am — Introduction of GREEN-CHEM by prof. Chris Stevens (15’)

9:30 am — Session I: Biomass production by Toulouse University + Ovalie Innovation (45’)

10:15 am — Coffee Break (30’)

10:45 am — Session II: Chemical conversion of biomass by Sichuan University + mystery guest (45’)

11:30 am — Session III: Industry collaboration in Green Chem by York University + Circa Sustainable Chemicals (45’)

Visit Port of Ghent

15:30 am — Custom boat tour in the port of Ghent along the Flanders Biobased Valley and chemical industry (120’)


The capacity of the boat tour is 80 and will be reserved for the first people who register.