Mini-symposium 'Production & recovery of bio-based chemicals'

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08-01-2020 from 11:00 to 13:00
Vergaderzaal A0.1 Azalea, Block A, Campus Coupure, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Gent
Ramon Ganigué
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Symposium prior to the PhD defense of Pieter Candry.

Talks about the most recent research on production and recovery of bio-based chemicals by two leading experts in the field (and jury members of the thesis of Pieter Candry): Prof. Dr. Ir Robbert Kleerebezem and Prof. Dr. Ir. Merle de Kreuk, both Professors at TU Delft.


13.00 – 13:05: Welcome & Introduction - Ramon Ganigué, Ghent University

13.05 – 13.35: Mixed culture fermentation of carbohydrates - Robbert Kleerebezem, TU Delft

13.35 – 14:05: Production of medium-chain carboxylic acids from thin stillage: to granulate or not to granulate - José Carvajal-Arroyo, Ghent University

14.05 – 14.30: Influence of pH and CO2 on the production of odd-chain carboxylic acids with fermenting granular sludge - Merle de Kreuk, TU Delft

14:30 – 14:55: Bio-succinic acid from municipal solid waste: production and recovery - Korneel Rabaey, Ghent University

14.55 – 15:00: Concluding remarks