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Building Sustainability into your Business: The Case for Bio-Based Chemicals

Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence

Monday, 6 October 2014 from 09:30 to 17:00 (BST)

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The Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence (GCCE) is holding a symposium to discuss opportunities for businesses to use chemicals obtained from biomass in place of those derived from crude oil.
 

  • Listen to presentations looking at both commercial and scientific topics, from the pros and cons of using bio-based chemicals to examples of what is already happening in this area. 
     
  • Expert consultancy advice on how we can help your business with biorenewables
     
  • Tours of our brand new facilities and research laboratories
     
  • Speakers include David Calvert of iFormulate and Corrado Topi of the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)


Presentation Topics will Include:

  • The benefits of using bio-based chemicals in business
     
  • Sources of bio-based chemicals
     
  • Issues to be resolved
     
  • Research being undertaken at the University of York
     
  • Which bio-based chemicals have been developed at the GCCE 
     
  • Technology for bio-based products - extraction / processing


Who Should Attend?

  • Anyone with an interest in this topic 
     
  • Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and Regional SMEs, who are entitled to fully funded business assists from experts in the GCCE.

 

Do you have questions about Building Sustainability into your Business: The Case for Bio-Based Chemicals? Contact Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence

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Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence
Department of Chemistry
University of York
YO10 5DD York
United Kingdom

Monday, 6 October 2014 from 09:30 to 17:00 (BST)


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Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence

The Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence at the University of York is a world leading research centre, led by Professor James Clark, which aims to promote the development and implementation of green and sustainable chemistry and related technologies into new products and processes. 

See www.york.ac.uk/greenchemistry

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