On the occasion of the International Year of Chemistry, and continuing the event in February 2010 at Brussels (Lighthouses of Sustainability European Concepts for Competitive Bio-Based Chemicals) the main plant-based chemistry players in Europe are organizing an international "Plant-based Chemistry congress” with the focus on the achievements, challenges and opportunities.
The meeting will be held in Paris at the Maison de la Chimie from Monday, September 5 to Wednesday, September 7, 2011 and forecasts to welcome 400 participants including academic researchers, industry representatives, policymakers and venture capital providers.
The meeting will foster debate and discussions on challenges emerging from the new developments in this field.
The first two days of the congress will feature plenary lectures and oral presentations while the third day will consist in technical visits of major French industrial sites such as Roquette and the Lestrem site, ARD and the Pomacle site, Sofiprotéol-Novance in Compiègne, Arkema and Le Cerdato in Serquigny.
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