6th International Conference on Biobased and Biodegradable Polymers (BIOPOL-2017)


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Monday, 11 September, 2017 to Wednesday, 13 September, 2017

The conference has the aim to provide a forum for researchers, students and companies from all over the world to exchange up-to-date ideas and opinions on current research and new applications of biopolymers and biocomposites


- Bioplastics from natural polymers, directly extracted from biomass:

  • Polysaccharides
  • Proteins
  • Bacterial polymers

- Thermoplastic and thermosetting bioplastics, indirectly produced from biomass:

Poly(lactic acid) and Bio-polyesters.

Glyceride based materials from vegetable oils

Materials based on polyols extracted from biomass

- Bioproduction, biotech & biodegradability:

  • Biocatalysis and biotechnological production
  • Enzymatic production and modification
  • Biodegradation, eco-toxicity, LCA

- Multiphase systems:

  • Bio-based blends
  • Biocomposites and nano-biocomposites

- Industrial applications

  • Bio-based and/or biodegradable packaging
  • Bio-based building materials
  • Materials for health-care

Valorization of agro-residues and wastes for synthesis of monomers and chemicals

MiCX Congress Centre