For the 4th time, PolyNat is organising its International Industries Forum which will bring together PolyNat researchers and industry representatives around new R&D challenges on biomaterials.
For two days, industry representatives will present R&D projects and and give their outlook on future challenges regarding biosourced materials.
May 15 :
Bill Jang – ITRI (Taïwan) “Synthesis and Applications of Furanic Derivatives and Polymers”
Yusuke Kasahara – Eidec (Japon) “Development of DSA lithography for semiconductor manufacturing”
Ricardo Vinicius de Oliveira – 2MD (Singapour) "Industrial Applications of Graphene: from Lab to Market"
Tekla Tammelin – VTT (Finlande) “Bioinspired and nanoenhanced membrane materials from cellulose nanofibrils”
Charles Sheen – Nan Pao (Taiwan) “Green Innovative Polymers for Footwear and Sports Applications”
Tokuo Matsushima – Kusanosk (Japon) “Characterization and Production of Nanofibrillated Bacterial Cellulose”
Lorenzo Pastrana – INL (Portugal) “INL develops micro and nano-structured biopolymers for applications in life sciences”
Shisei Goto – Nippon Paper Industries (France) "Overview and topics of R&D activities of Nippon Paper Industries, from nano-cellulose to cellulose based functional materials"
Yaniv Nevo – Melodea (Israel) “Cellulose Nanocrystals production and applications development”
May 16 :
Mark Reed - Buckman International (USA) “Perspectives on the challenges and opportunities in industrial research and development”
Jean Doucet - Novitom (France) - "Multi-scale and multi-technique strategies to visualize and analyze hierarchical fibrous organizations"
Yu Ogawa, CERMAV (France) « Structure-property relationship of crystalline polysaccharides: An experimental and theoretical approach »
Jérémie Patarin – Rhéonova (France) “Viscoelastic polymer alloy strengthened by cellulose : vibrations and shocks damping elastomer”
Bernard de Galembert – CEPI “What bioeconomy for Europe beyond 2020?”
Konstantinos Petropoulos - CSEM (Switzerland) “Towards sustainable non-invasive Point-Of-Care diagnostics”.