Cultural centre Het Pand, 9000 Gent, Belgien 14th International Conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries
Delegates from university, industry,governmental and non-governmental organizations and venture capital providers will present their views on industrial biotechnology, sustainable (green) chemistry and agricultural policy related to the use of renewable raw materials for non-food applications and energy supply.
The conference further aims at providing an overview of the scientific, technical, economic, environmental and social issues of renewable resources and biorefineries in order to give an impetus to the biobased economy and to present new developments in this area.
The conference program will cover the following topics
Bioactive compounds from biomass
Biocatalysis for bioresource transformation
Bioproducts from woody biomass
Chemical platform molecules
Cyanobacterial and algal technology
Environmental protection using microorganisms
Metabolic engineering of cell factories
Pretreatment and transformation of lignocellulosics
Single cell oil production
Thermochemical transformations of biomass
Valorization of biomass waste streams