BTF Forum 

27.10.2020

Due to the Corona crisis, the BTF Forum will unfortunately not be able to take place in the knownandappreciated face-to-face conference format. 
However, there needs to be a change in the textile world 
towards more sustainable biobasedvalue chains. 

Join the interactive digital BTF Forum

Register

Registration closed

The BTF Forum is aimed at both BIOTEXFUTURE members and interested parties. The BTF Forum is conceived as a platform for industry, science, media and politics and is intended to act as a generator of ideas and networks.

Are you ready for an active role?


If you have any questions, please contact the Project Management Office (PMO).

Agenda

27th of October, 13.00 CET

13.00 - 13.15

OPENING

Welcome to the Forum

Prof. Dr. Thomas Gries – Director, Institut für Textiltechnik, RWTH Aachen University

13.15 - 13.40

BIOTEXFUTURE and Q&A

The innovation space - where do we stand and the way forward

Jan Hill - Senior Director Platform Innovation, adidas & Chris Holmes - Senior Director Future Engineering, adidas

13.40 - 13.50

13.50 - 15.20

13.50 - 14.10

BREAK

KEYNOTES and Q&As

The business case and commercial opportunity for sustainable products

Alex Williamson, Bio Market Insights

14.10 - 14.30

Lego’s path to sustainability - From biobased to recycling and way forward

Dr. Nelleke van der Puil, LEGO Group

14.30 - 14.40

14.40 - 15.00

BREAK

Accelerating and scaling bio innovations

Katrin Ley, Fashion For Good

15.00 - 15.20

The vision for a circular plastic economy

Prof. Dr. Lars M. Blank, Applied Microbiology RWTH Aachen

15.20 - 15.40

CALL TO ACTION

Presentation of the first BIOTEXFUTURE call for project proposals

Thomas Köhler, Institut für Textiltechnik, RWTH Aachen University

15.40 - 15.50

CLOSING