Tue, Oct 27 | Online Event

2nd BIOTEXFUTURE Forum 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.
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2nd BIOTEXFUTURE Forum 2020

Time & Location

Oct 27, 2020, 1:00 PM – 3:50 PM GMT+1
Online Event

About the Event

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             BREAK

13.50 - 15.20             KEYNOTES and Q&As

13.50 - 14.10              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           BREAK

14.40 - 15.00            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

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