SusChem Stakeholder Event 2018



 09:30-9:40     Welcome: SusChem Secretary       

09:40-10:00    Opening by SusChem Chairman, Markus Steilemann
                                       Chief Executive Officer & Member of Management Board, Covestro AG   

10:00-10:20     Keynote speech from the EU Commission on Horizon Europe
                                                    Signe Ratso, Deputy Director-General – Directorate Research and Innovation (RTD)

   10:20-10:30     Introduction to the breakout sessions

    10:30-11:00         Coffee break and transition into breakout rooms

   11:00-13:00     Two parallel breakout sessions

               1. Creating the future with advanced materials: what are your priorities?

               2. Creating the future with advanced process technologies: what are your priorities?

      13:00-14:00     Lunch

14:00-15:00    SusChem National Technology Platform Network  

15:00-15:30    Summary of the parallel breakout sessions

    15:30-16:00     Coffee break


   16:00-17:15    High-level panel debate: Leveraging the strength of the innovation ecosystem to boost R&I in Europe 

Moderator: Marco Mensink, Director General of Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council


• Chemical Industry: Olaf Wachsen, Head of Group Process Technology, Clariant 

• EU Commission: Peter Dröll, Industrial Technologies Director, DG RTD            

• RTO Representative: Ferdi Schüth, Professor in Chemistry, Director of the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Vice-President of the Max-Planck- Gesellschaft

• Academia: Kateřina Šebková, Director of the National Centre for Toxic Compounds and of the Stockholm Convention Regional Centre

• SME: Martin Stephan, Deputy CEO Carbios ​

  17:15-17:30    Closing remarks

  17:30-18:30    Networking cocktail


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