After two previous editions organised by INRAE Nantes and University of Portsmouth, University of South
After two previous editions organised by the partners INRAE Nantes and University of Portsmouth, University of South Brittany is the third partner of the FLOWER project to host this “Biobased Composites in Marine Environment Conference” that will highlight scientific work and industrial initiatives on the integration of biocomposite materials in maritime sectors.
Over two days on 22-23 April 2021, the event proposes to give an overview of the state of the art and to contribute to the dissemination of current works through four highlights:
- Keynote talks
Pr. Jörg Müssig (U. of Bremen), Pr. Aart Van Vuure (KULeuven), Dr. James Blake & Dr. Jeanne Blanchard (U. of Southampton) and Ms. Rachel Moreau (One Step Ahead & Ocean As Common) confirmed their participation and will introduce the 4 sessions. You can already consult their biography and pre-programme on the conference website Biobased Composites in Marine Environment Conference – Sciencesconf.org
- Scientific presentations
European experts in the various academic communities concerned (mechanics, biology, physics, chemistry) will share their latest advances on the following topics: Plant fibres and preforms for biobased composites materials; Matrices and interfaces; in-use properties in marine environment; Deconstruction, end of life, recycling and environmental assessment .
- Companies pitchs
Discover how biocomposites inspire the maritime industry with the testimony of several European companies.
- Individual meetings
You will have the opportunity to network in both industrial and academic communities, deepen some topics or engage future collaborations with the other participants onsite or online through the B2B meeting platform*, facilitated by BDI’s EEN team for the Eurolarge Innovation programme.
*You will be able to plan your meetings with a link provided after your registration.
- All information, programme and registration on the conference website : https://marinebiocomp.sciencesconf.org/
The Biobased Composites in Marine Environment Conference 2021 is organised by the University of South Brittany (IRDL Laboratory) within the framework of the European project FLOWER (Interreg VA France (Channel) England Programme), in partnership with Bretagne Développement Innovation (through the Eurolarge Innovation Programme and European Entreprise Network), Audélor – Lorient Technopôle, Pôle Mer Bretagne Atlantique, Archipel (citizens institute of UBS promoting its maritime and coastal identity), Pole IAR – The French Bioeconomy Cluster and EMC2 cluster.