Biomass feedstocks for industrial use – today and in the future

nova Session “Biomass feedstocks today and in the future – going beyond food vs. fuel” takes place on 30 June 2016, Airport Cologne/Bonn (Germany)

Hürth, (PresseBox) - The interactive workshop will discuss the issue of industrial use of biomass at all levels: political frameworks and the food vs. non-food debate, environmental impacts, public perception and communication and the current and future biomass supply and demand.

Topics are among others:
  • Myths and facts about food and non-food crops for industry
  • A differentiated approach to finding the most suitable biomass for industry
  • What will happen after the end of the sugar regime in 2017?
  • Sustainability of food and non-food biomass
  • How to shape good communication about the use of food-crops for chemicals and plastics between industry and the public?
  • How is biomass supply and demand balanced today?
  • What are the biomass potentials in the world by 2050?
  • Which assumptions are underlying those supply and demand scenarios?
  • Which technology trends will influence the supply situation the most?
  • Using these scenarios for your company, association or NGO
Registration for the first “Biomass feedstocks today and in the future – going beyond food vs. fuel”, 30 June 2016, is now open at
The number of participants is limited to 20.

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nova-Institute is a private and independent institute, founded in 1994; nova offers research and consultancy with a focus on bio-based and CO2-based economy in the fields of feedstock, techno-economic evaluation, markets, LCA, dissemination, B2B communication and policy. Today, nova-Institute has 25 employees and an annual turnover of more than 2 million €.

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