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Bio-based Material of the Year 2020

The innovation award “Bio-based Material of the Year” will be granted to the bio-based chemicals and materials industry to honour the most distinctive new materials and products in the field. This year, six contenders out of seventeen applications have made it to the short-list.

The three winners will be selected by the participants of the “13th International Conference on Bio-based Materials”, which will be held online during 12-14 May 2020. The list of the six finalists includes:

  • Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC (DE): BioORMOCER® – functional barrier coatings
  • Huhtamaki Lurgan (UK/FI): Fresh – biodegradable ready meal packaging
  • LAM’ON (BG): Biodegradable laminating film
  • Mondi Engineered Materials (AT): Biodegradable nonwovens for wipes
  • monta Klebebandwerk (DE): Monta biopack® – self-adhesive tape
  • TENSAC (AR): ESTEN 80 bio-based insecticide

The key topics of the “13th International Conference on Bio-based Materials” are circular economy, renewable carbon, chemical recycling, and the latest investments in biorefineries. Information on technologies, markets, and policy will be provided for bio-based building blocks and polymers. Other relevant topics of this year‘s online conference include: utilisation, fine chemicals for pharma, cosmetics, and body care.

You can find more information about the conference here.

The CSCP is a media partner of the Conference on Bio-based Materials.

For further questions, please contact Carina Diedrich.