ReSolve Stakeholder Workshop

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19-06-03-Banner ReSolve Stakeholder workshop

As a part of ReSolve project, a stakeholder workshop is planned on 30th September 2019, in Brussels. The workshop is a pre-conference event at EFIB 2019. In this workshop, the project partners will talk about the project results so far. ReSolve project aims at replacing traditional fossil-based solvents with bio-based solvents. Join the discussion on the challenges of solvent substitution and bringing new bio-based solvents into the market. You will get a chance to talk to the research team who is deeply into these issues.

Workshop Programme

12:00       Lunch and registration

13:00       Session 1: Safer solvent substitution  

Dr Petra Hogervorst (RIVM, the Netherlands)
Integral assessment of safety and sustainability

Dr Jane Murray (Merck KgaA, Germany)
Commercial introduction of novel green solvents to the global scientific community

14:00       Coffee beak
14:15        Session 2: ReSolve project results so far

Prof. James Clark (University of York, United Kingdom)
Introduction and highlights

Dr Barbara van Vugt-Lussenburg (BioDetection Systems, the Netherlands)
An integrated testing strategy to evaluate toxicological safety issues of candidate solvents

Dr Fabien Deswarte (Circa Sustainable Chemicals Ltd, United Kingdom)
Safer and high performing bio-based alternatives to NMP

Dr. Ángel Puente (nova-Institut GmbH, Germany)
TEE and LCA of the most promising NMP and Toluene alternatives (combined talk with Dr. Deswarte and Dr. Byrne)

Dr. Fergal Byrne (University of York, United Kingdom)
Safer and high performing bio-based alternatives to toluene

Session 3: Feedback and discussion session

Challenges of solvent substitution and bringing new solvents to market

17:00       Wrap-up

17:30       EFIB 2019 pre-conference reception

All workshop attendees can join the EFIB 2019 welcome reception

Find out more about the presentation topics and speakers


You can register by contacting us directly (Dr. Seena Koyadan, nova-Institut GmbH (Email: [email protected]). Please note that the workshop is free-of-charge but space is limited. Therefore, registrations work on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.