"New pathways, strategies, business and communication models for bioplastics as a building block of a sustainable economy"

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The IfBB – Institute for Bioplastics and Biocomposites was established in 2011 with the support of the Hochschule Hannover – University of Applied Sciences and Arts, as an autonomous institute within the university, following several years of increasing research activities. Further information

Under the acronym B.A.U.M., the German Environmental Management Association, combines since 1984 successfully and in a future-oriented way economical, ecological and social questions, i. e. the principles of sustainability. Today B.A.U.M. with its more than 500 engaged members is the European business community's largest environmental initiative. Further information

Research of practical utility lies at the heart of all activities pursued by the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. Founded in 1949, the research organization undertakes applied research that drives economic development and serves the wider benefit of society. Its services are solicited by customers and contractual partners in industry, the service sector and public administration. Further information

The University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hannover unites within its divisions „Design and Media“ and „Information and Communications“ 14 Bachelor’s and five Master’s programs from different communications disciplines. Round about 60 professors, 20 teachers and visiting lecturers contribute to the education of 2.500 faculty III students. Further information

The Chair of Marketing and Management of Biogenic Resources of the University of Applied Sciences Weihenstephan-Triesdorf is part of the Straubing Centre of Science, where six Bavarian Universities focus their research activities mainly in the field of industrial utilization of biomass in the chemical industry. Further information

The Department of Sustainable Production and Life Cycle Engineering of the Institute for Machine Tools and Production Technology (IWF) of the Technical University of Braunschweig deals with the life-cycle optimization of products and processes through the development of appropriate concepts, methods and tools and their application in practice. The IWF engaged in various research projects with life cycle oriented design, Beside funded research projects, the IWF is involved in industrial projects due to the optimization of production processes. Further information

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Founded in Germany in 1993 as IBAW, European Bioplastics today represents the interests of around 70 member companies throughout the European Union. With members from the agricultural feedstock, chemical and plastics industries, as well as industrial users and recycling companies, European Bioplastics serves as both a contact platform and catalyst for advancing the objectives of the growing bioplastics industry. Further information

Co-operating companies

As mail order business memo AG presents its range of goods via several printed media and three online shops. Further information

The BeoPlast Besgen GmbH is a manufacturer of injection-moulded plastic parts with additional in-house tool building . BeoPlast has been a carbon neutral company since 2014. Further information