15.09.2022

10:30 Uhr

Side Event Circular Economy Hotspot
Chemical Recycling:
NRW - Dutch cross-border opportunities

About the event

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT NOW: https://www.eventbrite.nl/e/375171396747/

MATCHMAKING REGISTRATION: https://chemical-recycling-2022.b2match.io/

ABOUT

This cross-border event will focus on Chemical Recycling, a trending topic that is likely to play a crucial role in making the Chemical Industry Circular and Climate neutral. It will focus on the latest developments and innovations and how cross-border collaboration can foster growth towards a circular plastic sector. This event is a follow-up of the online NL-NRW event held on October 8, 2020 on Chemical Recycling (see link).The session will take place against the backdrop of the CE Hotspot NRW 2022

AIM

  • To enforce business collaboration between the German (NRW) and Dutch chemical sector
  • Matchmaking between all relevant German (NRW) and Dutch stakeholders in the chemical recycling value chain.
  • To enhance sustainability and establish global market opportunities.

AUDIENCE

Company directors, knowledge institutes and governments, representatives of coalitions and clusters, entrepreneurs, starting and/or growing in the field and value chain of Chemical Recycling.Our aim: 100+ participants.

WHY PARTICIPATE

  • Discover the latest developments and innovations and how cross-border collaboration can foster growth towards a circular plastic sector.
  • Matchmaking: Build new contacts and connect with customers and partners to enhance sustainability and establish global market opportunities.

 

MORNING PROGRAMME 10:30 – 12:30

Business Matchmaking facilitated by the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) including lunch.

Registration by September 8th via: https://chemical-recycling-2022.b2match.io Any questions? 

Contact for German companies: Sabrina Wodrich, Sw@zenit.de. Contact for Dutch companies: Mohini Keunen, mohini.keunen@rvo.nl

 

AFTERNOON PROGRAMME 13:00 – 18:15

▹ Welcome & Introduction:

– Moderator Mr. Freek van Eijk, Director Holland Circular Hotspot

– Welcome by: Mr.Peter Schuurmann, Consul General in Germany

– Video message: Ms. Mona Neubaur, NRW Wirtschaftsministerium

– Video message: Mr. Oliver Krischer, Minister NRW Umweltministerium

▹ State of development Chemical Recycling in NRW & NL

– Chemical Recycling developments NRW, by Mr. Henning Wilts, Director Division Circular Economy of the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment, and Energy

– Chemical Recycling developments NL, by Ms. Esther Zondervan-van den Beuken, Sr Consultant Circular Plastics, TNO

13:30 – 15:30 Workshops

▹ 1: Challengers & Businesses Development Chemical Recycling

Lead by:

1. Mr. Willem Sederel, Chair of Circular Biobased Delta

2. Ms. Iris Rieth, Project Manager industry, IN4climate.NRW

3. Prof. Dr. Saulo H. Freitas Seabra da Rocha, Prosperkolleg

4. Mr. Joop Groen, Circular Biobased Delta

Challengers:

• Shell

• Ineos / INOVYN

• Remondis

• Fibrant

• More companies (tbc)

▹ 2: Regulatory Development

Moderator: Reinhold Rünker, Permanent Deputy Head of the Economy (NRW Wirtschaftsministerium)

Speakers:

• Michael Oberdörfer, Department Circular Economy and Waste Management NRW Umweltministerium)

• Edith Engelen-Smeets, Senior Advisor Circular and Biobased Economy, RVO

• Arnoud Passenier, Strategic International Advisor, Min. Ien WRWS

15:30 – 16:50 Pitches by industry

▹ Pitches with focus on NRW / GER

Moderator: Ron Brinitzer, Managing Director, Kunststoffland NRW

Pitches by Kunststoffland NRW members:

• Mr. Christian Haupts, Managing Director, Recenso GmbH / CARBOLIQ GmbH

• Dr. Patrick Glöckner, Head of Global Circular Plastics Program, Evonik Industries AG

• Dr. Christian Haessler, Global Circular Economy Program, Covestro Germany AG

• Mr. Artur Völk, Senior Sustainability Manager, LANXESS Performance Materials GmbH

• Dr. Markus Helftewes, Managing Director, Der Grüne Punkt – Duales System Deutschland GmbH

▹ Pitches with focus on NL

Moderator: Willem Sederel, Chair of Circular Biobased Delta

Pitches by companies of CBBD Network Chemical Recycling:

– Synova

– Waste4Me

– Bureau Veritas

– Alfa Laval

– Green Chemistry Campus

– 360KAS

16:50 Final reflections

Moderator: Mr. Michael Oderdörfer, Department of Circular Economy and Waste Management, NRW Ministry of Environment

Speakers:

• Mr. Reinhold Rünker, Permanent Deputy Head of Economy, NRW Ministry of Economic Affairs, Industry, Climate Action and Energy

• Mr. Arnoud Passenier, Strategic International Advisor, Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management

• Mr. Ron Brinitzer, Managing Director, Kunststoffland NRW

• Mr. Willem Sederel, Chair of Circular Biobased Delta

17:05 Walking drinks & dinner

with pop-up stands & tables and informal matchmaking

 

PARTNERS

  • The Consulate of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in NRW
  • Ministerie van Infrastructuur en Waterstaat
  • Bottrop Municipality
  • Metropole Ruhr Business
  • The State Government of North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Metropole Ruhr Innovation Bridge Netherlands
  • Circular Economy Hotspot NRW 2022
  • In4Climate.NRW
  • Kunststoffland
  • Prosperkolleg
  • Wuppertal Institute
  • TNO
  • Holland Circular Hotspot
  • Circular Biobased Delta
  • Enterprise Europe Network (EEN)
  • Zenit
  • NRW Wirtschaftsministerium
  • NRW Umweltministerium

If you have any questions, please contact Michelle.Perez@hollandcircularhotspot.nl or circular@biobaseddelta.nl

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