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Twitter Live: Plant Based Summit Day 2

The recently-held Plant-Based Summit in Lille, France, have shown continued optimism for growth of bio-based economies worldwide despite the decline in crude oil and petrochemicals prices worldwide. Europe, it seems, is much keener than ever to delve into renewable chemicals opportunities more so now compared to the US and even Asia. However, it remains to be seen whether the burgeoning R&D investments in Europe will soon translate to commercial investments. Below are snippets of information based on several presentations at the Summit, which was organized by the Association for plant-based chemistry (ACDV), in partnership with the InfoPro Digital group.

About Doris de Guzman

Will Green Chemistry save the world or is it hype? Doris de Guzman examines alternative processing, new technology, R&D and other sustainability initiatives aimed at preventing pollution; replacing ingredients; and using renewable feedstocks in Green Chemistry. She has been covering the oleochemicals market for 15 years and spread her beat to inorganics, biofuels and green chemistry.


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