09:30-9:40 Welcome: SusChem Secretary
09:40-10:00 Opening by SusChem Chairman, Markus Steilemann
Chief Executive Officer & Member of Management Board, Covestro AG
10:00-10:20 Keynote speech from the EU Commission on Horizon Europe
Signe Ratso, Deputy Director-General – Directorate Research and Innovation (RTD)
10:20-10:30 Introduction to the breakout sessions
10:30-11:00 Coffee break and transition into breakout rooms
11:00-13:00 Two parallel breakout sessions
1. Creating the future with advanced materials: what are your priorities?
2. Creating the future with advanced process technologies: what are your priorities?
14:00-15:00 SusChem National Technology Platform Network
15:00-15:30 Summary of the parallel breakout sessions
15:30-16:00 Coffee break
Moderator: Marco Mensink, Director General of Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council
• Chemical Industry: Olaf Wachsen, Head of Group Process Technology, Clariant
• EU Commission: Peter Dröll, Industrial Technologies Director, DG RTD
• RTO Representative: Ferdi Schüth, Professor in Chemistry, Director of the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Vice-President of the Max-Planck- Gesellschaft
• Academia: Kateřina Šebková, Director of the National Centre for Toxic Compounds and of the Stockholm Convention Regional Centre
• SME: Martin Stephan, Deputy CEO Carbios
17:15-17:30 Closing remarks
17:30-18:30 Networking cocktail
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