Danish Biotechnological Society and Danish Society of Chemical Engineers

Sustainable Processes and Products

Date Thursday, October 04, 2007, 13:00 - 17:30
Location Lecture hall 31, Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, Building 306, Anker Engelunds vej, Kgs. Lyngby 
Organizers Lisbeth Olsson, BioCentrum-DTU; Peter Szabo, Department of Chemical Engineering, DTU; Steen Gammeltoft, Glostrup Hospital

Program

Keynote speaker: 

13.00-13.30

Göran Berndes, Physical Resource theory, Chalmers University, Sweden: Sustainable production and products from biomass?

Session I:

Chemistry in biobased production

13.30 – 14.00

Claus Hviid Christensen, Institute of Chemistry, DTU: The renewable chemical industry.

14.00 – 14.30

Natanya Hansen, Risø: Hemicelluloses – higher value by-products from bioethanol production.

14.30 – 15.00

Flemming Frandsen, Department of Chemical Engineering, DTU: Chemical aspects of thermal conversion of biofuels

15.00 – 15.30

Coffee

Session II:

Microorganisms in sustainable production

15.30 – 16.00

Lisbeth Olsson, Biocentrum-DTU: White Biotechnology – prospects of using microorganisms for production of bulk chemicals

16.00 – 16.30

Birgitte Ahring, Biocentrum-DTU: Biofuel

16.30 – 17.00

Per Halkier Nielsen, Department of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Environmental Engineering, Aalborg University: Insight in the structure and function of microbial populations - a tool for optimization of wastewater treament plants

17.00 – 17.30

Ulrich Karlson, National Environmental Research Institute, Aarhus University: Bacterial Bioremediation of organic soil pollutants: New bacteria, techniques and concepts.