Excursion to Processing Pilot Plant for Biopolymers Schwarzheide (February 21, 2018)

The SFB/TRR 102 will arrange an excursion to the Processing Pilot Plant for Biopolymers Schwarzheide on the February 21st, 2018. This research institution is part of the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research (IAP).  Members of the SFB together with its integrated research training group of Martin-Luther-Universität and Universität Leipzig will get an insight  into research and the facilities of FhI and BASF in Schwarzheide.

About the institute

Bioplastics processing − R&D close to the market

With the establishment of the  Processing Pilot Plant for Biopolymers at BASF’s site Schwarzheide we develop contributions for processing of marketable and new biobased plastics. We benefit from the locational advantage of the chemical park in order to transfer the results of our research and development work faster to the market. The main goal is to help small and medium-sized plastics processors extend their product range to include biobased materials.

Source: Processing Pilot Plant for Biopolymers Schwarzheide – Fraunhofer IAP

Preliminary travel information (February 21, 2018)

Group size: max. 12

7 am: Departure from Halle
8 am: Departure from Leipzig
10 am: Arrival at Processing Pilot Plant for Biopolymers Schwarzheide

10 am-5 pm:

  • Introduction to IAP and Technikum Schwarzheide
  • Guided tour through Technikum Schwarzheide
  • Lunch
  • Introduction to production of multilayer foils
  • Visiting tour of BASF factory site

7 pm: Arrival in Leipzig
8 pm: Arrival in Halle

Registration complete

In case of questions please contact:

Dr. Thomas Michael
Von-Danckelmann-Platz 4
06120 Halle (Saale)
email: sfb-trr-102-office@physik.uni-halle.de

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