18-02-06 Carbon Capture and Utilisation – New ways to produce polymers and chemicals from carbon dioxide

6th Conference on Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Fuels, Chemistry and Polymers

15 - 16 March 2018, Maternushaus, Cologne, Germany

++ CO2 for Fuels, Chemicals and Polymers ++ Meet the international experts at one of the leading events on Carbon Capture and Utilization (CCU) in the world! ++ Final programme online ++ Almost 80 particpants registered - list of participants online ++ More than 200 leading international experts in CO2 utilization and 20 exhibitors are expected to attend the conference ++

At 15 and 16 March the international “6th Conference on CO2 – Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Fuels, Chemicals and Polymers”, will take place in Cologne, Germany. Leading players will showcase enhanced and new applications using CO2 as feedstock at this conference where more than 200 attendees are expected. One of the main topics will be the production of CO2-based chemicals and polymers – so don’t miss to meet the following experts in this area:

Dr. Klaas Jan Schouten
Avantium (NL)
CO2 Electrocatalysis as Key Technology for the Production of Hight Value Chemicals - Abstract here
  Louis Fradette
CO2 Solutions (CA)
Valorisation Carbone Québec: A Unique CO2 Capture and Utlization Project
Dr. Christoph Gürtler
Covestro AG (DE)
CO2 - A Versatile Building Block for a Broad Range of Applications
Prof. Dr. Arjan Kleij
Where Carbon Dioxide and Terpenes Merge into Biopolymers: Creating Potential as Platform Molecules for the Polymer Industry - Abstract here
Dr.-Ing. Muhammad Majid
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe GmbH (DE)
OptiMeH-Optimised Process Chain for a Resource-efficient Methanol Synthesis - Abstract here

Gunnar Holen
Nordic Blue Crude (NO)

Karl Hauptmeier
sunfire GmbH (DE)

Renewable Oil Substitutes: On the Way to a First Commercial Blue Crude Production in Norway

Bruce Dannenberg
Phytonix Inc. (US)

Phytonix Latest Developments and the Challenging Process of Moving Towards Pilot and Commercial Scale-Up

Dr. Markus Oles
Thyssenkrupp AG (DE)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Görge Deerberg
Fraunhofer UMSICHT (DE)

Carbon2Chem - Valorising Emissions from the Steel Industry - Abstract here

Marleen Ramakers
University of Antwerp (BE)
Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Value-Added Chemicals and Fuels in a Gliding Arc Plasmatron - Abstract here

Linsey Garcia-Gonzalez

Heleen de Wever


Carbon Capture and Utilization (CCU): Current Status, Challenges and Way Forward - Abstract here
  Dr. Pekka Simell 

SOLETAIR - Fuels and Chemicals from the Sun and Air: Experiences from the Integration and Test Campaigns - Abstract here

David Strik
Wageningen University (NL)
CO2 to N-Caproate: Bioelectrochemicals Chain Elongation to New Platform Chemical


Call for posters

Would you like to contribute to the conference with a poster on your results on recent developments within the field's of above mentioned main topics of the conference? We appreciate your proposal; just send an abstract and a suggested title to Mr. Achim Raschka:, +49 (0)22 33 - 48 14-51

Exhibition opportunities

The fee of a booth (6qm) is 500 EUR (excl. 19% VAT). We provide you a table, table cloths, a pin board, a chair and a power connection. You are welcome to use your own booth system. Please submit Mr. Dominik Vogt ( your preferred booth number, a printable logo and a company profile.

Sponsoring opportunities

All sponsoring opportunities are online.


“Carbon dioxide can be used profitably as a multi-purpose resource base for the production of chemicals or polymers, opening up new avenues towards sustainability. I am very pleased about the upcoming conference and the possibility of exchange with international experts.”
The "6th Conference on CO2 as Feedstock for Fuels, Chemistry and Polymers" is under the patronage of Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart, Minister of Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalization and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia



The nova-Institute would like to acknowledge Phytonix Corporation (USA) for supporting the conference as a Gold Sponsor and the EnergieAgentur.NRW as Premium Partner of the conference.
All sponsoring opportunities are online at here.

Join the revolution, visit the conference, meet the leading entrepreneurs of the new industry!

Best regards,

Your nova-conference team