1st day, 19 April 2023 (09:30 – 18:15 CET)

09:30 Michael Carus
nova-Institute
Conference Opening
09:40 Minister Mona Neubauer
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Industry, Climate Action and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

Innovation, Strategy and Policy

Chairperson(s)
Achim Raschka and Pia Skoczinski
nova-Institute
09:50 Michael Carus and Christopher vom Berg
nova-Institute
CCU is much more than a Carbon Removal Technology
10:10 Anastasios Perimenis
CO2 Value Europe
A European Roadmap for Carbon Capture and Utilisation (CCU)
Abstract
10:30 Volker Sick
University of Michigan
Track 2 CO2-based Products
Abstract
10:50 Wim van der Stricht
ArcelorMittal
The ArcelorMittal Strategy towards Carbon Neutral Steel Production
Abstract
11:10 Nicolas Hark
nova-Institute
What does EU Policy have in Store for Carbon Capture?
11:30 Discussion with all Speakers of the Session
11:45 Lunch & Networking

Carbon Capture and Green Hydrogen Production

Chairperson(s)
Achim Raschka and Pia Skoczinski
nova-Institute
13:15 Nicoletta Brazzola and Katrin Sievert
ETH Zürich
Policy Pathways to Reduce DAC Costs
Abstract
13:35 Enric Prats-Salvado
Institut für Future Fuels, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR)
Solar-Powered Direct Air Capture: Techno-Economic and Environmental Assessment
Abstract
13:55 Selina Ambrose
Promethean Particles
Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs): Enabling Energy-Efficient Carbon Capture for the Growing CO2 Utilisation Market
Abstract
14:15 Henrike Gebhardt
RWE
Green Hydrogen as Enabler for CO2-based Value Chains
Abstract
14:35 Discussion with all Speakers of the Session
14:50 Coffee Break & Networking

Power-to-X

Chairperson(s)
Achim Raschka and Pauline Ruiz
nova-Institute
15:20 Elena Perez Gallent
TNO
Process Intensification of CCU Technologies: Integration of CO2 Capture with Electrochemical CO2 Conversion Towards Added Value Products
Abstract
15:40 Emeric Sarron
Carbon Recycling International
Commercial Scale Production of Methanol from Captured CO2 and Hydrogen
Abstract
16:00 Babette Pettersen
LanzaTech
Enabling a Circular Economy: Carbon-Negative Fuel and Chemical Production by Eliminating Waste
Abstract
16:20 Discussion with all Speakers of the Session

Presentations of the Nominees for the “Best CO2 Utilisation 2023”

Chairperson(s)
Michael Carus and Asta Partanen
nova-Institute
16:35 Michael Carus
nov-Institute
Innovation Award Introduction
16:45 Anastasios Perimenis
CO2 Value Europe
Innovating to Make CCU Products Part of our Everyday Life
16:55

Nominee 1
17:05

Nominee 2
17:15

Nominee 3
17:25

Nominee 4
17:35

Nominee 5
17:45

Nominee 6
17:55 Online Voting
18:05 Martin Lindmeyer
YNCORIS
Innovation Award Ceremony
18:15 Networking with Local Beer
20:00 Gala Dinner

    2nd day, 20 April 2023 (09:00 – 17:30 CET)

    09:00 Achim Raschka and Pia Skoczinski
    nova-Institute
    Conference Opening

    Power-to-Fuels

    Chairperson(s)
    Achim Raschka and Pia Skoczinski
    nova-Institute
    09:10 Catherine Laroche
    IFPEN
    From CO2 Capture to E-Fuels Production, Integration is Key
    Abstract
    09:30 Gunnar Holen
    Nordic Electrofuel
    Production of E-Fuels
    Abstract
    09:50 Maartje Feenstra
    Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney
    Sustainable Aviation Fuels in the One Earth Climate Model’s 1.5° C scenario: Where Does the (Sustainable) Carbon Come From?
    Abstract
    10:10 Discussion with all Speakers of the Session
    10:30 Coffee Break & Networking

    CO2-to-Polymers and Materials

    Chairperson(s)
    Pia Skoczinski and Michael Carus
    nova-Institute
    11:00 Pauline Ruiz
    nova-Institute
    CO2 Utilisation for Chemicals and Materials – An Overview on Technologies, Key Players, Markets and Trends
    11:20 Maurice Power
    Econic Technologies
    Application of CO2 Containing Polyols
    Abstract
    11:40 Jan Thiel
    Institut für Textiltechnik der RWTH Aachen University
    Application of CO2-containing Thermoplastic Polyurethane Yarns in Elastic Textiles
    Abstract
    12:00 Floris Buijzen
    Borealis
    Turning Carbon Emissions into Running Shoes
    Abstract
    12:20 Heleen De Wever and Deepak Pant
    Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO)
    Electrochemical Production of C1 Chemicals and their Bioconversion to Polymers
    Abstract
    12:50 Discussion with all Speakers of the Session
    13:10 Lunch & Networking

    CO2-to-Chemicals and Minerals

    Chairperson(s)
    Michael Carus and Pauline Ruiz
    nova-Institute
    14:40 Christine Rasche
    Fraunhofer IGB
    Combining Chemistry and Biotechnology for the Production of CO2-based Chemicals – Chances and Risks
    Abstract
    15:00 Bruce Dannenberg
    Phytonix Corporation and Cyanomega Corporation
    Carbon Dioxide Utilization Via Photosynthetic Conversion to Higher Alcohols and Fatty Acids to Address the Climate Crises and Create a Circular Carbon Economy: From Laboratory to Commercialization
    Abstract
    15:20 Cecilia Mondelli
    Sulzer Chemtech
    CO2 Capture meets Mineralization in the Liquid Phase for a Sustainable Construction Industry
    Abstract
    15:40 Discussion with all Speakers of the Session
    16:00 Coffee Break

    Advanced Research in CCU

    Chairperson(s)
    Achim Raschka and Pia Skoczinski
    nova-Institute
    14:40 Sophie van Vreeswijk
    Avantium
    Circular Utilisation of CO2 from Waste Water in the WaterProof Project
    15:00 Dulce Muñoz
    Fundacion para el Desarrollo y la Innovacion Tecnologica (FUNDITEC)
    Valuable chemicals from CO2 and Renewable Feedstocks, a Polyimine-based Heterogeneous Catalysts Approach
    Abstract
    15:20 Verena Süß
    Fraunhofer ICT
    Synthesis of Ethanol from CO2 and H2
    15:40 Discussion with all Speakers of the Session
    16:00 Coffee Break
    16:30 Mohammad Rezaei
    GIG Karasek
    Electrochemical CO2 Transformation: Efforts and Perspectives of an Industrial Plant Constructor
    Abstract
    16:50 Nicholas Flanders
    Twelve
    Carbon Transformation: A World from Air
    Abstract
    17:10 Discussion with all Speakers of the Session
    17:25 End of Conference