Mini Symposium

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Student Energy
Student Energy Committee 2023/2024
Date and time
Apr 15, 2024 13:40 - 17:00
EA 5159.0029

Mini Symposium

Please note the adjusted starting time!

On April 15, Student Energy will organize its mini-symposium "Circularity in Action" as part of the Lustrum week.

Two speakers from different professional backgrounds will address the topic, followed by networking and free drinks. The event will take place on April 15th in the afternoon at the Energy Academy!


13:40, Walk-in

13:50, Opening Statement

14:00, Talk 1 (BioBTX)

15:10, Break (coffee + tea)

15:30, Talk 2 (Prof. Dr. Franco Ruzzenenti)

16:15, Networking Drinks

The first speaker has been announced to be BioBTX, a company located on the Zernike campus! The company was founded with the goal of developing technology for the production of building blocks for green chemistry. This technology is able to transform plastic waste and biomass into sustainable BTX. In their talk at the symposium, BioBTX will introduce us to their process and show an example of circularity in action!

The second speaker has been announced to be Prof. Dr. Franco Ruzzenenti. He is an academic lead for the Rudolf Agricola School for Sustainable Development. This is a network organisation of the University of Groningen in the area of sustainable development. Among other topics, the Rudolf Agricola school works on transdisciplinary research on the transition from a linear to a circular economic system.

Sign up for the event now to enjoy these interesting talks, followed by networking and free drinks.


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