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Your start-up is looking for visibility to a broad audience from industry and academia? ISBP2022 provides a presentation & exhibition platform for start-up companies (five per day) during the three days of the symposium.

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International Symposium on Biopolymers (ISBP) 2022 - Sion Switzerland

The 18th edition of the International Symposium on Biopolymers (ISBP), organized by the University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO) and the University of Stuttgart, took place in Sion on the Energypolis Campus from September 13 to 16. The event attracted more than 160 researchers, industry experts and start-ups from around the world to share their knowledge and the latest innovations and discoveries in the field of bioplastics. The symposium, which is a reference in the field, has been held every two years since its inception in Toronto in 1988.

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Biopolymers: The challenges towards their acceptance and implementation”, podium discussion ISBP2022

At the last day of the 4 days symposium, nine renowned, international experts from academia and industry have come together to discussed and conclude on the controversial topic of why biopolymers have hardly penetrated the market yet and what are the major hurdles towards their acceptance and commercialization as well as how to properly communicate the advantages of biopolymers to the consumers, politicians, and different stakeholders of the value chain?