The European Society of Applied Biocatalysis (ESAB) and the European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry (SUSCHEM) will held a Webinar on Sustainable Chemistry, chaired by Pablo Domínguez de María (Sustainable Momentum SL, ESAB Working Group Sustainable Chemistry, SusChem Management Team) and Andrés R Alcántara (Complutense Univ of Madrid, ESAB Working Group Sustainable Chemistry, SusChem Board).
10:00 -10:30. MSc Irantzu Garmendia Aguirre, Project Officer Safe and Sustainable by Design (SSbD), European Commission, Directorate General Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy.
Title: EC Recommendation for Safe and Sustainable by Design (SSbD) Chemicals Materials: scientific assessment framework policy context.
10:30- 11:00. Prof. Dr. Dunming Zhu, Tianjin Institute of Industrial Biotechnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Tianjin, China.
Title: Biocatalytic Synthesis of High Value Chemicals from Simple and/or Renewable Starting Materials.
11:00-11:30. Dr. Fabrice Gallou, Novartis Distinguished Scientist-Director Science & Technology Chemical Development, Novartis, Basel, Switzerland.
Title: Sustainability as a driver for innovation.
11:30- 12:00. Prof. Dr. Dean Brady, Molecular Sciences Institute, School of Chemistry, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Title: Biocatalysis in the synthesis of amines and amides.