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Green is the future of chemistry: report of Taminco’s second Green Footsteps Event at the i-SUP 2012

Green is the future of chemistry: report of Taminco’s second Green Footsteps Event at the i-SUP 2012 DOI 10.1515/gps-2012-0044 Green Process Synth 2012; 1: 399­401 Conference report Timothy Noël* *Corresponding author: Timothy Noël, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, P.O. BOX 513, 5600 MB Eindhoven, The Netherlands, e-mail: t.noel@tue.nl At the third edition of the international conference "Innovation for Sustainable Production 2012" (i-SUP 2012) in Bruges (Belgium), Taminco's second Green Footsteps Event was held (May 7, 2012) [1]. The aim of this meeting is to create an open innovation platform in order to stimulate creative thinking in Taminco's business areas where green chemistry principles have a significant impact. Such principles have already been integrated in Taminco's current business strategy and are introduced at the early stages of the product/process development cycle. However, research in green chemistry and engineering is still gaining momentum and new important discoveries are made rapidly [2]. This event gave a nice platform to discuss the trends which are both of interest in academia and industry. The event was opened by Dr. Peter Roose, Director Research and Business Development at Taminco. The core competence of Taminco (The AMINe COmpany) is the production of alkylamines and their derivatives, which are relevant in a wide array of specialty applications, such http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Green Processing and Synthesis de Gruyter

Green is the future of chemistry: report of Taminco’s second Green Footsteps Event at the i-SUP 2012

Green Processing and Synthesis , Volume 1 (4) – Aug 1, 2012

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DOI 10.1515/gps-2012-0044 Green Process Synth 2012; 1: 399­401 Conference report Timothy Noël* *Corresponding author: Timothy Noël, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, P.O. BOX 513, 5600 MB Eindhoven, The Netherlands, e-mail: t.noel@tue.nl At the third edition of the international conference "Innovation for Sustainable Production 2012" (i-SUP 2012) in Bruges (Belgium), Taminco's second Green Footsteps Event was held (May 7, 2012) [1]. The aim of this meeting is to create an open innovation platform in order to stimulate creative thinking in Taminco's business areas where green chemistry principles have a significant impact. Such principles have already been integrated in Taminco's current business strategy and are introduced at the early stages of the product/process development cycle. However, research in green chemistry and engineering is still gaining momentum and new important discoveries are made rapidly [2]. This event gave a nice platform to discuss the trends which are both of interest in academia and industry. The event was opened by Dr. Peter Roose, Director Research and Business Development at Taminco. The core competence of Taminco (The AMINe COmpany) is the production of alkylamines and their derivatives, which are relevant in a wide array of specialty applications, such

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Green Processing and Synthesisde Gruyter

Published: Aug 1, 2012

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