Departure by bus from Lille Grand Palais at 8:00 / Departure by bus from BBEPP at 13:00.
Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant (BBEPP) is an independent, state-of-the-art and unique pilot facility that operates from a laboratory level to a multi-ton scale. BBEPP is a service provider for process development, scale-up and custom manufacturing of biobased products and processes and enables the conversion of renewable feedstocks into biochemicals, biomaterials, biofuels and other bioproducts by using technologies such as biomass pretreatment, biocatalysis, (gas)fermentation, green chemistry and product recovery and purification. A wide and flexible spectrum of modular unit operations combined with the experience of our highly competent engineers and technicians translates your biobased lab protocol into a viable industrial process.
Since its establishment in 2008, the Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant has grown into a mature organisation employing 170+ dynamic and engaged staff members, successfully conducted more than 550 bilateral (private) projects with over 200 different small, medium and large sized companies. Along with private, bilateral projects, Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant is currently involved in many consortium-based projects.
- Description of the visit:
9.15 am: Welcome with coffee
9.30 am: Company presentation incl. an insight on the 21M€ of new investments currently being constructed/installed
10.15am: Preparation for the guided site visit
10.30am: Guided tour around the five main process halls and the new investments construction sites
11.30am: Q&A and discussion
12.00pm: Lunch & Networking
1.00pm: Departure to Lille Grand Palais
2.00pm: Arrival at Lille Grand Palais