ICBS Ghent

International Conference on Biobased Surfactants Ghent

Flanders Biobased Valley, Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant and InBio.be are proud to present to you the very first conference on Biobased Surfactants. This conference will be organized in Ghent, Belgium the 1st and 2nd of July 2020. Due to climate change and increasing consumer awareness, this field has been developing fast the past 5 years. These developments will be discussed by prominent speakers from the field both from academic as industrial backgrounds. More information will follow soon and we will be accepting abstracts for oral and poster presentations.

Biobased surfactants originate and can be produced through different means. They are used in a variety of products and industries.
In this first conference on biobased surfactants we invite researchers interested or active in all areas of this broad and growing field.

Market overview of the sourcing of the global surfactant market. We expect the 4% of biobased surfactants to increase steadily in the next 10 years.



An overview of the confirmed keynote speakers and the preliminary program can be found here.

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Call for abstracts

We accept abstracts for oral and poster presentations. Submission deadline for abstracts is April 15, 2020.

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The International Conference on Biobased Surfactants welcomes you in Ghent, Belgium!

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Don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions!

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The organization team

This conference is organized in the framework of the AppliSurf project.