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Stuttgart, Look 21
AFBW - Allianz Faserbasierte Werkstoffe Baden-Württemberg e.V.
DITF - Deutsche Institute für Textil- und Faserforschung Denkendorf
Sadiah Steibli
Email: sadiah.steibli(at)afbw.eu
Phone.: +49 (0) 711 21050 13

Julia Kottmann
Email: julia.kottmann(at)afbw.eu

Innovative edge for the use of renewable raw materials through the lighthouse project "Fibre Extraction of Natural Fibres“

AFBW and DITF cordially invite you to the 1st NATURALfiberEXTRACTION Congress on October 26, 2022. Be our guest at Look 21, currently the most modern event location in the heart of Stuttgart. At the premiere event, we will focus on the topic of Industrial processing of renewable raw and residual materials.


The role of natural fibers in a circular sustainable bioeconomy
Prof. Dr. Ralf Kindervater, BIOPRO Baden-Württemberg GmbH, Germany

Alpine hemp 360° – Model for the future or niche romance?
Valentine Troi, Standortagentur Tirol, alpine Kreislaufwirtschaft/ArgeAlp, Austria

From Crop to Product – Processing and Applications of Natural Fibres. A review of passed up opportunities and chances for the future
Dipl. Ing. (FH) Kai Nebel, Reutlingen University, Germany

Mechanical decortication of natural fibers (from straw to fiber)
Dr. Jörg Morgner, Temafa Maschinenfabrik GmbH, Germany

Fiber recovery with the sustainable biorefining process from the LaNDER³ project at Zittau University of Applied Sciences
Judit Harsányi, Dr. Marzena Poraj-Kobielska, Matthias Tirsch, Zittau University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Water retting process innovation for a circular and sustainable hemp-based bioeconomy
Vita Maria Cristiana Moliterni, Council for Agricultural research and Economics – Research Centre for Genomics & Bioinformatics – Italy

New plant based fibers from the residues of agricultural plants using the example of lavender
Dr.-Ing. Jamal Sarsour, DITF Denkendorf, Germany

HEMP-ACT, long hemp fibre cutting edge process
Pierre Amadieu, president, SAS Hemp-Act, France

Hemp fibre processing in Poland
Maciej Kowalski, Kombinat Konopny, Poland

Empowering the farms in Europe with effektive lowtech equipment for the harvesting and processing of industrial hemp as a multifunctional raw material for regional circular economy
Martin Klöti, Glaernisch Textile Cooperative, Switzerland; Tomáš Brabec, Apolo-Global, Czech Republic

25 years of R&D for the initial preparation of native bast fiber plants
Dr. Hans-Jörg Gusovius, Natural fibre technologies, Leibniz-Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB); Robert Hertel, Bast und Faser GmbH

Fibers365 – CO2-neutral virgin non-wood fibers
Stefan Radlmayr, Fibers365 GmbH, Germany

Green rules – The use of natural fibre composites in motorsports
Thomas von Löwis, Four Motors GmbH, Germany

Workshops (One can be chosen)

1) Cultivation and regional potentials
Host: Prof. Simone Graeff-Hönninger, AG Anbausysteme und Modellierung Universität Hohenheim

2) Mini-Lab Mechanical, biotechnological and chemical extraction processes
Host: Stefan Winklehner, Fortum Bio2X, Finland

3) Further processing of natural fibers into industrial raw material suitable for series production
Host: Kay Kölzig, Sachsen-Leinen e.V.

4) Holistic utilization of biomass and integration into existing value chains
Host: Dr. Manuel Clauss, Fibers365 GmbH

BOPRO-Baden-Württemberg is an event partner and will be on site with an information booth on the day of the event. Visit us at our booth, we are looking forward to exciting conversations!

This announcement is a third-party event and is not organised by BIOPRO Baden-Württemberg GmbH itself. BIOPRO provides this announcement for distribution and information purposes and, despite careful examination of the content reproduced, assumes no liability for the correctness or subsequent changes by the organizers. If you have any questions, please contact the organizer directly.

Website address: https://www.biooekonomie-bw.de/en/events/congress-naturalfiberextraction