In the Plenary Lecture M. Fitzpatrick (Rohm & Haas, USA) spoke on Green and Sustainable Chemistry: Driving Success through Collaboration (the importance of collaborations between various sectors was stressed; e.g. external collaborations between industry and NGO, and internal collaborations within the industrial sectors) and T. Nishide (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan) spoke on Green & Sustainable Chemistry in Japan.
The lectures and speakers were as follows:
Pfizer s Vision on Green and Sustainable Chemistry B. Cue (Pfizer Inc, USA) Sustainable Development and Profitable GrowthChallenges for a Global Chemical Corporation D. Nissen (BASF, Germany) Sumitomo Chemical and Sustainable Development A. Kosai (Sumitomo Chemicals, Japan) Green Chemistry and Catalysis for Sustainable Organic Synthesis R. Sheldon (Delft University of Technology, Netherlands) Microbial Systems for Production of Polyesters and Polyamides from Renewable Resources A. Steinbuechel (Muenster University, Germany) Sustainable Chemical Technology and the Importance of Information Infrastructure H. Komiyama (University of Tokyo, Japan) Greening of Chemistry: Environmental Challenges for Chemists R. Breslow (Columbia University, USA) DuPont s R&D Strategy for Green Chemistry for Sustainable Growth T. Connelly (DuPont, USA)
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