2nd Starch World Europe

30-31 Oct, 2017 - Budapest, HUNGARY

Courtyard by Marriott Budapest City Center
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About our Event Speakers
We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.
Remy Jongboom

Remy Jongboom is working as Director Business Development at BIOTEC in Emmerich (Germany) since 2015. He has obtained his engineering degree in polymer technology from Eindhoven University (NL). Remy has been involved in the application of starch in bioplastics since 1991. After university he started as scientist ATO-DLO (contract research institute) on the development of starch plastics. After holding different positions in the institute, he joined Rodenburg in 2000 and co-founded Rodenburg Biopolymers, supervising the transition of a feed company towards a bioplastic company. From 2005 to 2014 he had his own consultancy company on bioplastics.


Remy is co-author of several scientific publications and patents related to the application of starch. He is cofounder of the Dutch bioplastic association BCPN (2002) in the Netherlands (>50 companies), holding the position of chairman for several years. He was furthermore responsible for several public-private cooperations in the Netherlands (>10M€), leading to acceptance of bioplastics in the majority of the Dutch supermarkets. Most recent activities include the development and introduction of new biomaterials (BIOPLAST 300 and BIOPLAST400) for application as ultra-thin, home compostable plastic bags for the French market via SPhere (parent company of BIOTEC).

Remy Jongboom, Business Development Director
i) Starch Based Bioplastics & Current Applications in the Market
Day 2 [Tue 31, October], at 11:00 AM
Chairman’s Introduction
Day 1 [Mon 30, October], at 01:55 PM