Renewable carbon / Biomasse conversion / valorization of waste
This topic is related to the conversion of biomass, waste and CO2. It includes lignocellulosic biomass, polysaccharides, proteins, carbohydrates and derived molecules, fatty derivatives, extractible, glycerol, organic/mineral/liquid/gaseous waste, CO2, bio-base chemicals, etc.
SMART USE OF FOSSIL
This topic is related to novel technologies/processes to convert fossil carbon in a more efficient and rational way not only for the production of fuels/energy but also for the production commodities and fine chemicals.
This topic is related to clean polymerization methods, biosourced polymers, eco-design of polymers, recycled polymers, etc.
Environmental impact and Life Cycle Assessment
This topic is related to the impact of chemical products and processes on the environment and health, throughout their entire life cycle, from raw material extraction through transport, manufacturing, use and end of life.
This topic is related to all characterization and predictive methods to optimize, to adapt or to design clean reactions/processes. It includes real time in situ characterizations, model reactions, kinetics, theoretical calculation, predictive methods, etc.
Networking and education
This topic is related to atom-economic synthesis. It includes organocatalysis, dual catalysis, hybrid catalysis, tandem catalysis, organometallic, bifunctional catalysis, etc.
This topic is related to recent advances in the field of alternative solvents for catalysis, organic chemistry and materials. It includes deep eutectic solvents, ionic liquids, bio-based solvents, CO2-switchable solvent, etc.
This topic is related to recent developments of bioprocesses integrating natural or tailor-made biocatalysts (obtained by protein or metabolic engineering) for biomass conversion into valuable compounds. It also targets the conception of synthetic pathways comprising both chemical and biocatalytic transformations to produce bio-sourced derivatives.
Non-thermal activation methods
This topic is related to all works related to microwaves, plasma, ultrasound, electrochemistry, photochemistry, mechanochemistry, etc.