Dr. Pierre Furtwengler joined Renault engineering team in 2018 and is in charge of polymer material development and prescription for under bonnet applications. He is know technical polymer specialist for Renault Group. He obtained his PhD at ECPM (Strasbourg) in the BioTeam in renewable polyol synthesis from sorbitol and PU foams formulation. He received the 2018 best PhD award from French Plastic Engineer Society (SFIP).
Regional Technical Manager - Europeat
Lennaert Klerk obtained a MSc in both Physics and Chemistry and a PhD in Analytical Chemistry from Utrecht University. Following this he made the move to Industry, first working at the resins business of DSM, then moving to AkzoNobel, where he had several roles first in the corporate analytical department, and later in a corporate open innovation role. In 2019 he joined Kraton as the European technical manager for Specialty polymers and since 2022 he is the regional technical manager for all Kraton Polymer activities in Europe. activities in Europe.
Oliver spent the last eight years in various functions in the elastomer and TPV business. At ExxonMobil he was account manager for automotive customers in Europe before moving into a technical role supporting the EPDM and TPV industry. He then oversaw sales planning for elastomers in Europe and Americas before moving into his current role where he is focusing on new application developments and on sustainability with Santoprene® TPV in Europe. Oliver holds Master degrees in mechanical engineering and sales engineering and is based in Germany.
Olu is a consultant at NexantECA with 9 years of experience across the oil and gas value chain. He has experience in assessing production economics, supply-demand fundamentals as well as preparing price forecasts spanning the petrochemical industry value chain. He is a part of NexantECA's subscriptions analysis of profitability and pricing across the global petrochemical industry.
Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1
Liliana Joosten received her masters degree at Maastricht University in Biobased Materials in 2020, working on the synthesis and processing of UHMW PA. Since October 2020 she is part of the VITRIMAT consortium, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Grant agreement No 860911, at University Claude Bernard Lyon and is doing research in the area of processing of vitrimers.
Technical Service & Market Development, EMEAat
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2022 Session Topics:
A collaborative approach to sustainability
Automotive industry: Today, tomorrow and the future
Regulatory update and new TPE standards
From waste to resource: TPEs from recycled materials
Advancements in green and bio-based materials
TPE in the medical and healthcare sector
Innovation in materials and applications
Evolution of TPE manufacturing process
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