Director of Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials Visited SARI
Director of Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials Prof. Ralf B. Wehrspohn visited SARI and delivered a keynote speech titled “Resource-intensive industries in a green economy: Scenarios for the chemical and polymer processing industry in Saxony-Anhalt” on September 17th, 2014.
Prof. Wehrspohn introduced Fraunhofer Society, the Central German Chemical Triangle and challenges for the chemical industry in Sachsen-Anhalt and Europe in his presentation and discussed with the attendees over the new feedstocks for the chemical industry in Sachsn-Anhalt and Europe such as Bioeconomy, Hydrogen Economy and Green Lignite Economy.
After the presentation, Prof. Wehrspohn and Vice President of SARI Prof. Sun Yuhan signed the MoU on behalf of GermanBioEconomy Cluster, theCluster Chemistry/ Polymers Central Germany and SARI respectively. The two parties will find opportinities to forge cooperation in the field of microalgae andfeedstock for the chemical and plastics processing industry and have agreed to organized a conference on alternative feedstocks in 2015.