BEGIN:VCALENDAR BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:Forum Chemical Industry 2014 DESCRIPTION;ENCODING=QUOTED-PRINTABLE:Link: https://www.gtai.de/GTAI/Navi gation/EN/Invest/Industries/chemicals-materials,t=forum-chemical-industr y-2014-,did=1008814.htmlOn April 24, 2014, Germany Trade & Invest held t he Forum Chemical Industry 2014 at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo. The foru m specifically focused on innovative concepts, new (raw) materials and n ext generation technologies. German industry experts presented and shar ed their knowledge and experience in their respective fields. A brief ou tline of the European Union‘s economic situation kicked off the forum. D irectly after this, an overview of investments in the German chemical in dustry was presented. The “German Business Lounge” afterwards provided a platform to establish, maintain and intensify personal contacts to both the industry experts and the speakers. Around 60 attendees from industr y, research, and politics participated in the Forum Chemical Industry 20 14.Please see our picture gallery to get a few impressions. Program 2. 00 p.m. Registration Industry Session 2.30 p.m. Germany after the wo rld economy crisis of 2009Mr. Benno Bunse, CEO, Germany Trade & Invest G mbH 2.50 p.m. Germany’s Chemcial Industry: Trends, Challenges, and Opp ortunitiesMr. Marcus Schmidt, Director Chemicals & Healthcare, Germany T rade & Invest GmbHDownload Presentation 3.10 p.m. Successful partnerin g between German and Japanese chemical companiesMr. Ralf Mayer, General Manager Business Innovation Japan, Evonik Industries AGDownload Presenta tion 3.30 p.m. Mitsubishi Plastics new investment and Germany Trade & Invest's supportMr. Iwami Asakawa, Japan Representative, Germany Trade & Invest GmbHDownload Presentation 3.45 p.m. Coffee Break Innovation S ession 4.30 p.m. German National Research Programms: Bridging the Gap between R&D and CommercializationMr. Thorsten Bug, Senior Manager Chemic als, Germany Trade & Invest GmbHDownload Presentation 5.00 p.m. Europe an Sugar Beets: Future „Crude“ for the Chemical Industry?Mr. Thomas Kuhl mann, Managing Director, Pfeifer & Langen GmbH & Co. KGDownload Presenta tion 5.30 p.m. First-to-market: Innovative next generation lightweigh t technologies ready for mass productionMr. Thomas Babl, Head of the Reg ional Technical Marketing & Engineering, High Performance Materials, Lan xess AGDownload Presentation 6.00 p.m. German Business Lounge with buf fet X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:Link: https://www.gtai.de/GTAI/Navigation/EN/Invest/Industries/chemica ls-materials,t=forum-chemical-industry-2014-,did=1008814.html

On April 24, 2014, Germany Trade & Invest held the Forum Chemical I ndustry 2014 at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo. The forum specifically focu sed on innovative concepts, new (raw) materials and next generation tech nologies.

German industry experts presented and shared their kno wledge and experience in their respective fields. A brief outline of the European Union‘s economic situation kicked off the forum. Directly afte r this, an overview of investments in the German chemical industry was p resented.

The “German Business Lounge” afterwards provided a plat form to establish, maintain and intensify personal contacts to both the industry experts and the speakers. Around 60 attendees from industry, re search, and politics participated in the Forum Chemical Industry 2014.Please see our picture gallery to get a few impressions.

Program

2.00 p.m.

Registr ation

Industry Session

2.30 p.m. Germany after the world economy crisis of 2009
Mr. Benno Bunse, CEO, Germany Trade & Invest GmbH
2.50 p.m.

Germany’s Chemci al Industry: Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities
Mr. Marcus Schmid t, Director Chemicals & Healthcare, Germany Trade & Invest GmbH

3.10 p.m.

Success ful partnering between German and Japanese chemical companies
Mr. Ra lf Mayer, General Manager Business Innovation Japan, Evonik Industries A G

3.30 p.m.

Mitsubishi Plast ics new investment and Germany Trade & Invest's support
Mr. Iwami Asakawa, Japan Representative, Germany Trade & Invest GmbH

3.45 p.m.

Coffee Break

Innovation Session

4.30 p.m.

German Nat ional Research Programms: Bridging the Gap between R&D and Commercia lization
Mr. Thorsten Bug, Senior Manager Chemicals, Germany Tra de & Invest GmbH

5.00 p.m.

European Sugar Beets: Future „Crude“ for the Chemical Industry?
Mr. Thomas Kuhlmann, Managing Director, Pfeifer & Langen GmbH & ; Co. KG

5.30 p.m.

First -to-market: Innovative next generation lightweight technologies ready fo r mass production
Mr. Thomas Babl, Head of the Regional Technical Ma rketing & Engineering, High Performance Materials, Lanxess AG

6.00 p.m.Germa n Business Lounge with buffet


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