BEGIN:VCALENDAR BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:Forum Chemical Industry 2015 DESCRIPTION;ENCODING=QUOTED-PRINTABLE:Link: https://www.gtai.de/GTAI/Navi gation/EN/Invest/Industries/chemicals-materials,t=forum-chemical-industr y-2015,did=1329102.htmlOn September 30, 2015, Germany Trade & Invest hel d the Forum Chemical Industry 2015 at the Palace Hotel in Tokyo. The for um specifically focused on the chemical industry, innovative concepts an d next generation technologies. An overview of the profitability of Germ an chemical companies and the reasons behind Honshu Chemical’s decision to invest in Germany were presented in the Industry Session. In the conc luding Innovation Session, the “dream reaction” (concept of producing pl astics from CO2 as a replacement for crude oil) and the Bioeconomy natio nal research program were presented. Following these sessions, the “Germ an Business Lounge” provided a platform to establish, maintain and inten sify personal contacts to both the industry experts and the speakers. Ar ound 60 selected attendees from Japanese chemical-related industry, rese arch, and politics participated in the Forum Chemical Industry 2015.Plea se see our picture gallery to get a few impressions.Picture Gallery Pro gram 01.30 pm Registration Welcoming 02:00 pm Mr. Ansgar Sickert, F irst Secretary (Industrial Policy),Embassy of the Federal Republic of Ge rmany, Tokyo Industry Session 02.15 pm Germany Trade & Invest: your p artner in getting access to GermanyMr. Iwami Asakawa, Japan Representati ve, Germany Trade & Invest GmbHPresentation 02.30 pm Hi-Bis Gmbh Busin ess milestone in GermanyMr. Yoshiyuki Funakoshi, Chairman of the Board o f Directors, Honshu Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. 02.45 pm Germany's Che mical Industry: Keys to ProfitabilityMr. Marcus Schmidt, Director Chemic als & Healthcare, Germany Trade & Invest GmbHPresentation 03.15 pm Cof fee Break Innovation Session 04.00 pm German National Research Strate gy BioEconomy: Industrial Biotechnology toSubstitute Crude OilMr. Thorst en Bug, Senior Manager Chemicals, Germany Trade & Invest GmbHPresentatio n 04.30 pm Innovation - a strategic success factor for EvonikMr. Ralf Mayer, General Manager & Head of Business Innovation, Evonik Japan Co.Lt d.Presentation 05.00 pm A dream comes true - Use of carbon dioxide fo r the production of plasticsMr. Kai Laemmerhold, Head of Process Technol ogy & Composites PUR Application Development Asia / Pacific, Bayer Mater ialScience (China) Co.Ltd.Presentation 05.30 pm German Business Lounge with buffet X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:Link: https://www.gtai.de/GTAI/Navigation/EN/Invest/Industries/chemica ls-materials,t=forum-chemical-industry-2015,did=1329102.html

On Septem ber 30, 2015, Germany Trade & Invest held the Forum Chemica l Industry 2015 at the Palace Hotel in Tokyo. The forum specifically foc used on the chemical industry, innovative concepts and next generation t echnologies. An overview of the profitability of German chemical compani es and the reasons behind Honshu Chemical’s decision to invest in German y were presented in the Industry Session. In the concluding Innovation S ession, the “dream reaction” (concept of producing plastics from CO2 as a replacement for crude oil) and the Bioeconomy national research progra m were presented.

Following these sessions, the “German Business Lounge” provided a platform to establish, maintain and intensify persona l contacts to both the industry experts and the speakers. Around 60 sele cted attendees from Japanese chemical-related industry, research, and po litics participated in the Forum Chemical Industry 2015.

Please se e our picture gallery to get a few impressions.





Program

01.30 pm

Regis tration
Welcoming
02:0 0 pm

Mr. Ansgar Sickert, First Secret ary (Industrial Policy),

Embassy of the Federal Republic of German y, Tokyo

Industry Session

02.15 pm

Germany Trade & Invest: your partner in getting access to G ermany

Mr. Iwami Asakawa, Japan Representative, Germany Trade & Invest GmbH

02.30 pm

Hi-Bis Gmbh Business milesto ne in Germany

Mr. Yoshiyuki Funakoshi, Chairman of the Board of Di rectors, Honshu Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.

02.45 pm

German y's Chemical Industry: Keys to Profitability

Mr. Marcus Schmidt, D irector Chemicals & Healthcare, Germany Trade & Invest GmbH< /em>

03.15 pm

Coffee Break

Innovation Session

04.00 pm

German National Research Strategy BioEconomy: Industrial Biotechnology to
Substitute Crude Oil
Mr. Thorsten Bug, Senior Manager Chemicals, Germany Trade & Invest GmbH

04.30 pm

Innovation - a strategic success factor for Evonik
Mr. Ralf Mayer, General Manager & Head of Business Innovation, Evon ik Japan Co.Ltd.

05.00 pm

A dream comes true - Use of carbon dioxide for the production of plastics
Mr. Kai Laemmerhold, Head of Process Technology & Composites PUR Application Development Asia / P acific, Bayer MaterialScience (China) Co.Ltd.

05.30 pmGerman Business Lounge with buffet


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