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27th EuCheMS Conference on Molten Salts and Ionic Liquids

The 27th EuCheMS Conference on Molten Salts and Ionic Liquids conference took place from 7 October until 12 October, 2018. Two Green Chemistry poster prizes were awarded to the following winners:

Olesia Danyliv (Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden)

Structure-Property Correlation in Nafion/Protic Ionic Liquid Membranes

Bettina Heller (Lehrstuhl für Physikalische Chemie II, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany)

 Surface Composition of Ionic Liquid Mixtures with Functionalized and Non-Functionalized Imidazolium Cations

On behalf of Green Chemistrywe would like to congratulate both winners on their outstanding achievements!

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ISGC, the International Symposium on Green Chemistry, La Rochelle, May 13th-17th 2019

ISGC, the International Symposium on Green Chemistry, will be held in La Rochelle – France, May 13th-17th 2019. There will be 11 topics, plenary lectures, 260 oral communications and 40 industrial communications, 1000+ participants (academic institutions and private industry).

The call for communications is in progress. The deadline for papers is November 15th 2018 (and March 31st 2019 for poster submissions).

The main objective of ISGC-2019 is to gather the most eminent scientists involved in the field of green chemistry to debate on the future challenges of Chemistry keeping in mind the problems of access to a sustainable energy, the management of resources (carbon, water, metals, minerals), Human development, global warming, impact on the environment, competitiveness of our Industry. New in 2019, ISGC will also aim at improving public perception and awareness on sustainable chemistry through the organization of general conferences. Raising awareness and progressively educating our society on the issues surrounding sustainable development has become a priority to accelerate the emergence of eco-designed chemicals, technologies or services on the market.

For more information please see www.isgc-symposium.com

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Novel Enzymes 2018

The 6th Novel Enzymes Conference, focusing on the most exciting advances in applied enzymology. Emphasis will be given to discovery of new enzymes, engineering approaches (including novel assays), and newly developed enzyme applications.

Topics include:

  • Enzyme discovery
  • Enzyme mechanisms
  • Enzyme engineering
  • Enzyme applications

The conference will be held in Darmstadt, Germany, from 9 to 12 October 2018.

Register now!

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Green Chemistry Conference & UNIDO – Global Chemical Leasing Award

The Austrian Ministry of Sustainability and Tourism are pleased to invite you to the Green Chemistry Conference & UNIDO – Global Chemical Leasing Award which will take place in Vienna from Monday, 5 November 2018 until Tuesday, 6 November 2018.

This Conference brings together experts to present the current status of Green Chemistry worldwide and in the European Union. We are glad to announce the participation of international leading scientists in the field of Green and Sustainable Chemistry.

International perspectives and policy will be discussed – amongst others – by experts from UNIDO, ISC3, UN Environment, the EEA, ECHA and the European Commission.

Please note that participation at the conference is free of cost and registrations will be assigned in the order of receipt.

For registration please send an email to: greenchemistry-vienna@umweltbundesamt.at where you will be provided with further instructions.

The detailed agenda can be found here.

 

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Professor Ken Seddon OBE Memorial Seminar

On Friday 14 September, the Queen’s University Ionic Liquid Laboratories Research Centre (QUILL) at the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Queen’s University Belfast hosted a Memorial Seminar for former Green Chemistry Advisory Board, Professor Ken Seddon OBE. Green Chemistry were very proud to sponsor the event.

The extremely-well attended seminar commemorated Ken’s larger-than-life personality and his contributions to science.

You can find out more about Professor Seddon’s contribution to the field of green chemistry in a special Obituary written by Dr John Holbrey and Professor Tom Welton OBE, published in Green Chemistry. Read it here.

 

 

Pictured are the speakers (L-R): Dr Gabriela Fedor, Evonik Industries; Professor Walter Leitner, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion; Professor Edwin Constable, University of Basel; Professor Jim Swindall CBE, Green Lizard Technologies Ltd; Dr Gosia Swadzba-Kwasny, Queen’s University Belfast; Professor Elaine Seddon, The University of Manchester; Professor Peter Licence, University of Nottingham; Professor Tom Welton OBE, Imperial College London; Dr John Holbrey, Queen’s University Belfast; Professor Douglas MacFarlane, Monash University; Professor Christopher Adams, XeF6 Consulting/Cardiff Catalysis Institute; Professor Peter Wasserscheid, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg; and Dr Donald Braben, University College London.

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14th International Conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries Green Chemistry Prize Winners!

The 14th International Conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries conference took place from Wednesday 30 May until Friday 1 June, 2018. Three Green Chemistry poster prizes were awarded to the following winners:

1st prize

The efficient catalytic conversion of short chain oxygenates derived from ABE fermentation to jet fuel range alkanes

Bálint Fridrich, K. Barta (NL)

 

2nd prize

Hybrid catalysis, an efficient multi-step (bio)catalytic process for the direct production of 5-HMF from glucose

Gimbernat, P. Dhulster, F. Dumeignil, D. Delcroix, N. Lopes Ferreira, J.S. Girardon, Rénato Froidevaux (FR)

 

3rd prize

The valorization of natural colorants from waste streams and subsequent application on fibers

Kim Phan, V. Van Speybroeck, K. Raes, S. De Meester (BE)

 

On behalf of Green Chemistrywe would like to congratulate all three winners on their outstanding achievements!

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14th International Conference on Renewable Resources & Biorefineries

The 14th edition of the International Conference on Renewable Resources & Biorefineries will take place in Ghent, Belgium from Wednesday 30 May until Friday 1 June, 2018.

The conference is expected to welcome about 350 international delegates from university, industry, governmental and non-governmental organizations and venture capital providers who will present their views on industrial biotechnology, sustainable (green) chemistry and agricultural policy related to the use of renewable raw materials for non-food applications and energy supply. The conference further aims at providing an overview of the scientific, technical, economic, environmental and social issues of renewable resources and biorefineries in order to give an impetus to the biobased economy and to present new developments in this area.

Green Chemistry is pleased to be supporting the event by providing three poster prizes.

Preregistration closes on 29 May 2018. Register now!

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22nd Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference

The 22nd Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference (GC&E), hosted by the ACS Green Chemistry Institute, will be held in Portland, Oregon on June 18-20, 2018.

GC&E provides an opportunity for a diverse network of over 500 academic, industrial and government stakeholders to network and learn about the newest ideas in sustainable approaches to chemistry, chemicals and processes and products. This year’s conference is highlighting the theme, “Product innovation using greener chemistries”.

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8th Australasian Symposium on Ionic Liquids

The 8th Australasian Symposium on Ionic Liquids is taking place at Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia, between the 21–23 May 2018. ASIL is the main forum for the ionic liquid research community in the Australasian region. It includes speakers from world-leading local and international institutions discussing a diverse range of topics with the aim of encouraging idea exchange and collaboration in ionic liquid research.

The Royal Society of Chemistry journals Green Chemistry and Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (PCCP) are supporting the conference and will award prizes for the best posters.

Submission deadline is 30 March 2018.

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International Symposium on Green Chemistry 2017 themed web collection now online

We are delighted to announce that the Green Chemistry themed web collection based on presentations at the International Symposium on Green Chemistry 2017 meeting held in La Rochelle, France between 16th-19th May 2017 is now online. The web collection is guest edited by François Jerome (CNRS University of Poitiers, France).

Read the full collection online

International Symposium on Green Chemistry 2017 themed web collection now online

Critical Review
Bio-based amines through sustainable heterogeneous catalysis
M. Pelckmans, T. Renders, S. Van de Vyver and B. F. Sels
Green Chem., 2017, 19, 5303-5331. DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02299A

Communication
Designing the thermal behaviour of aqueous biphasic systems composed of ammonium-based zwitterions
A. M. Ferreira, H. Passos, A. Okafuji, M. G. Freire, J. A. P. Coutinho and H. Ohno
Green Chem., 2017, 19, 4012-4016. DOI: 10.1039/C7GC02262J

Paper
Whole-cell biocatalytic selective oxidation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural to 5-hydroxymethyl-2-furancarboxylic acid
X. Zhang, M. Zong and N. Li
Green Chem., 2017, 19, 4544-4551. DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01751K

Paper
Synthesis of CO2-responsive cellulose nanocrystals by surface-initiated Cu(0)-mediated polymerisation
J. Arredondo, P. G. Jessop, P. Champagne, J. Bouchard and M. F. Cunningham
Green Chem., 2017, 19, 4141-4152. DOI: 10.1039/C7GC01798G

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