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SSUCHY Final Event

February 9, 2022 @ 10 h 30 - 12 h 30

On February 9, 2022, the SSUCHY project final event will be held online. The 17 partners will present and demonstrate the results obtained after 4,5 years of work. 



Wednesday, 9th February:

10.30 – 10.40 General introduction and overview of the SSUCHY project
 Dr. Vincent PLACET, University of Franche-Comté
10.40 – 11.00 Elaboration of new bio-based polymers from undervalued wood and plant feedstock

  • From biomass to building blocks: Green chemistry generation of lignin-derived tailored building blocks for polymers
    Pr. Joseph SAMEC, Stockholm University
  • From building blocks to bio-based thermoplastic and thermoset polymers
    Pr. Christophe THOMAS, Chimie ParisTech
11.00 – 11.30 Innovative hemp value chain for composite reinforcements

  • Highlights of scientific outcomes
    Pr. Pierre OUAGNE, ENIT
  • Industrial achievements and perspectives
    Ing. Pierluigi FUSCO GIRARD, CEO Linificio e Canapificio Nazionale – Mazrotto Lab
11.30 – 12.05 Bio-based composites: adding value through enhanced functionalities

  • Bio-based composites used and developed within the SSUCHY project, an overview
    Dr. Vincent PLACET, University of Franche-Comté 
  • Improving the moisture durability of flax and hemp fibre composites
    Pr. Aart VAN VUURE, KU Leuven
  • Nouryact, a cobalt free accelerator system for unsaturated polyester curing, suitable for non-dried plant fibres
    Gea SPIJKERMAN, Teamleader Crosslinking, Thermoset and Polymer Additives, Nouryon
  • Damping properties of bio-based composites
    Pr. Morvan OUISSE, ENSMM
12.05 – 12.45 Demonstration of the innovation through industrial applications: experience feedbacks and last barriers to remove
Pr. Fabrizio SCARPA, ACCIS, University of Bristol

  • Next Generation bio-based cabinet architecture for ultimate performance, luxury, High End Loudspeaker systems
    Craig MILNES, CEO Wilson Benesch
  • Biobased composites in applications of biocomposites for sustainable aviation
    Rosario DE LUCA, CEO of EADCO GmbH and SCYLAX GmbH
  • A biobased electric scooter body; stronger, lighter, cheaper and more sustainable
    Mark LEPELAAR, Co-founder and Director – Product Engineering, NPSP BV
  • Potential of continuous hemp fibers for the weight reduction and CO2 emissions neutrality of automotive semi-structural parts
    Arnaud Duval, Acoustic, Innovation & CAE Director, TREVES Products, Services & Innovation
12.45 – 12.55 Environmental sustainability of biobased composites
Pr. Karel VAN ACKER, KU Leuven
12.55 – 13.00 Closure Talk
Ana RUIZ, Project Officer at CBE


Event details 

SSUCHY final event, February 9, 2022 

Online event

Registration free but limited and mandatory 





February 9, 2022
10 h 30 - 12 h 30
Event Category:


Besançon (Femto Institure, UFC)