Catalisti Day: Programme

09:00 > SIGN IN AND WELCOME COFFEE

09:30 > SESSION 1

    • Company-driven innovation supported by Catalisti:
      Learn how Catalisti catalyses collaboration between industry and knowledge centres to enable sustainable innovation.
    • Project testimonials by project champions
      Project teams present their innovation projects.
    • Battle of the Pitches
      Discover the innovation project ideas of 5 preselected candidates and vote to select the best pitch.

12:00 > NETWORK LUNCH AND POSTER SESSION

    • We invite you to network with your peers and to visit the posters, highlighting Catalisti’s running research projects.

13:30 > SESSION 2

    • Announcement of the Winner of the Battle of the Pitches
    • Keynote: Ritsen doe je zo!
      Philip De Cleen
      A free-spirited and inspirational speaker, Philip will bring us face to face with our short-term interests and our long-term impact. Tackling climate change is a challenge we must take on together: and ‘together’ is what Catalisti is all about.

15:30 > SESSION 3

    • Shooting for the moon, and catalysing the journey!
      Wouter De Geest, President Catalisti
      Jan Van Havenbergh, Managing Director Catalisti
      Find out more about the moonshot programme, its goals, what we and our partners aim to achieve, and what the next steps will be.
    • Hydrogen production from air and sunlight: a gamechanger for the Flemish industry?
      Jan Rongé, Post-doctoral research fellow/Johan Martens, Professor at the Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis, KU Leuven

      A bioscience engineer and FWO postdoctoral fellow, Jan will uncover a potentially disruptive innovation in hydrogen production, and how to make sure Flanders benefits from the transition.
    • Pathways and policies for a net-0 greenhouse gas emissions chemical industry
      Tomas Wyns, senior researcher at the Institute for European Studies at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel
      Tomas Wyns is a senior researcher at IES at VUB. He will share with us research findings on deep greenhouse emissions technologies and strategies, and discuss governance for a framework for Flanders’ industrial low-carbon transition.

17:30 > NETWORKING RECEPTION AND WALKING DINNER

 

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