‘Innovation in bio-based chemicals’ - In cooperation with BioVale

Time & Location

Thursday: 13.00 to 14.30, Stage 3


Conor WilsonDevelopment Manager - Lixea

About this Session

BioVale’s ‘Innovation in bio-based chemicals’ flash talk session, hosted by Anna Zhenova, CEO Green Rose Chemistry, will showcase innovative research, entrepreneurs and SMEs offering a range of sustainable, low carbon, novel and drop-in bio-based products, processes, and services.

Speakers and organisations taking part in the flash talk session include:

  • Presentation: ‘Converting under-utilised biogenic feedstocks into cost-effective inputs for the renewable chemical industry’

Speaker: Conor Wilson, Development Manager, Lixea (https://www.lixea.co/)


Lixea is an Imperial College London spin-out company developing an innovative biomass fractionation process using low-cost, environmentally friendly solvents, namely liquid salts or ionic liquids. The novel, patented process converts wood waste or agricultural residues into high-quality intermediates for sustainable (bio)chemicals, materials and fuels.