Feature Panel Session: Organised by BioVale and hosted by Green Rose Chemistry

Supporting the transition to biobased chemicals panel session

Time & Location

Thursday 10.00 to 11.00, Stage 2

Guest Panellist

Dr. Andrew WestChief Chemist, BioSep Ltd

About this Session

Organised by BioVale and hosted by Green Rose Chemistry this session brings together leading bioeconomy organisations and entrepreneurs to discuss the opportunities and challenges of bringing new biobased chemical products and services to the market. The session will cover facilities and capabilities in the UK, the finance and funding landscape, and provide case study examples of start-ups and SMEs who have scaled up, scaled down, and scaled out.

Andy is the Chief Chemist for Bio-Sep, a company pioneering the use of ultrasonic processing to fractionate biomass into platform chemicals. He has worked in sustainable chemistry throughout his career, developing green technologies for a diverse range of sectors including recycling, wastewater treatment, pharmaceuticals, construction materials, energy, and biomass processing. At Bio-Sep, he is leading all aspects of chemistry process development and chemical analysis.