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25 Apr 2023 - 26 Apr 2023 Linz, Austria

CHASE Expert days & SusChem-AT-Day

Our member Competence Center CHASE GmbH invites you to the CHASE Expert days & SusChem-AT-Day with the topic “Transformation toward sustainable process industries”  from 25-26 April 2023 in Linz, Austria.


The next CHASE Expert Day in cooperation with SusChem-AT is coming soon and we want to invite you to Linz, Campus JKU (Open Innovation Center/Stufenforum).

Program Day 1:

On Day 1 the event will start with SusChem-AT contributions covering: “Sustainable Energy Supply for Process Industries”.

The following session will provide the stage for partners spanning “New Technologies Enabling Sustainable Process Industries”.

12:00     Registration & Coffee

13:00     Welcome & Introduction

13:10     “Sustainable Raw Materials & Energy Supply”

              Josef Wünsch (Chair of ETP-SusChem / Senior Vice President R&D Performance Materials BASF SE)

13:35     “Enablers for a Safe-and-Sustainable High-Tech Ecosystem (IRISS, SSbD)”

               Andreas Falk (Coordinator of SusChem-AT / CEO of BioNanoNet Forschungsgesellschaft mbH (BNN)

13:55     “Life Cycle Assessment for a Sustainable Development”

               Bettina Mihalyi-Schneider (TU Wien)

14:15     “Fertilizer Industry – from Natural Gas to Green Hydrogen”

              Robert Schlesinger (Borealis Agrolinz Melamine)

14:35     Coffee Break

15:00     “Syncycle – Unwasting Plastics – Part I”

               Sven Wolf (NGE Next Generation Elements)

15:20      “Syncycle  – Unwasting Plastics – Part II”

              Fabian Weinhandl (BDI BioEnergy International)

15:40     “Recent Advances in Polyurethane Recycling”

              Roland Krämer (NEVEON)

16:00     Coffee Break

16:30     “FlaeXmethan”

              Paul Voithofer (Creonia)

16:50     “Automated In-line Quality and Process Monitoring Made Easy by HaVoc Sensory System”

              Jan-Christoph Wolf (Plasmion)

17:10     “Often Forgotten Aspects to Unlock the Full Potential of Data”

              Raphael Kapsamer (Tributech)

17:30     Discussion & Beverages

18:00    Dinner at LIT Factory


Program Day 2:

On the second day the stage is set for contributions from industrial & scientific partners and the advances of our valued CHASE employees.

08:30     Registration & Coffee

09:00     “Thermodynamics of Solvent-based Recycling and Triboelectric Sorting of Plastic Waste”

                Juraj Kosek (TU Prague)

09:30     “Archaea: Microorganisms with Climate Impact and Biotechnological Potential”

                Christa Schleper (Uni Wien)

10:00     “Advanced Processing Technologies for Conversions in Multiphase Systems”

                Mark Hlawitschka (JKU Linz)

10:30     Coffee Break

11:00     “Catalysts for Small Molecule Activation and Conversion”

                Wolfgang Schöfberger (JKU Linz)

11:20     “LIT Factory – Bridging Science and Industry”

                Klaus Straka (JKU Linz, LIT Factory)

11:40     “R&D for Recycling at Industrial Relevant Scale”

                Martine Brandsma (NTCP)

12:00     “Cascade Recycling of Fibre Reinforced Materials – How Processing Influences Composite Performance”

                Christoph Burgstaller (TCKT)

12:20     “Lunch, Postersession & guided Tour LIT Factory”

14:00     “Innovative Circular Design Approaches for Thermoformed Products”

                Ines Traxler (CHASE)

14:15     “Removal Efficiency of Matrix Contaminations During Washing”

                Konstanze Kruta (CHASE)

14:30     “Circular Solutions for Plastic Film Waste in Upper Austria”

                Johanna Langwieser (CHASE)

14:45     Coffee Break

15:00     “Metal-Organic-Framework Templated Heterogenous Catalysts for the Transformation of CO2”

                Simon Herber (CHASE)

15:15     “From Bottlecaps to Frisbees – A Casestudy of Mechanical Recycling Towards Circular Economy”

                Hassan Akhras (CHASE)

15:30     “Nanoscale Chemical Imaging of Human Milk Extracellular Vesicles”

                Nikolaus Hondl (CHASE Industry Award Winner)

15:45     Closing & Group Picture

16:00     Drinks & Networking


We kindly ask you to register for the event via E-Mail to
Also, please let us know if you are interested in the dinner at LIT Factory the day before.

We are looking forward to welcoming you in Linz!

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