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CHASE Expert Day


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 "Framework for Sustainable 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)
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 (Chair of SusChem-AT / 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 Prag)

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)

10:20     "Catalysts for Small Molecule Activation and Conversion"
              Wolfgang Schöfberger (JKU Linz)


10:40     Coffee Break

11:10     "Use-Cases of AI for Food and Waste Management"
                Roman Kern (TU Graz / Know-Center)

11:30     "LIT Factory - Bridging Science and Industry"
               Klaus Straka (JKU Linz, LIT Factory)

11:50     "R&D for Recycling at Industrial Relevant Scale"
               Martine Brandsma (NTCP)

12:10     "Cascade Recycling of Fibre Reinforced Materials - How Processing Influences Composite Performance"
               Christoph Burgstaller (TCKT)

12:30     Lunch & Postersession

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 until 14.04.2023 via E-Mail to

When registering, please let us know if you will be attending the dinner at LIT Factory on Day 1/25.04.2023. Please notify us of any changes one week prior to the event.


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