Focus on.... Simon Barnabé, Unit Director I2E3, University of Quebec Trois Rivières, Canada
Get ready! Our next BioMarine event organized on 17 and 18 November 2021 is focusing on biopackaging:"Land and marine forests - the winning duo of the bio packaging sector?". Watch Simon Barnabé, Director of the Unit I2E3, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Canada who is answering a few questions that will prepare the grounds for the debates.
Simon, is currently working on the optimization of biomass for the development of innovative biopackaging. Cellulosis, seaweed, micro algae, or agriculture waste stream are valuable feed stock from which we could extract the packaging of tomorow. The university lab focuses its efforts on accelerating this important and unique circular value chain. This type of research involve industry, research organizations, investors and governements. "It's an entire new sector that we are establishing and it will bring added value to the local communities and open brand new perpesctives" said Prof Simon Barnabé.