Call for papers and scientific posters

Bio conference 2023 Call for papers


The importance of bio-based and biodegradable materials is still growing in the European textile and plastic converting industries. Each year, new applications are being developed imposing increasingly stringent demands on mechanical properties, durability and additional functionalities, such as tailored biodegradation.

The 4th International Conference on Bio-based and Biodegradable Textiles and Plastics will identify the main changes and trends in the fields of bio-based and biodegradable textiles and plastics, and provide a comprehensive update of all aspects for commercial applications. 

We kindly invite you to present a scientific poster at the conference.

Download and complete thisword template and send it to:

Important dates

  • Submission of abstract lectures: December 31, 2022 (closed)
  • Submission of abstract scientific posters: February 1, 2023
  • Submission of presentations: April 3, 2023

The conference will focus on

  • Bio-based textiles and plastics
  • Biodegradable solutions
  • Processing of bio-based and biodegradable materials in products
  • Applications of bio-based and biodegradable materials in products
  • Legislation
  • Testing and Standardisation

Target groups

  • Producers and distributors of bio-based and biodegradable materials
  • Producers of bio-based and biodegradable end products in the textile and plastic converting sectors
  • Research centres and universities
  • Authorities (legislation, standardisation, etc.)


The programme will be published at the beginning of February, 2023

Conference Speakers


Scientific Posters

Conference fees

2023 - conference fees

The registration fee covers the conference sessions, proceedings, coffee breaks and lunches.
The conference dinner is not included and has to be ordered separately.

VAT not included
Payment upon reception of the invoice.


I will attend
I will attend the conference dinner (65 euro)
(VAT not included)
My travel companion will also attend the conference dinner (65 euro)
(VAT not included)
I would like to stay the night at the conference hotel
You are required to make your own hotel reservation. If you would like to stay the night in the hotel, click yes, and we will send you the access url and code.



Recognized training centre

Centexbel is recognized by Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship (VLAIO) - kmo-portefeuille - registration number DV.O101549 - and the Walloon authorities - Chèques entreprises.

Legal notice

We are referring to the EC Commission Regualtion 1998/2006 of 15 December 2006 on the application of Articles 87 and 88 of the Treaty to de minimis aid, stating that the total amount of the de-minimis support accorded to a single company may never exceed € 200.000 over a period of three successive fiscal years. If this limit is exceeded, the total sum of the service shall be paid, without any claim to this indirect state funding.


Your registration is only valid upon receipt of our electronic confirmation.
After registration, you will receive an invoice for payment, including 21% VAT.


Any cancellations must be made in writing. No refund will be provided for cancellations after 10 days before the start of the session. Participants may be replaced by another person at any time. In this case, no extra costs will be charged. Please do pass on the name change.


Van der Valk Hotel Gent
Akkerhage 10
9000 Gent


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Arkema, a leader in Specialty Materials

Building on its unique set of expertise in materials science, Arkema designs materials to address the ever-growing demand for innovative and sustainable materials, driven by the challenges of new energies, new technologies, the depletion of resources, mobility, and increasing urbanization.



Promote your products & services


Publication of your corporate logo

  • on the conference website
  • on the welcoming slides
  • on all conference-related publications


Promotion stand

Publication of your corporate logo

  • on the conference website
  • on the welcoming slides
  • on all conference-related publications

CORPORATE LOGO - technical specifications

  • your corporate logo will be published on the website upon reception
  • please send us your corporate logo in the best quality
  • format: preferably eps; other formats: jpg, png, tiff or gif
  • size: 300 dpi


  • the conference participants will visit the promotion stands during the reception, coffee and lunch breaks
  • the stands may be installed on the morning of the conference from 7.30 am onwards
  • table on demand
  • electricity is available, please bring along your own extension leads
Please select the event you would like to sponsor. Thank you very much for your support.

Conference secretariat

Ann De Grijse

Centexbel Gent
Technologiepark, 70
BE 9052 Zwijnaarde