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Making Levulinic Acid Happen - Marcel van Berkel speaks at 8th International Conference on Bio-based Materials

Marcel van Berkel, Chief Commercial Officer at GFBiochemicals, will speak at the 8th International Conference for Bio-based Materials in Cologne. Presenting on 15 April at 11:30am, van Berkel will illustrate how GFBiochemicals makes levulinic acid happen.

GFBiochemicals is the first company to produce levulinic acid at commercial scale directly from biomass. Its breakthrough process for market-competitive, biobased levulinic acid has significant potential to replace petroleum-based products in both chemicals and biofuels.

Marcel van Berkel is a business leader driven by a passion for growth and innovation in the bioeconomy. Van Berkel spent over 25 years at Solvay and DSM, before joining GFBiochemicals Europe in 2014. GFBiochemicals is also exhibiting in Cologne. Why not come and find us at Booth 4.