In this conference, the whole value chain is considered, from cultivation, extraction, processing and recycling steps to the applications: agrofood, nutraceutical, perfume, cosmetic, chemical, fuel, and energy sectors.

Keynote lectures, paper and poster contributions will cover the following topics :

► Alternative solvents for green extraction

  • Supercritical fluid extraction
  • Subcritical water extraction
  • Agrosolvents
  • Solvent free extraction
  • Green solvents: ionic liquids, micellar extraction …

► Sustainable and clean extraction technologies

  • Ultrasound and microwave processes
  • High pressure assisted processes
  • Pulse Electric field processes
  • Extrusion
  • Enzymatic extraction

► Innovative extraction process design

  • Experimental design
  • Optimal design
  • Intensification (mini, micro devices)
  • Reaction/separation coupling (Membrane reactors, Adsorptive reactors, Reactive distillation, Reactive extraction)
  • Cleaner production

► Valorisation of by products and biorefinery

  • Thermal processes
  • Innovative technologies
  • Product optimization, characterization, stabilization and applications
  • Industrial applications for the production of fuels, fine chemicals, flavoring agents and pharmaceuticals

► Industrial and case study applications

  • Pharmaceutic
  • Food and nutrition
  • Cosmetic and perfume
  • Fuel and bio-energy enzymatic extraction
  • Fiscal and economic benefits of sustainable green processes

► New tools for green extraction education and operator training