RRB 2024

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The 20th edition of the International Conference on Renewable Resources & Biorefineries will take place in Brussels, Belgium from Wednesday 5 June until Friday 7 June 2024. Based on the previous RRB conferences, this conference is expected to welcome about 300 international participants from over 30 countries.

The overall theme of this anniversary edition is: Impacting SDGs by renewables

Delegates from university, industry, governmental an non-governmental organizations and venture capital providers will present their views on industrial biotechnology, sustainable (green) chemistry and agricultural policy related to the use of renewable raw materials for non-food applications and energy supply. The conference further aims at providing an overview of the scientific, technical, economic, environmental and social issues of renewable resources and biorefineries in order to give an impetus to the biobased economy and to present new developments in this area. 

The conference will provide a forum for leading political, corporate, academic and financial people to discuss recent developments and set up collaborations.

The three day international conference will consist of plenary lectures, Town Halls, oral presentations, poster sessions and an exhibition. Companies and research organizations are offered the opportunity to organize a satellite symposium. 



The conference will be held at the Royal Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts. 



Palace of the Academies
Rue Ducale 1



  • Biobased chemicals and biodegradable materials
  • Biocatalysis and novel fermentation processes
  • Biorefining
  • Catalysis and kinetics for renewables
  • Downstream processing
  • Horizon 2020/Horizon Europe
  • Marine applications
  • Nutrient recycling
  • Pretreatment and transformation of lignocellulosics
  • Polysaccharides
  • Sustainability and circular economy
  • Thermochemical transformations of biomass
  • Valorisation of food residues
  • Wood and forestry

More information will follow.