19th GEPET, Greater Europe PET Resin Trade, Applications & Recycling

11-12 Apr, 2018 - Budapest, HUNGARY

Courtyard by Marriott Budapest City Center

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About our Event Speakers

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Speakers at this Event

Jim Millis

Jim Millis

Chief Technology Officer

BioAmber Inc (HQ)

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Jim Millis

Jim Millis

Chief Technology Officer

BioAmber Inc (HQ)

AGENDA SESSION

Bio-Succinic Acid as a Drop in Alternative to IPA for PET Resins

Day 1 [Wed 11, April], at 04:00 PM

PROFILE

Jim Millis has served as Chief Technology Officer for BioAmber Inc., a bio-based chemical company since 2010, during which time the company completed a successful IPO in 2013, built and is now operating the world’s largest succinic acid manufacturing plant in Sarnia, Ontario. Mr. Millis has worked in the field of industrial biotechnology for over 30 years. Prior to joining BioAmber, Mr. Millis served as CEO of Draths from 2007-2009 and as Technical Director for Cargill's Industrial Bioproducts business unit from 2001-2007. Mr. Millis has been involved in the commercial development and scale-up of several technologies, spanning biotechnology, chemical catalysis and material science, and has more than 20 issued U.S. patents