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Webinar: Replacing Fossil Feedstocks

Webinar: Replacing Fossil Feedstocks

Join us on the 7th December 12.00-13.00 for an exciting lunchtime webinar discussing the work being undertaken to replace fossil feedstocks for chemical production.

Our speakers Prof Jeremy Shears, Dr Darren Budd and Dr Bhavin Siritanaratkul will give their insights on progress made towards a more sustainable resource flow of chemicals and the impact it can have on our journey to Net Zero.

Within this webinar, we will explore the role renewable chemical feedstocks has on delivering against the UK’s science and technology net zero ambitions. We will also discuss the challenges we face transitioning to renewable feedstocks and how enabling technologies can assist the transition.


12.00 – 12.05 Welcome and Chair Introduction, Dr Tim Blackburn.

12.05 – 12.20 Circularity and the energy transition by Prof Jeremy Shears, Shell.

12.20 – 12.35 Value chain implications when developing a post-fossil world by Dr Darren Budd, BASF.

12.35 – 12.45 Presentation by Dr Bhavin Siritanaratkul, CircularChem.

12.45 – 13.00 Q&A, Dr Tim Blackburn.


Registrations for this webinar will close at 10am on 6th December.

Please note, parts of this webinar will be recorded and may be shared. If you have any questions please contact

Dr Darren Budd & Dr Bhavin Siritanaratkul’s presentations were recorded and can be viewed below.




7th December 2023


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