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Bioplastics  and Electron Beam Technology Applications
Bioplastics  and Electron Beam Technology Applications
Bioplastics  and Electron Beam Technology Applications
Bioplastics  and Electron Beam Technology Applications
Bioplastics  and Electron Beam Technology Applications
Bioplastics  and Electron Beam Technology Applications
Bioplastics  and Electron Beam Technology Applications
Bioplastics  and Electron Beam Technology Applications
Bioplastics  and Electron Beam Technology Applications
Bioplastics  and Electron Beam Technology Applications
Bioplastics  and Electron Beam Technology Applications
Bioplastics  and Electron Beam Technology Applications
Bioplastics  and Electron Beam Technology Applications
Bioplastics  and Electron Beam Technology Applications
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Bioplastics and Electron Beam Technology Applications

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a keynote presentation on bioplastics made at the IAEA Scientific Forum held in Vienna, Austria in Sept 2013

a keynote presentation on bioplastics made at the IAEA Scientific Forum held in Vienna, Austria in Sept 2013

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  • 1. Bioplastics Sustaining a Marine Environment Suresh D. Pillai
  • 2. 21st Century Reality Harnessing E-Beam and X-Ray Technologies to Clean, Heal, and Feed the World , and beyond…
  • 3. 21st Century Reality Harnessing E-Beam and X-Ray Technologies to Clean, Heal, and Feed the World , and beyond…
  • 4. IS THIS ACCEPTABLE? Harnessing E-Beam and X-Ray Technologies to Clean, Heal, and Feed the World , and beyond…
  • 5. We have no place to hide!! Food Safety & Food Quality Environmental Quality ONE-HEALTH Public Health Animal Health Harnessing E-Beam and X-Ray Technologies to Clean, Heal, and Feed the World , and beyond…
  • 6. Plastics Have Changed Our Lives! Harnessing E-Beam and X-Ray Technologies to Clean, Heal, and Feed the World , and beyond…
  • 7. The Need is Urgent • High Performance and multi-functional plastics • Plastics that can degrade in land and water • Plastics made from agricultural wastes Harnessing E-Beam and X-Ray Technologies to Clean, Heal, and Feed the World , and beyond…
  • 8. Bioplastics Environment (Soil, water, compost Marine, sediment) Microbial Degradation Polymer chains with Susceptible linkages CO2 + H2O + cell biomass Harnessing E-Beam and X-Ray Technologies to Clean, Heal, and Feed the World , and beyond…
  • 9. Bioplastics • Bio-based content – Made from renewable biomass sources • Vegetable fats & oils • Starch-based (corn, potato, tree-based cellulose) • Biodegradable under defined conditions • Properties similar to traditional petroleum based plastics • Bioplas Harnessing E-Beam and X-Ray Technologies to Clean, Heal, and Feed the World , and beyond…
  • 10. Technology Driving Bioplastics Electron Beam Technology Harnessing E-Beam and X-Ray Technologies to Clean, Heal, and Feed the World , and beyond…
  • 11. We already have the capability Harnessing E-Beam and X-Ray Technologies to Clean, Heal, and Feed the World , and beyond…
  • 12. Bioplastic Industry value: ~ 3 $ billion Demand (thousand metric tons) 116 242 North America Western Europe 320 Asia/Pacific 347 Harnessing E-Beam and X-Ray Technologies to Clean, Heal, and Feed the World , and beyond… Other Regions
  • 13. Bioplastic Industry Growth Areas Global Bioplastic Production Capacity (%) 4.9 3.5 Asia South America 46.3 Europe 45.1 North America European Bioplastics, 2013 Harnessing E-Beam and X-Ray Technologies to Clean, Heal, and Feed the World , and beyond…
  • 14. Technology Transfer Training and are Key! Harnessing E-Beam and X-Ray Technologies to Clean, Heal, and Feed the World , and beyond…

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