Florian Graichen

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About

As Science Leader – Biopolymers and Chemicals my goal is to bring Scion’s Biopolymer and Green Chemicals disciplines together and to develop and influence commercial solutions for Scion’s forest industry and other sector clients.

Qualifications

  • PhD in Chemistry (Dr. rer. nat), University of Regensburg, Germany
  • Diploma in Chemistry (Dipl. Chem. univ), University of Regensburg, Germany

Research capabilities

  • Organic chemistry
  • Functionalized biobased materials for performance materials, chemicals & coatings
  • Industrially relevant bioderived chemicals and polymers
  • Integration of biobased products into a biorefinery/bioeconomy
  • Development of speciality polymers/materials
  • Light weight/self-healing materials for ballistic protection
  • Polymer based drug delivery

Selected papers

Polymeric materials, by Graichen, Florian Hans Maximilian, Leita, Benjamin Aldo, O’Shea, Michael Shane, from PCT Int. Appl. (2011), WO2011066616 (A1) ― 2011-06-09

Polyurethanes, by Ercole, Francesca; Graichen, Florian Hans Maximilian; Kyi, Stella; O'Shea, Michael Shane; Warden, Andrew Charles, from PCT Int. Appl. (2009), WO WO2009127012 (A1) ― 2009-10-22

Modified condensation polymers, by Graichen, Florian Hans Maximilian; Kyi, Stella; O'Shea, Michael Shane; Peeters, Gary, from PCT Int. Appl. (2009), WO 2009127011 A1 20091022

Condensation polymers, by Graichen, Florian Hans Maximilian; O'Shea, Michael Shane; Peeters, Gary; Warden, Andrew Charles, from PCT Int. Appl. (2009), WO2009127009 (A1) ― 2009-10-22

Condensation polymers with modified properties, by Graichen, Florian Hans Maximilian; O'Shea, Michael Shane; Peeters, Gary; Warden, Andrew Charles, from PCT Int. Appl. (2009), WO2009127010 (A1) ― 2009-10-22

Bio-aromatics: The future of the industry? Florian H. M. Graichen, 13th ICIS World Aromatics & Derivatives Conference, Berlin, Germany, 18/19 November 2014

Intensification of Bioprocesses: Increased Performance with less cost; F. H. M. Graichen, H. De Wever, W. Van Hecke, and K. Vanbroekhoven; European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology - EFIB 2013; Brussels, Belgium, 30.09. to 02.10.2013

New opportunities in renewable polymer and functional materials; F. H. M. Graichen, M. S. O'Shea, B. A. Leita, G. Peeters, CSIRO Cutting Edge Symposium on Chemical/Biological Conversion of Renewables to Biofuels and Bioproducts, Melbourne, Australia, 13-15 November 2012

Circular Value Chains; Invited Lecture - Sino-European Collaboration/EU-Jiangsu Cluster Forum – on behalf of European Chemical Regions Network; Florian H.M.Graichen, June 2014  
Will bio-aromatics allow for a 100 % green chemistry soon? VITO annual report 2013; Florian H.M. Graichen and Marjorie Dubreuil; 2014
 
Dual Perspective – thoughts on the biobased economy; Interview with Agro and Chemie; Sjoerd Kuipers and Florian H.M. Graichen; July 2013