During the CarbonZero Global Conference and Exhibition, international leaders from 23 countries will visit the Holcim Innovation Center in Lyon, France.
“Hosting a visit to our Innovation Center will offer key-players of the construction industry the opportunity to gain an insight into how we at Holcim are focusing on circularity and sustainability all along the value chain,” said Dr. Edelio Bermejo, global head of R&D, innovation and intellectual property at Holcim.
By collaborating with leading academic institutions and hundreds of startups to drive innovation and build better with less, Holcim boasts 300 researchers and 300 active patent families balanced across the value chain – all forming the industry’s largest R&D organization. Holcim experts drive cutting-edge research in more than 15 areas, from CO2 reduction to ultra-high strength concrete and 3D printing technologies.
“We are honored to have been invited to hold the event in Lyon and visit Holcim’s industry-leading Innovation Center. Joining efforts in a global approach towards Net Zero is our core focus and our declared mission of CarbonZero as a unique event aimed at international decision makers,” said Beatrice Ene, managing director and head of events for Industry Link, the organizer of CarbonZero.
CarbonZero Global Conference and Exhibition: Alternative Fuels and Raw Materials, Oct. 26-27 in Lyon, will showcase the benefits of using alternative fuels for the cement industry and advocate for implementing a circular and sustainable model by using alternative raw materials that can add to or replace clinker in cement production.