Speakers
Sebastien Bregeaud
Tech Talks (Day 2-3)
Development and Manufacturing Director
Notpla

Sebastien is a seasoned professional with an extensive background in the sustainable packaging and manufacturing industry. With a career spanning over 20 years, Sebastien has played pivotal roles in various organisations, leveraging his expertise to drive innovation and operational excellence.

Currently serving as the Development and Manufacturing Director at Notpla, Sebastien is at the forefront of leading all scale-up activities for this pioneering company. Notpla is renowned for its materials derived from seaweed and plants, offering environmentally friendly packaging solutions that combat plastic waste and environmental harm.

Sebastien's prior experiences include leading the Global Packaging Sustainability team at JDEPeets. His career has been marked by a commitment to sustainable practices and a dedication to delivering high-quality, environmentally friendly products to the market.


Event Introduction
Tech Talks (Day 2-3)
 · 06/27 (Day 3)
Reimagine Food
4.2H - Silk Road Hall
Business Sustainability: The Cost-Experience Balance
14:50
Seaweed as An Alluring Plastic Alternative for Packaging

Unlike biomass materials from land, seaweed can be easily grown on a small scale and harvested quickly. Notpla has developed edible, biodegradable packaging derived from seaweed, which can be used as a direct replacement for common plastic cups and small sauce packets, or can be made into an outer coating of film or cardboard for a variety of food packaging.

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Tech Talks (Day 2-3)
 · 06/27 (Day 3)
Reimagine Food
4.2H - Silk Road Hall
Business Sustainability: The Cost-Experience Balance
15:40
[Panel Discussion] Technology-Driven Sustainable Business Model

Technology will surely provide a solution to environmental problems such as carbon emissions and plastic pollution. What are the challenges to sustainability in business practice? What solutions does technology bring? Taking a look around the world, what advanced sustainable business models are worth learning from?

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