Industrial Biotechnology Showcase is a major business conference in the UK to bring together industry, academia and government agencies working towards a bio-economy
Join us for a stimulating and informative two days in London for the second Industrial Biotechnology Showcase aimed at highlighting innovative companies, new technologies whilst providing a forum for knowledge exchange and networking for the bio-based industries and research institutes.
Organised by the Industrial Biotechnology Leadership Forum (IBLF) delivery team (led by the Knowledge Transfer Network, UK), the IB Showcase is a great opportunity for you to arrange strategic meetings and learn more about the UK strategy and investment profile for Industrial Biotechnology in the UK. There will be keynote presentations from Murray Brown, Global Coordinator, Synthetic Biochemistry, GSK and Jonathan Scurlock, Chief Advisor, Renewable Energy and Climate Change, National Farmer's Union.
The first IB Showcase in 2013 attracted 300 delegates comprising business leaders, funders, academics and policy makers. The second conference will include plenary sessions with industry and academic presentations ending with a speech from the Rt. Hon. Matthew Hancock, MP on the outputs from the ‘Waste to bioeconomy’ Roadmap and the UKs commitment towards driving the bio-economy.
Other confirmed speakers include: David Johnson, Lucite Ltd; Kjartan Sandnes, CEO, Alkymar AS; Christian Griffin-Kemp, CEO, Cellucomp Ltd; Jason King, CEO, Oxford Biotrans; David Randall, R&D Manager, Chemoxy International Ltd; Prakash Korde, MD, ValueForm Ltd; Mike Morris, BEACON, Steve Pearson, CPI; Muriel Dewilde, Biobase Europe; Fabien Deswarte, Biorenewables Development Centre; Arno van de Kant, Bioprocess Pilot Facility; Yvon Le Hénaff, ARD; Steve Skill, Swansea University; Håvard Sletta, SINTEF; John Blacker, Leeds University; Bob Lovitt, Swansea University; Keith Waldron, IFR.
The event will also include:
♣ Exhibition Hall
♣ Technology Showcase
♣ BBSRC Networks in IB & bioenergy showcase
♣ A sample coffee from Biome Bioplastic’s biodegradable coffee pods
♣ NE Europe Pilot Plant workshop
♣ Dragon’s Den style session: The IB Den (if you are a UK SME and want to win a £10k voucher to springboard your business visit the website, deadline 28th November 2014)