Industrial Biotechnology in Support of the UK Bioeconomy

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28th April 2016, York

The Bio-based and Biodegradable Industries Association (BBIA) and BioVale are organising a workshop bringing together key policy makers, investors, industries, start-ups and research institutes from the industrial biotechnology sector. Supported by BIS, the KTN, IBioiC, and CPI, the workshop aims to identify policy requirements and recommendations to feed into the UK bioeconomy strategy. It will provide insights into the bioeconomy landscape, showcase innovative UK biotech companies, and discuss opportunities and barriers to the development of this sector.

A full programme can be downloaded here: Industrial Biotechnology Workshop in Support of the UK Bioeconomy

Below you can find presentations given at the event:

Andrew Gill – Floreon

Ben Pearcy, Biovale – Industrial Biotechnology: Some Learnings from the Field

Colin Miles, BBSRC – Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy: Introducing the research commissioned by the sponsors

Dan Noakes, CPI – Feedstocks for the emerging Biorefinery

Jason King, Oxford Biotrans – Biocatalytic Routes to Flavours and Fragrances

Joanna Dupont, EuropaBio – Industrial Biotech and the Circular bioeconomy: Challenges and opportunities

Judith Huggan, IBioIC -From concept to commercialisation, enabling bio-based growth

Mariagiovanna Vetere, Natureworks – US Policy and Bio Based products

Paul Thornton, Vireol – Steps to Commercial Biorefining

Pete Metcalf, Wilson Bio-Chemical

Philip Charlton Smith, Ecospray – An introduction

Stefano Facco, Novamont – The bioplastics value chain: a case study of bioeconomy in Italy

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