World Bio Markets

March 20 to 22, 2018 - Amsterdam, the Netherlands

World Bio Markets

Dedicated to the industry, World Bio Markets brings together expert speakers from across the value chain for three full days of networking and learning.

World Bio Markets will featured distinguished C-level speakers including:

  • Gustavo Sergi, Renewable Chemicals Business Director, Braskem
  • Patrick Schiffers, Chief Executive Officer, Synvina
  • Sean Sutcliffe, Chief Executive Officer, Green Biologics
  • Christophe Schilling, CEO & Co-Founder, Genomatica
  • Jim Macias, President and CEO, Fulcrum Bioenergy
  • Len Humphreys, Chief Executive Officer, Licella
  • Ales Bulc, Managing Director, Global Bioenergies GmbH
  • Reyna Bryan, Director of Strategy, Elk Packaging
  • Joachim Schulze, Managing Director, EW Biotech
  • Philippe Mengal, Executive Director, Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU)

Agenda Highlights

  • What role does bio-based play within the circular economy?
  • Supporting and regulating a sustainable bio-economy
  • A look at the investment landscape: what are the opportunities and challenges?
  • Building a leading position in the bio-economy
  • How is sustainability becoming the new normal?
  • Is bio-based the right cure for our addiction to fossil oil?
  • Enabling the ongoing success of the bio-economy.
  • The end user’s view: the importance of a secure and sustainable supply chain
  • Efficient and sustainable production of agricultural feedstocks
  • Forest resources: Europe’s underutilised source of bio-mass
  • Moving bio-mass economically
  • Panel discussion: Bringing the whole value chain together
  • Working with partners across a complex value chain
  • Finding the right chemical platforms and building blocks for your business
  • Partnering for competitive advantage
  • Getting the most out of investments and partnerships to expand your business at the right time
  • Producing cost-advantaged building blocks and polymers for cheaper production
  • Introducing efficiencies and cost savings to compete on price and performance
  • Creating an affordable aternative for injection moulded plastics
  • Competing with fossil-based chemicals
  • From pilot plant to commercial scale: reducing the time to market
  • Enzymatic PET recycling processes: enabling the circular economy
  • Knowing your market: what need are you serving?
  • Gaining market access for bio-based materials
  • Achieving proof of concept on an industrial scale