FINANCING BIOECONOMY

INNOVATIONS

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22 NOV | BRUSSELS

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Bioeconomy experts will discuss current hot topics, crucial challenges and ground-breaking opportunities in the field.

Kevin O’Connor  (UCD & BioPlastech)
Marijn Rijkers
Dáša Mamrillová

9:45 - 10:05

TOPIC #1 BIO-TIC to Model Demonstrator Regions: The European and Regional strategy for bioeconomy investments

Lyndsey Starr

ROBOX will demonstrate the techno-economic viability of bio-transformations of four types of robust oxidative enzymes
BioLinX supports participants in the 7th Framework Programme (FP7) and Horizon 2020 (H2020) projects in commercializing their innovative ideas and connects them to markets and regional networks
VALUEMAG project proposes a revolutionary, innovative, and eco-friendly solution to significantly reduce  the associated costs, and thus building more efficient microalgae-based bio-refinery systems
The BIO-TIC project goals are: driving technological innovation and building solid foundations for a growing industrial biotechnology sector in the EU

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ABOUT THE EVENT

Paolo Lascola

PNO EXPERTS

Filippo Giancarlo Martinelli

Our innovation and funding experts will help you develop your idea and explore new opportunities in the bioeconomy.

FILIPPO GIANCARLO MARTINELLI

Barbara Bendaoud

BARBARA BENDAOUD

Define. Develop. Get funded. Maximise impact. Four key steps on the road to innovation success.

If you are interested in how your bioeconomy innovations can take off, scale and get funded, join us at the first BIOECONFIN event on 22 November in Brussels. PNO Consultants, a key partner in innovation and funding, gathers top innovators and bioeconomy experts to guide you through the first steps in this complex world. You will have the chance to gain understanding of the crucial challenges and groundbreaking opportunities in the field, and to see good examples of overcoming hurdles and maximising impact.

And that’s not all! BIOECONFIN also offers a free possibility for a 1-on-1 meeting with one of the bioeconomy experts, who can advise you on how to advance your project. 

REGISTRATION

KEYNOTE #1 EU legislation and its effect on the supply of the bioeconomy

Juliette Jacques

10:10 - 10:30

10:35 - 10:55

TOPIC #2 BioLinX to BiOpen: catalysing, developing and funding innovative projects

Barbara Bendaoud

11:00 - 11:20

KEYNOTE #2 From Academia to Entrepreneurship via innovation

Kevin O'Connor

11:50 - 12:10

KEYNOTE #3 Biobased value chains – how to valorize and implement

Marijn Rijkers

11:25 - 11:45

TOPIC #3 ROBOX to VALUEMAG: Stakeholder Analysis from LAB to PILOT

Arjen van Kampen

12:40 - 13:00

KEYNOTE #4 Investing in large scale bioeconomy operations in the REDII era

Dáša Mamrillová

12:15 - 12:35

TOPIC #4 BIOSKOH: Big Biorefineries for pan-EU replication - biomass and brownfield location mapping

Savvina Loutatidou

13:05 - 13:15

CLOSING WORD

Filippo Giancarlo Martinelli

13:15 - 14:15

LUNCH

AGENDA

BIOECONFIN offers you the opportunity to discuss your innovative ideas and funding opportunities with one of our experts.

NOTE! Each meeting will last 30 minutes. There is a total of 24 meetings available. The meetings are assigned on a 'first come, first served' basis. There are only few places left!

PROJECTS

THE VENUE

free 1-on-1 meetings with bioeconomy experts

DÁSA MARMILLOVÁ

MARIJN RIJKERS 

BIOSKOH is a flagship research project to demonstrate a first of its kind commercial-scale second generation biorefinery.
The BiOPEN project is a specialised consortium made up of five European bio-based clusters, three open innovation expert companies, and one research centre.

The event features:

  • four keynote speakers from leading bioeconomy stakeholders
  • experiences in financing from top BIO projects throughout Europe
  • possibility for networking within the bioeconomy community
  • the possibility for 1-on-1 talks with sector experts on how to help your innovations to advance.
Arjen van Kampen
Lyndsey Starr

ARJEN VAN KAMPEN

LYNDSEY STARR

Frederik Vandecasteele

FREDERIK VANDECASTEELE

Patrizia Circelli

PATRIZIA CIRCELLI 

Jamel Bouzenzana

JAMEL BOUZENZANA

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Avenue de la Joyeuse Entrée 1 (4th floor), 1040, Brussels, Belgium

These projects have received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreements 709557, 65269 and 745719.

9:30 - 9:45

Filippo Giancarlo Martinelli

OPENING WORD

14:15- 16:15

1-ON-1 MEETINGS

PNO experts

Join us on 22 November and use this opportunity to understand trends and build your network within the bioeconomy community. See you in Brussels!

JULIETTE JACQUES

DIRECTIONS

  • From Airport: Shuttle Bus, stop Schuman Square.
  • From Central Train Station (Gare Centrale): Main metro line number 1 or 5, direction Stockel or Herrmann-Debroux.
  • From South Train Station (Gare du Midi): change at Art-Loui / Kunst-Wet for Main metro line number 1 or 5, direction Stockel or Herrmann-Debroux (as above).
  • By Car: please note that there is a limited number of on-street parking opportunities nearby, so you can consider leaving your car at one of the following parking lots (both of them are in walking distance from the venue)
    • Parking Thon: Rue de Trèves 120, 1040 Brussel – Bruxelles (Open 24/24 and 7d/7, phone: +32 2 432 80 10)
    • Interparking Loi (Brussels): Rue de la Loi 85 Brussels (Closest entrance to our office, open Monday – Friday 06:30 - 22:00)
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