PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1

8.30 – 9.00 REGISTRATION
9.00 – 9.10 OPENING Mario Bonaccorso (Assobiotec-Federchimica/SPRING)
9.10 – 9.30 WELCOME MESSAGE
KEY NOTES  
9.30 – 9.50 Rafa Cayuela, Dow Chemical
9.50 – 10.10 Philippe Mengal, BBI JU
10.10 – 10.30 Eleni Zika, European Research Council
10.30 – 10.50 Giulia C. Braga, World Bank
10.50 – 11.30 COFFEE BREAK – POSTER SESSION
  BIO-BASED INDUSTRIES Each presentation is scheduled to last 12 minutes Moderator  
11.30 – 11.45 Role of lignin valorization in modern biorefineries Alex Michine, MetGen (Finland)
11.45 – 12.00 Commercializing biosourced commodity chemicals: lessons learned and what’s next Daniel MacEachran, Braskem (Brazil)
12.00 – 12.15
12.15 – 12.30
12.30 – 12.45
12.45 – 13.00
13.00 – 13.15
13.15 – 14.15 NETWORKING LUNCH – POSTER SESSION  
14.15 – 15.00 ROUND TABLE Chair: Gianluca Carenzo (Hub Innovation Trentino)  
The bio-based economy and the Venture Capitals Michael Nettersheim (ECBF), Josko Bobanovic (Sofinnova Partners), Niklas von Weymarn (Metsä Spring)
ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT Moderator: David Chiaramonti (Polytechnic of Turin) B2B – MEETINGS
15.00 – 15.15 Unlocking the potential of biomass: taking your product development from labscale to commercial scale Peter Flippo, BioProcess Facility (Netherlands)
15.15 – 15.30 Michael Tesch, Clariant (Switzerland)
15.30 – 15.45 Mladen Istuk, INA (Croatia)
15.45 – 16.00
16.00 – 16.15
16.15 – 16.30
16.30 – 17.00 COFFEE BREAK – POSTER SESSION  
17.00 – 18.00 ROUND TABLE Moderator: Chris Patermann
The role of National strategies Fabio Fava (Italy), Agata Foks (Poland), Isabella Plimon (Austria), Simão Soares (Portugal), Sarah Hickingbottom (UK)
18.00 Why invest in Italy & Support Services

 

Stefano Nigro (Italian Trade Agency)

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2

8.30 – 9.00 REGISTRATION
9.00 – 9.10 WELCOME MESSAGE
AGROFOOD & NEW BIOMATERIALS Each presentation is scheduled to last 12 minutes Moderator: Fabio Fava (University of Bologna)  
9.15 – 9.30 Stefano Babbini, MOGU (Italy) B2B – MEETINGS
9.30 – 9.45 Fabrizio Calenti, Aquafil (Italy)
9.45 – 10.00 What a tree can do – innovation and fashion from forests Kirsi SeppäläinenStora Enso (Sweden)
10.00 – 10.15 The role of the forest-based sector within the circular bioeconomy Andreas Kleinschmit Von Lengefeld, FCBA French Institute of Technology for Forest-based and Furniture Sectors (France) 
10.15 – 10.30
10.30 – 10.45
10.45 – 11.00  

 

11.00 – 11.15
 
11.15 – 11.45 COFFEE BREAK POSTER SESSION  
 
11.45 – 13.00 ELEVATOR PITCHES Moderator: 
Startupping in the circular bioeconomy
13.00 – 13.10 CLOSING  and Best Poster Award
13.10 – 14.30 NETWORKING LUNCH – POSTER SESSION