PROGRAM

DRAFT TO BE CONFIRMED

9.00 – 9.30

REGISTRATION

   

9.30 – 10.00

OPENING

Mario Bonaccorso (Cluster SPRING/Assobiotec)

 
 

WELCOME MESSAGE

Achille Spinelli (Councilor for Economic Development, Province of Trento)

Vannia Gava (Undersecretary for Ecological Transition, Italian Government) online

 

10.00

KEY NOTES

 

 

       
  From conceptualization to execution: how partnerships are delivering sustainability impacts in materials

Mercedes Alonso, Neste (Finland)

 
 

A Green Deal for the planet: the role of frontier research

Eleni Zika, European Research Council, online

 
  Bio-based chemistry in the Green Deal and Ecological Transition

Rafael Cayuela, Dow (USA), online

 

11.00 – 11.30

COFFEE BREAK – POSTER SESSION ONLINE

   

 

BIO-BASED INDUSTRIES Each presentation is scheduled to last 10 minutes

Moderator: Giovanni Sannia (University of Naples Federico II)

 

11.30

Looking to the future of BBI JU: CBE JU, the new partnership contributing to the EU Green Deal

Philippe Mengal, BBI JU

 

11.45

Closing the carbon loop – the role of bioplastics in a climate-neutral, circular bioeconomy

Joanna Dupont-Inglis, European Bioplastics, online

 

12

Bio-based Nylon 6: when bioeconomy meets circular economy

 

Mattia Comotto, Aquafil (Italy)

 

 

12.15

Circular bioeconomy: regeneration must start from soil

Fabio Sagnelli,  Novamont (Italy)

 

12.30

Zero waste” Biorefinery: Reality or Dream?

 

Alex Michine, MetGen (Finland)

 

12.45

Instruments needed to turn the chemical industry into biobased

Ylwa Alwarsdotter, Sekab (Sweden)

 

13

The key role of start-ups in the new biorefineries generation in Europe

Christophe Luguel, IAR Cluster (France)

 
       

13.15 – 14.30

NETWORKING LUNCH – POSTER SESSION ONLINE

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.30

ROUND TABLE

Moderator: Maurizio Bettiga (LGCA)

 

How to finance the circular bioeconomy

Josko Bobanovic (Sofinnova, France), Ludwig Goris (Capricorn Venture, Belgium), Stephane Roussel  (European Circular Bioeconomy Fund), Niklas von Weymarn (Metsa Spring, Finland, online), Manfred Kircher (Kadib)

 
 

 

 

B2B – MEETINGS

15.30 – 15,40 The time is now: incentives & funds to support the green economy revolution  Katiuscia Terrazzani (Ayming, Italy)

15.40 – 16.00

Start-ups pitches

 

16.00 – 16.30

COFFEE BREAK – POSTER SESSION ONLINE

 

16.30 – 17.30

ROUND TABLE

Moderator: Chris Patermann

 

Scale-up the bioeconomy

Peter Flippo (BPF), Hendrik Waegemann (BBEPP), Ludo Diels (Vito Belgium), Patrizia Circelli (CiaoTech) online, Philippe Mengal (BBI JU)

  Key note speech: Bending the Carbon Curve while creating a new Circular Carbon Economy Jennifer Holmgren, LanzaTech (USA), online
     
     

17.45

CLOSING REMARKS

and Networking cocktail

 

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1

9.00

REGISTRATION

   
 

WELCOME MESSAGE

   

9.30

AGROFOOD & NEW BIOMATERIALS Each presentation is scheduled to last 10 minutes

Moderator: Fabio Fava (University of Bologna)

 

  AI + Biology for sustainable chemicals

Simao Soares, SilicoLife (Portugal)

B2B – MEETINGS

 

Sustainable fabrics from citrus juice by-products

Enrica Arena, Orange Fiber (Italy)

  The continuous evolution of Bazancourt-Pomacle site rooted in the commitment and vision of pioneering farmers 

Jean-Marie Chauvet, Foundation Johan de Bohan (France)

  From food scraps to new highly valuable resources  for human wellbeing

Elena Sgaravatti, Planta Rei Biotech (Italy)

  Novel biobased value chains for Europe – developed and demonstrated by GRACE

Andreas Kiesel, University of Hohenheim (Germany), online

  Enough protein to feed a world sustainably

Paul Hudman, Enough (Scotland) online

  Beer made with bread

Emanuela Barbano, Biova (Italy) online

  The growing of bioeconomy on a mountain territory: examples of joint initiative between research, agriculture and industry. Silvia Silvestri, Edmund Mach Foundation (Italy)

11.00 – 11.30

COFFEE BREAK POSTER SESSION ONLINE

 

 

   

11.30 – 12.30

ROUND TABLE

Moderator: Luca Mion (HIT)

 

How to connect  value chains in the circular bioeconomy

George Sakellaris (BioEast Bioeconomy Hub) online, Jukka Kantola (World Bioeconomy Forum) online, Luca Lovatti (Melinda), Luca Fiori (University of Trento), Francesco Gasperi (Habitech)

12.30 – 13.00

CLOSING  and Best Poster Award

   

13.00 – 14.00

NETWORKING LUNCH – POSTER SESSION ONLINE