EFIB: European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy, Brussels, Belgium
The EFIB 2019 programme covers the future of materials, food and feed, industrial processes in three major tracks on conference day 1 of the conference. On conference day 2 further topics include the usage of novel feedstocks such as CO2 or waste as a resource for bio-based processes. The dynamic political landscape from Brexit in UK to the growing innovation power of China will be discussed as well in an own track on global bioeconomies. A plenary session on Day 2 will also discuss the challenge of establishing a sustainable financing environment and of integrating industrial biotechnology and bioeconomy companies in financial categories which try to map sustainable businesses.
The conference will also offer a lively exhibition, a Start-up Village and a new “The Taste of the Future”-evening reception, providing product samples and tastings of novel food products, a guided tour through the innovation areas and start-up pitches.