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IBioIC Annual Conference 2019

30 January 2019 - 31 January 2019

IBioIC’s is Scotland’s innovation centre for  Industrial Biotechnology.  Their annual conference celebrates the success of the biotechnology industry in Scotland and provides delegates with the networking opportunities needed to drive new collaborations.  Forestry has opportunities relating to industrial biotechnology – not just the main chemical components of wood (cellulose, lignin and hemicellulose) but also the many and varied extractive chemicals with diverse applications.

Provisional programme (check their website for more details, latest updates and registration)

IBioIC Annual Conference 2019
Wednesday 30 and Thursday 31 January, Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow

Wednesday 30 January
10:00 – 11:00 – Registration and Coffee, Sponsored by NCIMB
11:00 – 12.30 Session 1: IB for a Sustainable Future, Supported by Scottish Enterprise and hosted by Lesley Riddoch
12:30 – 14:00 – Lunch Sponsored by GSK
14:00 – 15:30 – Session 2: Established Supply Chains
Track 1: Distilling/Brewers chaired by Alan Kennedy, Diageo
Track 2: Circular Economy Sponsored by EuropaBio chaired by Louise McGregor, Zero Waste Scotland
Track 3: Blue Biotech sponsored by SAMS chaired by Dougie McKenzie, Xanthella
15:30 – 16:00 – Coffee and Networking Break, Sponsored by Biocatalysts
16:00 – 17:30 – Session 3: Emerging Supply Chains
Track 1: Value Chains in Bioprocessing Supported by Scottish Enterprise chaired by Stuart West, Biocatalysts
Track 2: Carbon capture, renewable chemicals and energy
Track 3: Wood Biorefining
17:30 – 19:00 – Civic Reception
19:30 – 23:00 – Dinner at Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum Sponsored by Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Thursday 31 January
09:00 – 10:45 – Session 4: Funding Landscape with Ivan McKee, Minister for Trade Investment and Innovation, Simon Edmonds, UKRI Chief Business Officer, Bio-Based Industries Association, BBSRC NIBB Phase II: Saul Purton, Phyconet (Algae-UK), Michele Stanley, Biomass Biorefinery Network, Nigel Minton, Carbon Recycling (CCNet), Nigel Robinson, Elements of Bioremediation, Biomanufacturing & Bioenergy (E3B),Sonia Heaven, Environmental Biotechnology Network (EBNet) and Ian Graham, High Value Biorenewables (HVB) Network
10:45 – 11:30 – Coffee Break
11:30 – 13:00 – Session 5: Established Supply Chains
Track 1: Distilling/Brewers chaired by Alan Kennedy, Diageo
Track 2: Circular Economy Sponsored by EuropaBio chaired by Louise McGregor, Zero Waste Scotland
Track 3: Blue Biotech sponsored by SAMS chaired by Dougie McKenzie, Xanthella
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 – Session 6: Showcase
Track 1: Spotlight on the PhD programme chaired by Frank Sargent
Track 2: Members’ Showcase chaired by Neil Parry, Unilever
15:00 – 15:40 – Session 7: IB for a Sustainable Future with Chris Goodall
15:40 – 16:00 – SCI reception
16:00 – 17:30 – SCI Scotland Group Tennant Award Lecture

Details

Start:
30 January 2019
End:
31 January 2019
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Website:
http://www.ibioic.com/news_and_events/annual_conference/d1137/

Organizer

IBioIC
Website:
http://www.ibioic.com

Venue

Technology & Innovation Centre (Glasgow)
99 George Street
Glasgow, G1 1RD United Kingdom
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