EFIB 2021 – Save the date!

Europe’s Leading Event on Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy | 5–7 October | Hosted in Vienna, Austria

Thank you to all – speakers, participants, sponsors, and partners – who came together to make #EFIB2020 outstanding!

The 13th edition of EuropaBio’s annual EFIB conference provided a platform to shed light on the role bio-based innovation can play with regard to implementing the European Green Deal and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of a green recovery.

EFIB 2020 Highlights

5 fully virtual conference days 
24 live sessions 
100+ inspiring speakers
6 focus topics
305 virtual 1:1 partnering meetings
343 participants from 271 companies
29 countries from around the globe 
31 start-ups in our Start-up Forum
12 poster presentations in our Innovation Campus
pre-conference webinars with 442 participants 

Congratulations to the winners!

Start-Up Forum:
Christopher Kong, Better Nature 
Innovation Campus: 
Sylvain Carcelle, Bioréa (“Continuous airlift fermentation – a new microalgae production technology“)

Three questions with...

Sally Uren, Forum for the Future

Dr Sally Uren OBE spoke during our EFIB 2020 Opening Plenary “How to advance sustainability and bioeconomy as part of a post-COVID green recovery?” and took part in our C-suite panel looking at the post-COVID future from an industry perspective.

We ask her three questions about Forum for the Future, innovative nature-based solutions, and driving trends in sustainability.

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EFIB focus topics


Green. Circular. Sustainable. Learn more


Food, Feed & Nutrition
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Fashion & Textiles
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Financing & Investing
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Materials & Packaging
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Bioprocesses & Technologies
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EFIB 2020 Sponsors and Partners

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