EFIB 2010 Highlights

Around 500 delegates from 266 companies
32 countries and 5 continents represented
30 companies in the Start-up Village from 10 countries
27 exhibitors
815 one-to-one partnering meetings
483 #EFIB2019 tweets during the conference
13 tracks on topics
such as bio-based plastics and industrial processes, food, feed and nutrition, textile and fashion, novel feedstocks, national bioeconomy strategies, the interlinkage between bioeconomy and circular economy, the contribution of industrial biotechnology to establishing a healthy and sustainable planet, the area of new funds, accelerators and incubators to finance the bioeconomy, among others.
80+ speakers
20 poster presentations on innovative scientific approaches
2 prizes awarded to young innovators
54 projects and products showcased in themed innovation areas
“Get a taste of the future”
themed evening reception with a guided tour, product tastings and samples, and one-minute start-up pitches
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Event impressions

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Evening Reception

EFIB took networking to the next level with a themed evening reception in the exhibition.

1 October 2019, 18:15–20:00

The evening reception showcased product samples and tastings of novel bio-based products, a guided tour through the innovation areas and start-up pitches.

Start-up Village: Innovators at #EFIB2019

The START-UP VILLAGE@EFIB was a central meeting point in the exhibition area, bringing together innovative young businesses with investors as well as industrial corporations.

It offered 30 founders who are active in industrial biotechnology and bioeconomy strong visibility among the international 500+ EFIB attendees, representing sector stakeholders from companies, academics, SMEs, investors, policy makers, NGOs and media.

THE VILLAGE SHOWCASED START-UPS IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
Start-up village @EFIB

Poster Exhibition

CONGRATULATIONS TO THOMAS GASSLER, UNIVERSITY OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND LIFE SCIENCES, VIENNA FOR BEING AWARDED THE PRIZE OF THE BEST POSTER PRESENTATION AT EFIB 2019

Poster prize jury:

  • Marcel Van Berkel, Vice President Sugar Delta, Biobased Delta
  • Sarah Hickingbottom, CEO, BioVale
  • Klaus Pellengahr, General Manager, Novozymes Berlin GmbH
  • Patricia Osseweijer, Professor in Biotechnology and Society, TU Delft
  • Kevin O’Connor, Head of Microbiology, University College Dublin

Thomas Gassler and Michael Egermeier from the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

More impressions from previous EFIB editions

EFIB 2018 in Toulouse, France
EFIB 2017 in Brussels, Belgium
EFIB 2016 in Glasgow, Scotland
EFIB 2015 in Brussels, Belgium