Vilnius being the host city, the programme will follow Eastern European Summer Time (EEST).

The programme which brings together the community that enables the industry to deliver, including the researchers, policy makers, academia, regulators, global organisations and local leaders that build the framework for a sustainable society. 

LBTA Scientific Symposium

‘Gene editing – from research to industry’

13:00 – 17:00 at the Life Science Center

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EFIB´22 Pre-Forum Cocktail

18:30 – 20:30 in the Exhibition area of EFIB 2022

Pre-EFIB VIP Networking event

Invite-only

1-to-1 Partnering meetings

12:00 – 18:00

Morning sessions

Opening Plenary

Next generation economies: Industrial biotechnology for a sustainable society

09:00 – 10:15

Room Alfa

Welcome and keynote presentations

Chair

Trish Malarkey, DSM

 

Welcome Address and Introduction

Claire Skentelbery, EuropaBio

Tomas Andrejauskas, Lithuanian Biotechnology Association

 

Opening Video Statement

Virginijus Sinkevičius, European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries

 

Keynotes

Virginijus Šikšnys, Vilnius University

Kristin Schreiber, DG GROW, European Commission

 

Lithuanian Ministerial Address

Aušrinė Armonaitė, Minister of the Economy and Innovation of the Republic of Lithuania

10:15 – 10:45

Networking Break

10:45 – 12:00

Room Alfa

Video Statement

Thierry Breton, European Commissioner for Internal Market

 

Industry Keynote & Panel discussion

 

Industry Keynote

Trish Malarkey, DSM

 

Panel

Rasmus von Gottberg, Genomatica

Kristin Thompson, eureKARE

Thomas Canova, Solvay

Tomas Andrejauskas, Lithuanian Biotechnology Association

12:00 – 13:00

Networking lunch

Afternoon sessions

13:00 – 14:30

Room Alfa

Food, Feed & Nutrition

Bio-based innovation for food system transformation

Chair

Friederike Grosse-Holz, Blue Horizon

 

Speakers

Elke Duwenig, BASF

Seren Kell, Good Food Institute Europe

Anne Arink, DSM

Patrick Lorenz, BRAIN Biotech

Jan van Schwamen, Formo

Wolfgang Gelbmann, EFSA

13:00 – 14:30

Room Zeta

Executive Roundtable

EuropaBio´s Executive Roundtable brings together Members and invited guests for a discussion on key recommendations to deliver a competitive bioeconomy, developed for the EFIB Vilnius Statement.

14:30 – 15:15

Networking break

15:15 – 16:45

Room Alfa

Session sponsor:

Olon

Bioprocesses & Technologies

Showcasing advances in manufacturing

Chair

Merja Penttilä, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

 

Speakers

Gerald Hofmann, Olon

Tiphaine Clément, Toulouse White Biotechnology

Linda Dijkshoorn, EV Biotech

Laurynas Karpus, Biomatter Designs

Julius Muno, Scientific Bioprocessing

15:15 – 16:45

Room Lambda

Session sponsor:

Abolis

Flavors & fragrances

Innovation and market for biotechnology alternatives

Chair

Filippo Giancarlo Martinelli, MAGFI

 

Speakers

Cyrille Pauthenier, Abolis

Kirsten Steinbusch, DAB.bio

Julio Boza, HTBA

Ildar Nisamedtinov, Lallemand

17:00 – 18:00

Room Alfa

Start-up hour

Chair

Cindy Gerhardt, Planet B.io

 

Advisory panel

Friederike Grosse-Holz, Blue Horizon

Daniela Arruda Costa, Capricorn Partners

Philip Mertens, DSM Venturing

 

Pitching Companies

Jan Pieter van Tilburg, Nature’s Principles

Bernd Everaert, AmphiStar

Renaldas Urniezius, Cumulatis & Benas Kemėšis, Cumulatis

Wolfgang Sommeregger, Qubicon

Petri-Jaan Lahtvee, äio tech

EFIB´22 Networking Reception

19:00 – 22:00 at Vilnius Town Hall

(Organised walk from the Radisson Blu Lietuva to the Vilnius Town Hall at 18:30 or shuttle transfer from 18:50)

1-to-1 Partnering meetings

09:00 – 16:00

Morning sessions

09:00 – 10:15

Room Alfa

09:00 – 10:15

Room Lambda

Sustainable Biomaterials

Perspectives on a circular plastics economy

Chair

Ludo Diels, VITO

 

Speakers

François de Bie, TotalEnergies Corbion

Christian Lenges, IFF

Alain Marty, Carbios & Anne Stenbæk, Novozymes

Giulia Gregori, Novamont

10:15 – 11:00

Networking Break

11:00 – 12:15

Room Alfa

Session sponsor:

Corbion

Building blocks of the circular economy

Focus on feedstocks for the future

Chair

Harald Ruijssenaars, Corbion

 

Speakers

Babette Pettersen, LanzaTech

Peep Pitk, Fibenol

Zsófia Kádár, Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant

Christophe Luguel, Bioeconomy For Change

11:00 – 12:15

Room Zeta

EuropaBio SME BioForum

Driving the Green Transition

The SME BioForum brings together SMEs at EFIB to discuss key challenges for their successful growth and create recommendations for policy and regulation. The BioForum welcomes non-SME observers, subject to space.

 

Chair

Claire Skentelbery, EuropaBio

 

Topic moderators

12:15 – 13:30

Networking lunch

Afternoon plenary

13:30 – 15:00

Room Alfa

Outlook on biotechnology innovation and regulation

Chair

Annemiek Verkamman, HollandBIO

 

Presentation of EFIB Vilnius Statement & Biomanufacturing future

Claire Skentelbery, EuropaBio

 

Panel debate with

Rob van der Meij, Capricorn Partners

Adrian Leip, DG RTD, European Commission

Nicoló Giacomuzzi-Moore, Circular Bio-based Europe Joint Undertaking (CBE JU)

Juozas Olekas, European Parliament

Claire Skentelbery, EuropaBio

 

Handover to EFIB 2023 host

Closing reception in the Exhibition hall

15:00 – 16:00

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