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 Welcome Reception

18:30 – 20:30 at the Radisson Blu Lietuva Hotel (Skybar)

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 – 10:00

Room Alfa

Welcome and keynote presentations

Moderator:

Trish Malarkey, DSM

Speakers:

Claire Skentelbery & Agnes Borg, EuropaBio

Virginijus Šikšnys, University of Vilnius

Kirstin Schreiber, European Commission

10:00 – 10:30

Networking Break

10:30 – 12:00

Room Alfa

12:00 – 13:00

Networking lunch

Afternoon sessions

13:00 – 14:30

Room Alfa

Food, feed & nutrition

Bio-based innovation for food system transformation

Speakers:

Elke Duwenig, BASF

Seren Kell, Good Food Institute Europe

Patrick Lorenz, BRAIN Biotech

Roman Plewka, Formo

13:00 – 14:30

Room Zeta

Executive Roundtable

EuropaBio’s Executive Round table brings together Members and invited guests for a discussion on key recommendations to deliver a competitive bioeconomy, developed for the EFIB Vilnius Statement. The Statement will be delivered during EFIB’s 2nd day with a dedicated Brussels meeting on 30 November.

14:30 – 15:15

Networking break

15:15 – 16:45

Room Alfa

Session sponsor:

Olon

Bioprocesses & Technologies

Showcasing advances in manufacturing

Moderator:

Merja Pentillä, VTT 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

Moderator:

Filippo Giancarlo Martinelli, Abolis

Speakers:

Ildar Nisamedtinov, Lallemand

Further speakers to be announced soon

17:00 – 18:00

Room Alfa

Start-up hour

Moderator:

Cindy Gerhardt, Planet B.io

Advisory panel:

Friederike Grosse-Holz, Blue Horizon

Daniela Arruda Costa, Capricorn Partners

Philip Mertens, DSM Venturing

Evening Networking Reception

19:00 – 22:00 at Vilnius Town Hall

1-to-1 Partnering meetings

09:00 – 16:00

Morning sessions

09:00 – 10:30

Room Alfa

09:00 – 10:30

Room Lambda

Sustainable Biomaterials

Perspectives on a circular plastics economy

Moderator:

Ludo Diels, VITO

Speakers:

François de Bie, TotalEnergies Corbion

Christian Lenges, IFF

Alain Marty, Carbios

Anne Stenbæk, Novozymes

Giulia Gregori, Novamont

10:30 – 11:00

Networking Break

11:00 – 12:30

Room Alfa

Session sponsor:

Corbion

Building blocks of the circular economy

Focus on feedstocks for the future

Moderator:

Marcel Wubbolts, Corbion

Speakers:

Babette Pettersen, LanzaTech

Robert Bischof, Lenzing

Peep Pitk, Fibenol

11:00 – 12:30

Room Zeta

EuropaBio SME BioForum

Driving the Green Transition

The SME BioForum invites all SMEs at EFIB to discuss key challenges for their successful growth and create recommendations for policy and regulation. Integrated into EuropaBio’s advocacy voice for SMEs throughout the year, the BioForum is the voice for biotechnology innovation in Europe.

12:30 – 14:00

Networking lunch

Afternoon plenary

14:00 – 15:30

Room Alfa

Presentation of EFIB Vilnius Statement

Claire Skentelbery, EuropaBio Director General

 

Outlook on biotechnology innovation and regulation
& Handover to EFIB 2023 host

Moderator:

Timen van Haaster, HollandBIO

Closing panel:

Rob van der Meij, Capricorn Partners

Adrian Leip, European Commission

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

Juozas Olekas, European Parliament

Closing reception and outlook to EFIB 2023

15:30 – 16:30

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