IBioIC - The Journey’s Started

  • Beacon Event

    IBioIC - The Journey’s Started

    Thursday, 22nd January 2015

    Thursday 22nd January 2015

    INVOVO Building, 121 George Street, Glasgow

    2014 has been a significant year for the IB sector in Scotland. Having been identified as a key growth area, the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre, was launched to promote and facilitate collaboration within industry and academia, to drive innovation, find commercial application for new technology and ideas, and support projects that bring biotechnology closer to industrialisation.

    This conference is set to be our largest event to date and will provide a multidisciplinary forum for industrialists, educators, thought leaders, students and researchers to meet, present and discuss the impact of IBioIC activity over 2013/14 and demonstrate the capabilities and possibilities that exist for Scottish IB!

    With keynote addresses from:

    Jim Philp, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
    Joanna Dupont-Inglis, Director for Industrial Biotechnology, EuropaBio
    Ian Shott, Chairman, IBioIC
    Other conference highlights will include:

    A showcase of our Leading members, featuring case studies and the value add of their IBioIC membership to date
    Industrial upskilling - the launch of the IBioIC collaborative MSc in IB and PhD studentships programme
    Exhibition opportunities
    Poster sessions - from industrialists, academics and our new cohort of PhD students
    Networking opportunities throughout the day
    Discussions on the five themes of IB demonstrating the capabilities of Scottish IB in 1: sustainable feedstocks, 2:biotransformations, 3: synthetic biology, 4: downstream processing, 5: integrated bioprocessing

    Registration and Draft Programme