The 7th edition of IFIB - Italian Forum on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioeconomy is organized by Assobiotec, the Italian Association for the development of biotechnology which is part of the national Federation of Chemical Industry (Federchimica), together with Innovhub-SSI, the Italian Green Chemistry Cluster SPRING and Lazio Innova – aimed at strengthening the bioeconomy network in the Euro-Mediterranean area and to promote partnerships.
The focus of the Forum is biotechnology, as provider of new resources for industries.
It is organized into round tables and sessions devoted to specific sub-sectors of industrial biotechnology: circular economy, energy and biorefineries, agro-food, life-sciences, policies on industrial biotech and bioeconomy, bio-based industries; involving international speakers coming from key sector’s players: BInCanada, CLIB2021, Novamont, NextSteppe USA etc. The workshop will also include a session dedicated to shared pilot facilities within the EU project European Smart Pilots.
IFIB2017 will take place on 5th - 6th October 2017 in Rome and will be structured with a conference, partnering event, poster session and startup on stage.