World Bio Markets is the only event that focuses entirely on the commercialisation of the bio economy. We connect brands and retailers across a range of chemical, material and product industries to the entire value chain to collaboratively drive change through commercially viable innovation.
Themes and focus for the 2020 event
SCALE-UP & PROCESS TECH
Technical discussions focused on cutting edge bio-based chemical,
material and product manufacturing. Insights
into the key efficiencies, opportunities and challenges
available both now and in the future.
In an era of fast capital, how is the world of investment navigated? How are the correct processes, applications, partners and end-markets selected? What funding models work, and which ones don’t?
Hear from, and interact with, brands both large and small to gain a real world understanding of where bio-based and other sustainable materials and products fit into their current and future sustainability strategies.
Be inspired by the freshest ideas from the most dynamic and inspiring start-ups. Make unexpected connections and learn, as potential investors and partners delve into the details to help form more robust business plans.
MAKING A MARKET
Taking you on the journey from lab to market in some of the most exciting verticals:• Plastics • Packaging • Coatings & Resins • Apparel & Textiles • Biodesign & Future Materials • Homecare & Domestics • Cosmetics & Personal Care
World Bio Markets 2019 was a real source of inspiration. Meetings were well organized and productive, my only problem was the impossibility to attend all sessions, next year I'll bring more people.
Antoine Gouteyron, Technology R&D Manager, Cosmo International Ingredients
World Bio Markets event is a real opportunity to be updated about the new technologies/materials, the advantages, issues and challenges in this field, and of course is a great way to make contacts.
Audrey Galvan, Product Risk Specialist, Swatch Group
This event was a perfect occasion to meet all the participants to the value chain of the green market approach and to share the different visions to achieve the same results of a sustainable future for us and our children.
Antonio Amico, Downstream R&D Product Technology Manager, ENI SpA
What has been possible to produce from oil, is now doable based on biomass. World Bio Markets shows the technologies and business models leading to this new carbon-neutral economy.
Sulev Alajoe, Director of Regional Business Development in West Estonia, Estonian Investment Agency
World Bio Markets gives an opportunity to hear from and network with delegates from large brands to small start-ups from across the bioeconomy with a common goal of a more sustainable future.
Joyce Bennett, Project Manager, DETOX Project, University of York
World Bio Markets offers for participants the right number and size of industries due to its medium-size, and thus enables many dedicated discussion and a good overview of the main players in the field of bio-based industries.
Tim Börner, Scientist, Nestlé Research
The conference is interesting both on a professional level to meet players from other industries and do business, but also on a personal level because it makes us think about the way we consume.
Lea Ortiz-Bustinza, Marketing Manager, Leaf
The event provides an excellent opportunity to stay up-to-date with the broader biobased industry and provides excellent networking opportunities across the biobased value chain.
Floris Buijzen, Product Market Manager, Total Corbion PLA