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The go-to event and year round private community for all your bio economy business development needs

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. Now in it’s 15th year, the event attracts over 700 attendees, will include over 100 world-class speakers, and we’ve also added an abundance of high value features to facilitate maximum learning and networking.

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Themes and focus for the 2021 event

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.

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


Showcasing the most innovative bioeconomy start-ups

  • 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

Hear from diverse & engaging speakers, including…


The largest brand audience of any bio event, including...

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Supported by sponsors from around the globe, including...

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Now including exclusive membership to WBM Connect - year round online content and connections new this year!

Co-located with SynBio Markets - focusing on synthetic biology solutions to commercial and sustainability challenges

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