3rd edition

TWB® Start-Up Day

“Bioproduction for sustainability”

6 February 2020 – Toulouse, France


Programme

For this 3rd edition, TWB® START-UP DAY “Bioproduction for Sustainability” will gather almost 250 start-uppers, investors, actors in industrial biotechnology for incredible talks around four major questions:

  • Which markets for a more sustainable world?
  • Investing in sustainability: what does it mean?
  • Technologies and sustainability: explore uncharted territories?
  • How to keep sustainability at the heart of start-up development?

8h30

Registration & Welcoming coffee

9h

Welcoming introduction

9h15

Sustainable development: how start-upers are providing the necessary fast track adaptation 
Didier Miraton (La Combe)

9h45

Which markets for a more sustainable world?
Susan Schofer (Modern Meadow), Nicolas Sordet (Afyren), Silas Villas-Boas (Green Spot Technologies)

10h20

Coffee break

10h50

Investing in sustainability: what does it mean?
Nicolas Auber (Five Seasons Ventures), Thomas Grotkjær (Novo Holdings), Michael Krel (Sofinnova), Majdi Najah (Demeter)

11h30

Technologies and sustainability: explore uncharted territories?
David Daude (Gene&GreenTK), Kirsten Herben-Steinbusch (DAB), Markus Pompejus (BASF), Vincent Tournier (CARBIOS)

12h15

Networking Lunch

14h15

iGEM 2021 and Synthetic Biology: Engineering progress towards sustainable development
Randy Rettberg (iGEM Foundation)

14h45

Pitch me your biotech start-up! (TWB Award 2020)
Pre-selected start-ups : Fungus Sapiens, FR. ; Glowee, FR. ; Hoekmine BV, NL ; Octarine BIO, DK ; Zymoptiq, FR.

15h45

How to keep sustainability at the heart of start-up development?
Panel discussion: Jérémie Blache (Pili), Quentin Faucret (ResiCare by Michelin), Ludwig Goris (Capricorn Venture Partners), Lorie Hamelin (TBI-Make our planet great again), Patrice Sellès (Biotalys)

16h30

TWB Award 2020 – Closing

16h45 – 18h45

Networking Cocktail – Offered by Agence d’Attractivité Toulouse Métropole

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Venue

Toulouse Business School (TBS)
20 boulevard Lascrosses
31068 Toulouse
France

Business district: Compans-Caffarelli
Metro station: Compans-Caffarelli
Bus shuttle service from/to Toulouse-Blagnac airport

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