4th edition – Full digital

TWB® Start-Up Day

“Industrial biotechnology: What are we up to?”

2 & 3 February 2021


Programme

For this 4th edition, TWB® START-UP DAY “Industrial biotechnology: What are we up to?” aims to gather more than 250 start-uppers, investors, actors in industrial biotechnology for incredible talks around two major themes:

  • Circular bioeconomy
  • Data & Artificial intelligence

February 2, 2021

1:30 – 4:00 PM CET

1:30 – 1:40 PM CET
Welcoming introduction
Olivier Rolland, Managing director – TWB
1:40 – 2:00 PM CET
Opening keynote
Sarah Reisinger, Senior Vice President Research Operations – Firmenich
2:00 – 3:00 PM CET
“Biotech & circularity” Session
Short introduction from an investment perspective by Sofinnova.
Philippe Lavielle, CEO & Chairman of the Board – Fermentalg
Mateus Lopes, Global Manager of Innovation in Renewable Technologies – Braskem
Christophe Luguel, Head of International Affairs – IAR, the Bioeconomy Cluster
Stéphane Roussel, Venture Partner – European Circular Bioeconomy Fund
3:00 – 4:00 PM CET
“Fast track it!” Pitch Contest (TWB Award 2021)
5 start-ups have been pre-selected: BioEB (FR) – Dutch DNA (NL) – Lantana Bio (FR) – XTREM BIOTECH (ES) – Zymvol Biomodeling (ES)

February 3, 2021

1:30 – 4:30 PM CET

1:30 – 2:30 PM CET
“Go for it!” Pitch Contest (TWB Award 2021)
5 entrepreneurship projects have been pre-selected
2:30 – 3:30 PM CET
“Data & Artificial intelligence” Session
Short introduction from an IP perspective by Plasseraud IP.
Timothy Gardner, Founder / CEO – Riffyn
Ghjuvan Grimaud, Co-Founder / CEO – Biomathematica
Thomas Schiex, Senior Scientist in AI & Computational Biology – INRAE
Joël Sirois, Founder-President / CEO – BioIntelligence Technologies
3:30 – 4:00 PM CET
Start-up story keynote
Sean Simpson, Co-Founder/CSO – Lanzatech
4:00 – 4:30 PM CET
Closing session & TWB Awards 2021

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