Unlocking Opportunities for a Sustainable Blue BioEconomy
- Giovedì 28 Ottobre 2021
- 09:30 - 17:30
- Sala Ravezzi 2 Hall Sud
Organized by: Ecomondo Scientific Technical Committee and CINEA (Sustainable Blue Economy Unit)
The blue bioeconomy sector has high potential in contributing not only to blue growth but also in supporting a green transition for industries. This one-day thematic workshop is organised in the context of the BlueInvest platform and shall bring together entrepreneurs, corporates, investors and stakeholders from the blue bioeconomy. It shall look into areas where European innovation can have a competitive advantage and potentially transform industries. The activities will tackle the several areas as, for instance, algae, novel foods, nutraceuticals, food additives and animal feeds, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics, green chemicals and materials, enzymes for green industrial processing or decontamination.
Vincent Favrel, HoU for Sustainable Blue Economy or Luca Marangoni, Deputy HoU, CINEA
Representative of DG MARE, t.b.c.
09:30 – 09:45 OPENING SESSION
Welcome remarks by Representative, European Commission and Representative, BlueInvest
09:45 – 10:45 RETHINKING THE GREEN – BLUE BIOECONOMY
Moderated panel format, with Q&A. Four key stakeholders from Europe’s blue bioeconomy sector shall present market opportunities and the most recent innovation trends in this sector.
10:45 – 11:45 FINANCING A SUSTAINABLE BLUE BIOECONOMY
Moderated panel format, with Q&A. Representatives from corporate, private and public investors, international initiatives and policymakers shall discuss the state of play for financing the green – blue bioeconomy, and present use cases that could model a way forward.
11:45 – 12:30 INVESTOR SPOTLIGHT
Moderated panel format, with Q&A. Up to five corporate and impact investors, venture capital and accelerators focused on blue bioeconomy sectors shall be invited to do a reverse pitch.
13:30 – 15:30 PITCH SESSION
Up to 10 high potential companies and projects from the blue bioeconomy sectors shall be invited to pitch to an audience of investors, venture mentors and coaches. The selected pitch candidates shall be provided with training and feedback prior to the session.
15:30 – 17:30 B2B MATCHMAKING SESSION
The BlueInvest team will facilitate 1:1 meetings for attendees of the workshop.
- BLUE GROWTH
- Evento Ecomondo