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SuperBIO Workshop: Bio-Based materials

October 5, 2016


This workshop is organized the day before the EU Bioeconomy conference in Lodz, Poland (6-7 October). This conference brings together governmental, academic and industrial stakeholders in the EU bioeconomy. It shows good practices and synergies from different regions for bioeconomy development, food production, active life&healthy aging. It highlights the importance of biomaterials, and industrial biotechnologyi for the bioeconomy, and will analyse the circular bioeconomy.

The workshop will give an overview of current developments in the field of bio-based materials. It covers case studies from Poland and Belgium that show the variety of application sectors in which biomaterials can be important. The SuperBIO project will be presented as a tool to stimulate innovations within SMEs in this area, and several SuperBIO service providers are presenting their offers in the SuperBIO project. The workshop will offer the opportunity to network with the SuperBIO project through face-to-face meetings in the afternoon.

When: Wednesday 5th of October, 10h-16h

Where: Lodz, Poland, Lodz Regional Science and Technology Park – Technopark Lodz
Dubois 114/116 Street

Registration: free of charge. Click here to subscribe (not yet active). Also the EU Bioeconomy conference from 6-7 October is free of charge. You can subscribe to it separately.

Organizers: Polish Technology Platform on Bioeconomy (Lodz University of Technology), Cluster organisation in the bio-economy and partner of the SuperBIO H2020 Project. SuperBIO is an innovation project supported through the Horizon2020 funding program of the European Commission. The € 3.8 million project is committed to build new, innovative, cross-border and cross-sectorial value chains in the bio-based economy that have the potential to disrupt existing value chains in the fossil oil based economy. The workshops are intended to spark new ideas to be submitted to the SuperBIO project. The SuperBIO consortium includes 10 organisations from six different countries.


Time Title Speaker
10h-10h10 Welcome and opening Prof. Stanisław Bielecki – Lodz University of Technology, Chairman of PTPB
Mr Marek Cieślak – Chairman of the Board of Technopark Lodz
10h10-10h30 H2020 SuperBIO project: Supporting innovation in the bioeconomy Stefan Ruyters, PhD,
Coordinator of the SuperBio project
10h30-11h30 SuperBIO Service providers Lucie Pfaltzgraff, NNFCC

Michael Carus, nova Institut

11h30-11h45 Prof. Stanisław Bielecki – Lodz University of Technology
11h45-12h Institute of Biopolymers and Chemical Fibres, Lodz
12h-12h15 Prof. Izabella Krucińska – Lodz University of Technology
12h15-12h30 Witold Sujka, PhD, Chairman of the Board of Tricomed, Lodz
12h30-12h45 Moratex, Lodz
12h45-13h Msc Eng Tomasz Kapela, Chairman of Biotechnika Tomasz Kapela
13h-13h30 Discussion
13h30-14h15 Lunch
14h15-16h15 Discussion: Obstacles and opportunities for the development of the bioeconomy in Poland (In Polish) (to be confirmed) Msc Kazimiera Zacharska, Projects Office, Lodz University of Technology

Monika Rzepecka, PhD, Ministry of Science and Higher Education

Agata Pieniądz, BBI JU

Prof. Beata Kolesińska, Lodz University of technology, PTPB

14h15-16h15 B2B meetings with SuperBIO partners


Lodz Regional Science and Technology Park
Dubois 114/116 Street
Lodz, Poland
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