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SuperBIO Workshop: Valorization of residues from intensive horticulture: A Business Opportunity for Bio-Based Industries

September 12, 2016 @ 15:30 - 18:00 CEST

  Workshop supported by: logo_h2020

Valorization of Residues from Intensive Horticulture: A Business Opportunity for Bio-Based Industries
This workshop will present the SuperBIO project and its potential for innovation in valorization of horticulture. It will present the myriad of types of horticultural residues and the potential within the Andalucian context. Next it will present biotechnological conversion of horticultural residues. Finally, a succesful EU case will be presented to showcase the potential for innovation in the bio-based industries.

When: 12th of September 2016, 15h30-18h

Where: Seville, Spain, Centre for Technological Research and Innovation (C.I.T.I.U.S.), Seville University, Hall of Degrees “Celestiino Mutis”, Avenida Reina Mercedes 4B. This is the day before the SUSCHEM brokerage event and during the EUCheMS conference.

Registration: free of charge, click here

Organizer: Corporación Tecnológica de Andalucía (CTA), Spanish Industrial Cluster and consortium 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.


You can download the program in pdf here.

Time Title Speaker
15h30-16h Horizon 2020 SuperBIO project Dr. Gloria de la Viña, Biotechnology Technical Officer at Corporación Tecnológica de Andalucía (CTA). SuperBIO partner
16h-16h30 SuperBIO Innovation Services Dr. Holger Bengs , CEO BCNP Consultants GmbH. SuperBIO partner
Dr. Lieve Hoflack, Project Manager Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant. SuperBIO partner
16h30-16h50 Biomass potential of intensive horticulture Dr. Francisco Egea, Research Scientist  at Chemistry & Physics Department  of Almería University
16h50-17h10 Biotechnological valorization of horticulture residues Dr. Javier Velasco, CEO NEOL S.A
17h10-17h30 Biobased Case of Success: horticultural bioproducts already in the market (pending identification)
17h30-17h45 Closing the workshop María García, Senior Consultant at Corporación Tecnológica de Andalucía (CTA). SuperBIO partner
13th of September


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Centre for Technological Research and Innovation (C.I.T.I.U.S.)
Avenida Reina Mercedes 4B
Sevilla, Spain
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