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28/09/2023 - 29/09/2023 NB THIS EVENT HAS PASSED

The International Forum on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioeconomy-Brokerage Event

Innovation Center of Fondazione CR Firenze

Enterprise Europe Network, is organising, together with Circular Bioeconomy Cluster SPRING, Innovhub-SSI, Assobiotec - the Italian Association for the development of biotechnology, the 13th edition of IFIB - International Forum on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioeconomy - aimed at strengthening the bioeconomy network in the Euro-Mediterranean area and to promote partnerships.

The topic of the Forum is bioeconomy, with particular attention to industrial, white biotech. This year's edition will have a specific focus on biotech solutions applied in the textiles and fashion sectors.

Participants will come from Europe and beyond to find potential partners for collaborations, business development, licensing agreements, joint ventures, research projects, exchange of experiences and partnership opportunities.

Topic Addressed

  • Bioeconomy and circular economy
  • Bio-based industries
  • Agro-food
  • Marine biotechnology
  • White biotechnology

Conference topics


  • Bio-based industries
  • Biocities and bioregions for the bioeconomy
  • Energy shortage- incentives to overcome the actual crisis
  • How to measure the bioeconomy
  • Circular bioeconomy at regional scale
  • Agrofood & new biomaterials
  • Start-up pitches
  • From Agriculture to Industries: the role of value chains
  • The decarbonization of the fashion industry: the role of biomaterials

Further information/How to register

Please contact the event organisers for further information

Event organiser website