WASHINGTON -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Celebrating its 11th annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology, the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) is today announcing this year’s breakout program, which include new sessions on the use of industrial biotechnology in personal care and common household products. The conference will be held May 12-15, 2014, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.
“There is a growing market for cleaner, healthier, and safer ingredients for household cleaners, cosmetics, and personal care items that industrial biotechnology can fill,” said Brent Erickson, executive vice president of BIO’s Industrial & Environmental Section. “BIO’s 2014 World Congress breakout program will showcase the current innovations in this growing market space and highlight the progress being made by our industry to address consumer demand.”
The breakout sessions include:
Novel and Sustainable Fermentation Pathways to Natural Products
Tuesday, May 13 8:30am-10:00am
The Bridge to Renewable Realities...Alliances, Experiences and
Learning’s from Industry Architects
Tuesday, May 13 10:30am-12:00pm
Specialty Performance Materials from Renewable Sustainable Sources
Wednesday, May 14 2:30pm-4:00pm
Expediting Bioproduct Commercialization Via Public Private
Thursday, May 15 10:30am-12:00pm
Breakout program track sessions for the 2014 World Congress include:
All World Congress sessions are open to credentialed media. Complimentary media registration is available to editors and reporters with valid press credentials working full time for print, broadcast or web publications. Pre-registration for reporters is now open.
BIO represents more than 1,100 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. BIO also produces the BIO International Convention, the world’s largest gathering of the biotechnology industry, along with industry-leading investor and partnering meetings held around the world. BIO produces BIOtechNOW, an online portal and monthly newsletter chronicling “innovations transforming our world.” Subscribe to BIOtechNOW.
Upcoming BIO Events
Asia International Conference
April 8-9, 2014
Congress on Industrial Biotechnology
May 12-15, 2014
June 23-26, 2014
San Diego, CA
September 16-18, 2014
Sioux Falls, SD