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Leading IB: A UK Showcase A 2-day event showcasing new UK products and processes made possible through industrial biotechnology. The global bioeconomy is gaining pace and the UK is positioning itself at the forefront. Illustrating the progress made in exploiting industrial biotechnology in the UK, the event will provide delegates with the opportunity to see recent examples of success, meet new collaborators, gain understanding of available facilities and find routes to access public and private finance. This event will be attended by senior industrialists, leading academics, technology providers and policy makers. Setting out the IB strategy and agenda for the UK to realise the £12bn opportunity*, this is an event not to be missed.

Industrial Biotechnology Leadership Forum

*In 2009, the IB-IGT report “Maximising UK Opportunities from Industrial Biotechnology in a Low Carbon Economy” estimated an opportunity of up to £12bn sales for the UK by 2025.

Date: 22-23 Jan 2013 Location: Church House Conference Centre, Westminster, London

As part of the event, the IBLF is pleased to support and host the BIOCHEM Accelerator Forum. The Europe-wide BIOCHEM project, funded by the European Commission, will provide an opportunity for SMEs and start-ups in the bio-based products area to present to an international panel consisting of investors and industry experts.

Cost: £50 Early bird registration (before 31st Oct), £75 after.

If you are an SME working in the bio-based market the BIOCHEM Accelerator Forum will offer you the opportunity to:


• Raise the profile of your company to an audience of experts, academics and investors in the field and receive their feedback • Attend keynote speeches from highly valued experts and entrepreneurs • Gain valuable insights from industry experts • Gain Free entrance to Leading IB: A UK showcase event

More information on the event can be found at or contact

For more information on being part of the BIOCHEM project contact Katie Nickson (

This is an event brought to you by the Industrial Biotechnology Leadership Forum and delivered through Chemistry Innovation and Biosciences Knowledge Transfer Networks.

Leading IB, a UK Showcase  

Leading IB, a UK Showcase

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