BioHorizon Food Brokerage Event 2016

28th June 2016 - BioHorizon International Brokerage Event


  • 08:00 - 10:00 Registration (for attendees of the EC Info Day and the brokerage event)
  • 13:00 - 13:30 Registration (for attendees of the brokerage event only)
  • 13:30 - 13:45 Welcome and introduction to flash presentations (de Gasperi room)

                                                                         Bożena Podlaska, BioHorizon Coordinator, IPPT PAN, 
                                                                         Gilles LAROCHE, Head of Unit, DG Research and Innovation, EU

  •  14:00 - 15:00 Flash presentations

Session 1: Sustainable Food Security (de Gasperi room)

                                                                        Chairman: David Butler Manning (German Bio-NCP)

  1. Sustainable horticulture
    Puławska, Research Insititute of Horticulture, Poland
  2. The childhood obesity epidemic
    Brigham, Centre for Rural Research, Norway
  3. Sustainable food security and biobased products
    Voncina, University of Maribor, Institute of Engineering Materials and Design, Slovenia
  4. Sustainable solutions for climate change mitigation on crops
    Wegria, FYTEKO, Belgium
  5. Understanding and promoting innovative agri-food value chains: the role of information and innovation systems dynamics
    Temel, ECOREC Economics Research and Consulting, Netherlands
  6. Multi-functional resource-efficient farming systems for food security in agricultural value chains
    Simončič, Agricultural Institute of Slovenia, Slovenia
  7. Composite materials with an antibacterial, ethylene scavenging and oxygen barrier properties for food packaging
    Hayrapetyan, Tonus-Les, Armenia
  8. Environment can profit from agriculture
    Tlustoš, Czech University of Life Sciences, Czech Republic
  9. Development of innovative microbial bioproducts for crop production in Europe
    Sas-Paszt, Research Institute of Horticulture, Poland


Session 2: Blue Growth + KET Biotechnology (Lord Jenks room)

                                                                        Chairwoman: Maria João Fernandes (Portuguese Bio-NCP)

  1. UiB: University at the sea, specialist in marine research
    Vlaeminck, University of Bergen, Norway
  2. Adriatic bluebiotech
    Orlic, Ruđer Bošković Institute, Croatia
  3. Microbial resources of Greece: Prospects for innovation
    Karagouni, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Dept. of Biology, Greece
  4. Design of microalgae photobioreactors on modular alveolar coextruded polycarbonate panels as ventilated facades in the architectural system
    Taddei Pardelli, Spike Renewables SrL, Italy
  5. Impact for your European project: Communicate innovation and expertise to pairs, users, investors, regulators, policy-makers, the media
    Cocaud, Sparks & Co., France


Session 3: Rural Renaissance + Bio-based Industries (Sicco Mansholt room)

                                                                        Chairman: Rafael Garcia-Villar (French Bio-NCP)

  1. CliEnv Complexes - Establishments for Rural Renaissance, Bio-based Industries and Circular Economy
    Tözsér, Envihorizont LLC / Envirosan DC, Hungary
  2. Agrarian-building cluster for rural area development
    Babenko, SHEI - Prydneprovska State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Ukraine
  3. Nutri-Network: Development of BIO-NPK nutrient management and nutrient recovery thematic network for intensive dissemination of high TRL maturity applied science and RTD results to farmers
    Someus, Terra Humana Ltd., Hungary
  4. Partnership in Horizon 2020
    Kučinskienė, PI Lithuanian Agricultural Advisory Service, Lithuania
  5. Online platform for rational distribution of raw materials
    Kononets, Botanika Dnipro Ltd., Ukraine
  6. Agri-food chain mapping
    Dessoulavy-Śliwiński, Prof. Waclaw Dabrowski Institute of Agricultural and Food Biotechnology, Poland
  7. Partnership possibilities with Aleksandras Stulginskis University
    Zemeckis, Aleksandras Stulginskis University, Lithuania
  8. Euromontana, an expert in facilitating networks
    Dos Santos, Euromontana, France


  • 15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break
  • 15:30 - 16:50 Bilateral meetings (de Gasperi room)
  • 16:50 - 17:00 Coffee break
  • 17:00 - 18:20 Bilateral meetings (de Gasperi room)
  • 18:20 - 20:00 Networking cocktail



closed since 6 Jun 2016 (FULL)
Registration 1 May – 6 Jun
Meeting Selection 6 Jun – 21 Jun
Event 28 Jun
Language English
Costs Free of charge
Venue Rue de la Loi 170, Brussels
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 201
Meetings 421
Armenia 2
Austria 4
Belgium 21
Croatia 2
Czech Republic 6
Denmark 2
Finland 2
France 13
Germany 14
Greece 3
Hungary 6
Iceland 1
Ireland 4
Israel 1
Italy 18
Lithuania 6
Luxembourg 1
Moldova, Republic Of 2
Netherlands 4
Norway 9
Poland 15
Portugal 7
Romania 2
Russia 1
Serbia 2
Slovenia 5
Spain 32
Switzerland 3
Turkey 21
Ukraine 2
United Kingdom 19
United States 1
Total 231
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