Venue: Living Tomorrow, Indringingsweg 1, 1800 Vilvoorde


15:30 Welcome
16:00 Opening address – Frédéric Druck, Secretary General,

1. Improving competitiveness by improving bioprocesses: Sanofi/Genzyme – Mike Colle, Quality Director Sanofi Geel


  • Laetitia Malphettes, Senior Director Upstream Process Sciences, UCB
  • Ingrid Dheur, R&D Director, Kaneka/Eurogentec
  • Denis Bedoret, Managing Director, MastherCell

2. Feedstocks as key success factor for the bio-based industry SESVanderhave – Marc Lefèbvre, Biotechnology Manager


  • Eddy Feijen, Managing Director Base Oleochemicals Oléon
  • Philippe Willems, Founder and Director, Orineo

3. Market pull and sustainability strategies of brands The Bio Speed Consortium/NaturAll Bottles Project – Olivier Jan, Partner, Sustainability Services, Deloitte


  • Dirk Carrez, Executive Director, Bio-based Industries Consortium
  • Derbigum (speaker to be confirmed)

17:20 The growth strategy of the Belgian Life Sciences and Biotechnology industry – Closing remarks, Tineke Van Hooland, Chairwoman of the Board,

17:30 Networking biobased cocktail


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