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Synbio Powerhouse Ecosystem Annual Event:
Why the Bioeconomy needs Synthetic Biology
29.9.2021 at 13:00 – 16:30 (EET)
Welcome to Synbio Powerhouse annual event 29.9.2021!
This year the Synbio Powerhouse annual seminar will explore the symbiosis of synthetic biology and the circular bioeconomy. Microbes are uniquely capable to utilise bio waste as feedstock. With the tools of synthetic biology we are able to engineer the microbes to efficiently convert the waste into useful products such as biomaterials, chemicals and pharmaceuticals.
Biotechnology can help us achieve a truly sustainable use of biomass derived from agriculture, forest or food industry. What could be done, what is needed and how should we move forward? Join us to discuss this hot topic together with industry experts, researchers and policy makers. In our event you will also hear some of the latest finding from novel synbio research.
What is possible, what is needed and how should we move forward – join us for a discussion with industry experts, researchers and policy makers. In this event you will also hear some of the latest findings from novel synbio research.
– Waste as feedstock
– Biosynthetic production
– Novel Synbio Research
This seminar is part of the official program of the European Biotech week 28.9-1.10.2021.
There is an increasing worldwide demand for high-performing materials and their application in sustainable solutions. Solving contemporary challenges is strongly linked to everyday life involving food, packaging, textiles and interiors. Bioeconomy and the industrial use of sustainable chemicals and materials will create growth and wealth and health for our planet.
During the Helsinki Design Week 2017, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is organising an open discussion event where we will address the big questions related to the future of materials and their use in the design of novel solutions. During the two-hour event, we will hear interesting keynotes and a series of pitches by the scientists who are developing the materials of the future and seek ideas to their potential use. We will also showcase several demos on the topic and the evening will be concluded with the award ceremony for the winners of The Making of Tomorrow design hackathon organised earlier during the Helsinki Design Week 2017.
Name: Helsinki Design Week – Q&A on Materials of the future
Time: Wednesday 13.9.2017, 18:00–20:00
Venue: Urban Mill
Address: Betonimiehenkuja 3 E, Espoo
Please note the seminar is free to attend but there are limitations to maximum number of participants.