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European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and Bioeconomy (EFIB)

Join a global audience at Europe's largest annual meet-up for the Industrial Biotech and bio-based economy, and understand the opportunities and challenges of developing a bio-based economy.

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Date: 18 October 2016 - 20 October 2016

Venue: Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, Exhibition Way, Glasgow G3 8YW

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Join us at EFIB, Europe's most important conference around business and policy in the bio-based economy. 

Chat with representatives from large chemical companies as they debate the future for bio-based and green chemistry, and discuss the economic benefits of a circular economy.

Discover the challenges and opportunities involved in developing a bio-based economy, and explore more efficient business and policy models through a variety of workshops, panel discussions and technology showcases.

Meet, learn and network with senior decision makers through one-to-one partnering sessions and an exhibition. Workshops and panel discussions will provide attendees the opportunity to hear and learn from other companies, countries and trade organisations on the key growth areas in the industry.

Make the most of EFIB

Companies attending EFIB as part of the Scottish delegation will have the opportunity to take advantage of the following:

  • One free ticket per company to the exhibition and conference - there is limited availability and tickets will be given on a first come, first served basis
  • Discounted ticket prices for access to the exhibition and conference
  • Your company logo displayed on the Scotland stand - you'll also be able to use the stand as your base for the conference and display company marketing material
  • Your company name included in the conference brochure as part of the Scottish delegation's exhibition profile
  • Access to pre-conference workshop hosted by Scottish Enterprise with a focus on 'Selling and Exhibition Skills' - the format of the workshop is still to be confirmed and will only proceed if there is enough interest from companies
  • The chance to take part in networking sessions hosted by Scottish and UK partners

If you are interested in joining the Scottish delegation for EFIB contact Synden Grieve at

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