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Biotech and Bioeconomy Partnering Event@IFIB 2017, 5-6 October 2017, Rome, Italy

Biotech and Bioeconomy Partnering Event@IFIB 2017, 5-6 October 2017, Rome, Italy

Enterprise Europe Network at Bulgarian industrial Associaiton and Enterprise Europe Network BIC Lazio have the pleasure to invite companies and organizations to participate in the EEN partnering event during the Italian Forum on Industrial Biotechnology and Bio economy. The B2B meetings will be held on 5-6 October 2017 in Rome, Italy. 

7th edition of IFIB - Italian Forum on Industrial Biotechnology and Bio economy, aimed at strengthening the bioeconomy network in the Euro-Mediterranean area and to promote partnerships.

The focus of the Forum is biotechnology, as provider of new resources for industries. It is organized into round tables and sessions devoted to specific sub-sectors of industrial biotechnology: circular economy, energy and bio refineries, agro-food, life-sciences, policies on industrial biotech and bio economy, bio-based industries; involving international speakers coming from key sector’s players: BInCanada, CLIB2021, Novamont, NextSteppe USA etc. The workshop will also include a session dedicated to shared pilot facilities within the EU project European Smart Pilots.

IFIB2017 will take place on 5th and 6th October 2017 in Rome and will be structured with a conference, partnering event, poster session and start-up on stage.

BIC Lazio, as member of the Enterprise Europe Network, is organizing, in collaboration with InnovhubSSI, the Partnering Event, two days of pre-arranged face-to-face bilateral meetings (B2B) between start-ups, companies, universities, public and private research centres in the field of industrial biotechnology and bio economy. Participants will come from Europe and beyond to find potential partners for collaborations, business development, licensing agreements, joint ventures, research projects, exchange of experiences and partnership opportunities.


  • Bio economy and circular economy
  • Energy and bio refineries
  • Bio-based industries
  • Agro-food


Go to www.b2match.eu/ifib2017 and fill in the registration form by clicking on the green button at the top right-hand corner of the home page: select one or more B2B sessions and fill in your cooperation profile (mandatory to have your participation accepted).



  • For starting business, research and technology transfer collaborations;
  • For discussing new project ideas at international level and build quality partnerships in view of EU projects;
  • For building contacts and transnational cooperation.



  • Registration: until 22 September 2017
  • Meeting selection: 22-29 September 2017
  • B2B meetings: 5-6 October 2017
For more information about the event please see https://www.b2match.eu/ifib2017  or contact:
Vesselin Iliev
Tel: +359 2 932 09 54
E-mail: ierc@bia-bg.com