Programme

Kick-off Session "Biotechnology for a sustainable bioeconomy"
13-14 June 2018

Conference room “Conclusio 2”
Congress Center Messe Franfurt (CMF), ACHEMA 2018
Messegelände / Exhibition center
Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1
60327 Frankfurt am Main

DAY 1 - Wednesday, 13 June 2018
Morning session

Moderator: Boris Vashev, Agency for Renewable Resources, DE

10:00 – 10:30    Welcome coffee
 
10:30 Electric plug adapters for proteins: Activating iron-sulfur enzymes to fully exploit Nature's catalytic potential for biotechnology
Gregory BOKINSKY, TU Delft, NL
11:00 C1Pro: Microbial conversion of C1 to value-added products by integrated systems and synthetic biology
Trygve BRAUTASET, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NO
11:30 Methyl Transferases for the Functional Diversification of Bioactives
Michael RICHTER, Fraunhofer-IGB, DE
12:00 Fabrication of hierarchically organized multi-functional heterogeneous biocatalysts for the modular synthesis of ω-amino acids from renewable feedstocks (HOMBIOCAT)
Aitziber L. CORTAJARENA, CIC biomaGUNE, ES
12:30 TRALAMINOL — Enzyme platform for the synthesis of chiral amino alcohols
Wolf-Dieter FESSNER, TU Darmstadt, DE
12:45 HotSolute – Thermophilic bacterial and archaeal chassis for extremolyte production
Bettina SIEBERS, University Duisburg-Essen, DE

13:00 – 15:00    Break
 
Afternoon session
Moderator: Boris Vashev, Agency for Renewable Resources, DE
15:00 MeMBrane: MEmbrane Modulation for BiopRocess enhANcEment
Alan GODDARD, Aston University, UK
15:30 Computation for Rational Design: From Lab to Production with Success
Robert MUDDE, Deflt University of Technology, NL
16:00 Designing a Cell Factory to Produce Novel Microbial Biosurfactants on Cheap Substrate
Philippe JACQUES, University of Liege, BE
16:30 Environmentally-friendly bioadhesives from renewable resources
Maria Teresa MOREIRA, University of Santiago de Compostela, ES
17:00 BIOMETCHEM: Sustainable production of added value chemicals from SynGas-derived methanol through Systems and Synthetic Biology approaches
Nigel MINTON, University of Nottingham, UK
17:15 Sustainable Bioproduction of Pheromones for Insect Pest Control in Agriculture
Diego ORZAEZ, IBMCP-CSIC, ES

18:00 – 20:00    Networking reception
 

 

DAY 2 - Thursday, 14 June 2018
Morning session

Moderator: Boris Vashev, Agency for Renewable Resources, DE

10:00 – 10:30    Welcome coffee
 
10:30 MicroalgaE as Renewable Innovative green cell facTories (MERIT)
Olaf KRUSE, Bielefeld University,CeBiTec, DE
11:00 Syntheroids: Synthetic Biology for Industrial Production of Steroids
Alberto SOLA-LANDA, INBIOTEC, ES
11:30 Streamlined Streptomyces cell factories for industrial production of valuable natural products
Andriy LUZHETSKYY, Universität des Saarlandes, DE
12:00 ERA-CoBioTech: Bioprocesses for the optimized, integrated production of butyl esters from sustainable resources (BESTER)
Alexander WENTZEL, SINTEF Materials and Chemistry, NO
12:30 ScaleApp – Investigating large scale bioreactor effects
Marco OLDIGES, Forschungszentrum Jülich - IBG, DE

13:00 – 15:00    Break
 
Afternoon session
Moderator: Boris Vashev, Agency for Renewable Resources, DE
15:00 Biovalorization Of Olive Mill Wastewater To Microbial Lipids And Other Products via Rhodotorula Glutinis Fermentation
Alper KARAKAYA,  Duzen Biological Science Research, Development and Production Co, TK
15:30 CoolWine. Model-guided evolution for balanced attenuation of wine ethanol content by developing non-GMO yeast strains and communities
Ramon GONZALEZ,  Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior De Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), ES
16:00 YogurtDesign: using systems biology to predict functional interactions in microbial communities
Ralf TAKORS, University of Stuttgart, DE
16:30 INDIE: Production of aromatic compounds in Corynebacterium glutamicum
Katarina CANKAR, Wageningen University & Research, NL
17:00 Sustainable production of cyanophycin as multipurpose polymer platform in tobacco
Jeroen HUGENHOLTZ, Wageningen Research, NL

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