Chemistry and IB Showcase comes to York

Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st September 2017

KTN is hosting a unique two-day conference and exhibition on 20-21 September 2017 in York, to showcase how the UK chemistry and industrial biotechnology (IB) sectors are helping to enable growth in key UK supply chains through innovation.

From medicines to low carbon fuels, from personal care to batteries – innovations in chemistry and IB have numerous applications across a wide range of sectors.

This event is an absolute must for anyone working in chemistry and IB. It is also relevant to a much wider range of sectors, as it will provide a unique forum for increasing interactions between industry, researchers and policy makers from a range of disciplines and market sectors, across supply chains.

Expand your knowledge of innovation in key UK supply chains

Hear from some of the UK’s leading innovators in a conference programme that is designed to showcase cutting-edge innovation across key supply chains and through different sectors.

Highlighting the importance of chemistry & IB in:

  • Medicines
  • Functional materials for targeted properties
  • Low carbon fuels
  • Batteries innovation
  • Personal care market
  • Healthy ageing

Exploring the potential of emerging & enabling technologies:

  • Engineering biology
  • Advanced manufacturing capabilities

Featuring an EPSRC & BBSRC session:

  • Towards biologically-based manufacturing

You can view the conference programme here.

Gain innovation insights

Networking – The showcase will bring people from across the supply chain together under the same roof – connecting people who would not normally meet. Enhance your networking opportunities by pre-booking 1:1 meetings.

Exhibition – The exhibition is at the heart of the showcase, providing the perfect opportunity to network with all of the conference attendees. Book your exhibition space now to ensure that you don’t miss this great opportunity raise your profile.

Pitch Event – The pitch event will provide a forum for entrepreneurs and investors to gain valuable insights and form new business relationships in sustainable technologies that can help move us towards a circular bio-economy.

BioVale Breakfast – We are hosting a meeting on Value from Unavoidable Food Waste where you can learn about the latest technologies, discover sources of funding and make new connections over breakfast.

BDC Tours – The Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC) is offering free tours of their scale-up facilities. Meet the team, learn about recent projects and hear how they have helped their partners.

Social Programme – Enjoy our Drinks Reception (sponsored by Biocatalysts) and Conference Dinner (sponsored by the University of York) with Entertainment at the award winning National Railway Museum.

Don’t miss out – book your place now

From senior representatives of government, major investors, top industry players and senior scientists to start-up companies and brilliant early career researchers, the showcase will attract a diverse audience from across the supply chain.

Tickets are limited and early booking is highly recommended to guarantee your place at the chemistry and IB event of the year.

Find out more and register here.