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28.03.20198th International Bioeconomy Conference
The 8th International Bioeconomy Conference will be held on 13 to 14 May 2019 at the Leopoldina in Halle (Saale). It offers a further opportunity to learn more about international and innovative bioeconomy topics and research findings. A scarcity of resources means that future economic growth is only possible in conjunction with sustainable and resourceefficient production technology. But how can bio-based products be commercialized? Precisely this question will be answered by a select group of renowned experts in
SESSION 4 on May 14, 2019. Dr. Albrecht Läufer of Corvay GmbH will talk about the commercialization of a groundbreaking technology that uses extremophilic anaerobic
bacteria to convert a lignocellulose raw material into lactic acid through direct fermentation without the need to add externally produced enzymes. The session will touch upon the pathway leading from the original invention to laboratory R&D and the next stage of searching for investors and conducting further development with the aim of rapid
commercialization.

Bioeconomy through international networking

A networking dinner will follow on the evening of May 13, 2019, which will also be held as part of the 8th International Bioeconomy Conference. Your participation will provide you with the ideal opportunity to make new contacts with industry representatives and to meet important stakeholders and cooperation partners in person. You will be able to meet renowned experts from South America at the upcoming conference, as the conference is partnering with this region in 2019.
The International Bioeconomy Conference was launched in 2012 and is one of the most important bioeconomy events in Germany. Participants of the conference will gain comprehensive insight into the possibilities and potentials of the bioeconomy and in particular the region of Central Germany. This year's partner region South America will
lend an international flair. The 8th International Bioeconomy Conference will take place on May 13 and 14, 2019 at the Leopoldina in Halle (Saale).