Bit's 7th Annual Congress of Industrial Biotechnology

Past  Conference  Report

IBIO 2014

BIT's 7th World Congress of Industrial Biotechnology (ibio-2014), successfully held in Dalian Int'l Conference Centre, GPICCR and Shangri-La Hotel April 25-27, 2014. Totally, there were nearly 200 participants from more than 24 countries and areas have attended the ibio-2014.

As the distinguished keynote speakers, Dr. Bruno Jarry,Chairman of Biotechnology Committee, National Academy of Technology of France, France; Dr. Araz Raoof, Vice President, Johnson Pharmaceutical Research, Belgium; Dr. René Labatut, Vice President, Manufacturing Technology, Sanofi Pasteur, France; Dr. Byong Lee, Distinguished Professor, School of Biotechnology, Jiangnan University, China and Adjunct Professor, Food Science/Agric Chemistry, McGill University, Canada; Dr. Henk-Jan Joosten, Director, Bio-Prodict BV, The Netherlands, made wonderful presentations and discussed heatedly with the audiences at keynote forum.

13 selected sessions covered 6 fields including Synthetic Biology (Synbio) toward Innovative Bioprocessing Technologies, Bioenergy Development, Pharmaceutical and Medical Biotech, Food Biotechnology, and Sustainable High Value Chemicals, Biotechnology for Agriculture & Environment Industries, Innovative Biomaterials. ibio-2014 brought together academic professors, industrial leaders, policy makers and investors to share their new research and achievements, warmly discussed and analyzed the sustainability development of Biotechnology. As the platform for exchanging achievements, industrial needs, getting more research opportunities and latest news of renewable energy, the conference has catalyzed the communication and cooperation of experts and scholars for their professional development and relationships.

With the great efforts and contributions from all the participants, we believe that the next conference ibio-2015 will be much better and more successful than ibio-2014.

Highlights of the Conference

More than 300 Oral Presentations on the emerging advances in Industrial Biotechnology


Wonderful presentations and discussed heatedly with the audiences at keynote forum


Series of activities, such as "Innovation Alliance", "Talent Network" and "Project Matchmaking Fair" for participants.


1-to-1 networking with colleagues


Meet with 50 Bioprocess Leading Suppliers from all Industrial Biotechnology Related Areas


Provided opportunities for young scientists and newcomers

Event Overview
The 7th Annual Industrial Biotechnology (IBIO-2014) is dedicated to the dissemination of advanced knowledge in all areas of Industrial Biotechnology. It is designed to provide a strong platform for professionals from both academic and industrial sections to make experience exchanges around the world. Since Industrial Biology has made tremendous strides over time, we aim to bring together academic professors, industrial leaders, policy makers and investors to present their exciting new findings in major plenary sessions and in a wide array of more specialist forums.
During the event, we will set up a serious of activities such as Scientific Program, Matchmakings, Exhibition, and Posters. We hope this most influential meeting during the past 6 years will leave you a deep impression. And you could find what you need and get the best cooperation opportunity here.
Conference Report
BIT's 6th World Congress of Biotechnology (ibio-2013), successfully held in Nanjing International Expo Center Jinling Convention Center on April 25-27, 2013. Totally, there were nearly 300 participants from more than 30 countries and areas have attended the ibio-2013.
Renowned Speakers of
Dr. Farid Menaa, Director, Department of Oncology, Gerontology and Nanomedicine, Fluorotronics USA Inc., CA, USA
Dr. Ren Labatut, Vice President Global Manufacturing Technology, Sanofi Pasteur, France
Dr. Manfred Kircher, President & Chairman, CLIB2021, Germany
Dr. Ilan Chet, Deputy Secretary General, Union for the Mediterranean, Spain
Dr. Henk-Jan Joosten, CEO, Bio-prodict, The Netherlands
Dr. Bob Dinneen, President and CEO, Renewable Fuels Association, USA
Dr. Jacqueline Y Quinn, Sr. Research Scientist, Autodesk, USA
Dr. E. William Radany, President and Chief Executive Officer, Verdezyne, Inc., USA

Dr. Masood Hadi, Senior Scientist, Synthetic Biology Program, Space BioSciences Division, NASA AMES Research Center, USA

Dr. Steven A. Torres, Partner, Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC, USA
Dr. Abe Shu, Senior Advisor, US Wheelabrator Technologies, Inc. (US Waste Management, Inc.), USA
Dr. Stephane Gauthier, Partner, Biovalco Innovative Products Inc., Canada
Dr. Joseph J. James, President, Agri-Tech Producers LLC., USA
Dr. Peter van der Gaag, Director and Owner, Holland Innovation Team, The Netherlands
Dr. Mike Lynch, Managing Director, NASCAR Green Innovation, USA
Dr. Surajit Khanna, Chairman and CEO, Bard Holding Inc., USA
Dr. John Foden, Executive Director, Canadian Energy-From-Waste Coalition, Canada
Dr. Jan Kicinski, Professor, The Szewalski Institute of Fluid Flow Machinery, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Dr. Kwan Hee Lee, Chief Medical Officer, Tissuegene, Inc, USA
Dr. Giulio Tarro, Adjunct Professor, Temple University, Italy
Dr. Karlheinz Peter, Professor, Associate Director, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Australia
Dr. Trent A Carrier, Chief Business Officer, Biologics Consulting Group, Inc., USA
Dr. Robert W. Kubey, Professor, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA
Dr. Hans van der Pol, Strategic MarketingCVenture Development, Purac, The Netherlands
Dr. Douglas M DMunnecke, President, EBT, USA
Mr. Mel Luetkens, Chief Operating Officer, Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc., USA
Dr. David Devore, Associate Director, New Jersey Center for Biomaterials, USA
Dr. Tony Waas, Professor, University of Michigan, USA
Dr. Kevin Bruce, Cell Therapy Partnering Manager, Roslin Cells Ltd., UK
Dr. Christophe Chambonnet, Global Manager Woodforce, Sonae Industria, Canada
Dr. Gregory Gregoriadis, Director, Founder and CSO, Xenetic Biosciences Plc, UK
Dr. Steven Gust, Senior Associate, Neste Oil, Finland
Dr. Alain Bouckenooghe, Assoc VP Asia Pac Clin R&D, Sanofi Pasteur, Singapore
Dr. Farid Menaa, Director, Department of Oncology, Gerontology and Nanomedicine, Fluorotronics USA Inc., CA, USA
Conference Brochure
News Released
Hosting Organizations

Information Research Center of International Talent, SAFEA

Dalian Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs

China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Dalian Sub-Council
Operation Organizations
Zhen-Ao Group

BIT Congress Inc.
Foreign Experts Databank
of SAFEA-Dalian Branch

Supporting Organization
China Committee of Corporate Citizenship
Official Travel Agency
BIT World Travel Service,Inc.
Media Partners
Nobel Laureates-2014

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Dr. Thomas C. Südhof, Professor, Stanford University, USA

Nobel Prize laureate in Physiology or Medicine, 2013

Prize motivation: "for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells"

Dr. Serge Haroche, Professor, École Normale Supérieure, France

Nobel Prize laureate in Physics, 2012

Prize motivation: " for ground-breaking experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems"

Dr. Dan Shechtman, Professor, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

Nobel Prize laureate in Chemistry, 2011

Prize motivation: " for the discovery of quasicrystals"

Dr. Akira Suzuki, Professor, Hokkaido University, Japan

Nobel Prize laureate in Chemistry, 2010

Prize motivation: " for palladium-catalyzed cross couplings in organic synthesis"

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Dr. Ada E. Yonath, Director and Professor, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Nobel Prize laureate in Chemistry, 2009

Prize motivation: " for studies of the structure and function of the ribosome"

Dr. Luc Montagnier, 

Nobel Prize laureate in Physiology or Medicine, 2008

Prize motivation: " for his discovery of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)"

Dr. George F. Smoot, Professor, the University of California, Berkeley, USA

Nobel Prize laureate in Physics, 2006

Prize motivation: " for work that helped cement the big-bang theory of how the universe was created "

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Dr. Theodor W. Hänsch, Director, the Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik (quantum optics), Germany

Nobel Prize laureate in Physics, 2005

Prize motivation: " for their contributions to the development of laser-based precision spectroscopy, including the optical frequency comb technique"

Dr. Hartmut Michel, Professor, Max Planck Institute, Germany

Nobel Prize laureate in Chemistry, 1988

Prize motivation: " for their determination of the three-dimensional structure of a photosynthetic reaction centre"

Main Conference
Part One:
Opening Ceremony and Nobel Laureate Forum
Part Two:
Keynote Forum
Thematic Bio-economic Forums
Forum 1:
Global Bioeconomy Roadmap
Forum 5:
Bioscientific Education and Talents
Forum 2:
City Biotechnology Landscape
Forum 6:
Bio-Investment and Partnership
Forum 3:
Industrial Bio-Parks Development
Forum 7:
Bioenergy Development
Forum 4:
Academicians' Peer Opinions
Forum 8:
Biodiversity and Eco-civilization
Business Development
·Industrial Sponsored Symposia
·SME’s CEO Forum on Entrepreneurship
·Investor’s Forum
·Project Road Show
·Matchmaking and Biopartnering
·Round Table Discussion
·1-to-1 Networking
·Lunch Showcase
Career Development for Bioprofessionals
·Industrial Leader’s HR Briefing and Job Briefing
·Biotech Industrial Job Fair
·Career Fair for Faculty and Post-doc Positions
·Training Course: How to Enhance Your Career Growth
Posters and EXPO
·Posters Sessions
·Product and Technology Exhibition
Why Reserve a Booth at IBIO-2014
·Meet face to face with key leaders in the field of protein and peptide
science and technology
·Explore new business opportunities both at home and abroad
·Spotlight your advanced technologies and their scientific and commercial applications
·Have the opportunity to network with those attending the conference in the exhibition hall
Social Events
·Culture Activities-Art Performance and Show
·Cocktail Social Networking
·City Tour As Requested
·Field Trip to Universities/Industries, and Networking Tour
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