Clean Tech Investor Sessions

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The 2014 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology will host sessions for company CEOs or COOs to make formal 25-minute presentations on their technology development and business models to an elite audience of investors and analysts. These sessions will be separate from the breakout tracks and are meant to spur investment in companies seeking to raise money.

CEOs and COOs from emerging industrial biotechnology companies seeking investment and partnering opportunities will present their new technologies, accomplishments, milestones, value proposition, and business case. The presenting companies will cover advanced biofuels, renewable chemical platforms, and biomass conversion technologies to cheap and sustainable sugar sourcing.

2014 Investor Panel Discussion 

Biorefinery Project Financing: Renewable Chemicals & Advanced Biofuels
Date: Tuesday, May 13 Time: 8:30 am - 9:25 am Location: Investor Theater- Hall A

Taite McDonaldTaite McDonald, Senior Advisor, Energy & Clean Technology Government Initiatives, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati


Felipe Pereira, Sector Manager, AIB, Department of Chemical Industry, BNDES
Neil Cameron, PhD, Investment Director, Emerald Technology Ventures
Thomas J. Erickson, Co-President and Director, First Green Partners
Thomas JG Huot, Managing Director, VantagePoint Capital Partners
Denis Lucquin, Managing Partner and Chairman, Sofinnova Partners (Invited)
Ludwig Goris, Investment Manager, Capricorn Venture Partners


Felipe Pereira Neil Cameron Thomas J. Erickson Thomas JG Huot Denis Lucquin Ludwig Goris
Felipe Pereira Neil Cameron Thomas J. Erickson Thomas JG Huot Denis Lucquin Ludwig Goris

2014 World Congress Clean Tech Investor Sessions Schedule

Accepted Presenting Companies:



8:30 - 9:25 AM

Investor Panel

9:30 - 9:55 AM


10:30 - 10:55 AM

Green Biologics

11:00 - 11:25 AM

Pareto Biotechnologies

11:30 - 11:55 AM

CO2 Solutions

2:30 - 2:55 PM


3:00 - 3:25 PM

Matrix Genetics, LLC

3:30 - 3:55 PM


Green Biologics

Green Biologics Ltd. (GBL) is a leading industrial biotechnology company focused on the production of renewable n-butanol and other C4 chemicals from various renewable feedstocks. They work with feedstock partners to deliver capital efficient production models, and with downstream partners to deliver high quality, competitively priced products. Their focus is on the global renewable chemicals and biofuels markets.


Agrivida is commercializing novel technologies that dramatically improve the performance of animal feed, industrial enzymes, and bio-based fuels and chemicals processes, by precision engineering of regulated enzymes, plant delivery systems, and associated processing technologies. The company's patented technologies enable integrated solutions for applications in agriculture and industry where enzyme function is critical.

Matrix Genetics

Matrix Genetics, LLC is an advanced biology company focused on developing strains of cyanobacteria that can be used for the commercial production of biofuels and bio-based specialty products.  Their state-of-the-art, metabolic engineering and systems biology platform is the most cost-efficient method to create customized organisms with a range of traits to meet the needs of the fuel and chemical industries.

C02 Solutions

CO2 Solutions is a leading developer of proprietary technologies for carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and management, specifically; the company is currently focused on commercializing an enzyme-based, enabling technology for efficient CO2 capture from fossil fuel-power plants and other stationary emitters of CO2.

Pareto Bio

Pareto Biotechnologies is on the cutting-edge of synthetic biology. Pareto has developed a revolutionary platform that produces naturally derived, high value “designer molecules.” In the near term, Pareto will introduce cosmetics, flavors and fragrances, including molecules with properties unlike anything previously experienced. Longer term, Pareto will design molecules to enhance nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals, and commodities.

Phytonix Corporation

Phytonix intends to be the global leader in the photobiological, biosafety guarded production of renewable chemicals & solar fuels utilizing waste carbon dioxide as the sole feedstock and O2 as the byproduct. Theirproduction process is significantly carbon-negative and can contribute to mitigating the adverse effects of anthropogenic climate change.

Aezeda Corp

Arzeda is a synthetic biology company focused on bringing to market novel products in industrial biotechnology. Since Arzeda started operations in 2009, they have developed proprietary enzyme and cell factory design technology platform and successfully executed on several industrial partnerships in the fields of industrial enzymes, Agbiotech and bio-based chemicals. They are now at the point where Arzeda is transitioning to become a premier technology provider and product company in industrial enzymes and bio-based chemicals.  

Moderators for Company Presentations:

Denver Dale Brian Baynes Greg Young
Denver Dale
Founder and CEO
On-Pont Capital LLC
Brian Baynes
Flagship Ventures
Greg Young
Malaysian Life Science Capital Fund

Investors and Security Analysts

Investors recieve complimentary access to Company Presentations and the Exhibit Hall. Access to Breakout Programs, Plenary Sessions, Workshops, and Networking Receptions are available at a discounted rate.  

Please contact us at to receive your complimentary investor coupon code for access to the Company Presentations and for instructions on how to process a discounted full-conference regisration.

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